Ivey Business School
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.

Liao embracing Schwarzman Scholar opportunities

Liao embracing Schwarzman Scholar opportunities

Dawn Milne of Ivey Business School recently sat down with Cynthia Liao, HBA’14, to discuss the importance of the Schwarzman Scholar program, why others should consider it, and what lies ahead.

Liao named among 2021 Schwarzman Scholars

Liao named among 2021 Schwarzman Scholars

Cynthia Liao, HBA’14, was recently named a Schwarzman Scholar, one of 145 young leaders to receive this distinguished scholarship to pursue a master’s degree in global affairs at Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing. She’ll begin her studies in August 2020.

Remember 30: Inherited legacy

Remember 30: Inherited legacy

We weren’t alive 30 years ago, but we recognize that we have inherited the legacy of Dec. 6, 1989, all the same. And for us, that legacy has been mostly a positive one.

UWOFA honours students at scholarship event

UWOFA honours students at scholarship event

The University of Western Ontario Faculty Association (UWOFA) handed out the association’s annual scholarships to outstanding students from across all 11 faculties at an event Wednesday afternoon in The Great Hall.

Hickey embraces ‘opportunity’ for home, self

Hickey embraces ‘opportunity’ for home, self

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKv52XwJlpo&feature=youtu.be Rhodes Scholar Patrick Hickey, HBA’19, will join a class of 100 from more than 60 countries as recipients of this distinguished scholarship to study at the University of Oxford next year. Nominated by...

Alumnae named among Canada’s Most Powerful

Alumnae named among Canada’s Most Powerful

Eleven Western alumnae have been named recipients of the 2019 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award, the Women’s Executive Network recently announced.

Hickey named among Rhodes Scholars

Hickey named among Rhodes Scholars

Patrick Hickey, HBA’19, has been named a recipient of the Rhodes Scholarship, one of only 11 Canadian students to earn the esteemed award this year. He becomes the 24th Rhodes Scholar in Western history.

Researchers recognized for high citations

Researchers recognized for high citations

Four Western professors have been lauded for their multiple highly cited research papers, according to the Highly Cited Researchers 2019 list from the Web of Science Group, released this week.

Study explores benefits of workplace neurodiversity

Study explores benefits of workplace neurodiversity

In an effort to help companies embrace a new way of identifying talent, thus leaving behind fewer people who don’t fit traditional ways, Austin is studying the best practices of ahead-of-the-curve companies, particularly focused on neurodiveristy employment.

Western alumni, students among 20 20s list

Western alumni, students among 20 20s list

The Western community was well-represented among the city’s outstanding young professionals as numerous students and alumni were named to Business London’s 2019 20 In Their 20s list.

Stories of greed, courage and stupidity

Stories of greed, courage and stupidity

Get an insider’s view of modern corporate culture – as well as a passing reference to a forgotten 1980s comedy starring a future Batman – when Darren Meister, the Thompson Chair in Engineering Leadership and Innovation, takes his turn on Read. Watch. Listen.

Brown: Smallest actions make biggest difference

Brown: Smallest actions make biggest difference

Katie Brown vividly remembers reading ‘Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think,’ a book spotlighting how scientific innovators and technology are being used to solve humanity’s biggest problems. It ignited in her a love for science and the drive to create a better society. She was 12 years old.

Two alumni win award as top Canadian immigrants

Two alumni win award as top Canadian immigrants

A senior official with the Toronto Stock Exchange and an up-and-coming real estate lawyer – both community-driven Western alumni – have been named among Canada’s Top 25 immigrants in an award sponsored by RBC and Canadian Immigrant magazine.