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Schulich Leader finds formula for science success

Schulich Leader finds formula for science success

Charlotte Motuzas has her sights set on becoming an astrophysicist. And she’s quite clear that means staying on terra firma. “I’m not the sort of person who would like to go into space,” she said with a laugh. “I’m the sort of person who wou …

RONA MS Bike Tour eyes boost

RONA MS Bike Tour eyes boost

Western’s participation in the annual RONA MS Bike Tour looks to get a financial boost Thursday with a fundraising barbecue on the Concrete Beach.

Taking climate change fight to the cities

Taking climate change fight to the cities

As part of the International Research Initiative on Adaptation to Climate Change (IRIACC), a new initiative led by Gordon McBean at The University of Western Ontario will help cities around the world mitigate risks created by climate change.

Canadian astronomers land in London

Canadian astronomers land in London

Astronomers from across the country are gathering in London during the next four days to set the course of Canadian astronomical research for the next decade and celebrate Canada’s role in astronomical and astrophysical research.

Rare King James Bible on display

Rare King James Bible on display

During the exhibition Sacred Space, the McIntosh Gallery will present a limited engagement display of Western’s own 1613 copy of the King James Bible.

Frogbox founder joins Ivey CSR Day

Frogbox founder joins Ivey CSR Day

Doug Burgoyne’s successful pitch on Dragon’s Den not only provided the investment his moving business needed, it also demonstrated environmentally friendly products can be convenient and affordable. As part of the Richard Ivey School of Business’ 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility Day, the president and founder of Frogbox will share the lessons of his journey at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 1 in Ivey Room 1R40, Main Floor.

Field notes: Doctors drawn to build epilepsy program in Peru

LIMA, Peru – He is a neurologist in Canada’s largest epilepsy program, and yet Dr. Jorge Burneo comes from a country with no specialized medical help, and a higher-than-average incidence for this serious neurological disorder. “I’m from Peru, so of course, I feel an obligation to help,” he says.

ArtShare helps campus deck the walls

How would you like to spruce up your office with the colourful artwork of Gerald Trottier or Bob Bozak? How about decorating your department’s common space with the artistic styles of Margot Ariss or Gilbert Moll? What’s stopping you?

Mustangs history gets boost from history program

Mustangs history gets boost from history program

Ask Michelle Hamilton and she’ll tell you Mustangs sports history at The University of Western Ontario has been more a labour of love, than academic pursuit. But for the last two years, students in her public history program have set out to change that.

University faces mental health ‘crisis’

University faces mental health ‘crisis’

Keeping ahead of the surging tide of students with mental health issues is an ongoing struggle, and one counselors and support services employees at The University of Western Ontario do not see quelling anytime soon.

Western honoured for Reserve Force support

Western honoured for Reserve Force support

The University of Western Ontario will receive the National Award for Most Supportive Employer in Canada for support to Canada’s Reserve Force at a ceremony June 1 in Ottawa.

RONA MS Bike Tour eyes boost

RONA MS Bike Tour eyes boost

Western’s participation in the annual RONA MS Bike Tour looks to get a financial boost Thursday with a fundraising barbecue on the Concrete Beach.

Taking climate change fight to the cities

Taking climate change fight to the cities

As part of the International Research Initiative on Adaptation to Climate Change (IRIACC), a new initiative led by Gordon McBean at The University of Western Ontario will help cities around the world mitigate risks created by climate change.

Canadian astronomers land in London

Canadian astronomers land in London

Astronomers from across the country are gathering in London during the next four days to set the course of Canadian astronomical research for the next decade and celebrate Canada’s role in astronomical and astrophysical research.

Rare King James Bible on display

Rare King James Bible on display

During the exhibition Sacred Space, the McIntosh Gallery will present a limited engagement display of Western’s own 1613 copy of the King James Bible.

Frogbox founder joins Ivey CSR Day

Frogbox founder joins Ivey CSR Day

Doug Burgoyne’s successful pitch on Dragon’s Den not only provided the investment his moving business needed, it also demonstrated environmentally friendly products can be convenient and affordable. As part of the Richard Ivey School of Business’ 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility Day, the president and founder of Frogbox will share the lessons of his journey at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 1 in Ivey Room 1R40, Main Floor.

Field notes: Doctors drawn to build epilepsy program in Peru

LIMA, Peru – He is a neurologist in Canada’s largest epilepsy program, and yet Dr. Jorge Burneo comes from a country with no specialized medical help, and a higher-than-average incidence for this serious neurological disorder. “I’m from Peru, so of course, I feel an obligation to help,” he says.

ArtShare helps campus deck the walls

How would you like to spruce up your office with the colourful artwork of Gerald Trottier or Bob Bozak? How about decorating your department’s common space with the artistic styles of Margot Ariss or Gilbert Moll? What’s stopping you?

Mustangs history gets boost from history program

Mustangs history gets boost from history program

Ask Michelle Hamilton and she’ll tell you Mustangs sports history at The University of Western Ontario has been more a labour of love, than academic pursuit. But for the last two years, students in her public history program have set out to change that.

University faces mental health ‘crisis’

University faces mental health ‘crisis’

Keeping ahead of the surging tide of students with mental health issues is an ongoing struggle, and one counselors and support services employees at The University of Western Ontario do not see quelling anytime soon.

Western honoured for Reserve Force support

Western honoured for Reserve Force support

The University of Western Ontario will receive the National Award for Most Supportive Employer in Canada for support to Canada’s Reserve Force at a ceremony June 1 in Ottawa.