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President Shepard on community safety

President Shepard on community safety

In light of disturbing allegations of sexual violence and the unrelated, devastating death of a first-year student over the weekend, President Alan Shepard shared this message with the campus community on Sept. 13. Western community members: I know m …

Grand Bend fireball may have dropped meteorites

Grand Bend fireball may have dropped meteorites

Nothing lights up the night – or sparks the interest of researchers – quite like a meteor sighting. At 7:23 p.m. Wednesday, a network of Western-operated cameras captured a fireball jetting across southern Ontario. Analysis of the video data suggests that fragments of...

Preserving Canadian memory on Juno Beach

Preserving Canadian memory on Juno Beach

Rebecca (Cline) Le Savoureux, BA’05 (Political Science, French), is ensuring the world never forgets the contributions of Canadian soldiers who liberated a country and freed a planet from fascism during the Second World War.

Systems returning; exams continuing today

Systems returning; exams continuing today

The interruption of the university computer and phone network experienced today has been resolved. Network systems are coming back online in priority sequence. Exams continuing to take place as scheduled today.

President Chakma’s statement on U.S. Travel Restrictions

President Chakma’s statement on U.S. Travel Restrictions

Western is adding its voice to those of universities across North America expressing grave concern regarding the recent executive order banning individuals from seven countries with Muslim majorities from entering the United States for 90 days.

Funeral services set for King’s student

Funeral services set for King’s student

The Western community is mourning the death of Shannon Laverty, 20, a King's University College student, who died Wednesday, July 6. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday, July 11, at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas, Ontario. A funeral...

President’s Speech to University Senate

President’s Speech to University Senate

On Friday, Western President Amit Chakma addressed the university Senate regarding his contract and how he plans to “begin the process of regaining your trust.” View complete text of his remarks here.

MacQuarrie: standing up for the less fortunate

MacQuarrie: standing up for the less fortunate

Barb MacQuarrie knew she wanted to dedicate her life to helping others as soon as she graduated high school. “I had the opportunity to travel to Senegal, in West Africa,” she said. “While I was there, I quickly realized the huge inequalities that exist in this world,...

Western mourns the passing of Chancellor Joseph L. Rotman

Western mourns the passing of Chancellor Joseph L. Rotman

The Western University community joined others across Canada and around the world today in mourning the passing of Canadian businessman, philanthropist and Western’s Chancellor Joseph L. Rotman. Earning his BA from Western in 1957, Rotman was a long-time supporter of...

Grand Bend fireball may have dropped meteorites

Grand Bend fireball may have dropped meteorites

Nothing lights up the night – or sparks the interest of researchers – quite like a meteor sighting. At 7:23 p.m. Wednesday, a network of Western-operated cameras captured a fireball jetting across southern Ontario. Analysis of the video data suggests that fragments of...

Preserving Canadian memory on Juno Beach

Preserving Canadian memory on Juno Beach

Rebecca (Cline) Le Savoureux, BA’05 (Political Science, French), is ensuring the world never forgets the contributions of Canadian soldiers who liberated a country and freed a planet from fascism during the Second World War.

Systems returning; exams continuing today

Systems returning; exams continuing today

The interruption of the university computer and phone network experienced today has been resolved. Network systems are coming back online in priority sequence. Exams continuing to take place as scheduled today.

President Chakma’s statement on U.S. Travel Restrictions

President Chakma’s statement on U.S. Travel Restrictions

Western is adding its voice to those of universities across North America expressing grave concern regarding the recent executive order banning individuals from seven countries with Muslim majorities from entering the United States for 90 days.

Funeral services set for King’s student

Funeral services set for King’s student

The Western community is mourning the death of Shannon Laverty, 20, a King's University College student, who died Wednesday, July 6. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday, July 11, at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas, Ontario. A funeral...

President’s Speech to University Senate

President’s Speech to University Senate

On Friday, Western President Amit Chakma addressed the university Senate regarding his contract and how he plans to “begin the process of regaining your trust.” View complete text of his remarks here.

MacQuarrie: standing up for the less fortunate

MacQuarrie: standing up for the less fortunate

Barb MacQuarrie knew she wanted to dedicate her life to helping others as soon as she graduated high school. “I had the opportunity to travel to Senegal, in West Africa,” she said. “While I was there, I quickly realized the huge inequalities that exist in this world,...

Western mourns the passing of Chancellor Joseph L. Rotman

Western mourns the passing of Chancellor Joseph L. Rotman

The Western University community joined others across Canada and around the world today in mourning the passing of Canadian businessman, philanthropist and Western’s Chancellor Joseph L. Rotman. Earning his BA from Western in 1957, Rotman was a long-time supporter of...