Most of the time, it is easy to forget that London didn’t always look the way it does now. Now, an online app spanning the past 100 years of aerial photography in London is helping us remember.
No one knows what changes the mindset of an inmate. Prison is punitive, intended to strip power and deliver pain. But through creativity, Visual Arts professor Sky Glabush has found a way to empower inmates and deliver a bit of compassion into those dark corners.
A new online project aims to improve the experiences of young people entering the mental-health care system with an eye toward building better relationships between providers and youth.
Western professors Tara Mantler and Kimberley Jackson were co-investigators in a study that identified cognitive behavioural therapy as helpful for traumatized mothers-to-be. They then had that research translated to visual art and poetry.
The Reverie Project is a multi-channel exhibition that shares video portraits of 20 people in a migrant community in Geneva, Switzerland – a city that is also home of the 1951 Refugee Convention, the international treaty that defines who a refugee is and sets out the responsibilities of nations that grant asylum.
The New Year just got a little brighter for campus commuters as London Transit services will return to normal Saturday after three weeks of detours.
A bridge over Bolivian waters – for the third time, Western’s chapter of Engineers in Action (EIA) are eagerly anticipating helping rural communities bridge gaps in their geographic, economic and social isolation.
The Western community raised $619,475 in support of United Way Elgin Middlesex – a number representing support for 7,350 local individuals to access the organization’s services this year.
Western researchers, including two undergraduate students, have become pivotal players in developing a mobile X-ray protocol that could transform how mummies are examined in the field.
More than a century of tradition will be on display this week as Western takes to the ice Thursday against the Guelph Gryphons for the inaugural Faceoff at the Forks under the Budweiser Gardens lights.
For six years, Craig Saari, BA’01 (Kinesiology), BEd’02, has been president, coach, manager, troubleshooter and mobilizer at the Forest City Velodrome as part of a large team of volunteers/members who also love to cycle.
Biology professor Bryan Neff will be – ahem – fishing for answers with his latest project exploring the health of Canada’s 200-plus freshwater fish species in the face of increasing (mostly human-made) challenges.
Nursing professor Abe Oudshoorn is planning to swim, cycle and run one triathlon each day for a month to raise money for Atlohsa’s homelessness relief efforts.
Alert WesternU, the university’s mass communications tool for relaying campus emergency information, is expanding its reach to include an opt-in by visitors.
For Dayna Prest, her research is a homecoming. The Women’s Studies and Feminist Research PhD candidate is exploring the experiences of LGBTQ individuals in Stratford, St. Marys and Perth County in an effort to better understand their relationship with these small communities – ones stereotypically seen as heterosexual, white and conservative – and how they shaped personal identity.
Law enforcement agencies across the country could have a new partner in creating safer communities thanks to a Western-led partnership introducing academic research and big data into policing.
When the planet is on fire, it takes words – and then more than words – to inspire and mobilize Canadians to do battle for the planet. That’s the idea behind a new online poetry and prose anthology, dedicated to the climate crisis and edited by English professor Kathryn Mockler.
The Western and London community gathered in a sombre memorial Wednesday to mourn the deaths of four Western students who were aboard Ukraine International Flight PS752 when it crashed near Tehran earlier that day.
This year’s annual Mayor of London Honours List boasted some ‘purple pride’ as alumni Arthur McClelland and Alex Kopacz were honoured by London Mayor Ed Holder.
Seniors across Ontario may soon be building healthier lives and stronger communities right at home, thanks to the efforts of Western researchers and colleagues across the province focused on helping seniors live independently as long as possible.