Debora Van Brenk
Digital mapping uncovers hidden histories

Digital mapping uncovers hidden histories

Researchers at the Huron Community History Centre and Western Libraries are uncovering hidden histories of area communities with a digital mapping project that shares places and the past.

Back to school – a fall term like no other

Back to school – a fall term like no other

This fall, Western is aiming for a clean slate in more ways than one as the term starts with an emphasis on health and safety as well as quality education and student growth.

Pivot to fall-term learning a team effort

Pivot to fall-term learning a team effort

The challenges of converting 3,000 in-person classes to remote course instruction have been Herculean – but teamwork and collective commitment have made it happen.

Read. Watch. Listen. with Alison Meek

Read. Watch. Listen. with Alison Meek

Even conspiracy-busters need a dollop of escapism in these strange times, so sit yourself down with King’s University College professor Alison Meek for a summer Read. Watch. Listen. that’s more fun than fraught.

Feds fund innovative Western research

Feds fund innovative Western research

Researchers looking to develop green technologies, understand consumer decision-making and improve learning outcomes for children with autism are among those benefiting from new federal funding.

Pandemic inspires Summer Shakespeare

Pandemic inspires Summer Shakespeare

Summer Shakespeare enters its 40thyear with a production of Pandemic Julius Caesar inspired by North America’s own Ides of March.

Schulich Leader Scholar shows early signs of success

Schulich Leader Scholar shows early signs of success

Natalie Loewen views it as an advantage to have grown up bilingual, in English and American Sign Language. One of six Schulich Leader Scholarship winners starting studies at Western in the fall, Loewen spends her summers working at the Bob Rumball Camp for the Deaf,...