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Bell-Western 5G network enabling solutions to real-world challenges

Bell-Western 5G network enabling solutions to real-world challenges

Imagine a rush-hour intersection where a cellular network analyzes vehicles’ motion, speed and direction and, in real time, helps drivers avoid collisions. Or, picture yourself beaming into an online lecture, with a 360-degree interactive view of the  …

Moonlite brings bright idea to night-night

Moonlite brings bright idea to night-night

A night-time ritual that began as a shadow-puppet theatre between a mother and daughter has transformed into a medley of storybook favourites playing out on ceilings across North America.

Chair: Senate changes have not been forgotten

Chair: Senate changes have not been forgotten

Senators received assurances that progress into implementing recommendations as to how the university governing body operates have not been forgotten – and will, in fact, be revealed soon.

Young researchers solving health, science puzzles

Young researchers solving health, science puzzles

The core of discovery is research. And the core of good research is a dedicated, inquisitive team of scientists committed to solving some of the key questions of their discipline. Western is proud to highlight the work of teams newly granted Early Researcher Awards...

A walk through black history in Canada

A walk through black history in Canada

  Western Libraries’ Archives and Research Collections Centre is home to rare, and in some cases unique, resources that illuminate important insights into black history in Canada and beyond. Here, we highlight just a few of the collection’s primary and secondary...

North points new way for funding athletes

North points new way for funding athletes

A trio of Western entrepreneurs, determined to reduce the financial sacrifices Canada’s elite athletes make in pursuit of excellence, has built a fitness clothing line predicated on supporting them.

Feedback sought on new mental-health plan

Feedback sought on new mental-health plan

Student mental health must be stitched into the fabric of Western, says a new draft strategic plan that recommends both expanding academic and social supports and consolidating health-and-wellness care.

Hub connects academia, Indigenous communities

Hub connects academia, Indigenous communities

Western has become the hub of a provincial network for Indigenous health training that is both culturally relevant and scientifically rigorous. Launched Thursday with working meetings and a ceremony, the Indigenous Mentorship Network Program of Ontario includes 13 research institutions and a team of 70 researchers, trainees and community collaborators.

New nursing facilities officially open to students

New nursing facilities officially open to students

Roger is a 72-year-old retired tobacco farmer with diabetes and circulatory problems that cost him part of his left leg. His breathing is raspy, and a low-pitched rattling sound comes from his lungs.

Moonlite brings bright idea to night-night

Moonlite brings bright idea to night-night

A night-time ritual that began as a shadow-puppet theatre between a mother and daughter has transformed into a medley of storybook favourites playing out on ceilings across North America.

Chair: Senate changes have not been forgotten

Chair: Senate changes have not been forgotten

Senators received assurances that progress into implementing recommendations as to how the university governing body operates have not been forgotten – and will, in fact, be revealed soon.

Young researchers solving health, science puzzles

Young researchers solving health, science puzzles

The core of discovery is research. And the core of good research is a dedicated, inquisitive team of scientists committed to solving some of the key questions of their discipline. Western is proud to highlight the work of teams newly granted Early Researcher Awards...

A walk through black history in Canada

A walk through black history in Canada

  Western Libraries’ Archives and Research Collections Centre is home to rare, and in some cases unique, resources that illuminate important insights into black history in Canada and beyond. Here, we highlight just a few of the collection’s primary and secondary...

North points new way for funding athletes

North points new way for funding athletes

A trio of Western entrepreneurs, determined to reduce the financial sacrifices Canada’s elite athletes make in pursuit of excellence, has built a fitness clothing line predicated on supporting them.

Feedback sought on new mental-health plan

Feedback sought on new mental-health plan

Student mental health must be stitched into the fabric of Western, says a new draft strategic plan that recommends both expanding academic and social supports and consolidating health-and-wellness care.

Hub connects academia, Indigenous communities

Hub connects academia, Indigenous communities

Western has become the hub of a provincial network for Indigenous health training that is both culturally relevant and scientifically rigorous. Launched Thursday with working meetings and a ceremony, the Indigenous Mentorship Network Program of Ontario includes 13 research institutions and a team of 70 researchers, trainees and community collaborators.

New nursing facilities officially open to students

New nursing facilities officially open to students

Roger is a 72-year-old retired tobacco farmer with diabetes and circulatory problems that cost him part of his left leg. His breathing is raspy, and a low-pitched rattling sound comes from his lungs.