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Astronaut launches grads to next, new adventures 

Astronaut launches grads to next, new adventures 

He carried a piece of Western into space and landed it safely home again. And now, Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques will help launch new graduates into the next stages of their lives.  Saint-Jacques spoke, virtually, to some of the newest Western …

WORLDiscoveries expands into China

WORLDiscoveries expands into China

WORLDiscoveries is open for business in China. The organization, a partnership between The University of Western Ontario, Robarts Research Institute and Lawson Health Research Institute, will open an office in the Jiangsu province in southern China in November.

NYOC creating music on campus

NYOC creating music on campus

It’s summer at The University of Western Ontario and that can mean only one thing – the National Youth Orchestra of Canada (NYOC) is back in town.

Province earmarks $21 million for Ivey building renovations

The Faculty of Information and Media Studies (FIMS) is bulging at the seams, making the Ontario government’s investment of $21 million to renovate the Richard Ivey School of Business building welcomed news to dean Tom Carmichael.

Driven towards sustainability

They might not make a lot of noise driving down the road, but the new fleet of electric vans is creating some buzz on campus as the latest sustainable vehicles on the lot for Physical Plant & Capital Planning Services.

Western Heads East gets boost from CIDA

Western Heads East gets boost from CIDA

Western Heads East is one of 37 Canadian university projects to receive seed funding for a new Students for Development program funded by the Canadian International Development Agency.

McIntosh growing in the community

The McIntosh Gallery has partnered with the Art Exchange to present Lea Bucknell: Forest City Garden Project, a special display of plants and stories from the community.

Heap & Hamou:  Floating the idea of opportunity

Heap & Hamou: Floating the idea of opportunity

Earlier this year a University of Western Ontario student group, Solidarity with Palestinian Human Rights, joined with other community groups, the newly formed London Solidarity Coalition with Palestine, to help raise funds in support of the Canadian Boat to Gaza initiative, a civil society campaign to challenge the blockade of Gaza.

Plans approved for new residence

Construction of a new 1,000-bed student residence at The University of Western Ontario was given the green light by the Board of Governors Thursday, June 23.

‘Shutter’ to think: Developing a clearer picture of ecosystem health in Kenya

Karagita Village, Kenya – With a quick rip of foil and the inadvertent trip of a flash, a jolt of electricity set through the small room in Karagita Village, near Lake Naivasha, in Kenya last month. An excited buzz of Kiswahili then rose at the appearance of a box filled with disposable cameras. Outside, the sky cleared its throat.

Going to the moon, while staying on Earth

To the uninformed, you would have sworn the group of almost 30 students and graduate students huddled in the close confines of Western’s science building basement labs were part of a real planetary exploration mission.

WORLDiscoveries expands into China

WORLDiscoveries expands into China

WORLDiscoveries is open for business in China. The organization, a partnership between The University of Western Ontario, Robarts Research Institute and Lawson Health Research Institute, will open an office in the Jiangsu province in southern China in November.

NYOC creating music on campus

NYOC creating music on campus

It’s summer at The University of Western Ontario and that can mean only one thing – the National Youth Orchestra of Canada (NYOC) is back in town.

Province earmarks $21 million for Ivey building renovations

The Faculty of Information and Media Studies (FIMS) is bulging at the seams, making the Ontario government’s investment of $21 million to renovate the Richard Ivey School of Business building welcomed news to dean Tom Carmichael.

Driven towards sustainability

They might not make a lot of noise driving down the road, but the new fleet of electric vans is creating some buzz on campus as the latest sustainable vehicles on the lot for Physical Plant & Capital Planning Services.

Western Heads East gets boost from CIDA

Western Heads East gets boost from CIDA

Western Heads East is one of 37 Canadian university projects to receive seed funding for a new Students for Development program funded by the Canadian International Development Agency.

McIntosh growing in the community

The McIntosh Gallery has partnered with the Art Exchange to present Lea Bucknell: Forest City Garden Project, a special display of plants and stories from the community.

Heap & Hamou:  Floating the idea of opportunity

Heap & Hamou: Floating the idea of opportunity

Earlier this year a University of Western Ontario student group, Solidarity with Palestinian Human Rights, joined with other community groups, the newly formed London Solidarity Coalition with Palestine, to help raise funds in support of the Canadian Boat to Gaza initiative, a civil society campaign to challenge the blockade of Gaza.

Plans approved for new residence

Construction of a new 1,000-bed student residence at The University of Western Ontario was given the green light by the Board of Governors Thursday, June 23.

‘Shutter’ to think: Developing a clearer picture of ecosystem health in Kenya

Karagita Village, Kenya – With a quick rip of foil and the inadvertent trip of a flash, a jolt of electricity set through the small room in Karagita Village, near Lake Naivasha, in Kenya last month. An excited buzz of Kiswahili then rose at the appearance of a box filled with disposable cameras. Outside, the sky cleared its throat.

Going to the moon, while staying on Earth

To the uninformed, you would have sworn the group of almost 30 students and graduate students huddled in the close confines of Western’s science building basement labs were part of a real planetary exploration mission.