This year’s incoming medical school class at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry will include a diverse cohort of students that are more representative of Canadian communities.
Western has appointed Terry McQuaid – a psychologist with national leadership experience in equity, mental health and violence prevention – as its first Director of Student Wellness & Well-being.
Six of the country’s highest-achieving secondary school graduates will begin their studies at Western this fall as recipients of prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarships.
Summer Shakespeare enters its 40thyear with a production of Pandemic Julius Caesar inspired by North America’s own Ides of March.
A $9.2-million gift from Jeff and Shelley Parr has helped Western University launch a centre dedicated to student mental health and well-being.
Christy Xie designed a driving simulator en route to Western as a Schulich Leader Scholarship winner.
Developed by a pair of Western students, Smile Masks are partly transparent face coverings that allow the wearer to speak, emote and make themselves understood by people who need to both see and hear you.
Western Continuing Studies will relocate from Citi Plaza to Main Campus in Fall 2021, as the university continues to explore local partnerships to deliver lifelong learning opportunities downtown and elsewhere in London.
COVID-19 has exacerbated the problems of racial injustice, isolation, frustration and stagnation and caused higher unemployment, which provides the time to air these grievances. When coupled with mixed messages from elites, the spark lit a fire that continues to burn.
Western will welcome first-year students to campus this fall with a new strategy that offers more sustained support to help them learn, lead and thrive. It’s an all-in approach focused on setting them up for long-term success at university.
Living a too-distant border away from his grandmother, Medical Sciences/Biology student Harshil Shah worried about how some isolated, elderly people were managing without the help they needed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Campus cyclists can now enlist the help of thousands of extra eyes across the city in an effort to keep their bikes safe from thieves, thanks to a new partnership with 529 Garage.
Creative ideas to grow Indigenous teaching and learning across campus will get a boost from a new Indigenous Learning Fund, university officials announced.
More people in North America are taking to cycling – and bike shops across the United States and Canada are seeing record sales and facing supply shortages.
Two Western PhD students have a sharp focus on their love of science and are now among the Top 20 finalists for the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Science Exposed contest.
The potential to improve our emotional traits and skills through apps appears limitless. While there is nothing wrong with pursuing a more fulfilling emotional life, there is a danger in being blinded by the quest for happiness.
First in her family to attend university right out of high school, Serena Mendizabal is aiming no lower than being a world-changer.
Three Western PhD candidates – all from the social sciences and humanities competition – have been named among 166 nationwide recipients of 2020-21 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships.
It has been a year like no other for Western graduates, so it makes sense that the university is marking their achievements with a celebration like no other in its history.
Western has joined more than a dozen research-intensive Canadian universities to battle climate change through sustainable investing – part of the university’s ongoing efforts to reduce its carbon footprint.