Teaching
Course on mindful social innovation aims to build pandemic resilience

Course on mindful social innovation aims to build pandemic resilience

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a country burdened by years of civil unrest and poverty, only a dozen psychiatrists currently serve the entire population of more than 90 million. On top of its complex issues, the country is still recovering from the mental...

‘Be fearless and be yourself’: Faflak wins OCUFA teaching award

‘Be fearless and be yourself’: Faflak wins OCUFA teaching award

Joel Faflak’s faculty profile will tell you he teaches British Romantic poetry of the 18th century. But the award-winning prof will tell you – and his students and colleagues will attest – that his primary aim is to teach to the soul, to their humanity itself.

Four named inaugural Canadian nursing Fellows

Four named inaugural Canadian nursing Fellows

Four Western nursing faculty have been named to the inaugural class of Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Nursing – a program that recognizes and celebrates the most accomplished nurses in Canada.

Connections vital in online climate course

Connections vital in online climate course

Professor Katrina Moser challenges students in her climate-change class to push themselves – and she expects no less of herself as she puts her course online.

Pivot to fall-term learning a team effort

Pivot to fall-term learning a team effort

The challenges of converting 3,000 in-person classes to remote course instruction have been Herculean – but teamwork and collective commitment have made it happen.