Even conspiracy-busters need a dollop of escapism in these strange times, so sit yourself down with King’s University College professor Alison Meek for a summer Read. Watch. Listen. that’s more fun than fraught.
Western has appointed Terry McQuaid – a psychologist with national leadership experience in equity, mental health and violence prevention – as its first Director of Student Wellness & Well-being.
Elizabeth Olsson, an incoming Schulich Leader Scholar, works in a veterinarian clinic, is a dancer and musician and wants to become a biomechanical engineer.
Katja Murray – an incoming Schulich Leader Scholar – is a competitive swimmer and opera singer who scored near-perfect grades throughout high school.
Summer Shakespeare enters its 40thyear with a production of Pandemic Julius Caesar inspired by North America’s own Ides of March.
Step into professor emeritus Brock Fenton’s bat cave as the chiropterologist takes a flight of fancy during his turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
A $9.2-million gift from Jeff and Shelley Parr has helped Western University launch a centre dedicated to student mental health and well-being.
Natalie Loewen views it as an advantage to have grown up bilingual, in English and American Sign Language. One of six Schulich Leader Scholarship winners starting studies at Western in the fall, Loewen spends her summers working at the Bob Rumball Camp for the Deaf,...
Cole Sweet, a Schulich Leadership Scholar, excels in the classroom and on the stage.
Charlotte Motuzas – who aims to be an astrophysicist – is one of six Schulich Leader Scholarship winners starting at Western in the fall.
Slide a pie into the oven and kick back with a good murder mystery as Dayana Kibilds takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
Dr. Nicole Kaniki and Dr. Bertha Garcia will help Western lay the foundation for a sustained strategy to combat racism on campus.
Two Western students launched The Basket Project in April and have since delivered 1,500 bags health-care essentials to people experiencing homelessness.
A gift from William and Lynne Gray has created a first-in-Canada research chair in mobility and aging.
Western University recently learned that a third-party service provider – Blackbaud, one of the world’s largest customer relationship management (CRM) providers – has experienced a ransomware attack that impacted many of its clients around the world, including Western.
A smattering of dark matter, a comedy smackdown and a Massive Attack make for a trio of hits when theoretical physicist Francesca Vidotto takes her turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
Students, faculty and staff can wear their purple pride as they don Western-branded masks to protect the health of campus colleagues.
A Hospitality staffer committed to waste diversion and a student who designed an app to improve use of electric-vehicle charging stations are among winners of this year’s Western sustainability awards.
Oh, you’ve got to hold on, ready or not, you live for the fight when it’s all that you’ve got when Law professor Suzanne Chiodo takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
Kelly Cole, Vice-President (University Advancement), was named President and CEO of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Foundation in Toronto, effective Nov. 16, university and foundation officials jointly announced July 13.