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Triple-threat law grad to advocate for marginalized communities

Triple-threat law grad to advocate for marginalized communities

For someone who chose to study law “almost on a whim,” Rahul Sapra is excelling. It started with a conversation he overheard on campus a few years ago. “I was just randomly on my walk home from school one day, eavesdropping on the people who ar …

Book dials up RIM’s rise, fall and legacy

Book dials up RIM’s rise, fall and legacy

In ‘Blackberry Town,’ former newspaper reporter Chuck Howitt, BA’76, MAJ’79, explores the explosive rise and fall of Research in Motion (RIM) ad what it has meant to the high-tech industry in the community of Kitchener-Waterloo.

Western celebrates its 314th Convocation

Western celebrates its 314th Convocation

Life-saving and game-changing innovators, award-winning artists and international sporting champions stand among seven distinguished individuals to receive honorary degrees when Western hosts its 314th Convocation this week.

Western alumni, students among 20 20s list

Western alumni, students among 20 20s list

The Western community was well-represented among the city’s outstanding young professionals as numerous students and alumni were named to Business London’s 2019 20 In Their 20s list.

Balestrini goes distance in running, research

Balestrini goes distance in running, research

A typical morning: Roll out of bed. Work out the kinks in his quads and calf muscles. Go for an ‘easy shakeout run’ of 8 kilomentres. Grab some breakfast. Race to a lab meeting. Yes, marathon runner Chris Balestrini does more before 8 a.m. than some of us do all day. But he is not done.

Western alumni, faculty among 20 Under 40

Western alumni, faculty among 20 Under 40

The Western community was well-represented among the city’s outstanding young professionals as 15 alumni or faculty members were named among the 2019 20 Under 40 Award, LONDON INC. recently announced.

CARL revolutionizing audiology education

CARL revolutionizing audiology education

CARL works long hours. He won’t fidget or flinch. He’s always available to lend an ear. And experts around the world are confident he is head and shoulders above any audiology patient simulator on the market.

Alumna making her mark on e-learning

Alumna making her mark on e-learning

Crowdmark CEO Michelle Caers, BA’94 (Political Science), stands as one of the country’s leading e-learning entrepreneurs, forging new pathways for educators and students.

Alumna baking up batches of kindness

Alumna baking up batches of kindness

The former London educators Joanne Lombardi and Deb Parr-Nash have since left the classroom, donned aprons, and now spend their days transforming attitudes and encouraging small acts of kind-heartedness with their cookies.

Gibson remembered as ‘cutting-edge’ author

Gibson remembered as ‘cutting-edge’ author

Author and conservationist Graeme Gibson, BA’58, is being remembered as a writer who was in the vanguard of Canadian literature. The London, Ont., native died this week at the age of 85, following a recent stroke.

Alumnus named to top Bank of Canada role

Alumnus named to top Bank of Canada role

With the appointment of Toni Gravelle, BA’88, PhD’96 (Economics), as a Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, Western continues its tradition of leadership at the bank, with four of the top six positions being held by alumni.

Book dials up RIM’s rise, fall and legacy

Book dials up RIM’s rise, fall and legacy

In ‘Blackberry Town,’ former newspaper reporter Chuck Howitt, BA’76, MAJ’79, explores the explosive rise and fall of Research in Motion (RIM) ad what it has meant to the high-tech industry in the community of Kitchener-Waterloo.

Western celebrates its 314th Convocation

Western celebrates its 314th Convocation

Life-saving and game-changing innovators, award-winning artists and international sporting champions stand among seven distinguished individuals to receive honorary degrees when Western hosts its 314th Convocation this week.

Western alumni, students among 20 20s list

Western alumni, students among 20 20s list

The Western community was well-represented among the city’s outstanding young professionals as numerous students and alumni were named to Business London’s 2019 20 In Their 20s list.

Balestrini goes distance in running, research

Balestrini goes distance in running, research

A typical morning: Roll out of bed. Work out the kinks in his quads and calf muscles. Go for an ‘easy shakeout run’ of 8 kilomentres. Grab some breakfast. Race to a lab meeting. Yes, marathon runner Chris Balestrini does more before 8 a.m. than some of us do all day. But he is not done.

Western alumni, faculty among 20 Under 40

Western alumni, faculty among 20 Under 40

The Western community was well-represented among the city’s outstanding young professionals as 15 alumni or faculty members were named among the 2019 20 Under 40 Award, LONDON INC. recently announced.

CARL revolutionizing audiology education

CARL revolutionizing audiology education

CARL works long hours. He won’t fidget or flinch. He’s always available to lend an ear. And experts around the world are confident he is head and shoulders above any audiology patient simulator on the market.

Alumna making her mark on e-learning

Alumna making her mark on e-learning

Crowdmark CEO Michelle Caers, BA’94 (Political Science), stands as one of the country’s leading e-learning entrepreneurs, forging new pathways for educators and students.

Alumna baking up batches of kindness

Alumna baking up batches of kindness

The former London educators Joanne Lombardi and Deb Parr-Nash have since left the classroom, donned aprons, and now spend their days transforming attitudes and encouraging small acts of kind-heartedness with their cookies.

Gibson remembered as ‘cutting-edge’ author

Gibson remembered as ‘cutting-edge’ author

Author and conservationist Graeme Gibson, BA’58, is being remembered as a writer who was in the vanguard of Canadian literature. The London, Ont., native died this week at the age of 85, following a recent stroke.

Alumnus named to top Bank of Canada role

Alumnus named to top Bank of Canada role

With the appointment of Toni Gravelle, BA’88, PhD’96 (Economics), as a Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, Western continues its tradition of leadership at the bank, with four of the top six positions being held by alumni.