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Cultivating mindfulness, compassion through meditation

Cultivating mindfulness, compassion through meditation

If you resolved to develop a regular meditation practice in 2022, you can get there – one breath at a time, for just five minutes a day. It’s an approach that led Tanaz Javan, BA’11, MSc’15, to become a devoted practitioner. She’s also a guide …

Alumnus marks fandom one jersey at a time

Alumnus marks fandom one jersey at a time

Maybe Rawad Serhan, BSc’14, has room for one more jersey, you know, to celebrate the Toronto Raptors’ first-ever NBA Finals victory Thursday night.

Notable organist finds keys to perfect sound

Notable organist finds keys to perfect sound

An assemblage of Braille music sheets pours out from a well-used black leather folder on the organ bench, but it remains untouched – an unspoken reminder that he has committed to memory almost six decades of repertoire. This place, this instrument, is John Vandertuin’s home.

Gerry honoured for lifetime in theatre

Gerry honoured for lifetime in theatre

The award-winning director will be presented with a Lifetime Membership Award for his dedication and vision in founding London Musical Theatre 30 years and 75 productions ago.

Whitney Biennial provides another stage for alumnus

Whitney Biennial provides another stage for alumnus

More than a decade ago, as an MFA student, Brendan Fernandes, MFA’05, attended the opening of the Whitney Biennial, a contemporary exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. “Enamoured” in the moment, the young artist pledged to return one day – but as more than an observer.

Alumna sets out to make us all ‘Unsinkable’

Alumna sets out to make us all ‘Unsinkable’

Silken Laumann is well-acquainted with the connections that bind physical, mental and spiritual health. And with the launch of Unsinkable, a new storytelling platform, the Canadian champion rower hopes her fellow Canadians will come to see them, too. The platform –...

Alumni make Loud return to Western, London

Alumni make Loud return to Western, London

It’s mid-afternoon and Joe Depace and Andrew Fedyk are relaxing on a sunny beach in Cancún, Mexico, wrapping up a spring break tour before returning to Canada. It’s a calm before the storm for the DJ duo most would recognize by their stage name, Loud Luxury.

‘Voices’ exhibit earns Heritage honour

‘Voices’ exhibit earns Heritage honour

A Museum London exhibit led by Anthropology PhD candidate Bimadoshka Pucan, showcasing Anishinaabeg songs, stories and prayers of Saugeen First Nation residents Robert and Eliza Thompson, has been awarded the Lieutenant Governor’s Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation.

Alumnus marks fandom one jersey at a time

Alumnus marks fandom one jersey at a time

Maybe Rawad Serhan, BSc’14, has room for one more jersey, you know, to celebrate the Toronto Raptors’ first-ever NBA Finals victory Thursday night.

Notable organist finds keys to perfect sound

Notable organist finds keys to perfect sound

An assemblage of Braille music sheets pours out from a well-used black leather folder on the organ bench, but it remains untouched – an unspoken reminder that he has committed to memory almost six decades of repertoire. This place, this instrument, is John Vandertuin’s home.

Gerry honoured for lifetime in theatre

Gerry honoured for lifetime in theatre

The award-winning director will be presented with a Lifetime Membership Award for his dedication and vision in founding London Musical Theatre 30 years and 75 productions ago.

Whitney Biennial provides another stage for alumnus

Whitney Biennial provides another stage for alumnus

More than a decade ago, as an MFA student, Brendan Fernandes, MFA’05, attended the opening of the Whitney Biennial, a contemporary exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. “Enamoured” in the moment, the young artist pledged to return one day – but as more than an observer.

Alumna sets out to make us all ‘Unsinkable’

Alumna sets out to make us all ‘Unsinkable’

Silken Laumann is well-acquainted with the connections that bind physical, mental and spiritual health. And with the launch of Unsinkable, a new storytelling platform, the Canadian champion rower hopes her fellow Canadians will come to see them, too. The platform –...

Alumni make Loud return to Western, London

Alumni make Loud return to Western, London

It’s mid-afternoon and Joe Depace and Andrew Fedyk are relaxing on a sunny beach in Cancún, Mexico, wrapping up a spring break tour before returning to Canada. It’s a calm before the storm for the DJ duo most would recognize by their stage name, Loud Luxury.

‘Voices’ exhibit earns Heritage honour

‘Voices’ exhibit earns Heritage honour

A Museum London exhibit led by Anthropology PhD candidate Bimadoshka Pucan, showcasing Anishinaabeg songs, stories and prayers of Saugeen First Nation residents Robert and Eliza Thompson, has been awarded the Lieutenant Governor’s Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation.