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Stuebing Centre to propel students to new heights

Stuebing Centre to propel students to new heights

Ivey unofficially opened the Robert Stuebing Recruiting Centre Monday, when Robert (Bob) Stuebing, MBA ’74, and Eileen Stuebing toured the new dedicated space for the School’s unique Career Management programming and extensive interview schedules.

‘Miracle’ spice turmeric ‘no better than nothing’: study

‘Miracle’ spice turmeric ‘no better than nothing’: study

Curcumin – the active ingredient in turmeric spice – is sometimes touted as having ‘miracle’ medicinal qualities for those who consume it.
But the largest human-focused study done to date, led by Amit Garg, Professor of Medicine at Western’s Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, shows curcumin is “no better than nothing” in preventing inflammation and complications.

An homage to change, food – and love

An homage to change, food – and love

When the world whirls faster every day, it helps to embrace the spin. Terry Rice, Western’s executive director of Marketing Communications, makes pays homage to smart change, great food and brilliant music in this latest chapter of Read. Watch. Listen.

Exercise during pregnancy improves health, reduces complications

Exercise during pregnancy improves health, reduces complications

Physical activity is a critical component of achieving a healthy pregnancy – with fewer complications and better physical and emotional wellness for the mother, and better outcomes for the baby –  according to new national guidelines. The evidence-based pregnancy and...

Western issues information on cannabis on campus

Western issues information on cannabis on campus

Western has issued this statement, below, about the use of cannabis on campus. It identifies the current regulations that restrict or permit cannabis use, and the process for determining its future use on campus: Western information on cannabis on campus: Recreational...

Alumni named Top 20 Under 40

Alumni named Top 20 Under 40

Western University congratulates eight of its alumni for being named to London’s Top 20 Under 40, as identified by London Inc. magazine, for 2018. The honour is awarded to young leaders who make a difference in the community. Alumni honoured this year include: Chris...

Western drafts freedom-of-expression policy

Western drafts freedom-of-expression policy

Freedom of expression is an essential component of a healthy democracy. After extensive campus community consultations, the Western Provost’s Ad Hoc Committee for Freedom of Expression has established a draft policy that will be presented to Senate on Oct. 19,  for...

$7M gift to establish John F. Wood Centre at Ivey

$7M gift to establish John F. Wood Centre at Ivey

Ivey Business School has received a transformative, $7-million gift from John F. Wood, HBA ’64, to establish the John F. Wood Centre for Innovation in Business Learning. Building on Ivey’s global reputation for teaching excellence, the centre will allow Ivey to...

Provost to hold town-hall planning meetings

Provost to hold town-hall planning meetings

Two town-hall meetings have been scheduled to allow the university community an opportunity to understand and ask questions about the current status of Western's planning process, including a preliminary budget overview for the coming years. The two meetings – hosted...

‘Oh, Hello’ and other media musings

‘Oh, Hello’ and other media musings

Read. Watch. Listen. introduces you the personal side of our faculty, staff and alumni. Participants are asked to answer three simple questions about their reading, viewing and listening habits – what one book or newspaper/magazine article is grabbing your attention;...

History of piracy, alien invasions captivate teens

History of piracy, alien invasions captivate teens

Alien invasions, shark-bite incidents and punk rock – nope, history is definitely not what it used to be. More than 500 students from a dozen Ontario high schools were treated to some unconventional history lectures during Western's High School History Day on Oct. 11....

Study eyes gap in aiding fall-prone seniors

Study eyes gap in aiding fall-prone seniors

A newly published study shows London-area paramedics are spending at least a month’s worth of time each year literally picking up seniors who have called emergency services after a fall.

Plan for disruptions, delays around campus

Plan for disruptions, delays around campus

As Western welcomes back approximately 33,000 students to London as the 2018 fall term next week, drivers using roads on campus are being asked to take note of traffic disruptions and to expect delays.

Carrying the weight of the future

Carrying the weight of the future

Heavy lifting is all in a day’s work for teacher-turned-athlete Danielle Holdsworth. The competitive weightlifter is preparing for a new school year as a Grades 5/6 teacher and librarian at Orchard Park Public School in London, Ont., and she will have some pretty...