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App bridges need by matching volunteers, seniors

App bridges need by matching volunteers, seniors

Living a too-distant border away from his grandmother, Medical Sciences/Biology student Harshil Shah worried about how some isolated, elderly people were managing without the help they needed during the COVID-19 pandemic. So, he and seven friends create …

Student effort offers lifeline to isolated seniors

Student effort offers lifeline to isolated seniors

Three Western students, along with their community partners, are offering a little joy to seniors isolating alone during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Stay in Touch initiative brings messages of hope – and perhaps a few smiles – to doorsteps and computer screens across...

Miracle grad beats the odds

Miracle grad beats the odds

Serena Tejpar is not supposed to be alive. Now, three years after a catastrophic car crash, the 21-year-old will cross the stage with her classmates on Wednesday morning at Western’s 312thConvocation as she earns her Bachelor of Medical Sciences (Honors) degree.

Alumni earn Top Immigrant honours

Alumni earn Top Immigrant honours

Western alumni Kundan Joshi, BESc’04 (Software Engineering), founder and CEO of TheAppLabb, and Dr. Boluwaji Ogunyemi, BSc’08 (Medical Sciences & Sociology), a dermatologist, have been named among the 10th annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants, a list that...

Young scholars score hat trick with Rogers honour

Young scholars score hat trick with Rogers honour

Life happens in threes for Sanjae Mahmud. She is a fraternal triplet; she now calls London, her third city, home; and she recently received the inaugural Ted Rogers Scholarship. But how does the Rogers honour add up to three for the Mahmud Family? “I had already...

Teaching Fellow’s idea eases students into labs

Teaching Fellow’s idea eases students into labs

Sarah McLean has no problem with Medical Sciences students embracing failure over and over again. In fact, thanks to a teaching innovation of her creation, she encourages it. “They can mess up the steps, do it in the wrong order, add the wrong thing and, while they’ll...

Student effort offers lifeline to isolated seniors

Student effort offers lifeline to isolated seniors

Three Western students, along with their community partners, are offering a little joy to seniors isolating alone during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Stay in Touch initiative brings messages of hope – and perhaps a few smiles – to doorsteps and computer screens across...

Miracle grad beats the odds

Miracle grad beats the odds

Serena Tejpar is not supposed to be alive. Now, three years after a catastrophic car crash, the 21-year-old will cross the stage with her classmates on Wednesday morning at Western’s 312thConvocation as she earns her Bachelor of Medical Sciences (Honors) degree.

Alumni earn Top Immigrant honours

Alumni earn Top Immigrant honours

Western alumni Kundan Joshi, BESc’04 (Software Engineering), founder and CEO of TheAppLabb, and Dr. Boluwaji Ogunyemi, BSc’08 (Medical Sciences & Sociology), a dermatologist, have been named among the 10th annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants, a list that...

Young scholars score hat trick with Rogers honour

Young scholars score hat trick with Rogers honour

Life happens in threes for Sanjae Mahmud. She is a fraternal triplet; she now calls London, her third city, home; and she recently received the inaugural Ted Rogers Scholarship. But how does the Rogers honour add up to three for the Mahmud Family? “I had already...

Teaching Fellow’s idea eases students into labs

Teaching Fellow’s idea eases students into labs

Sarah McLean has no problem with Medical Sciences students embracing failure over and over again. In fact, thanks to a teaching innovation of her creation, she encourages it. “They can mess up the steps, do it in the wrong order, add the wrong thing and, while they’ll...