Why settle for one option when you can enjoy an ‘outburst of good things’ when Arts & Humanities Dean Michael Milde takes his turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
Future Fossils was a series of events and projects in London, Toronto and New York, including exhibitions, a workshop, and a graduate summer school, that brought together a group of people working on museums, contemporary art, the Anthropocene, and climate change.
In American folklore, few stories are more iconic than that of plucky frontier girl Laura Ingalls Wilder. Her story has been central to the Little House on the Prairie novel series, focal point of two television adaptations and even celebrated during biennial LauraPalooza conventions.
A lifetime of experimental conversations between brain and body have lead Visual Arts professor Sky Glabush to stand among the country’s leading artists. Two of his large works, painted with oil and sand on canvas, have recently been acquired by the National Gallery of Canada.
A familiar name will bridge Western International to a new leader – all while helping shape senior leadership skills across campus.
English and Writing Studies professor Madeline Bassnett’s ‘Under the Gamma Camera’ provides a frank portrait of the emotional and clinical aspects of her battle with breast cancer, and a broader picture of humanity’s internal struggle with external realities.
Even running one of the world’s best programs, Philosophy Chair-elect Carolyn McLeod sees the challenges clearly.
Enjoy exposés, deep-dives and visually stunning storytelling – even on a plane – when English and Writing Studies professor Madeline Bassnett takes her turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
Speaking in another tongue can tie up even the highest achieving language students. But thanks to French professor Sebastien Ruffo, some of those old stumbling blocks can be smoothed out by combining technology with the tried-and-true test of performing text.
Hello! His name is Cody Barteet. He prepared a list of favourite things to read, watch and listen. Prepare to enjoy.
A new report calling for paid “attachment leave” for newly adopting Canadian families is reaching the ears of policy-makers in Ottawa, where advocates hope their call find its way into federal party platforms.
Nino Ricci is a man of letters not microphones – so forgive him for “extreme hesitation” when approached about hosting a Western-produced podcast centred on creativity.
Four Western PhD candidates have been named from among 166 nationwide recipients of the 2019-2020 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships.
Anthony Skelton has no hesitations taking over as Acting Director of the Rotman Institute of Philosophy.
It all started with a Black Friday deal on a microphone. “That was the pivot on whether or not the podcast was going to happen,” explained Roisin Miland, a second-year Don Wright Faculty of Music student.
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.
In celebration of the Times Higher Education (THE) Teaching Excellence Summit, Western News presents the following series of stories highlighting teaching excellence at Western.
Kim Solga is “kind of a weirdo” when it comes to her teaching.
Some five decades ago, when Jane Urquhart was studying English at the University of Guelph, there was one lonely anthologized textbook to supplement learning for the university’s solitary course in Canadian literature.
Live from Westminster is a concert series where faculty, staff and students are invited to perform live in the Western News newsroom. Today, Camille Intson takes to the stage.