On May 26 1881, an agreement was signed to establish a medical school at The University of Western Ontario. Putting pen to paper was all the impetus needed to unleash 130 years of groundbreaking research, exceptional medical education and the development of an elaborate health care community in London.
The Rwanda: Culture, Society and Reconstruction course in the Department of French Studies, taught by Professor Henri Boyi, involves a 5-week international service-learning experience in Rwanda. Western News asked three students from that class - Tara Dupuis, Patricia...
Richie English says he is blessed with a lot of amazing performing opportunities. While some of The University of Western Ontario doctoral candidate’s success may be attributed to good luck, credit a lot to a good attitude and loads of talent.
Western has increased its efforts to support mental health and increase services available on campus.
Postdoctoral scholars at Western are invited to participate in the first Postdoctoral Research Day, showcasing the breadth and depth of the research done by postdocs.
ASB, facilitated by the Student Success Centre and Western Residence Life, takes place over Reading Week (Feb. 20-24, 2012) and offers seven different locales: London, Winnipeg, Louisiana, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama.
It’s a common belief that there’s a link between chronic stress and an increased risk of cancer. In new research published online by the International Journal of Cancer, scientists at The University of Western Ontario have taken a step toward confirming that belief.
As a business student, Melyssa Kerr worried she wouldn’t be able “to do good” when she joined a working world focused on the bottom line. But an experience abroad showed her passion for community service did not have to be relegated to a weekend hobby.
About eight months ago, University of Western Ontario student Saumya Krishna was awarded $25,000 to attend a summer-long program, partner with three fellow – yet unknown – undergrads from across the country and told to launch a business with $50,000 by the end of the summer.
University of Western Ontario postdoctoral scholar Gavin Buckingham has been awarded a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship for his project, “Visual substitution for lost haptics during skilled object lifting.”
Western Law students have partnered with the national non-profit group Animal Legal Defense Fund to create The University of Western Ontario’s first Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF).
Sending out 600 fewer acceptance letters this year, The University of Western Ontario did not expect to be welcoming its largest first-year class in its history this week.
If you think the summer went fast, don’t try getting any sympathy from Debbie Jones. The Information Technology Services (ITS) director and her team have been busy updating the campus wireless network, eyeing more capacity and faster connections.
The University of Western Ontario welcomes more than 5,100 new students to campus this weekend as the province prepares itself for the largest cohort of students ever to arrive at Ontario’s 21 universities for the first day of classes.
The Council of Ontario Universities has launched a new website to provide first-year students with resources to help them navigate university.
The medical school at The University of Western Ontario celebrates its 130th anniversary this year and welcomes the class of 2015 with the traditional White Coat Ceremony on Wednesday, Aug. 31.
I’m just going to chill tonight and crash on the couch. Don’t be ditching any of your classes. Can I borrow a loonie from you. These sort of phrases sounds familiar to most first-year students.
Morgan describes Open Closet, a social support group at Regional HIV/AIDS Connection (RHAC), as her second home.
For Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) student Laura George, travelling internationally has always been a favourite activity. But travelling across the world alone will be a first.
Summer will soon be drawing to a close, and that means life as a university student is just around the corner for thousands of soon-to-be Mustangs.