Jamie Melling, University of Western Ontario kinesiology assistant professor (anatomy), won’t be the first person to tell you to exercise. He just wants you – especially those with diabetes – to be safe while doing so.
New research from neurologist Dr. David Spence of The University of Western Ontario has shown that using 3-D ultrasound to identify ulcers in the carotid arteries is an effective way to pinpoint the small number of high-risk patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis (ACS) who would benefit from surgery to prevent stroke.
For Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) student Laura George, travelling internationally has always been a favourite activity. But travelling across the world alone will be a first.
Marketers invest a great deal of time, money and energy into making people fall in love with their brands. However, in some extreme cases, old loves can become vindictive. Social media platforms now make it easier to do so publically.
Western students Ahmed Hamada, Katie Kryski, Donald Lafreniere, Matthew Quinn, Fabrice Szabo and Jodie Whelan have been named recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships, the country’s most prestigious scholarships for doctoral students.
The 14th International Conference on Methods in Dialectology returns to The University of Western Ontario this week, Aug. 2-6. The event is jointly hosted by the French Studies Department and the Linguistics Program in Western’s Faculty of Arts and Humanities.
Thomas Butler, fourth-year green process engineering, recently won the FortisBC Community Energy Challenge, a competition held in conjunction with the International Student Energy Summit (ISES) in Vancouver.
Jason Hallows’ recent work, Demonstration, exploring the relationship between an object’s production and its display opens at the McIntosh Gallery Friday, July 15.
About a dozen singers and four pianists from the Don Wright Faculty of Music have joined Theodore Baerg and Irena Welhasch Baerg at La Musica Lirica in Novafeltria, Italy this summer.
The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry provides first- and second-year medical students with a unique opportunity to experience living, learning, and working within rural and regional communities in Southwestern Ontario.
While not from the world of academe, W. Iain Scott knows leadership is about appointing good people around you. Preparing to begin a five-year term as dean of the Faculty of Law this September, he is confident such guidance is already a part of the university structure.
Starting high school can be a rough time, never mind the difficulties some boys face in ‘fitting in physically’ with their male counterparts. The social code and attitudes of what it means to ‘be a man’ can leave some boys on the sidelines when it comes to health education.
Ruth Wright, Music Education chair at The University of Western Ontario, has organized the Leading Music Education International Conference (LME) from May 29-June 1 at Western to explore how musicians and educators can enable expression through music.
Three University of Western Ontario undergraduate students have a world-class edge when it comes to designing snowboarding courses. And they have the top prize to prove it.
Michael Roberts needed a bridge linking the end of his Richard Ivey School of Business degree and the academic job market. He thinks he may have found it.
The University of Western Ontario’s commitment to making a difference in Africa will receive a major boost with the opening of a new institute consolidating Western’s research strengths in the world’s second-largest continent.
The University of Western Ontario has announced the appointment of Betty Anne Younker as dean of the Don Wright Faculty of Music, beginning a five-year term on Aug. 1. Younker succeeds Robert Wood, who has served two five-year terms as dean since July 1, 2001.
Scientists at The University of Western Ontario and the Lawson
Health Research Institute jointly received more than $13-million
from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) this week in
support of an array of medical research.
The University of Western Ontario, City of London and local
industry are partnering on what may be a global-leading site for
water treatment technology development, commercialization,
validation and testing.
How will we remember 2010? Probably through these faces. This year,
the Western News starts a new, if not wholly original, tradition.
Our Newsmakers 2010 section celebrates the best of research,
academia and volunteer spirit that we have to offer on this campus.