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Western grad David Simmonds receives Harry Jerome leadership award

Western grad David Simmonds receives Harry Jerome leadership award

When David Simmonds was a young boy, his family attended the Harry Jerome Awards Gala in Toronto. The event, organized by the Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA), celebrates excellence within the Black community.  As each awardee was hon …

Democracy project heads SSHRC recipients

Democracy project heads SSHRC recipients

Political Science professor Laura Stephenson’s C-Dem project headed a list of 97 Western projects and research areas which will collectively receive $8.4 million in SSHRC grants.

Western embracing ‘Change’ in the classroom

Western embracing ‘Change’ in the classroom

In celebration of the Times Higher Education (THE) Teaching Excellence Summit, Western News presents the following series of stories highlighting teaching excellence at Western.

USC celebrates teaching excellence

USC celebrates teaching excellence

Nigmendra Narain (Political Science), Philip King (DAN Department of Management & Organizational Studies), Scott Loveland (Ivey Business School) and Mark Baker (Physics and Astronomy) were honoured with the University Student’s Council (USC) Award of Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Three named Distinguished University Professors

Three named Distinguished University Professors

Three professors are the latest recipients of Distinguished University Professorships (DUP) awards, joining a select group of faculty members recognized for exceptional scholarly careers

Loud Luxury scores four Juno nominations

Loud Luxury scores four Juno nominations

Loud Luxury, the Canadian dance/electronic duo born out of a friendship forged at Western, will not only be performing at the Juno Awards in London in March – they’ve just been nominated for four major awards at the event.

Program creates a new life in a new home

Program creates a new life in a new home

At first, everything was fine. At 11, Mariana Garcia emigrated from Mexico to Canada. She welcomed the chance to make a life in a new country. “ But soon, the realities of her situation took hold. No one at her school spoke Spanish, leaving Mariana isolated. By the final years of high school, she was quite vulnerable.

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.

Joint project targets Indigenous water crisis

Joint project targets Indigenous water crisis

Chris Alcantara knows it will take more than government funding to address the water crisis in Canada’s Indigenous communities. The money is important, sure. But building a collaborative relationship with Indigenous communities is what will build the foundation for future water infrastructure, he said.

Book finds solution in cooperation, conversation

Book finds solution in cooperation, conversation

As in many towns, there’s a skateboarding park in Teslin, Yukon, where children and teenagers play. The one in Teslin, however, was jointly built by the Teslin Tinglit Council – a Yukon First Nation government – and the municipality.

Democracy project heads SSHRC recipients

Democracy project heads SSHRC recipients

Political Science professor Laura Stephenson’s C-Dem project headed a list of 97 Western projects and research areas which will collectively receive $8.4 million in SSHRC grants.

Western embracing ‘Change’ in the classroom

Western embracing ‘Change’ in the classroom

In celebration of the Times Higher Education (THE) Teaching Excellence Summit, Western News presents the following series of stories highlighting teaching excellence at Western.

USC celebrates teaching excellence

USC celebrates teaching excellence

Nigmendra Narain (Political Science), Philip King (DAN Department of Management & Organizational Studies), Scott Loveland (Ivey Business School) and Mark Baker (Physics and Astronomy) were honoured with the University Student’s Council (USC) Award of Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Three named Distinguished University Professors

Three named Distinguished University Professors

Three professors are the latest recipients of Distinguished University Professorships (DUP) awards, joining a select group of faculty members recognized for exceptional scholarly careers

Loud Luxury scores four Juno nominations

Loud Luxury scores four Juno nominations

Loud Luxury, the Canadian dance/electronic duo born out of a friendship forged at Western, will not only be performing at the Juno Awards in London in March – they’ve just been nominated for four major awards at the event.

Program creates a new life in a new home

Program creates a new life in a new home

At first, everything was fine. At 11, Mariana Garcia emigrated from Mexico to Canada. She welcomed the chance to make a life in a new country. “ But soon, the realities of her situation took hold. No one at her school spoke Spanish, leaving Mariana isolated. By the final years of high school, she was quite vulnerable.

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.

Joint project targets Indigenous water crisis

Joint project targets Indigenous water crisis

Chris Alcantara knows it will take more than government funding to address the water crisis in Canada’s Indigenous communities. The money is important, sure. But building a collaborative relationship with Indigenous communities is what will build the foundation for future water infrastructure, he said.

Book finds solution in cooperation, conversation

Book finds solution in cooperation, conversation

As in many towns, there’s a skateboarding park in Teslin, Yukon, where children and teenagers play. The one in Teslin, however, was jointly built by the Teslin Tinglit Council – a Yukon First Nation government – and the municipality.