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Healthy relationships work wins researcher top Vanguard Award 

Healthy relationships work wins researcher top Vanguard Award 

Claire Crooks has received the prestigious annual WORLDiscoveries Vanguard Innovator of the Year award. A clinical psychologist, professor at Western’s Faculty of Education and director of the Centre for School Mental Health, Claire Crooks – along wit …

Campus Digest, Jan. 12

Campus Digest, Jan. 12

Sustainability workshop targets faculty, PhD students For Richard Ivey School of Business professor Tima Bansal, sustainability requires collaboration between academics and business. “We need to do this together,” she says. “No one individual can move the system.” For...

Funding supports HIV/AIDS vaccine trials

Funding supports HIV/AIDS vaccine trials

The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) awarded Sumagen Canada Inc. $728,000 to support human clinical trials for a preventative HIV vaccine developed by Dr. Chil-Yong Kang and his team at The University of Western Ontario.

Essex named to climate post

Chris Essex is on the hot seat. Recently, the Department of Applied Mathematics professor was appointed Chair of the Permanent Monitoring Panel for Climate for the World Federation of Scientists (WFS).

Campus Digest

Campus Digest

New residence construction continues

Construction of Western’s new, 1,000-bed student residence is underway with Southside Construction working toward the building’s 2013 completion. Roughly 600 beds at the new residence on the southwest side of campus will be available to incoming students for September 2013.

HIV vaccine heads to human clinical trials

A potential first and only preventative HIV vaccine, developed by Dr. Chil-Yong Kang and his team at The University of Western Ontario, has received approval by the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to start human clinical trials this month south of the border.

Professor’s donation reaches ‘East’ to help

Marianne Larsen admits she gets ‘that feeling’ when she knows something is right. And it was ‘that feeling’ which stirred the emotions in the Faculty of Education professor to make a make a $1.06 million donation to Western Heads East.

Cheque is in the mail

Cheque is in the mail

Following through on a fall election promise, the provincial government starts rolling out a tuition grant this month for undergraduate students, meant to cover roughly 30 per cent of a student’s academic costs each year.

Rito: Read, then make up mind on Occupy

Rito: Read, then make up mind on Occupy

Heinz Klatt’s portrayal of the Occupy movement was a less realistic representation of the actual protesters than Snooki is of people from New Jersey (“Occupy movement may be most vapid of all,” Heinz Klatt, Nov. 24).

Campus Digest, Jan. 12

Campus Digest, Jan. 12

Sustainability workshop targets faculty, PhD students For Richard Ivey School of Business professor Tima Bansal, sustainability requires collaboration between academics and business. “We need to do this together,” she says. “No one individual can move the system.” For...

Funding supports HIV/AIDS vaccine trials

Funding supports HIV/AIDS vaccine trials

The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) awarded Sumagen Canada Inc. $728,000 to support human clinical trials for a preventative HIV vaccine developed by Dr. Chil-Yong Kang and his team at The University of Western Ontario.

Essex named to climate post

Chris Essex is on the hot seat. Recently, the Department of Applied Mathematics professor was appointed Chair of the Permanent Monitoring Panel for Climate for the World Federation of Scientists (WFS).

Campus Digest

Campus Digest

New residence construction continues

Construction of Western’s new, 1,000-bed student residence is underway with Southside Construction working toward the building’s 2013 completion. Roughly 600 beds at the new residence on the southwest side of campus will be available to incoming students for September 2013.

HIV vaccine heads to human clinical trials

A potential first and only preventative HIV vaccine, developed by Dr. Chil-Yong Kang and his team at The University of Western Ontario, has received approval by the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to start human clinical trials this month south of the border.

Professor’s donation reaches ‘East’ to help

Marianne Larsen admits she gets ‘that feeling’ when she knows something is right. And it was ‘that feeling’ which stirred the emotions in the Faculty of Education professor to make a make a $1.06 million donation to Western Heads East.

Cheque is in the mail

Cheque is in the mail

Following through on a fall election promise, the provincial government starts rolling out a tuition grant this month for undergraduate students, meant to cover roughly 30 per cent of a student’s academic costs each year.

Rito: Read, then make up mind on Occupy

Rito: Read, then make up mind on Occupy

Heinz Klatt’s portrayal of the Occupy movement was a less realistic representation of the actual protesters than Snooki is of people from New Jersey (“Occupy movement may be most vapid of all,” Heinz Klatt, Nov. 24).