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War journalist Sally Armstrong says youth bring hope for change 

War journalist Sally Armstrong says youth bring hope for change 

Sally Armstrong has reported from war zones in Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia and more.  She has written stories, books and documentaries about women, who otherwise would have been the ignored casualties of conflict or the overlooked heroes of making peace …

Calhoun: Seize the ‘power of one’

Through the “power of one” many great Canadian heroes have been born and the lessons they provide about humility, integrity and grace are ones graduates should draw upon as they face their own challenges, says Ronald Calhoun.

Brazilian research ties announced

Brazilian research ties announced

OTTAWA – A $200,000 investment announced today by The Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), University of Toronto and The University of Western Ontario will be used to enhance support for research collaborations between investigators in Brazil and Canada.

Stem cell scientist awarded Taylor Prize

Dr. Rudolf Jaenisch, a founding member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and professor of biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has been named this year’s recipient of the J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine.

Robinson:  Thanks for remembering the reserves

Robinson: Thanks for remembering the reserves

I just wanted to say this is truly a great story ‘Western honored for Reserve Force support’ (uwo.ca, May 26). I was a member of the Reserve Force while working here at Western from 1996-2006 and the support I received really benefited my career both in the Canadian Forces and here.

University continues to strengthen ties with Africa

The University of Western Ontario continues to forge ties to higher education in Africa, partnering with two universities to assist in strengthening their strategic plans to better deal with external stakeholders, such as government bodies.

Exhibit brings 1613 King James Bible to light

A rare 1613 edition of the King James translation of the Bible has been pulled off the shelves of Western Libraries offering religious patrons and curious onlookers a glimpse at history.

Donna Peterson and running the show

There was the year a student did a cartwheel across the stage. The time someone handed over a baby during the ceremony. Oh, and don’t forget the year there was a streaker.

Van Dear Graaf:   A salute to my teaching assistants

Van Dear Graaf: A salute to my teaching assistants

Having just completed my first year of studies at Western, I have been sitting around home reminiscing about my year. One thing that became apparent to me during this time is the influence a TA can have on a course and a student.

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.

Calhoun: Seize the ‘power of one’

Through the “power of one” many great Canadian heroes have been born and the lessons they provide about humility, integrity and grace are ones graduates should draw upon as they face their own challenges, says Ronald Calhoun.

Brazilian research ties announced

Brazilian research ties announced

OTTAWA – A $200,000 investment announced today by The Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), University of Toronto and The University of Western Ontario will be used to enhance support for research collaborations between investigators in Brazil and Canada.

Stem cell scientist awarded Taylor Prize

Dr. Rudolf Jaenisch, a founding member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and professor of biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has been named this year’s recipient of the J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine.

Robinson:  Thanks for remembering the reserves

Robinson: Thanks for remembering the reserves

I just wanted to say this is truly a great story ‘Western honored for Reserve Force support’ (uwo.ca, May 26). I was a member of the Reserve Force while working here at Western from 1996-2006 and the support I received really benefited my career both in the Canadian Forces and here.

University continues to strengthen ties with Africa

The University of Western Ontario continues to forge ties to higher education in Africa, partnering with two universities to assist in strengthening their strategic plans to better deal with external stakeholders, such as government bodies.

Exhibit brings 1613 King James Bible to light

A rare 1613 edition of the King James translation of the Bible has been pulled off the shelves of Western Libraries offering religious patrons and curious onlookers a glimpse at history.

Donna Peterson and running the show

There was the year a student did a cartwheel across the stage. The time someone handed over a baby during the ceremony. Oh, and don’t forget the year there was a streaker.

Van Dear Graaf:   A salute to my teaching assistants

Van Dear Graaf: A salute to my teaching assistants

Having just completed my first year of studies at Western, I have been sitting around home reminiscing about my year. One thing that became apparent to me during this time is the influence a TA can have on a course and a student.

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.