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Allaster: Create a world of equality in opportunity for all

Allaster: Create a world of equality in opportunity for all

Gender parity is not a women’s issue – it is an economic issue that impacts Canada’s competitiveness and prosperity, businesswoman Stacey Allaster, BA’85, MBA’00, told graduates at the Monday, June 16, afternoon session of Western’s 303rd Convocation. “Our country is...

Brescia celebrates Clare Hall opening

Joan Francolini, left, Brescia University College chancellor, shares a laugh with Lucyanne Davison, executive assistant to Brescia’s Principal Colleen Hanycz, at last week’s official opening and blessing of Brescia’s new residence, Clare Hall, as well as its new, state-of-the-art eatery, The Mercato.

Brescia reappoints Hanycz as principal

Brescia reappoints Hanycz as principal

Colleen Hanycz has been reappointed to a second term as Brescia University College’s principal, the Council of Trustees recently announced. Hanycz’s four-year renewal will begin July 1.

Brescia reaching out by logging on

Some 10,000 km away, Brescia University College is gaining esteem among young women in China, all thanks a tech-savvy outreach initiative.

Francolini named first-ever chancellor for Brescia

Francolini named first-ever chancellor for Brescia

Joan Francolini has been appointed chancellor for Brescia University College by the Council of Trustees of Brescia. She will commence the inaugural four-year term in this honorary position on July 1.

Campus Digest: Two new Canada Research Chairs named at Western; eight renewed

Western professors Bipasha Baruah and Girma Bitsuamlak have been named Western’s newest Canada Research Chairs (CRC). Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), announced the two new and eight renewed CRCs at Western University, marking the kickoff to National Science and Technology Week.

LUNCHES to serve up data on when, how kids eat at school

For Paula Dworatzek, it started with a note home from her children’s elementary school that led to a two-year Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) funding grant for the Brescia University College professor.

Uncovering a lyrical component to language

Nadine de Moras recalls growing up in Paris and being taught English as a second language. While her formal educational training was fine, she found she learned a lot more from John, Paul, George and Ringo.

WHAT I’VE LEARNED: Samantha Goverde

Samantha Goverde is a fourth-year Honours Specialization (Sociology) student, with a major in Leadership, at Brescia University College.

Experiential learning paying off

Experiential learning paying off

Through the use of the Online Health Program Planner, a tool created by Public Health Ontario, a soon-to-be-implemented peer nutrition education program by and for university students looks to help enhance critical thinking skills.

Author reclaims women’s role in history

You could say Ami McKay is supplementing history, infusing male-centric historical facts with fictitious – yet intrinsically accurate – feminine tales.

Campus Digest, April 5

Campus Digest, April 5

Legacy exhibit takes flight Two labour deals head to BOG Western has recently reached tentative settlements with the Clinical Teachers Association of UWO (CTA) representing 650 clinical faculty in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and the University of...

‘Summer’ warms business startup

Jennifer Broxterman has a full schedule. Not only is she a master’s student in Brescia University College’s Food and Nutrition program (edging toward her third degree), the 27-year-old also teaches a couple of courses at the university. And, she runs her own business, too.

Campus Digest, March 29

Campus Digest, March 29

Annual salary disclosures from Western University In keeping with the Public Sector Disclosure Act, Western has released its annual list of employees whose 2011 income met or exceeded $100,000, as reflected on their T4 slips.  Also outlined on the list are taxable...