Elementary school students in Guatemala will be able to borrow books from the library for the first time, thanks in part to the work of Western students.
Jorge Chojolan visits Western as part of his North American speaking tour, in partnership with Librarians Without Borders, at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 in the Faculty of Education, room 1010.
It was a chilly and windy October night back in 2005 that drew Ticha Gwaradzimba to pull off the 401 into London.
Eight Western students have been named recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, Canada’s most prestigious scholarship for doctoral students.
When Shannon Marrinan and Monica Gagne first began the Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program at Western last September, they understood there would be opportunities to apply their theoretical knowledge through experiential learning.
While media and government officials have been drawing attention to the state of Attawapiskat, it’s almost impossible for a resident of southwestern Ontario to understand the issues at hand, say two graduate students at The University of Western Ontario.
With a little creativity, and a whole lot of co-operation, English grad student David Hickey has made a very big deal out of A Very Small Something.
Western students Frederick Armah, Sarbani Banerjee, Gleb Meirson, Mark-Shane Scale, Ahmed El Ansary and Yann Benetreau-Dupin have been named recipients of the Ontario Trillium Scholarships.
Postdoctoral scholars at Western are invited to participate in the first Postdoctoral Research Day, showcasing the breadth and depth of the research done by postdocs.
Bernard Wolfe says in order to make the most of their lives, graduates need to continue both their vocational and humanistic education.
While a challenging and uncertain time, David Naylor also told graduates it is a period of huge promise that will offer wonderful opportunities and great adventures.
Mohan Mathur made it clear to Western’s newest graduates that they are standing at the threshold of an important day in their lives, and whenever possible they should have the courage to lead and not follow.
The ability to be a mediator is a skill that will not only help in law, but can also be used to enrich global culture and the value of a university education, says Ontario Chief Justice Warren Winkler.
Take advantage of new opportunities to take action, no matter how small, and do it with great love to change the world for the better. This was the challenge presented by Free the Children founders Craig and Marc Kielburger to the graduating class from King’s University College.
Mitch Baran says the achievement of his Western degree, along with the inspiration drawn from the memory of his parents, are validation he had the tools to overcome challenges in his younger years.
The secret to Mary Anne White’s success stems back to the friendships she forged and the lessons she learned 40 years ago when she started her academic career at The University of Western Ontario.
Under the caps and gowns of today’s graduates stand the leaders of the most consequential generation in more than a century, says broadcast journalist Kevin Newman.