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Western PhD students named Vanier scholars

Western PhD students named Vanier scholars

Three Western PhD candidates have been named among 166 nationwide recipients of the 2022-2023 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships. Vanier scholars demonstrate unique leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate research. Ea …

Life among the talking heads

Life among the talking heads

Tim Conley admits he does not have ‘The Number.’ He has ‘A Number’, even ‘A Really Good Number’ if you account for the limited information he worked with at the time. He realizes, however, after a few more months of research, he will have ‘A Different Number’ to present to the world. But he wonders if anyone will care by that time.

Labatt’s archive opens doors to corporate history

Labatt’s archive opens doors to corporate history

With what will certainly become the cornerstone of its archive collection, The University of Western Ontario welcomed the documented history of the Labatt Brewing Company, bringing together more than 160 years of one of Canada’s most significant collections of historic corporate materials.

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.

Western launches new space program

Western launches new space program

Some students are chastised for having their heads in space. A new training program led by The University of Western Ontario will ensure they are rewarded for it – for thinking about space in new ways, that is.

Walking Tour guidebook now available

Walking Tour guidebook now available

Enjoy some of the lesser known features of The University of Western Ontario campus with the recently released guidebook, “Walking Tour: A self-guided tour of Canada’s most beautiful campus.”

Labatt makes historic donation to university

Labatt makes historic donation to university

Two decades before Canada attained nationhood, John Kinder Labatt was brewing beer in London. More than 160 years later, the Labatt Brewing Company’s documented history returns to the Forest City, finding a permanent home for the iconic collection at The University of Western Ontario.

You are where you live

You are where you live

Believing geography matters significantly to the health of Canada’s next generation, researchers at The University of Western Ontario are using innovative technology to measure and monitor the physical activities of 1,200 children in 60 elementary schools across Southwestern Ontario.

Mustangs history gets boost from history program

Mustangs history gets boost from history program

Ask Michelle Hamilton and she’ll tell you Mustangs sports history at The University of Western Ontario has been more a labour of love, than academic pursuit. But for the last two years, students in her public history program have set out to change that.

Boys left out of body image conversation

Starting high school can be a rough time, never mind the difficulties some boys face in ‘fitting in physically’ with their male counterparts. The social code and attitudes of what it means to ‘be a man’ can leave some boys on the sidelines when it comes to health education.

Internet anonymity reduces mental health stigma

Mental illness continues to carry a stigma that is as glaring as a neon sign, leading many young people to seek advice through the anonymity of the Internet, according to a recent study.

Conference focuses on music education

Conference focuses on music education

Ruth Wright, Music Education chair at The University of Western Ontario, has organized the Leading Music Education International Conference (LME) from May 29-June 1 at Western to explore how musicians and educators can enable expression through music.

Life among the talking heads

Life among the talking heads

Tim Conley admits he does not have ‘The Number.’ He has ‘A Number’, even ‘A Really Good Number’ if you account for the limited information he worked with at the time. He realizes, however, after a few more months of research, he will have ‘A Different Number’ to present to the world. But he wonders if anyone will care by that time.

Labatt’s archive opens doors to corporate history

Labatt’s archive opens doors to corporate history

With what will certainly become the cornerstone of its archive collection, The University of Western Ontario welcomed the documented history of the Labatt Brewing Company, bringing together more than 160 years of one of Canada’s most significant collections of historic corporate materials.

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.

Western launches new space program

Western launches new space program

Some students are chastised for having their heads in space. A new training program led by The University of Western Ontario will ensure they are rewarded for it – for thinking about space in new ways, that is.

Walking Tour guidebook now available

Walking Tour guidebook now available

Enjoy some of the lesser known features of The University of Western Ontario campus with the recently released guidebook, “Walking Tour: A self-guided tour of Canada’s most beautiful campus.”

Labatt makes historic donation to university

Labatt makes historic donation to university

Two decades before Canada attained nationhood, John Kinder Labatt was brewing beer in London. More than 160 years later, the Labatt Brewing Company’s documented history returns to the Forest City, finding a permanent home for the iconic collection at The University of Western Ontario.

You are where you live

You are where you live

Believing geography matters significantly to the health of Canada’s next generation, researchers at The University of Western Ontario are using innovative technology to measure and monitor the physical activities of 1,200 children in 60 elementary schools across Southwestern Ontario.

Mustangs history gets boost from history program

Mustangs history gets boost from history program

Ask Michelle Hamilton and she’ll tell you Mustangs sports history at The University of Western Ontario has been more a labour of love, than academic pursuit. But for the last two years, students in her public history program have set out to change that.

Boys left out of body image conversation

Starting high school can be a rough time, never mind the difficulties some boys face in ‘fitting in physically’ with their male counterparts. The social code and attitudes of what it means to ‘be a man’ can leave some boys on the sidelines when it comes to health education.

Internet anonymity reduces mental health stigma

Mental illness continues to carry a stigma that is as glaring as a neon sign, leading many young people to seek advice through the anonymity of the Internet, according to a recent study.

Conference focuses on music education

Conference focuses on music education

Ruth Wright, Music Education chair at The University of Western Ontario, has organized the Leading Music Education International Conference (LME) from May 29-June 1 at Western to explore how musicians and educators can enable expression through music.