Developed out of a groundbreaking course on dying in the graduate journalism program at The University of Western Ontario – and led by Faculty of Information & Media Studies faculty member Meredith Levine – ‘A Good Death’ gave 16 students an opportunity to explore end-of-life journeys, the evolution of dying and what changes need to be made to put palliative care onto the public agenda.
Emma Donoghue, author of the highly acclaimed novel ROOM, will be at Brescia University College May 19 to discuss motherhood both in life and in her works.
Three international rankings recently placed The University of Western Ontario’s Faculty of Social Science among the Top 100 faculties in the world.
Three Western Mustang football players were selected in the 2011 Canadian Footbal League draft Sunday afternoon.
The University of Western Ontario has appointed Dave Edwards as the head coach of the Western Mustangs women’s volleyball team.
The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry welcomes Dr. Bjorn R. Olsen of Harvard Medical School for the fourth annual Suzanne Bernier Lecture in Skeletal Biology.
Approximately 450 high school students and teachers from London and surrounding areas will have an opportunity to explore careers in medicine and other sciences at The University of Western Ontario this Friday.
University lacrosse has grown tremendously the last two decades. So when the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association (CUFLA) recognized a need to redraft the league’s constitution, they called on the Sport Solution Clinic at The University of Western Ontario’s Faculty of Law.
At risk youth in the London community will be the centre of attention this weekend as The University of Western Ontario’s Early Outreach Committee is organizing its annual Choose Your Own Adventure May 6-8.
The All Science Challenge will hit the Western campus Thursday for a day-long science competition for nearly 200 Grade 6, 7 and 8 students from more than 15 London-area schools.
University officials across the province were quick to praise Ontario’s 2011 budget rolled out by Finance Minister Dwight Duncan on Tuesday.
In the minutes after Finance Minister Jim Flaherty tabled the budget in the House of Commons and before opposition leaders rejected it, universities found reason for optimism in the 2011 federal budget. As talk soon turned to a possible election Tuesday, university officials were parsing through the good news the budget contained for them – at least for now.
What happens when a busy 16-lane highway funnels into something half its size? Anyone who drives regularly on the 401 knows. Backups extend far from the point of lane reduction into the 16-lane stretch. No one would suggest adding more lanes to the 16 already in...
The University of Western Ontario has announced the appointment of Vicki Schwean as Dean of the Faculty of Education, beginning a five-year term on July 1.
Dr. Dipu Moni, the first woman to be appointed Bangladesh Foreign
Minister, will hold a public lecture Monday (Feb. 14) in the Social
Sciences Centre (Room 9420) from 2 to 4 p.m.
The University of Western Ontario, City of London and local
industry are partnering on what may be a global-leading site for
water treatment technology development, commercialization,
validation and testing.
Why a university half a globe away could mean the world to Western
Many University of Western Ontario services will be closed for the
holiday period, Friday, Dec. 24-Sunday, Jan. 2. Classes will resume
on Monday, Jan. 3, and academic and administrative offices will
re-open the same day.
The University of Western Ontario community is mourning the recent
death of Dr. Mahdi Al Darwish. Al Darwish, a research fellow in the
Clinical Investigator Program at Schulich School of Medicine &
Dentistry, fell ill and passed away while visiting his family for
the holidays in Saudi Arabia.
Associate professor Michael Milde has been appointed as acting dean
beginning Jan. 1 for a term ending June 30, 2012.