Education

Western voices clear at Canadian choir competition

Amabile Choirs of London are celebrating another feather in its choral caps as well as a big win at the National Competition for Canadian Amateur Choirs in St. John’s, N.L., for Carol Beynon, acting vice provost of the School of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies and Faculty of Education professor.

English Language Centre celebrates opening

English Language Centre celebrates opening

Not only will it help diversify Western’s campus, it will help international students settle in, providing English language instruction alongside integrated means of cultural acclimatization.

UWOFA scholarships announced

The University of Western Ontario Faculty Association (UWOFA) awarded 36 scholarships to students from 11 Western faculties. The awards, funded by the UWOFA membership, were handed out at an event on Wednesday, Dec. 5 in the Great Hall, Somerville House.

Western News names Newsmakers 2012

We’ve got ‘Next’ In December, six Western students from three faculties were selected as part of 'The Next 36' – a search for Canada’s most promising and innovative undergraduates. Pictured are, from left, Lauren Hasegawa (Faculty of Engineering); Owen Ou, Ali Jiwani...

Future of children’s mental health

Future of children’s mental health

Communities supporting families, families caring for children and children living in communities where they are loved, where they are safe and where they are welcomed – this is what we hope children’s mental health looks like 40 years from now.

Future of inclusive education

Future of inclusive education

The foundation of inclusive education is a belief all students belong and are valued members of their classroom and neighbourhood school communities. By including and valuing all members of the classroom, educators provide caring communities that appreciate the unique contributions and diversity of all people.

Student chalks up success story

Marc Quirion can tell you how small, everyday occurrences can steamroll into something much bigger than expected.

Western leads Indigenous Education Summit

Western leads Indigenous Education Summit

The Right Honourable Paul Martin, Canada’s 21st Prime Minister, will deliver the opening remarks at the Indigenous Education Summit, a two-day event (Oct. 4-5) at Queen’s Landing in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.

Study eyes role of women’s shelters in communities

Study eyes role of women’s shelters in communities

The first phase results of the Ontario Shelter Research Project, a massive collaborative study funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, were released at Western last week in hopes the findings will assist shelters in evaluating their services in order to better meet the needs of their clients.

‘Sea Level’ rises as finalist

‘Sea Level’ rises as finalist

Faculty of Education professor Cornelia Hoogland’s short story, ‘Sea Level’, was recently chosen from more than 2,000 submissions as one of five finalists for CBC’s Canada Writes Creative Non-fiction Prize.