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‘Thriving Educators’ cultivate caring campus community

‘Thriving Educators’ cultivate caring campus community

A thriving campus needs thriving educators. And, as several Western student-affairs professionals recently discovered, thriving educators need each other. Throughout an academic year rife with change and challenge due to the pandemic, they gathered onli …

Construction projects changing face, flow of campus

Construction projects changing face, flow of campus

A new year brings new looks, as Western ushers in a fresh academic term with numerous changes – both completed and ongoing – across its campus. Topping the list, Western officials are encouraging commuters to turn off their ‘autopilots’ as a major change to how...

Adair: Embrace arts as a way of understanding the world

Adair: Embrace arts as a way of understanding the world

A solid background in the arts can prepare a person for success in life, Supreme Court judge Madam Justice Elaine Adair, BMus’73, MMus’78, told graduates at the Monday, June 16, morning session of Western’s 303rd Convocation. Her studies in music and philosophy at...

Operafest 2014 takes to the stage

Operafest 2014 takes to the stage

Operafest 2014 takes to the stage Saturday and Sunday, May 24 and 25, with student performances from the Don Wright Faculty of Music’s Canadian Operatic Arts Academy.

Alumnus’ tuxedo finds new life

Thanks to a loving husband, a tuxedo and the spirit of renewal, Susan Agranove and third-year Music student Dan Luong are strangers no more.

Bringing glorious noise to the community

Montcalm Secondary School’s music room looks like a scene from Jack Black’s School of Rock – electric guitars and Roland amps, cables and distortion pedals.

Western welcomes Berlin Quintet, Tafelmusik

Western welcomes Berlin Quintet, Tafelmusik

The Don Wright Faculty of Music welcomes two of the world’s best to its stages and classrooms next week as the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet and Tafelmusik pay Western a visit.

UWOFA honours work of students

Each year, the University of Western Ontario Faculty Association (UWOFA) awards scholarships to outstanding students from across all 11 faculties at the university. These awards are funded by UWOFA members, reflecting their commitment to students and to the university community. Winners were honoured at an event Monday in the Dr. David S. Chu International Student Centre, Western Student Services Building.

UWOpera brings Britten to the stage

UWOpera brings Britten to the stage

UWOpera will stage Britten’s ‘Rape of Lucretia’ as part of Western’s Benjamin Britten Festival. Performances will be held at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 22-23, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, in the Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College. Tickets are $25/$15 in advance from the Grand Theatre box office at 519-672-8800 or cash at the door.

Construction projects changing face, flow of campus

Construction projects changing face, flow of campus

A new year brings new looks, as Western ushers in a fresh academic term with numerous changes – both completed and ongoing – across its campus. Topping the list, Western officials are encouraging commuters to turn off their ‘autopilots’ as a major change to how...

Adair: Embrace arts as a way of understanding the world

Adair: Embrace arts as a way of understanding the world

A solid background in the arts can prepare a person for success in life, Supreme Court judge Madam Justice Elaine Adair, BMus’73, MMus’78, told graduates at the Monday, June 16, morning session of Western’s 303rd Convocation. Her studies in music and philosophy at...

Operafest 2014 takes to the stage

Operafest 2014 takes to the stage

Operafest 2014 takes to the stage Saturday and Sunday, May 24 and 25, with student performances from the Don Wright Faculty of Music’s Canadian Operatic Arts Academy.

Alumnus’ tuxedo finds new life

Thanks to a loving husband, a tuxedo and the spirit of renewal, Susan Agranove and third-year Music student Dan Luong are strangers no more.

Bringing glorious noise to the community

Montcalm Secondary School’s music room looks like a scene from Jack Black’s School of Rock – electric guitars and Roland amps, cables and distortion pedals.

Western welcomes Berlin Quintet, Tafelmusik

Western welcomes Berlin Quintet, Tafelmusik

The Don Wright Faculty of Music welcomes two of the world’s best to its stages and classrooms next week as the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet and Tafelmusik pay Western a visit.

UWOFA honours work of students

Each year, the University of Western Ontario Faculty Association (UWOFA) awards scholarships to outstanding students from across all 11 faculties at the university. These awards are funded by UWOFA members, reflecting their commitment to students and to the university community. Winners were honoured at an event Monday in the Dr. David S. Chu International Student Centre, Western Student Services Building.

UWOpera brings Britten to the stage

UWOpera brings Britten to the stage

UWOpera will stage Britten’s ‘Rape of Lucretia’ as part of Western’s Benjamin Britten Festival. Performances will be held at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 22-23, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, in the Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College. Tickets are $25/$15 in advance from the Grand Theatre box office at 519-672-8800 or cash at the door.