Health Sciences
Students’ snack pops expectations

Students’ snack pops expectations

Ditch the chips and pitch the popcorn: two Western students are hoping Londoners’ tastes will rise up to enjoy popped water-lily seeds instead.

Western interns head East – remotely

Western interns head East – remotely

A longstanding partnership between Western students and community groups in Africa took place virtually, from locations all across the globe.

Four named inaugural Canadian nursing Fellows

Four named inaugural Canadian nursing Fellows

Four Western nursing faculty have been named to the inaugural class of Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Nursing – a program that recognizes and celebrates the most accomplished nurses in Canada.

Youth vaping problem nets research dollars

Youth vaping problem nets research dollars

Vaping among teenaged Canadians has doubled in the past two years – a troubling trend that three Western researchers will examine in depth with new funding from the CIHR.

Book brings life, career of ‘Happy Jack’ into focus

Book brings life, career of ‘Happy Jack’ into focus

Author Sandy Lubert, BA’89, recently published ‘A FAIRS to Remember, The Life & Times of Happy Jack,’ a new book that explores the career of one of Western professor and coaching legend Jack Fairs, BSc’46, LLD’05.

Students display smiles amid pandemic protection

Students display smiles amid pandemic protection

Developed by a pair of Western students, Smile Masks are partly transparent face coverings that allow the wearer to speak, emote and make themselves understood by people who need to both see and hear you.