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Western takes steps to enhance safety on campus 

Western takes steps to enhance safety on campus 

Physical spaces at Western, including residences, are continually being examined, re-examined and improved through the lens of community safety, say two members of Western’s action committee on gender-based and sexual violence.  From millions of doll …

Research looks for results that ‘outlive us all’

Research looks for results that ‘outlive us all’

Western research into the developing and testing nuclear waste storage technologies was recently showcased as officials from the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) paid a visit to Western for a high-level update on the progress of their work.

Alumna turns to contest to keep presses rolling

Alumna turns to contest to keep presses rolling

Tara de Ryk admits the idea seemed, even to her, to be a bit ‘loonie’ – keep her Saskatchewan weekly newspaper alive by selling the business for the price of a well-written editorial and a dollar.

New audio dome paints research soundscape

New audio dome paints research soundscape

“For too long, auditory research has involved people listening to single sounds in sound booths – and that’s just not how we listen in the real world. Enter the Brain and Mind Institute’s new virtual acoustic space that’s helping neuroscientists at Western understand how our brains process sounds.

Food drive building to crescendo

Food drive building to crescendo

Just before Christmas 20 years ago, a modest number of London businesses gathered 36,000 pounds of food for the London Food Bank. Last year a greatly expanded group of corporations and institutions,...

Board approves AVP (Indigenous Initiatives)

Board approves AVP (Indigenous Initiatives)

Western Board of Governors approved a plan to create the position of Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President (Indigenous Initiatives), in action at its regular meeting Thursday.

Emergency closing policy gets update

Emergency closing policy gets update

A new-and-improved policy for deciding how to close campus in cases of emergencies, including severe weather, will provide the campus community with clearer directions on what to do and where to look for the information.

Off-site book storage on temporary hold

Off-site book storage on temporary hold

The move of some materials at The D.B. Weldon Library to a storage and retrieval facility is on hold, following concerns from faculty members, President Alan Shepard told members of the Board of Governors Thursday.

Research looks for results that ‘outlive us all’

Research looks for results that ‘outlive us all’

Western research into the developing and testing nuclear waste storage technologies was recently showcased as officials from the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) paid a visit to Western for a high-level update on the progress of their work.

Alumna turns to contest to keep presses rolling

Alumna turns to contest to keep presses rolling

Tara de Ryk admits the idea seemed, even to her, to be a bit ‘loonie’ – keep her Saskatchewan weekly newspaper alive by selling the business for the price of a well-written editorial and a dollar.

New audio dome paints research soundscape

New audio dome paints research soundscape

“For too long, auditory research has involved people listening to single sounds in sound booths – and that’s just not how we listen in the real world. Enter the Brain and Mind Institute’s new virtual acoustic space that’s helping neuroscientists at Western understand how our brains process sounds.

Food drive building to crescendo

Food drive building to crescendo

Just before Christmas 20 years ago, a modest number of London businesses gathered 36,000 pounds of food for the London Food Bank. Last year a greatly expanded group of corporations and institutions,...

Board approves AVP (Indigenous Initiatives)

Board approves AVP (Indigenous Initiatives)

Western Board of Governors approved a plan to create the position of Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President (Indigenous Initiatives), in action at its regular meeting Thursday.

Emergency closing policy gets update

Emergency closing policy gets update

A new-and-improved policy for deciding how to close campus in cases of emergencies, including severe weather, will provide the campus community with clearer directions on what to do and where to look for the information.

Off-site book storage on temporary hold

Off-site book storage on temporary hold

The move of some materials at The D.B. Weldon Library to a storage and retrieval facility is on hold, following concerns from faculty members, President Alan Shepard told members of the Board of Governors Thursday.