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Alumnus’ bike lane blitz a viral hit in Toronto

Alumnus’ bike lane blitz a viral hit in Toronto

In just one day on the job, in less than two minutes, Kyle Ashley had issued six tickets – at $150 a pop – to drivers stopped or parked in bike lanes nearby the Eaton Centre along Toronto’s Shuter Street.

Alumni named Top 40 Under 40

Alumni named Top 40 Under 40

Western University congratulates five of its alumni for being named to Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 for 2017. Through hard work and dedication, these alumni have earned one of Canada’s most prestigious honours for young leaders. Alumni honoured this year include: Kristen...

Performance app moves athletes beyond training

Performance app moves athletes beyond training

This self-admitted “serial entrepreneur” might just have logged an idea worth pausing for. About four years ago, Ronen Benin, HBA'12, a former national level swimmer and coach, developed a digital log/journal to help his younger brother, Daniel Benin, BMOS’15, then a...

Johnston: Nurses, lawyers can shape society for the better

Johnston: Nurses, lawyers can shape society for the better

For her distinguished medical career, Sharon Johnston, author and wife of Canada’s Governor General, David Johnston, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) honoris causa, at the Wednesday afternoon session of Western’s 309th Convocation.

Kirby: Help self, others in holistic way

Kirby: Help self, others in holistic way

For his dedicated advocacy for mental health, Canadian politician Michael Kirby was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) at the Friday afternoon session of Western’s 309th Convocation.

Treurnicht: Your education comes with responsibilities

Treurnicht: Your education comes with responsibilities

For her tireless advocacy for innovation and an accomplished career in the sciences, Ilse Treurnicht, CEO of MaRS Discovery District, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science, honoris causa (D.Sc.) at the Thursday afternoon session of Western’s 309th Convocation.

Plotting a course for golf’s future in Canada

Plotting a course for golf’s future in Canada

A photo has hung in Laurence Applebaum’s office for years. It’s a picture of six golfers – one lining up a putt – on Western’s campus in the late 1950s with University College in the background. “I tell people that’s where I barely passed Philosophy in first year,”...

Alumni make music in The Early Morning

Alumni make music in The Early Morning

A simple love of music brought a lawyer, a dietician and a French immersion teacher together to form a band and craft their own unique sound – after their day jobs and the kids are asleep. Western alumni Malcolm Scott, Johanna Kaipainen and Sandy MacDonald are all...

Alumnus finds roughs in the diamond

Alumnus finds roughs in the diamond

W.G. (Will) Braund loves baseball. But when it comes to chatting about the great American pastime, he’s likely to share stories of wrestling alligators, fighting bears, eating live snakes on the vaudeville stage and partying with the likes of Jack Dempsey, Douglas...

Alumnus’ bike lane blitz a viral hit in Toronto

Alumnus’ bike lane blitz a viral hit in Toronto

In just one day on the job, in less than two minutes, Kyle Ashley had issued six tickets – at $150 a pop – to drivers stopped or parked in bike lanes nearby the Eaton Centre along Toronto’s Shuter Street.

Alumni named Top 40 Under 40

Alumni named Top 40 Under 40

Western University congratulates five of its alumni for being named to Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 for 2017. Through hard work and dedication, these alumni have earned one of Canada’s most prestigious honours for young leaders. Alumni honoured this year include: Kristen...

Performance app moves athletes beyond training

Performance app moves athletes beyond training

This self-admitted “serial entrepreneur” might just have logged an idea worth pausing for. About four years ago, Ronen Benin, HBA'12, a former national level swimmer and coach, developed a digital log/journal to help his younger brother, Daniel Benin, BMOS’15, then a...

Johnston: Nurses, lawyers can shape society for the better

Johnston: Nurses, lawyers can shape society for the better

For her distinguished medical career, Sharon Johnston, author and wife of Canada’s Governor General, David Johnston, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) honoris causa, at the Wednesday afternoon session of Western’s 309th Convocation.

Kirby: Help self, others in holistic way

Kirby: Help self, others in holistic way

For his dedicated advocacy for mental health, Canadian politician Michael Kirby was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) at the Friday afternoon session of Western’s 309th Convocation.

Treurnicht: Your education comes with responsibilities

Treurnicht: Your education comes with responsibilities

For her tireless advocacy for innovation and an accomplished career in the sciences, Ilse Treurnicht, CEO of MaRS Discovery District, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science, honoris causa (D.Sc.) at the Thursday afternoon session of Western’s 309th Convocation.

Plotting a course for golf’s future in Canada

Plotting a course for golf’s future in Canada

A photo has hung in Laurence Applebaum’s office for years. It’s a picture of six golfers – one lining up a putt – on Western’s campus in the late 1950s with University College in the background. “I tell people that’s where I barely passed Philosophy in first year,”...

Alumni make music in The Early Morning

Alumni make music in The Early Morning

A simple love of music brought a lawyer, a dietician and a French immersion teacher together to form a band and craft their own unique sound – after their day jobs and the kids are asleep. Western alumni Malcolm Scott, Johanna Kaipainen and Sandy MacDonald are all...

Alumnus finds roughs in the diamond

Alumnus finds roughs in the diamond

W.G. (Will) Braund loves baseball. But when it comes to chatting about the great American pastime, he’s likely to share stories of wrestling alligators, fighting bears, eating live snakes on the vaudeville stage and partying with the likes of Jack Dempsey, Douglas...