New institute expands expertise in Africa

The University of Western Ontario’s commitment to making a difference in Africa will receive a major boost with the opening of a new institute consolidating Western’s research strengths in the world’s second-largest continent.

CIHR boosts health research in London

Scientists at The University of Western Ontario and the Lawson
Health Research Institute jointly received more than $13-million
from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) this week in
support of an array of medical research.

Western teams up on unique wastewater project

The University of Western Ontario, City of London and local
industry are partnering on what may be a global-leading site for
water treatment technology development, commercialization,
validation and testing.

Western students hoping to inspire young entrepreneurs

The global economic downturn hit St. Thomas hard. But students at
The University of Western Ontario are hoping to give youth in the
area a way to earn money that isn’t dependant on
unpredictable markets.

Ivey students to compete for national entrepreneurial award

Two Richard Ivey School of Business students are competing in a
national entrepreneurial competition in Ottawa today (March 30)
after winning first place and an $8,000-prize for their idea help
non-profit groups solicit donations.

Ivey student wins Ontario entrepreneurship title

Greig Perantinos, owner of Cool Moose Creamery and full-time
student at Richard Ivey School of Business, has been named the 2010
Student Entrepreneur Ontario Champion by charitable organization
Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship (ACE).