Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Innovative education leader visits campus

Innovative education leader visits campus

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.

Western boasts eight Vanier winners

Eight Western students have been named recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, Canada’s most prestigious scholarship for doctoral students.

Students share love of books across borders

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.

Attawapiskat crisis offers a teaching moment

Attawapiskat crisis offers a teaching moment

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.

Ontario Trillium scholars named

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 Research Day slated

Postdoctoral Research Day slated

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.

Give at any level: Wolfe

Bernard Wolfe says in order to make the most of their lives, graduates need to continue both their vocational and humanistic education.

Keep learning and stay optimistic: Naylor

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.

Life is a learning journey: Mathur

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.

Mediation offers good life lessons: Winkler

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.

Kielburgers: Use your gifts to help others

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.

White asks grads to ‘share knowledge’

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.