Student Life
Grad embraces collision of two worlds

Grad embraces collision of two worlds

Stefanie Tom came to Western keen on drawing as much as possible from the experience – and on giving back as much as she could to the school that welcomed her for five years.

Sitting more during COVID-19 hurting your health

Sitting more during COVID-19 hurting your health

There are things we can do to make ‘sitting less’ easier. Here are some practical strategies that I’ve found to be useful for my participants to leave you in ‘good standing.’

Education grad feels right where he belongs

Education grad feels right where he belongs

When Ethan Thomas arrived at Western, he felt alone and out of place. He missed his family and friends, longing for the ceremonies he embraced growing up in Six Nations of the Grand River territory. That soon changed.

Pandemic forces cancellation of fall sport seasons

Pandemic forces cancellation of fall sport seasons

University sports regular- and post-season games across the country have been canceled for the fall term due to concerns about the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches, administrators, officials, and fans during the ongoing pandemic, U SPORTS and Ontario University Athletics (OUA) announced June 8.

Nature site shows kids their wildlife neighbours

Nature site shows kids their wildlife neighbours

John Drew, BEd’07, BA’02, and Brock University professor Kendra Coulter, Huron BA’02 (Scholar’s Elective), recently created Animal Neighbours, a new website designed to teach kids about the animal world around them.

New alumni leaders rally behind common purpose

New alumni leaders rally behind common purpose

You’d be hard-pressed to find another setting where the interests of Mark Brown and Tyler Forkes might otherwise meet. Yet their paths have converged in a commitment to grow connections between Western community members.

Student idea may box out infection during intubation

Student idea may box out infection during intubation

A student’s idea – brought from concept to testing by a host of Western experts – has the potential to reduce exposure to COVID-19 and lead to a safer working environment for health-care professionals.

UN club organizes food, PPE donation drive

UN club organizes food, PPE donation drive

Western Model United Nations club members are also proving to be model citizens by organizing a food and personal protective equipment (PPE) donation drive from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the St. John Ambulance London office, 742 King St.