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Western prepares educators with new mental health program

Western prepares educators with new mental health program

Thanks to the generosity of a former graduate student and elementary school teacher, Walter M. Lobb, The University of Western Ontario’s Faculty of Education has developed a new mental health program and scholarship fund to address the needs of teachers who deal with students’ mental health issues every day.

Five Answers from Robert Babe

Media, Structures, and Power: The Robert Babe Collection (University of Toronto Press, 432 pgs, $37.95) is a collection of the scholarly writing of Canada’s leading communication and media studies scholar, Faculty of Information and Media Studies professor Robert E. Babe. Edited by fellow FIMS professor Edward Comor, the volume spans almost four decades of scholarship and reflects the breadth of Babe’s work, from media and economics to communications history and political economy.

Spider mite finds itself in Western’s sites

If the thought of dust mites in your mattress or a spider on your ceiling is enough to make your skin crawl, just think: pesticide-resistant spider mites might also be in your home, burrowing in your house plants or slowly destroying your garden.

Book calls male teacher push into question

Book calls male teacher push into question

Desperate attempts by school systems to recruit male teachers, especially at the elementary level, do not necessarily pay off in improved student performance, a new book by Western researchers suggests.

Western prepares educators with new mental health program

Western prepares educators with new mental health program

Thanks to the generosity of a former graduate student and elementary school teacher, Walter M. Lobb, The University of Western Ontario’s Faculty of Education has developed a new mental health program and scholarship fund to address the needs of teachers who deal with students’ mental health issues every day.

Five Answers from Robert Babe

Media, Structures, and Power: The Robert Babe Collection (University of Toronto Press, 432 pgs, $37.95) is a collection of the scholarly writing of Canada’s leading communication and media studies scholar, Faculty of Information and Media Studies professor Robert E. Babe. Edited by fellow FIMS professor Edward Comor, the volume spans almost four decades of scholarship and reflects the breadth of Babe’s work, from media and economics to communications history and political economy.

Spider mite finds itself in Western’s sites

If the thought of dust mites in your mattress or a spider on your ceiling is enough to make your skin crawl, just think: pesticide-resistant spider mites might also be in your home, burrowing in your house plants or slowly destroying your garden.

Book calls male teacher push into question

Book calls male teacher push into question

Desperate attempts by school systems to recruit male teachers, especially at the elementary level, do not necessarily pay off in improved student performance, a new book by Western researchers suggests.