The bracelet, a rugby ball strung through with a blue paracord, bears the initials of Samuel James Baker. It is an enduring memorial to Sam Baker, said his friend Sepand Mesgarzadeh, an Ivey Business student who designed it and is selling identical ones as a...
Researchers at the Huron Community History Centre and Western Libraries are uncovering hidden histories of area communities with a digital mapping project that shares places and the past.
Travel back in time and across an ocean with the Loyalist Migrations mapping project, a joint research venture showcasing the power of geographic information systems (GIS) to communicate humanity’s “vastly complex history.”
You don’t have to stray far off ‘Main St.’ to enjoy these hits as Geoff Read of Huron University College takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
Embrace selections that ask you to peel back the layers when Huron University College professor Jennifer Mustapha takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
Business insights. Historic context. All in 280 characters or fewer. It’s all part of a unique style of highlighting business winners and losers, near-misses and might-have-beens that has made BNN Bloomberg journalist Jon Erlichman, BA’99 (Huron University College), one of the top Biz Twitter follows in the country.
Embrace new ways, nostalgia and a touch of artistic danger when Huron University College professor Paul Nesbitt-Larking takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
A great book can change your life. That’s the impetus behind Sara MacDonald’s successful advocacy for Global Great Books, a new major at Huron University College.
Research papers by two recent Western graduates – Cynthia Qi and Madelaine Coelho – have been selected as the best in the world in their fields in the 2019 edition of The Undergraduate Awards.
The only known copies of a long-lost pre-Confederation abolitionist newspaper have been re-discovered after being hidden within Western Archives, and are now carefully restored to near-new condition.
With 100-plus buildings across 500 acres, the Western campus requires thousands of maintenance, repair, and infrastructure upgrade projects throughout the year. As the campus quiets down for summer, those projects will ramp up for Facilities Management.
It’s through remarkable stories about seemingly unremarkable objects that Huron University College History professor Amy Bell and her students have unraveled the anti-slavery stories of “small things.”
University is filled with incredible opportunities, but the stakes are high. The decisions you make here will define your career and affect relationships for the rest of your life. Social, financial, and academic pressures build up. The stress can be unbearable. Help can seem hard to find.
Rosamond Ivey, Managing Partner of JRS Group, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) at the Friday morning session of Western’s 312thConvocation.
There is a pressing need to consolidate Ontario’s separate and public school systems. Long ignored by most politicians, this controversial idea deserves a fresh and serious policy discussion — especially now, with the new Ontario government contemplating cuts to the...
They are unlikely farmers, sure. But armed with a vision of making a social and sustainable impact in London, a lawyer, writer, business instructor and social service worker are rolling up their sleeves and making it work. Urban Roots, co-founded by Heather and Graham...
While a love for animals prompted Margaret Coons, BA’12 (Huron University College), to become a vegetarian, it was a family passion for entrepreneurship that led her to found the artisanal cheese company Nuts for Cheese. “I didn’t grow up in a vegetarian family. So, I...
In recognition of her dedication to social justice, Nonie Brennan, CEO of All Chicago Making Homelessness History, was awarded an honorary Doctor of...
Canadian business icon Prem Watsa, MBA’74, LLD’12, has been named the first-ever Chancellor of Huron University College. The Chairman and CEO of Fairfax Financial Holding Ltd. was selected by Huron’s Board of Governors last month.
The following excerpt – Their, There – is from Ivan Coyote’s 2014 book, Gender Failure, which Huron University College picked as its Huron1Read 2017-18 selection. Based on their acclaimed 2012 live show, Gender Failure is a collection of autobiographical essays,...