There’s a new twist to Living Well @ Western, and it involves more than exercise.
The Take Care Western strategy is a reminder to take care of yourself, take care of each other and take care of your community.
Students, faculty and staff can wear their purple pride as they don Western-branded masks to protect the health of campus colleagues.
Insights gained from the WE SPEAK 2020 survey will guide the university as it strives to build a workplace culture where faculty and staff continue to feel valued and understand how their work supports the university mission.
Working from home has become the ‘new normal’ for many. What is not normal, however, are the kitchens, bedrooms and other spaces recently converted into makeshift workstations.
Western attracts many exceptional leaders and also strongly believes it can ‘cultivate’ leadership skills through the new Excellence in Leadership program. Recently, Western celebrated the learning achievement of 50 leaders in the program.
Starting in the New Year, Western is set to deliver the WE SPEAK Faculty and Staff Survey 2020, which runs Jan. 28-Feb. 14, and is designed to measure workplace culture and employee engagement.
Staff development opportunities at Western are getting a new look – both online and in the classroom.
Starting Sept. 1, Western staff and faculty members have access to Morneau Shepell services as the new provider for the university’s Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP).
While student mental health and wellness efforts have grabbed headlines in recent months, programs like Living Well @ Western showcase how the well-being of faculty and staff remains a priority for the university.
An Extreme Cold Warning is expected to continue through the day. Be sure to cover up completely when outside. Frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin.
Matthew Mills answers three simple questions about his reading, viewing and listening habits by taking his turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
Demonstrating dedication from residence halls to administrative offices, from alumni engagement to student counseling, presented here are winners of the 2018 Western Awards of Excellence, the highest honour for staff member achievement.
Perhaps take the stairs to your third-floor office. How about spending part of your lunch hour walking across campus. You could simply relax with some standing yoga.
A university community call to clear the air is being heeded as Western officials announced this week their plans to snuff out smoking across campus by July 2019. Starting today, smokers are required to keep at least 10 meters from any campus building. While previous...
Western community members will be able to breathe a bit easier thanks to a recent expansion of the university’s smoke-free zones. However, don’t look for a totally smoke-free campus any time soon. This week, Western expanded its smoke-free zones, known as Clear Air...
It’s time once again to lace up those running shoes, stretch those calf muscles and get active as Western is stepping into the Global Corporate Challenge (GCC) mindset for the third year – this time opening up participation to the entire campus community. The GCC...
Western could go cold turkey when it comes to smoking on campus, with recent survey results showing a majority of the university’s students, staff and faculty in favour of ‘butting out’ when it comes to the much maligned tobacco habit. “What precipitated us to look at...
Now, it’s your turn to ‘clear the air.’ Launched Jan. 27 and 28, a campuswide survey exploring opinions on the future of smoking at the institution continues the university’s consultation process into the issue. Last week, members of the university community received...
Come find, build and share your insights with the campus community by taking part in the 14th annual Western Staff & Leaders’ Conference. Scheduled for Feb. 17-19, the conference will feature keynote speakers, workshops and tours to strengthen your connection to...