Advocacy and activism can be exhausting but it’s less soul-searing than the systemic racism endured every day by Canadians who are Black, Indigenous and People of Colour.
Guo was one of only five scholarship recipients chosen from Canadian universities this year.
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry professor Lisa Saksida and nine Western alumnae have been named recipients of the 2020 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award.
An alumna’s book detailing one of Canada’s great, previously untold business philanthropy stories has won a major award book.
A master’s degree in communications is offering Kat Brown-Blake something her 15-year career as a lawyer in Florida wasn’t able to – a sense of greater purpose.
In a soon-to be-published book, Media and Information Studies professor Romayne Smith Fullerton and Duquesne University professor Maggie Jones Patterson take a detailed look at public attitudes to crime and the media through case studies and interviews with journalists around the world about how and why they cover crime the way they do.
Western alumna Heidi Jacobs, MLIS’06, was awarded this year’s Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour for her debut novel ‘Molly of the Mall: Literary Lass and Purveyor of Fine Footwear.’
The potential to improve our emotional traits and skills through apps appears limitless. While there is nothing wrong with pursuing a more fulfilling emotional life, there is a danger in being blinded by the quest for happiness.
First in her family to attend university right out of high school, Serena Mendizabal is aiming no lower than being a world-changer.
Western researchers Jacquie Burkell and Kevin Shoemaker have been re-appointed as Acting Associate Vice-Presidents (Research) for another year, effective July 1.
At a time of a global crisis, when collaboration is more important than competition in terms of ending the coronavirus pandemic, is this the time for anyone to “Be Like Mike?”
Western-led research to aid humanity in its resilience and recovery efforts during the current and future disease outbreaks got a recent boost thanks to university backing of 13 projects, Research Western announced this week.
Master of Library and Information Science students will examine the role information plays during disasters and pandemics, all within a summer course taking place during the COVID-19 global pandemic.
With demands for online educational resources at an all-time high, organizers of a new interactive project see the time as right to introduce Ontario students to London’s art treasures.
Faculty and staff of the Master of Media in Journalism and Communication (MMJC) program developed an entirely new internal summer internship program for students as the COVID-19 pandemic started canceling or postponing external opportunities.
Twenty Western researchers across six faculties received more than $2.7 million in Insight Grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the funding agency announced this week.
A pair of Western scholars – Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Hesham El Naggar and Physical Therapy professor Joy MacDermid – have been honoured with Distinguished University Professorships.
Being safe at home isn’t possible for everyone during this COVID-19 crisis. And so, it’s important rethink what we mean by “home” and “safe.”
The COVID-19 pandemic will continue to test a fractured media environment’s ability to balance speed, accuracy and consistency – all in real time with lives on the line. It is a test, according to Western experts, for traditionalists and techies, alike.
While verifying the accuracy of information remains a concern, one Western researcher is stressing how social media is also uniquely positioned to help us cope with such a massive, complex issue.