2020 at Western will forever be known as a watershed.
A raft of gifts and investments showed faith in the quality and support of Western and its people.
“Because of COVID” became shorthand for the myriad ways we became experts in the art of the pivot.
The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) has declared a COVID-19 outbreak in Saugeen-Maitland Hall residence, where there are currently eight confirmed positive cases.
As many as 5,000 prospective students are expected to take part in virtual fall preview day at Western – an event featuring virtual tours and real-time conversations with faculty, staff and students.
The bracelet, a rugby ball strung through with a blue paracord, bears the initials of Samuel James Baker. It is an enduring memorial to Sam Baker, said his friend Sepand Mesgarzadeh, an Ivey Business student who designed it and is selling identical ones as a...
Struggling London families will soon receive 1,000 care packages prepared by Western students through this year’s OServes day.
The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) has declared a COVID-19 outbreak in London Hall, a Western University campus residence, where there are currently four confirmed positive cases. The university is collaborating with the MLHU on contact tracing and is supporting students who need to get tested and quarantine.
Nursing student Emma Van Dyk, who is legally blind, can now read directly from a textbook with the help of eSight goggles that provide her with portable vision.
In a first-of-its-kind program at Western, 100 peer leaders are helping first-year students thrive through university expectations and online learning.
Through rain, shine, and a pandemic, OServes connects more than 1,000 student volunteers with non-profit organizations.
Andrew Duhasky is unit chef at Ontario Hall and wants to make sure the food is better, much better, than just ‘good’.
The Take Care Western strategy is a reminder to take care of yourself, take care of each other and take care of your community.
Western has appointed Terry McQuaid – a psychologist with national leadership experience in equity, mental health and violence prevention – as its first Director of Student Wellness & Well-being.
A $9.2-million gift from Jeff and Shelley Parr has helped Western University launch a centre dedicated to student mental health and well-being.
A Hospitality staffer committed to waste diversion and a student who designed an app to improve use of electric-vehicle charging stations are among winners of this year’s Western sustainability awards.
Western will welcome first-year students to campus this fall with a new strategy that offers more sustained support to help them learn, lead and thrive. It’s an all-in approach focused on setting them up for long-term success at university.
University sports regular- and post-season games across the country have been canceled for the fall term due to concerns about the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches, administrators, officials, and fans during the ongoing pandemic, U SPORTS and Ontario University Athletics (OUA) announced June 8.
Travel all over from map when Stephanie White, Director of Sport, in Sport and Recreation, Student Experience, takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
Sports have moved beyond the field, court and rink in a lot of ways as big data has become the big play in understanding player performance.