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Helping bend, shape needs of Western, world

Helping bend, shape needs of Western, world

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.

Campus parking lots reopen (update 6:15 a.m.)

Campus parking lots reopen (update 6:15 a.m.)

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.

Work begins on Biomed Building site

Work begins on Biomed Building site

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.

‘Kent Walk’ revamp earns top design award

‘Kent Walk’ revamp earns top design award

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.

Iconic tree fights ‘losing game’; hope sprouts beneath

Iconic tree fights ‘losing game’; hope sprouts beneath

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.

Campus changes surround Thames Hall reno

Campus changes surround Thames Hall reno

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.

Energy-efficient solutions pay off for Western

Energy-efficient solutions pay off for Western

A decade of energy-efficiency projects is placing less strain on natural gas supplies and reducing greenhouse gases across campus – all while putting money back into Western’s budget, university officials recently announced.

Construction to impact parking across campus

Construction to impact parking across campus

Early construction work to support the new Biomedical Research Facility will lead to a reduction in spaces in the Medical Science parking lot and a cascade of parking changes, Facilities Management officials announced today.

Two all-way stops added for campus safety

Two all-way stops added for campus safety

Two new all-way stops being added to campus look to improve safety for all in areas where high volumes of pedestrian and vehicular traffic intersect, Facilities Management officials announced today.

Helping bend, shape needs of Western, world

Helping bend, shape needs of Western, world

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.

Campus parking lots reopen (update 6:15 a.m.)

Campus parking lots reopen (update 6:15 a.m.)

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.

Work begins on Biomed Building site

Work begins on Biomed Building site

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.

‘Kent Walk’ revamp earns top design award

‘Kent Walk’ revamp earns top design award

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.

Iconic tree fights ‘losing game’; hope sprouts beneath

Iconic tree fights ‘losing game’; hope sprouts beneath

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.

Campus changes surround Thames Hall reno

Campus changes surround Thames Hall reno

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.

Energy-efficient solutions pay off for Western

Energy-efficient solutions pay off for Western

A decade of energy-efficiency projects is placing less strain on natural gas supplies and reducing greenhouse gases across campus – all while putting money back into Western’s budget, university officials recently announced.

Construction to impact parking across campus

Construction to impact parking across campus

Early construction work to support the new Biomedical Research Facility will lead to a reduction in spaces in the Medical Science parking lot and a cascade of parking changes, Facilities Management officials announced today.

Two all-way stops added for campus safety

Two all-way stops added for campus safety

Two new all-way stops being added to campus look to improve safety for all in areas where high volumes of pedestrian and vehicular traffic intersect, Facilities Management officials announced today.