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Diving into data science

Diving into data science

Making sense of a data-driven world is the aim of a new bootcamp-style program for Western faculty and staff. “Data science without tears” provides simple, practical knowledge about the basics of data science and machine learning, and is part of ong …

Senators: Time to renew collegial self-governance

Senators: Time to renew collegial self-governance

In his memorandum to the campus community (President releases consultation report, July 22), President Amit Chakma provides an overview of the key themes that have emerged during his 100-day ‘listening tour’ of the campus. We count ourselves among those who share what...

Anderson: A natural fit for Western News

Anderson: A natural fit for Western News

An Honors BA (History) graduate of McMaster University, Jim Anderson worked as a reporter for newspapers in the Hamilton area before coming to Western in 1976. He was named Western News associate editor in 1983, and appointed the publication’s second-ever editor in...

Mustangs win big in home opener against York

Mustangs win big in home opener against York

A touchdown pass from Will Finch to receiver Harry McMaster only 49 seconds into the game got the Western Mustangs started and they never looked back, cruising to a 74-10 win over the York...

Spotlight turns to teaching at conference

Spotlight turns to teaching at conference

The students of today are somehow ‘different’ than they were 30 years ago … but how? Do they approach the university with a different set of goals? Do they have different expectations? How do they learn? Western Psychology professor Mike Atkinson will explore these...

Summer construction projects continuing

Summer construction projects continuing

On Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 22-23, Facilities Management will remove the two information kiosks standing near the Western Road and Richmond Street entrances to the university. Concerns about the safety of the two structures were confirmed last week, when staff...

Mustangs football training camp kicks off

Mustangs football training camp kicks off

The Western Mustangs’ quest for the university’s 31st Yates Cup and 7th Vanier Cup begins this week as the Purple and White hit the field for 2015 training camp at TD Stadium.

Addressing the unknowns of concussion

Addressing the unknowns of concussion

Decades ago, if you suffered a sports-related concussion, you were likely advised to ‘walk it off.’ But that’s no longer the case, as research continues to reveal the seriousness of the injury. “It’s a mild brain injury. But there’s probably nothing true about saying...

Western named national hub for supporting family violence victims

Western named national hub for supporting family violence victims

The Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women and Children (CREVAWC) has received more than $1 million from the Public Health Agency of Canada to become the National Knowledge Hub for supporting the health and wellbeing of victims of domestic...

PhD student writing new circuit solutions

PhD student writing new circuit solutions

Mechanical and Material Engineering PhD student Tengyuan Zhang hopes his latest project will not only make classroom experiences more fun for students, but also instil in them the kind of scientific spark he found and continues to enjoy.

Legacy donation keeps band marching on

Legacy donation keeps band marching on

Elizabeth Jewlal calls the Western Mustang Band a “hidden treasure” of extra-curricular activities on campus. And now, thanks to the Alumni Association, the school spirit embodied by that group will be able to march on. The Western Mustang Band, the oldest...

Senators: Time to renew collegial self-governance

Senators: Time to renew collegial self-governance

In his memorandum to the campus community (President releases consultation report, July 22), President Amit Chakma provides an overview of the key themes that have emerged during his 100-day ‘listening tour’ of the campus. We count ourselves among those who share what...

Anderson: A natural fit for Western News

Anderson: A natural fit for Western News

An Honors BA (History) graduate of McMaster University, Jim Anderson worked as a reporter for newspapers in the Hamilton area before coming to Western in 1976. He was named Western News associate editor in 1983, and appointed the publication’s second-ever editor in...

Mustangs win big in home opener against York

Mustangs win big in home opener against York

A touchdown pass from Will Finch to receiver Harry McMaster only 49 seconds into the game got the Western Mustangs started and they never looked back, cruising to a 74-10 win over the York...

Spotlight turns to teaching at conference

Spotlight turns to teaching at conference

The students of today are somehow ‘different’ than they were 30 years ago … but how? Do they approach the university with a different set of goals? Do they have different expectations? How do they learn? Western Psychology professor Mike Atkinson will explore these...

Summer construction projects continuing

Summer construction projects continuing

On Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 22-23, Facilities Management will remove the two information kiosks standing near the Western Road and Richmond Street entrances to the university. Concerns about the safety of the two structures were confirmed last week, when staff...

Mustangs football training camp kicks off

Mustangs football training camp kicks off

The Western Mustangs’ quest for the university’s 31st Yates Cup and 7th Vanier Cup begins this week as the Purple and White hit the field for 2015 training camp at TD Stadium.

Addressing the unknowns of concussion

Addressing the unknowns of concussion

Decades ago, if you suffered a sports-related concussion, you were likely advised to ‘walk it off.’ But that’s no longer the case, as research continues to reveal the seriousness of the injury. “It’s a mild brain injury. But there’s probably nothing true about saying...

Western named national hub for supporting family violence victims

Western named national hub for supporting family violence victims

The Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women and Children (CREVAWC) has received more than $1 million from the Public Health Agency of Canada to become the National Knowledge Hub for supporting the health and wellbeing of victims of domestic...

PhD student writing new circuit solutions

PhD student writing new circuit solutions

Mechanical and Material Engineering PhD student Tengyuan Zhang hopes his latest project will not only make classroom experiences more fun for students, but also instil in them the kind of scientific spark he found and continues to enjoy.

Legacy donation keeps band marching on

Legacy donation keeps band marching on

Elizabeth Jewlal calls the Western Mustang Band a “hidden treasure” of extra-curricular activities on campus. And now, thanks to the Alumni Association, the school spirit embodied by that group will be able to march on. The Western Mustang Band, the oldest...