Researchers at the Huron Community History Centre and Western Libraries are uncovering hidden histories of area communities with a digital mapping project that shares places and the past.
Six months out of school due to COVID-19 is threatening marginalized and vulnerable students to fall behind their peers. So Western has joined with community partners in a tutoring project to bring kids up to speed.
A unique mindfulness program developed at Western has led to greater empathy and self-regulation among kindergarten children.
Summer Shakespeare enters its 40thyear with a production of Pandemic Julius Caesar inspired by North America’s own Ides of March.
Two Western students launched The Basket Project in April and have since delivered 1,500 bags health-care essentials to people experiencing homelessness.
Students, faculty and staff can wear their purple pride as they don Western-branded masks to protect the health of campus colleagues.
A Hospitality staffer committed to waste diversion and a student who designed an app to improve use of electric-vehicle charging stations are among winners of this year’s Western sustainability awards.
A Western researcher is hoping to unify parents, teachers and language professionals in an effort to identify and treat a hidden language disorder that impedes children’s basic communication skills.
Ask Sara Mai Chitty, BA’14, MA’15, to describe land-based learning, and chances are, the Anishinaabekwe storyteller and educator will share an anecdote to illustrate the concept.
Campus cyclists can now enlist the help of thousands of extra eyes across the city in an effort to keep their bikes safe from thieves, thanks to a new partnership with 529 Garage.
David Zhu, a second-year Medical Sciences student, recently organized 5-ing COVID-19, a fundraiser in support of the SickKids Foundation.
Tornado and extreme weather experts Greg Kopp and Dave Sills took part in a webcast on May 21, 2020 to discuss the upcoming tornado season and how to best detect tornado occurrence throughout Canada.
Two Western Space initiatives designed to encourage young minds to cast their eyes to the stars will expand thanks to backing from PromoScience grants.
A Western-led team of researchers and engineers has developed a way to modify a firefighter’s facemask in order to help treat patients with COVID-19.
A Western student-led team is reaching beyond campus to raise money in support of the community’s most vulnerable residents amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Family Medicine professor Dr. Daniel Pepe describes it as “a digital shield” – a virtual COVID-19 triage tool designed to protect health-care workers while providing rapid care for patients now in use across Southwestern Ontario.
In true Janet Smith fashion, her first inclination was to share the credit when presented with the Changemaker Lifetime Achievement Award from United Way Elgin Middlesex.
Western Libraries is gathering up memories and moments of the local community in a new project, ‘COVID-19 in London, Ontario: Capturing the local experience.’
Western Continuing Studies has seen first-hand the incredible desire for individuals to keep learning and stay connected during the COVID-19 crisis.
Based on an initiative, concept and design by Western, General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada is now producing approximately 500 medical face shields per day to support Canada’s fight against COVID-19.