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Trio of PhD candidates named Vanier Scholars

Trio of PhD candidates named Vanier Scholars

By Mark Wolfe, Western Communications Three Western PhD candidates – all from the social sciences and humanities competition – have been named among 166 nationwide recipients of 2020-21 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships. Each winner will recei …

Two professors named to Royal Society

Western professors Robert Stainton and Tsun-Kong Sham have been named among the 71 newly elected Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).

Myrvold: Finding Bradbury’s timeless spirit in the 21st Century

Ray Bradbury began writing in the 1940s, at a time when science fiction and fantasy were relegated to pulp magazines with lurid covers, and were looked on with contempt in literary circles. Bradbury, who died June 5, ended up one of the most venerated figures in American letters.

Stepping into the Ivy League

Matthew Leisinger came more than 4,000 kms from his hometown of Prince George, B.C., to earn an undergraduate degree in Philosophy from Western. So what’s another 1,000 kms.

Bell to deliver Philosophical Association keynote

Bell to deliver Philosophical Association keynote

Western philosophy professor John Bell will deliver the keynote address to the Western Canadian Philosophical Association Conference 2011 on Friday, Oct. 21 at the University of Lethbridge.

Six named as Vanier honorees

Western students Ahmed Hamada, Katie Kryski, Donald Lafreniere, Matthew Quinn, Fabrice Szabo and Jodie Whelan have been named recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships, the country’s most prestigious scholarships for doctoral students.

Faculties nab international recognition

Faculties nab international recognition

The departments of Philosophy, History, Geography and English are among the best in the world according to QS World University Rankings for Arts and Humanities.

Two professors named to Royal Society

Western professors Robert Stainton and Tsun-Kong Sham have been named among the 71 newly elected Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).

Myrvold: Finding Bradbury’s timeless spirit in the 21st Century

Ray Bradbury began writing in the 1940s, at a time when science fiction and fantasy were relegated to pulp magazines with lurid covers, and were looked on with contempt in literary circles. Bradbury, who died June 5, ended up one of the most venerated figures in American letters.

Stepping into the Ivy League

Matthew Leisinger came more than 4,000 kms from his hometown of Prince George, B.C., to earn an undergraduate degree in Philosophy from Western. So what’s another 1,000 kms.

Bell to deliver Philosophical Association keynote

Bell to deliver Philosophical Association keynote

Western philosophy professor John Bell will deliver the keynote address to the Western Canadian Philosophical Association Conference 2011 on Friday, Oct. 21 at the University of Lethbridge.

Six named as Vanier honorees

Western students Ahmed Hamada, Katie Kryski, Donald Lafreniere, Matthew Quinn, Fabrice Szabo and Jodie Whelan have been named recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships, the country’s most prestigious scholarships for doctoral students.

Faculties nab international recognition

Faculties nab international recognition

The departments of Philosophy, History, Geography and English are among the best in the world according to QS World University Rankings for Arts and Humanities.