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Summer construction paves way for enhanced learning, working spaces

Summer construction paves way for enhanced learning, working spaces

Western’s campus is being transformed this summer with a number of construction projects that will highlight the natural beauty of campus and add leading-edge learning spaces.  Work over the coming months includes enhancements to the landscape west o …

Professor charges toward better battery life

While you may see a Chevrolet Volt here, or a Nissan Leaf there, the future of the electric car has a way to go when it comes to safety, cost and, especially, performance. However, Engineering professor Andy Sun may have an answer to that final challenge.

Earth Month celebrations set

Earth Month celebrations set

Mother’s Day may still be more than a month away, but Mother Earth will still take centre stage during the month of April as Western joins the global celebration of Earth Month. Visit sustainability.uwo.ca for further event details and a full schedule. Among the upcoming events:

Green Award nominations open

Green Award nominations open

Nominations are now being sought for the Western Green Awards to recognize contributions to sustainability on campus.

New building begins new era for Schulich

New building begins new era for Schulich

She knew the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine was a big project. But as the building opened its doors yesterday, Brenda Stonehouse found big satisfaction in it as well.

Celebrating Clean Air Commute week

Celebrating Clean Air Commute week

Many do not think of the impacts associated with our daily commutes. But Western sustainability leaders are joining Ontario-wide calls to take a week to think about their commute.

Professor charges toward better battery life

While you may see a Chevrolet Volt here, or a Nissan Leaf there, the future of the electric car has a way to go when it comes to safety, cost and, especially, performance. However, Engineering professor Andy Sun may have an answer to that final challenge.

Earth Month celebrations set

Earth Month celebrations set

Mother’s Day may still be more than a month away, but Mother Earth will still take centre stage during the month of April as Western joins the global celebration of Earth Month. Visit sustainability.uwo.ca for further event details and a full schedule. Among the upcoming events:

Green Award nominations open

Green Award nominations open

Nominations are now being sought for the Western Green Awards to recognize contributions to sustainability on campus.

New building begins new era for Schulich

New building begins new era for Schulich

She knew the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine was a big project. But as the building opened its doors yesterday, Brenda Stonehouse found big satisfaction in it as well.

Celebrating Clean Air Commute week

Celebrating Clean Air Commute week

Many do not think of the impacts associated with our daily commutes. But Western sustainability leaders are joining Ontario-wide calls to take a week to think about their commute.