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Giving Western leaders the tools to succeed

Giving Western leaders the tools to succeed

Oeishi Bhattacharjee found a warm welcome and the courage to be vulnerable. Jefferson Frisbee found listening to others helped him better understand the challenges his colleagues were facing during the pandemic. And Kristina Sendova felt empowered to help  …

Faculty, staff wellbeing at heart of Western plan

Faculty, staff wellbeing at heart of Western plan

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.

Western issues weather warning statement

Western issues weather warning statement

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.

Embracing hope, hardship, purpose

Embracing hope, hardship, purpose

Matthew Mills answers three simple questions about his reading, viewing and listening habits by taking his turn on Read. Watch. Listen.

Honouring our own with Awards of Excellence

Honouring our own with Awards of Excellence

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.

Western ready to step up to the Challenge

Western ready to step up to the Challenge

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.

Western moves toward smoke-free campus

Western moves toward smoke-free campus

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...

Campus smoking changes further clear the air

Campus smoking changes further clear the air

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...

GCC gets us up, out and active

GCC gets us up, out and active

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...

Survey: Campus ready to clear air

Survey: Campus ready to clear air

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...

Survey seeks input into campus smoking

Survey seeks input into campus smoking

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...

Registration open for Staff and Leaders Conference

Registration open for Staff and Leaders Conference

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...

Harmonizing the mind, body and spirit

Harmonizing the mind, body and spirit

Tai Chi, an ancient method of wellbeing that works at both a physical and mental level, aims to harmonize the mind, body and spirit, promoting both mental and physical wellbeing. Living Well @ Western is a cross-campus initiative designed to encourage and promote a...

Faculty, staff wellbeing at heart of Western plan

Faculty, staff wellbeing at heart of Western plan

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.

Western issues weather warning statement

Western issues weather warning statement

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.

Embracing hope, hardship, purpose

Embracing hope, hardship, purpose

Matthew Mills answers three simple questions about his reading, viewing and listening habits by taking his turn on Read. Watch. Listen.

Honouring our own with Awards of Excellence

Honouring our own with Awards of Excellence

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.

Western ready to step up to the Challenge

Western ready to step up to the Challenge

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.

Western moves toward smoke-free campus

Western moves toward smoke-free campus

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...

Campus smoking changes further clear the air

Campus smoking changes further clear the air

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...

GCC gets us up, out and active

GCC gets us up, out and active

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...

Survey: Campus ready to clear air

Survey: Campus ready to clear air

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...

Survey seeks input into campus smoking

Survey seeks input into campus smoking

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...

Registration open for Staff and Leaders Conference

Registration open for Staff and Leaders Conference

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...

Harmonizing the mind, body and spirit

Harmonizing the mind, body and spirit

Tai Chi, an ancient method of wellbeing that works at both a physical and mental level, aims to harmonize the mind, body and spirit, promoting both mental and physical wellbeing. Living Well @ Western is a cross-campus initiative designed to encourage and promote a...