The Canada Research Chairs program invests up to $295-million annually to attract, support and retain some of the world’s most outstanding scholars and scientists.
Words 2020 – London’s literary and creative arts festival – launched on Nov. 6 and it’s 100-per-cent virtual as the world stays safe amidst the global pandemic.
The bracelet, a rugby ball strung through with a blue paracord, bears the initials of Samuel James Baker. It is an enduring memorial to Sam Baker, said his friend Sepand Mesgarzadeh, an Ivey Business student who designed it and is selling identical ones as a...
Jaqueline Shi’s short film, ‘Little Red’ is a tribute to her grandmother and a featured entry into the 2020 Forest City Film Festival.
Ellie Sak may well be the first business student in Ivey Business School history to clinch an internship by reciting Robert Frost poems. And, to borrow from the poet’s voice, that has made all the difference in helping her land a career she loves.
Joel Faflak’s faculty profile will tell you he teaches British Romantic poetry of the 18th century. But the award-winning prof will tell you – and his students and colleagues will attest – that his primary aim is to teach to the soul, to their humanity itself.
COVID-19 has exacerbated the problems of racial injustice, isolation, frustration and stagnation and caused higher unemployment, which provides the time to air these grievances. When coupled with mixed messages from elites, the spark lit a fire that continues to burn.
Surprisingly, television has played a relatively small role in the language learning classroom. Our research has shown that students learn new words and phrases through watching television, and the amount of learning may be similar to what is learned through reading.
Three Western PhD candidates – all from the social sciences and humanities competition – have been named among 166 nationwide recipients of 2020-21 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships.
While Sanghu (Justin) Kim was busy digging up the past, he was looking forward to the future.
For someone with only a tepid appreciation of learning the language in high school, Kylie Patton has embraced the language in university.
Reanne Mundadan of Mississauga embraced the challenge of Western’s highly competitive Medical Sciences program in her first year. But she needed more.
Stefanie Tom came to Western keen on drawing as much as possible from the experience – and on giving back as much as she could to the school that welcomed her for five years.
For more than two decades, Ivan Coyote has been using the power of personal narrative to work toward a better world. The newly named Alice Munro Chair in Creativity often grapples with the complex and intensely personal issues of gender identity, as well as family, class, social justice and queer liberation in their work.
Erin Anderson is becoming more comfortable with uncertainty. Often meticulous about planning her life decisions, she’s learning to roll with the punches.
Human trials may offer a pathway toward a COVID-19 vaccine, but the effort is rife with ethical pitfalls that need to be navigated. It is a journey that requires a well-developed roadmap forward, according to one Western researcher.
Women’s Studies and Feminist Research professor Bipasha Baruah was one of two Western-led researchers named among 31 nationwide projects earning a Knowledge Synthesis Grant, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) officials announced today.
Every year, thousands of motivated entrepreneurs launch new businesses. While led by determined and ambitious individuals, half won’t make it past the fourth year. Yet fail or succeed, these same entrepreneurs and founders still receive high praise when it comes to...
When we read recipes closely, we can often get a glimpse of historical conditions and responses to challenges such as food insecurity, war and other types of political and cultural upheaval.
Romeo’s friend Mercutio, stabbed and dying, curses the Capulets and mutters against the Montagues: “A plague o’ both your houses!”