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.
Western students Ahmed Hamada, Katie Kryski, Donald Lafreniere, Matthew Quinn, Fabrice Szabo and Jodie Whelan have been named recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships, the country’s most prestigious scholarships for doctoral students.
Leenat Jilani, a political science student at Brescia University College, and Connor Lyons, a second-year political science student at Western, are two of 21 youth nationwide selected to be a Canadian Ambassador on Global Vision’s Junior Team Canada.
Genevieve Fisher’s bio reads like someone well beyond her 19 years. Entering second year at The University of Western Ontario’s Don Wright Faculty of Music, she released her first recording, made last fall at OmniSound Studios in Nashville, to great success.
Thomas Butler, fourth-year green process engineering, recently won the FortisBC Community Energy Challenge, a competition held in conjunction with the International Student Energy Summit (ISES) in Vancouver.
Jason Hallows’ recent work, Demonstration, exploring the relationship between an object’s production and its display opens at the McIntosh Gallery Friday, July 15.
About a dozen singers and four pianists from the Don Wright Faculty of Music have joined Theodore Baerg and Irena Welhasch Baerg at La Musica Lirica in Novafeltria, Italy this summer.
The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry provides first- and second-year medical students with a unique opportunity to experience living, learning, and working within rural and regional communities in Southwestern Ontario.
Western graduate student Dave Kemp (Visual Arts) was given top honours at the recent Mississauga Celebrate the Square short film call for his video Watched.
Western graduate student (MFA) Kim Neudorf has been announced as a semi-finalist by the Canadian Art Foundation in the 2011 RBC Canadian Painting Competition.
Saad Anis faces a philosophical problem he may not be able to argue his way out of.
The secret to Mary Anne White’s success stems back to the friendships she forged and the lessons she learned 40 years ago when she started her academic career at The University of Western Ontario.
Under the caps and gowns of today’s graduates stand the leaders of the most consequential generation in more than a century, says broadcast journalist Kevin Newman.
It is easy to be seduced by the glamour and resources of a metropolitan hospital or medical centre, but a rural community offers doctors a different kind of pace and practice.
When Chris Richardson completed his undergraduate degree in journalism, he had two choices: Beat them or join them?
Ken Valyear, who completed his PhD in Neuroscience in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, and Chris Bundock, who completed his PhD in the Department of English, were selected as the two Governor General’s Gold Medal recipients as graduate students with the highest academic standing.
There was the year a student did a cartwheel across the stage. The time someone handed over a baby during the ceremony. Oh, and don’t forget the year there was a streaker.
Ask Michelle Hamilton and she’ll tell you Mustangs sports history at The University of Western Ontario has been more a labour of love, than academic pursuit. But for the last two years, students in her public history program have set out to change that.
At a meeting on March 31, the Brescia Council of Trustees gave financial approval for the residence construction – an approximately $30 million project – to break ground in early 2012, with planned occupancy by September 2013.