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McClatchie will not seek second term as Huron principal

McClatchie will not seek second term as Huron principal

Huron University College Principal Stephen McClatchie will not seek a second term as principal following the conclusion of his term on June 30, 2016, Huron officials announced Thursday. After almost 15 years as a senior academic administrator at three different...

Abella: Don’t let recent events muddy tolerant waters

Abella: Don’t let recent events muddy tolerant waters

Canada needs today’s graduates, their ideas and their contributions, to protect the country’s cultural mosaic, Irving Abella, eminent historian and president of the Academy of the Arts and Humanities of the Royal Society of Canada, told graduates at the Thursday...

Western grads marry fashion and social responsibility

Western grads marry fashion and social responsibility

Three common passions brought this trio together. Western graduates Sonja Fernandes, Samantha Laliberte and Bianca Lopes met during their studies through the campus business incubator, immediately forging a connection. This spring, they launched Ezzy Lynn, a business...

Construction projects changing face, flow of campus

Construction projects changing face, flow of campus

A new year brings new looks, as Western ushers in a fresh academic term with numerous changes – both completed and ongoing – across its campus. Topping the list, Western officials are encouraging commuters to turn off their ‘autopilots’ as a major change to how...

Barney: Strive hard to unfold the gifts given to you

Barney: Strive hard to unfold the gifts given to you

Graduates must celebrate their roots and capitalize on all they can from their heritage, Robert Barney, one of the world’s foremost authorities on the Olympic Games, told graduates at the Tuesday, June 17 afternoon session of Western’s 303rd Convocation. “Be mindful...

Professor explores costs of school closings to communities

Professor explores costs of school closings to communities

The continually postponed, yet somehow impending, closure of Lorne Avenue Public School in London’s Old East Village is just one example of an incongruence that exists between a community’s needs and policies surrounding school closures in the province.

New website continues Huron rebranding effort

New website continues Huron rebranding effort

In preparing to celebrate a century and a half of academic excellence this December, Huron University College has launched a new, fresh and streamlined visual identity that will reflect the school’s tradition, as well as its deep-rooted connection to Western.

Historian MacMillan to address Huron convocation

Historian MacMillan to address Huron convocation

Canadian historian and author Margaret MacMillan will receive a Doctor of Divinity Degree (honoris causa) from Huron University College during the Western affiliate’s First-Year Commencement Ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3 in the Kingsmill Room.

Determined learners never done studying

Determined learners never done studying

Four Western students were among 16 learners from a variety of educational institutions and agencies who received Adult Learner Awards from the London Council for Adult Education in May.

Western News names Newsmakers 2012

We’ve got ‘Next’ In December, six Western students from three faculties were selected as part of 'The Next 36' – a search for Canada’s most promising and innovative undergraduates. Pictured are, from left, Lauren Hasegawa (Faculty of Engineering); Owen Ou, Ali Jiwani...

Future of religion

Future of religion

The world religion model will become a great deal more complex. Add in people with dual-conscience religious lives, hybrid and new religious movements, the obvious importance of First Nations’ values and systems, and there will be a very different set of social patterns in 2052.

D’Arcy and McColl: Award should fuel ’embarrassment and outrage’

On Oct. 17, the Richard Ivey School of Business will award Rick George, recently retired CEO of Suncor Energy Inc., the 2012 Ivey Business Leader Award. By conferring this award, the university positions itself as part of the problem, effectively offering Suncor Energy an ill-deserved cloak of legitimacy.