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Projects slated for 2021-2022 include a new Entrepreneurship and Innovation Centre and an Indigenous Learning Centre
Western’s renewed and renewable commitment to sustainability is far more than a (phosphate-free) laundry list of activities.
“Because of COVID” became shorthand for the myriad ways we became experts in the art of the pivot.
A Hospitality staffer committed to waste diversion and a student who designed an app to improve use of electric-vehicle charging stations are among winners of this year’s Western sustainability awards.
A busy season for campus construction, renovation, and maintenance resumes this week after a six-week shutdown to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic – although it will not be business as usual, Facilities Management officials announced.
Facilities Management’s Building Services team has turned to technology to ramp up the fight against the spread of germs. Using six new electrostatic sprayers (eSprayers), the team is disinfecting campus more quickly than with traditional cloth wipes.
Thanks to one campus team, Western staffers at the wheel keep rolling along – safe and sanitized.
Earlier this month, Clayton Cook and his University Machine Services team constructed a much-need bracket for a local neurosurgeon – a devise to hold a patient’s head in place during lifesaving surgery. Just another Thursday around the shop.
Both the newly constructed Amit Chakma Engineering Building and historic University College received top honours from the Don Smith Commercial Building Awards.
Parking lots across campus have reopened this morning as Western joins the rest of Southwestern Ontario in drying out after a record-setting rain swept through the region this weekend.
Transit riders and campus commuters need to plan for detours and delays for the next few weeks as university efforts to brighten up campus continue into the New Year.
Early work on the new Biomedical Research Facility has begun with construction fence going up in the Medical Science Parking Lot and a section between the Siebens Drake Research Institute and the Medical Science Building already excavated.
Winter and snow can evoke polarizing emotions in people. And no one knows this better than Bryan Wakefield,
It’s not re-labelled on official campus maps – not yet, anyhow – but the pedestrian-priority stretch of Kent Drive that fronts University College has transformed to Kent Walk in everything but name.
It’s not the oldest tree on campus – not by a long shot – but it may be one of Western’s most recognizable. But, wracked by disease and marred by several emergency amputations, the European beech that stands atop University College Hill is nearing its end – with an understudy is already growing in the wings.
As the Thames Hall renovation enters its main phase, Facilities Management officials are flagging changes around the landmark building that might impact day-to-day life for the campus community.