covid19
Med students unite to aid health-care colleagues

Med students unite to aid health-care colleagues

Medical students at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry are rallying to support their local communities and health-care colleagues during the COVID-19 containment efforts.

University rallies to move courses online

University rallies to move courses online

As hundreds of courses go online this week, the university community is embracing a brave new world – one that would not have been possible without a spirit of flexibility, collaboration and resilience across campus, Western e-learning experts say.

Maximizing your eLearning experience

Maximizing your eLearning experience

With Western course going online this week, eLearing experts offered the following advice to faculty and students looking to make the most of this unprecedented moment.

Panicked consumers seek control amid the crisis

Panicked consumers seek control amid the crisis

Empty shelves once filled with rolls and rolls of toilet paper. It is one of the more enduring – and strange – images of the COVID-19 crisis in Canada. But scenes like these are not uncommon in times of stress as they are all products of the often irrational consumer mind, according to a Western Consumer Behaviour expert.

Student team delivers during COVID-19 crisis

Student team delivers during COVID-19 crisis

A volunteer group of Western students has set up a grocery shop-and-delivery service for Londoners who have self-quarantined or are at high risk of COVID-19 infection.

President’s statement on COVID-19 effort, March 12

President’s statement on COVID-19 effort, March 12

Western President Alan Shepard released the following statement today on the university’s response to the evolving COVID-19 situation. *   *   * Colleagues, The health and safety of our campus community is always my top priority. I am writing to provide an important...

Expert centres ethics in WHO coronavirus efforts

Expert centres ethics in WHO coronavirus efforts

As the death toll from coronavirus tops 2,600, the global community continues to grapple with urgent medical questions. But the health crisis has spawned an equally pressing ethical debate.