The 2020 Western Award of Excellence represents the highest honour for staff achievement at the university.
Law professor Rande Kostal has been awarded a prestigious international honour for authoring a book that sheds new light on the limits of America’s ability to impose democracy on defeated countries.
A first-year course in constitutional law sparked in Leaelle Derynck a passion for Indigenous legal traditions.
COVID-19 is making access to justice more difficult for marginalized communities, and that reality coupled with the move of many legal services online is prompting more Western law students than ever to step up to meet the need.
The Western community is mourning the death of retired major Charles Edmund Thomas, a military veteran who was studying towards a doctorate in law and who died unexpectedly in Stratford on Oct. 10.
Oh, you’ve got to hold on, ready or not, you live for the fight when it’s all that you’ve got when Law professor Suzanne Chiodo takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
Canadian kids earned a D-plus from the 2020 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. That was the same grade handed down in 2018.
If they see a barn on fire, most people will call 911, stand back, wait for the firefighters and hope the horses survive. That’s the wise and considered approach, said Heather Joy Ross, LLB’84.
Perhaps we should has guessed that the boy who liked to act ended up as the grad who can control the courtroom like a stage.
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.
A pair of Western scholars – Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Hesham El Naggar and Physical Therapy professor Joy MacDermid – have been honoured with Distinguished University Professorships.
Eight exceptional faculty members have been awarded Western’s highest honours for leading and inspiring their students. Collectively and individually, they exemplify the heart of excellence in teaching – and their influence has stretched across faculties, disciplines and decades.
Karen and Angie Bellehumeur not only share the same faculty, but the mother and daughter now find themselves sharing the same class.
Western Law professor Richard McLaren will lead an investigation into alleged corruption within the governing body of the sport of weightlifting and its long-time leader, Tamas Ajan, the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Executive Board announced last week.
As of this writing, there have been three confirmed cases of 2019-nCoV Ontario, and one in British Columbia. Public health officials continue to stress that the risk of infection in Canada is low. So what does the emergency declaration mean for Canadians and Canada’s role internationally?
Take a moment to unhitch your mind from worries about the future, to-do lists or regrets about the past when Western Law Professor Thomas Telfer takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
It stands among the darkest days in Canadian history. On Dec. 6, 1989, 14 women were murdered at École Polytechnique de Montréal in what remains the deadliest mass shooting in the country’s history. Twelve engineering students. One nursing student. One university...
I was an undergraduate student at the University of Ottawa when the École Polytechnique massacre took place. I had been taking courses that year that discussed how the issue of violence against women had been addressed within the Canadian political system.
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.
Governor General recognizes Western alumni Michael Iacocca, Ryan Maar and Kirsten Stefanik with top PhD honours.