Stefanie Tom came to Western keen on drawing as much as possible from the experience – and on giving back as much as she could to the school that welcomed her for five years.
Every year, thousands of motivated entrepreneurs launch new businesses. While led by determined and ambitious individuals, half won’t make it past the fourth year. Yet fail or succeed, these same entrepreneurs and founders still receive high praise when it comes to...
Western-led research to aid humanity in its resilience and recovery efforts during the current and future disease outbreaks got a recent boost thanks to university backing of 13 projects, Research Western announced this week.
Seventy-five university research projects across seven faculties received more than $13.8 million in Discovery Grants from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
More than 2,000 Western community members from around the world have registered for a six-week virtual masterclass made available for free by Western Entrepreneurship and Ivey Business School.
Witnessing shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) across the country, a pair of Western students have become matchmakers in an attempt to address the need.
Bakugan toys and HedBanz games have become unlikely tools in the fight to contain COVID-19 thanks to global toys and games giant Spin Master.
Twenty Western researchers across six faculties received more than $2.7 million in Insight Grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the funding agency announced this week.
Allow me to offer some thoughts to all entrepreneurs. Most of this is just a reminder and it is certainly related to their business survival as that is where I hope I can offer some ideas or affirmation:
It’ll take more than a pandemic to stop the march of globalization. In fact, it might be the offshoots of globalization that help humanity combat this and other global threats.
Throughout human history, crises have been pivotal in developing our societies. The present coronavirus pandemic will arguably not be an exception as entrepreneurs can be expected to rise to the challenge.
With the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders across all sectors and at all levels in societies worldwide are facing enormous challenges. Whether they are able to meet these challenges depends to a great extent on each leader’s character.
“Things were going OK. We were growing at a normal place and hitting our targets fine. We were in a good position to expand to other communities,” said the Ivey Business School HBA student. “But come the first week of March, things flipped.”
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, Canadians are seeing a large number of women lead us through the crisis.
A pair of Western alumni have converted Canadians’ worries about contracting the COVID-19 virus into a business producing and selling facemasks to essential, non-health-care workers.
Western students and their Cuban peers will be at the forefront of understanding how communities can better withstand the worst Mother Nature has to offer thanks to a new scholars network designed to offer on-the-ground opportunities for young researchers.
Four Western subjects now count themselves among the Top 50 programs in the world, according to the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject, released today.
Canada needs modern transportation infrastructure to enable sustainable mobility. This infrastructure has to meet new demands for energy efficiency and emission standards while serving denser urban populations.
Five Western alumni, including a former Dean of Engineering, are among 120 newly named appointments to the Order of Canada, one of the country’s highest honours.
Richard M. Ivey, HBA’47, LLD’79, the renowned philanthropist and education advocate who helped elevate Western and its business school to international prominence, died Saturday, Dec. 28. He was 94.