Student Life
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.

Lena Schreyer named 3M National Student Fellow

Lena Schreyer named 3M National Student Fellow

Lena Schreyer is one of just 10 Canadian students to receive the prestigious 2020 3M National Student Fellowship Award, 3M Canada and the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) announced May 21.

Study: Why your child isn’t sleeping – and how to fix it

Study: Why your child isn’t sleeping – and how to fix it

A Western-led study has identified the 10 biggest risk factors causing sleep issues among children – and its authors are offering exasperated parents research-backed insights into helping little ones get the rest they need.

New site helps data tell COVID-19 story in real time

New site helps data tell COVID-19 story in real time

There were rich sources of information on COVID-19 out there. But while all that data had plenty to say about the times we are living in, it still took Grace Yi and her colleagues to help tell its story.

Student lauds residence experience in pandemic

Student lauds residence experience in pandemic

With his family in India and friends scattered around the globe, Moiz Rajwani will always treasure the support he received from his Western family in his home away from home.

Future signaled in combined PhD candidacy

Future signaled in combined PhD candidacy

Jacqueline Keuper, MSC’17, did not intend to be a pioneer. But the more she thought about the possibilities, the more she realized becoming Western’s first combined PhD candidate made sense.

Archives preserving local pandemic memories

Archives preserving local pandemic memories

Western Libraries is gathering up memories and moments of the local community in a new project, ‘COVID-19 in London, Ontario: Capturing the local experience.’

Course explores pandemic info flow in real time

Course explores pandemic info flow in real time

Master of Library and Information Science students will examine the role information plays during disasters and pandemics, all within a summer course taking place during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Med students explore mental-health peer support

Med students explore mental-health peer support

A group of Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry students are emphasizing the value of peer support in promoting mental health and wellness among their ranks with an initiative they hope will change the way medical students help each other.

Why FaceTime can’t replace face time

Why FaceTime can’t replace face time

As researchers interested in digital health and newly emerging technologies, we are concerned with how new face-to-face digital technologies can improve and alter relationships with ourselves and those around us.