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Funny, catchy and stripped down

Funny, catchy and stripped down

You may not realize Ed buys houses, but you’ll understand that Graham knows good tunes when King’s University College professor Graham Broad when he takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.

Course embeds students in federal electioneering

Course embeds students in federal electioneering

More than a dozen King’s University College students will hit the campaign trail as they hit the books thanks to a new Political Science class that looks to offer an insider’s understanding of political campaigns.

Epilepsy Toolkit earns national honours

Epilepsy Toolkit earns national honours

Sometimes when Dylan Di Girolamo zoned out in class, her teachers or classmates thought she was just tired. One person, thinking she was high, once phoned police for help. Unfortunately, those misconceptions about seizures did not simply vanish when someone thought to check her MedicAlert bracelet.

Vanier’s death turns eyes to legacy, ideas

Vanier’s death turns eyes to legacy, ideas

Jean Vanier’s legacy will continue on in the thousands of people committed to shared community among people with and without disabilities, says the Director of a new Western-based research centre founded in his name.

Program casts differences in different light

Program casts differences in different light

King’s University College professor Pamela Cushing has been named recipient of the Canadian Disability Studies Association award for outstanding leadership. Cushing founded the King’s Disabilities Studies program.

Alumnus Malloy named Principal of King’s

Alumnus Malloy named Principal of King’s

Noted academic and alumnus David C. Malloy has been named the ninth Principal of King’s University College, the Board of Directors of the Western affiliate announced today. He will assume the role on July 1.

Strangers’ ‘yuck’ face may deter some smokers

Strangers’ ‘yuck’ face may deter some smokers

Dire warnings of rotting teeth, cancer and sudden infant death are emblazoned on tobacco packaging as deterrents to smoking. Yet, smokers continue to light up. So, what would happen if packaging could also trigger guilt, shame or embarrassment?

Program promotes mental health, resilience

Program promotes mental health, resilience

A new mental wellness initiative at Brescia University College is giving students the tools to ‘live life to the full’ during their time at university.

Research shows cities take long road to recycling

Research shows cities take long road to recycling

Among municipalities recycling and re-using construction waste, including gravel, concrete, sand and asphalt, Ontario has its ‘leaders’ and its ‘laggards,’ explained Kate Graham, a Political Science professor at King’s and Brescia University Colleges.

King’s expands in size and vision

King’s expands in size and vision

The King’s University College campus, an affiliate of Western, has doubled in size after acquiring a little more than 18 acres of land from the Catholic Diocese of London.

Temertys to grads: Persevere, give back

Temertys to grads: Persevere, give back

As philanthropists Jim and Louise Temerty see it, the most important thing is to give back. During the morning session of Western’s 312th Convocation, they urged graduates to persevere and give their time.

Western atop world in Undergraduate Awards

Western atop world in Undergraduate Awards

By Kristine Dundas, Western Communications  A passion for translating research to patient care has led Tiffany Ni, BMSc’18, to the top of the world. Ni was recently named a Global Winner in the Medical Sciences category of The 2018 Undergraduate Awards for her thesis...

App finds new way to make lifelong connections

App finds new way to make lifelong connections

Second-year King’s University College student Sam Chams hopes incoming students at Western, and its affiliate colleges, will find a better way to network and create long-lasting friendships through his new Campus Connect app.

Team wears mental-health support on sleeves

Team wears mental-health support on sleeves

Taylor Norris and Broder Currie wanted to leave their mark on the Forest City. More than anything, the King’s University College students and young entrepreneurs wanted to give back to the community that helped set them on a path to success. Their start-up – Five One...

Program, community help new grad find new hope

Program, community help new grad find new hope

Life was far from easy for Lisa Pierce. And then, she broke her back. She was 32 and in an abusive relationship, raising three children while working as a heavy-equipment operator. After breaking her back in a workplace accident, the medication she was prescribed...

Facing dementia with strength and resilience

Facing dementia with strength and resilience

On Sundays when he was much younger, Anthony Carapinha would tag along with his Mom to the nursing home where she worked as a long-term care provider. “I would sit with Mr. Jones, Mr. Boyle and an international judge who spoke five different languages – all at once,”...

Huron moves to help those impacted by DACA

Huron moves to help those impacted by DACA

As the United States wrestles with the fate of thousands of its undocumented residents, one Western affiliated college immediately stepped into the fray and offered a helping hand – and a hefty scholarship – to students seeking a way out. Last week, U.S. President...