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Western, Brescia begin plans to integrate

Western, Brescia begin plans to integrate

Western University and Brescia University College have begun a process that will see Brescia fully integrate with Western as of May 2024, at which point it will wind down operations as an affiliated university college. The move was initiated by Brescia …

Music Hall celebrates Smoke for lifetime in song

Music Hall celebrates Smoke for lifetime in song

Mary Lou Smoke was surprised enough to learn she was being inducted into the Forest City London Music Hall of Fame. But she never could have imagined the text she received on her way to accept her Lifetime Achievement Award.

Air pollution linked to pre-term, smaller babies

Air pollution linked to pre-term, smaller babies

Babies are much more likely to be born prematurely or underweight if exposed to high levels of air pollution in the womb, according to a new study released today. The study of pregnant women in Southwestern Ontario showed even a one-part-per-billion increase in sulfur...

New food guide rightly eschews serving sizes: Western expert

New food guide rightly eschews serving sizes: Western expert

The evolution of Canada’s Food Guide to a plate full of three food categories – plus a glass of water – represents a positive step towards healthy, ‘flexetarian’ eating, says a leading Western expert on diet and nutrition.

Remembering the Montreal 14

Remembering the Montreal 14

Students, faculty and staff gathered solemnly at different places on campus Thursday to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

Case studies skew women leaders’ roles: study

Case studies skew women leaders’ roles: study

Despite the strong presence of women students in university business programs, women leaders are portrayed stereotypically – or not at all – in many business case studies, new research shows.

Program promotes mental health, resilience

Program promotes mental health, resilience

A new mental wellness initiative at Brescia University College is giving students the tools to ‘live life to the full’ during their time at university.

Fulbright scholar eyes Indigenous voice in Arctic

Fulbright scholar eyes Indigenous voice in Arctic

Indigenous People have a voice in Arctic affairs, but how that voice translates into influence will be central to Brescia University College professor Andrew Chater’s work during his five-month stint at the University of Washington as a 2018 Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Arctic Studies.

Research shows cities take long road to recycling

Research shows cities take long road to recycling

Among municipalities recycling and re-using construction waste, including gravel, concrete, sand and asphalt, Ontario has its ‘leaders’ and its ‘laggards,’ explained Kate Graham, a Political Science professor at King’s and Brescia University Colleges.

FRESH-branded food a hot seller

FRESH-branded food a hot seller

If you brand it, they will eat it, says one Brescia University College researcher who has found highlighting nutritious food items across Western’s residences leads to increased sales – and, more importantly, healthier food purchases for students. The FRESH-approved...

Ivey: Welcomes graduates at Convocation

Ivey: Welcomes graduates at Convocation

Rosamond Ivey, Managing Partner of JRS Group, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) at the Friday morning session of Western’s 312thConvocation.

Brescia team reaches helping hand north

Brescia team reaches helping hand north

Any day now, a family on the northernmost tip of Canada’s mainland will receive a care package from a group of university students. And when the boxes arrive, their journey north will have been at least as interesting as the food and clothing they contain. It’s a...

Music Hall celebrates Smoke for lifetime in song

Music Hall celebrates Smoke for lifetime in song

Mary Lou Smoke was surprised enough to learn she was being inducted into the Forest City London Music Hall of Fame. But she never could have imagined the text she received on her way to accept her Lifetime Achievement Award.

Air pollution linked to pre-term, smaller babies

Air pollution linked to pre-term, smaller babies

Babies are much more likely to be born prematurely or underweight if exposed to high levels of air pollution in the womb, according to a new study released today. The study of pregnant women in Southwestern Ontario showed even a one-part-per-billion increase in sulfur...

New food guide rightly eschews serving sizes: Western expert

New food guide rightly eschews serving sizes: Western expert

The evolution of Canada’s Food Guide to a plate full of three food categories – plus a glass of water – represents a positive step towards healthy, ‘flexetarian’ eating, says a leading Western expert on diet and nutrition.

Remembering the Montreal 14

Remembering the Montreal 14

Students, faculty and staff gathered solemnly at different places on campus Thursday to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

Case studies skew women leaders’ roles: study

Case studies skew women leaders’ roles: study

Despite the strong presence of women students in university business programs, women leaders are portrayed stereotypically – or not at all – in many business case studies, new research shows.

Program promotes mental health, resilience

Program promotes mental health, resilience

A new mental wellness initiative at Brescia University College is giving students the tools to ‘live life to the full’ during their time at university.

Fulbright scholar eyes Indigenous voice in Arctic

Fulbright scholar eyes Indigenous voice in Arctic

Indigenous People have a voice in Arctic affairs, but how that voice translates into influence will be central to Brescia University College professor Andrew Chater’s work during his five-month stint at the University of Washington as a 2018 Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Arctic Studies.

Research shows cities take long road to recycling

Research shows cities take long road to recycling

Among municipalities recycling and re-using construction waste, including gravel, concrete, sand and asphalt, Ontario has its ‘leaders’ and its ‘laggards,’ explained Kate Graham, a Political Science professor at King’s and Brescia University Colleges.

FRESH-branded food a hot seller

FRESH-branded food a hot seller

If you brand it, they will eat it, says one Brescia University College researcher who has found highlighting nutritious food items across Western’s residences leads to increased sales – and, more importantly, healthier food purchases for students. The FRESH-approved...

Ivey: Welcomes graduates at Convocation

Ivey: Welcomes graduates at Convocation

Rosamond Ivey, Managing Partner of JRS Group, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) at the Friday morning session of Western’s 312thConvocation.

Brescia team reaches helping hand north

Brescia team reaches helping hand north

Any day now, a family on the northernmost tip of Canada’s mainland will receive a care package from a group of university students. And when the boxes arrive, their journey north will have been at least as interesting as the food and clothing they contain. It’s a...