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Advanced Manufacturing pivots to face shields

Advanced Manufacturing pivots to face shields

Western teams across campus are supporting production of low-cost, substantively effective medical face shields that could be in hospitals for health-care workers within days if not hours.

Network unites students in disaster resiliency efforts

Network unites students in disaster resiliency efforts

Western students and their Cuban peers will be at the forefront of understanding how communities can better withstand the worst Mother Nature has to offer thanks to a new scholars network designed to offer on-the-ground opportunities for young researchers.

Seven Western programs among global elite

Seven Western programs among global elite

Four Western subjects now count themselves among the Top 50 programs in the world, according to the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject, released today.

Big data project lights path to energy savings

Big data project lights path to energy savings

Western researchers are charged up over the use of big data to help utility providers untangle the complexities of consumer energy demand across the country while also planning for a greener future.

CSA grant backs Western Space rover tech

CSA grant backs Western Space rover tech

Western will play a key role in humanity’s return to the Moon, thanks to a major investment by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) in a university-led advancement that could represent a flagship Canadian contribution to international missions to the Moon, Mars and beyond.

Degrees, scholarship to honour Flight 752 students

Degrees, scholarship to honour Flight 752 students

The families and friends of four Western students whose lives were cut short in the downing of Ukraine International Flight PS752 will not only see their loved ones’ academic careers celebrated, but ambitions live on in opportunities for future students.

Future-focused network to boost industry foresight

Future-focused network to boost industry foresight

Mechanical and Materials Engineering professor Tengyuan Zhang, Associate Director of WIN 4.0 (Western’s Industry Network), is utilizing the latest industry revolution – cyber-physical systems – to give businesses the ability to anticipate what will happen in their facilities and address problems even before they happen.

Building communities by building bridges

Building communities by building bridges

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.

Legendary team starts season high atop rankings

Legendary team starts season high atop rankings

If asked to identify a Western team ranked among the best in North America, you might not immediately think of the one featuring fast-clicking strategists with nicknames like ‘Shorthop’ and ‘BlazedNova’.

Campus and community mourn, celebrate students

Campus and community mourn, celebrate students

About 500 mourners gathered Wednesday in a memorial service at Western’s Alumni Hall in a tearful tribute to four graduate students who lost their lives on Flight PS752.

Ghazal Nourian: Absence of ‘a great presence’

Ghazal Nourian: Absence of ‘a great presence’

Western remembers the lives of four graduate students – Hadis Hayatdavoudi, Milad Nahavandi, Ghazal Nourian and Sajedeh Saraeian – who died aboard Ukraine International Flight PS752.

Sajedeh Saraeian: Woman of ‘a thousand hopes’

Sajedeh Saraeian: Woman of ‘a thousand hopes’

Western remembers the lives of four graduate students – Hadis Hayatdavoudi, Milad Nahavandi, Ghazal Nourian and Sajedeh Saraeian – who died aboard Ukraine International Flight PS752.

Milad Nahavandi: A loss felt with each passing day

Milad Nahavandi: A loss felt with each passing day

Western remembers the lives of four graduate students – Hadis Hayatdavoudi, Milad Nahavandi, Ghazal Nourian and Sajedeh Saraeian – who died aboard Ukraine International Flight PS752.

میلاد نهاوندی: جای خالی که با گذشت هر روز بیشتر احساس می شود

میلاد نهاوندی: جای خالی که با گذشت هر روز بیشتر احساس می شود

وقتی که میلاد نهاوندی برای اولین بار در سال 2016 با استاد مهندس شیمی و بیو شیمیایی  چالرز زو در مورد دانشجو شدنش در دانشگاه وسترن ارتباط برقرار کرد، زو مطمئن نبود که آیا میلاد با او صادق است یا نه. نهاوندی عملا خیلی بهتر از انچه که انتظار میرفت بود در حدی که باعث میشد فرد به این همه توانایی او مشکوک بشه.

غزل نوریان: فقدان حضوری توانمند

غزل نوریان: فقدان حضوری توانمند

 غزل نوریان کوچکترین بچه ازسه فرزندی بود که در سراسر زندگی توسط خانواده اش حمایت میشد. خانواده ای که هدفش تامین بنیانی برای “بهترین اینده برای غزل” بود، اینها\ مطالبی است برادر او، پیمان نوریان به یاد می اورد.

Vigil honours students lost in Flight PS752

Vigil honours students lost in Flight PS752

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.

McClelland, Kopacz named to Mayor’s List

McClelland, Kopacz named to Mayor’s List

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.