Ivey Business School
Grad embraces collision of two worlds

Grad embraces collision of two worlds

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.

University investment pushes pandemic research forward

University investment pushes pandemic research forward

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.

Discovery Grants back 75 research projects

Discovery Grants back 75 research projects

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).

Western researchers earn SSHRC Insight Grants

Western researchers earn SSHRC Insight Grants

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.

Tips for entrepreneurs dealing with pandemic

Tips for entrepreneurs dealing with pandemic

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:

Pandemic offers pause, not end, to globalization

Pandemic offers pause, not end, to globalization

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.

Crisis will be catalyst for entrepreneurship

Crisis will be catalyst for entrepreneurship

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.

Crisis calls for renewed focus on character

Crisis calls for renewed focus on character

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.

Student’s venture delivers fresh food, comfort

Student’s venture delivers fresh food, comfort

“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.”

Alumni idea moves mitten plant to facemasks

Alumni idea moves mitten plant to facemasks

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.

Network unites students in disaster resiliency efforts

Network unites students in disaster resiliency efforts

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.

Seven Western programs among global elite

Seven Western programs among global elite

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.

Western mourns passing of Richard M. Ivey

Western mourns passing of Richard M. Ivey

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.