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.
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.
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.
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.
Juan Luis Suarez, University of Western Ontario Hispanic studies professor, brings his ideas to Ideas this week.
Three University of Western Ontario undergraduate students have a world-class edge when it comes to designing snowboarding courses. And they have the top prize to prove it.
Watching Daniel Kish climb aboard a bicycle and pedal along a path may not seem like a spectacular feat. Unless you know he has been fully blind since 13 months of age.
As a child on vacations, Eric Simard followed his father – a professional photographer – across Canada, loading film, learning how to operate equipment, acting as an assistant. He has since dipped his toe in portrait photography and weddings with success, although throughout high school, there was little uncertainty. He aspired to be a professional artist – a painter, in fact.
What began as a small group of Arts and Humanities graduate students sharing a passion for the Romantic era has evolved into an international conference that will be held at The University of Western Ontario May 12-14.
Anabel Quan-Hasse and Kim Martin have the daunting task of trying to organize the unorganizable.
Developed out of a groundbreaking course on dying in the graduate journalism program at The University of Western Ontario – and led by Faculty of Information & Media Studies faculty member Meredith Levine – ‘A Good Death’ gave 16 students an opportunity to explore end-of-life journeys, the evolution of dying and what changes need to be made to put palliative care onto the public agenda.
NAIROBI, Kenya – The official launch of The Africa Institute at The University of Western Ontario in Nairobi, Kenya on May 3 spoke not only to existing research strengths, but offered a promise for the future.
The Hellmuth Prize for Achievement in Research spotlights faculty members with outstanding international reputations for their contributions in research.
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.
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.
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.
In order to narrow the gaps between what researchers and policy
makers know and implement in a timelier manner, The University of
Western Ontario is joining forces with the newly formed Canadian
Policy Network to create CPNet@Western.
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
The Ivey Entrepreneurs Index shows the economic outlook is upbeat
for Canadian entrepreneurs, with 87 per cent expecting their
revenues to climb in the next year.
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.