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Giving guide: Holiday gift ideas with Western connections

Giving guide: Holiday gift ideas with Western connections

What better way to get into the spirit of giving than by supporting small businesses founded by Western students and alumni. To help you find that perfect gift or stocking stuffer, Western News has compiled a list of inspirational ideas certain to add a …

Students display smiles amid pandemic protection

Students display smiles amid pandemic protection

Developed by a pair of Western students, Smile Masks are partly transparent face coverings that allow the wearer to speak, emote and make themselves understood by people who need to both see and hear you.

App bridges need by matching volunteers, seniors

App bridges need by matching volunteers, seniors

Living a too-distant border away from his grandmother, Medical Sciences/Biology student Harshil Shah worried about how some isolated, elderly people were managing without the help they needed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lena Schreyer named 3M National Student Fellow

Lena Schreyer named 3M National Student Fellow

Lena Schreyer is one of just 10 Canadian students to receive the prestigious 2020 3M National Student Fellowship Award, 3M Canada and the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) announced May 21.

Tips for entrepreneurs dealing with pandemic

Tips for entrepreneurs dealing with pandemic

Allow me to offer some thoughts to all entrepreneurs. Most of this is just a reminder and it is certainly related to their business survival as that is where I hope I can offer some ideas or affirmation:

Crisis will be catalyst for entrepreneurship

Crisis will be catalyst for entrepreneurship

Throughout human history, crises have been pivotal in developing our societies. The present coronavirus pandemic will arguably not be an exception as entrepreneurs can be expected to rise to the challenge.

Student’s venture delivers fresh food, comfort

Student’s venture delivers fresh food, comfort

“Things were going OK. We were growing at a normal place and hitting our targets fine. We were in a good position to expand to other communities,” said the Ivey Business School HBA student. “But come the first week of March, things flipped.”

Students display smiles amid pandemic protection

Students display smiles amid pandemic protection

Developed by a pair of Western students, Smile Masks are partly transparent face coverings that allow the wearer to speak, emote and make themselves understood by people who need to both see and hear you.

App bridges need by matching volunteers, seniors

App bridges need by matching volunteers, seniors

Living a too-distant border away from his grandmother, Medical Sciences/Biology student Harshil Shah worried about how some isolated, elderly people were managing without the help they needed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lena Schreyer named 3M National Student Fellow

Lena Schreyer named 3M National Student Fellow

Lena Schreyer is one of just 10 Canadian students to receive the prestigious 2020 3M National Student Fellowship Award, 3M Canada and the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) announced May 21.

Tips for entrepreneurs dealing with pandemic

Tips for entrepreneurs dealing with pandemic

Allow me to offer some thoughts to all entrepreneurs. Most of this is just a reminder and it is certainly related to their business survival as that is where I hope I can offer some ideas or affirmation:

Crisis will be catalyst for entrepreneurship

Crisis will be catalyst for entrepreneurship

Throughout human history, crises have been pivotal in developing our societies. The present coronavirus pandemic will arguably not be an exception as entrepreneurs can be expected to rise to the challenge.

Student’s venture delivers fresh food, comfort

Student’s venture delivers fresh food, comfort

“Things were going OK. We were growing at a normal place and hitting our targets fine. We were in a good position to expand to other communities,” said the Ivey Business School HBA student. “But come the first week of March, things flipped.”