Western University is mourning the passing of Dr. Wesley John Dunn, founding dean of Dentistry and a pillar of organized dentistry in Canada.
Donna Kotsopoulos will begin her role as dean of the Faculty of Education in January 2021.
Nicholas (Nick) Harney will begin a five-year term as Faculty of Social Science dean in August 2021.
Western’s Prachi Srivastava will lead an international summit to identify how countries’ education systems can recover from the effects of COVID-19 lockdowns, quarantines and physical distancing.
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...
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.
In a first-of-its-kind program at Western, 100 peer leaders are helping first-year students thrive through university expectations and online learning.
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.
Lemos Rodrigues didn’t leave his suite for the next 14 days – not unlike hundreds of other international students.
The ideal political conversation is a lot like a visit to the local coffee shop, says professor Nigmendra Narain.
Professor Tricia Johnson draws on all her experience and creativity as she teaches her visual arts classes online.
Engineering students will face demanding, ‘re-imagined’ labs, often using materials they have at home.
Professor Nicole Campbell empathizes with the challenges her students face in remote learning and has designed a course that builds their success as scholars and as people.
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.
With everyday conversations peppered with phrases such as ‘flattening the curve,’ professor Lindi Wahl hopes her revamped mathematical biology course can help students learn to predict the spread of COVID-19.
Award-winning ‘superclass’ pioneer Mike Atkinson is confident today’s students can also thrive in this new format.
Soprano Adriana Orozco Burbano practises an aria while wearing her facemask – one of many health precautions adopted at Western’s Don Wright Faculty of Music this fall.
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.
A unique mindfulness program developed at Western has led to greater empathy and self-regulation among kindergarten children.
Four active-learning projects will be developed, with and for students, in the début year of the Experiential Learning Innovation Scholars Program.