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Music sparks virtual connections with the community’s most vulnerable

Music sparks virtual connections with the community’s most vulnerable

When David Zheng, a third-year medical student at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, finished playing the last few notes of a Chopin piece over video chat, the woman on the other end of the call smiled. Zheng is leading a volunteer team bringing music to long-term care homes.

Top honours for graduate students

Top honours for graduate students

For more than 140 years, the Governor General’s Academic Medals have recognized outstanding students across Canada. The Gold Medals are awarded for academic excellence at the graduate level. Three Western graduates are among the recipients of Gold Medals this year....

Bracelets honour friend’s memory, support mental health

Bracelets honour friend’s memory, support mental health

The bracelet, a rugby ball strung through with a blue paracord, bears the initials of Samuel James Baker. It is an enduring memorial to Sam Baker, said his friend Sepand Mesgarzadeh, an Ivey Business student who designed it and is selling identical ones as a...