Conference focuses on music 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.

Applied Math students catch ‘vertical air’

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.

New institute expands expertise in Africa

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.

Western names Dean of Music

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.

CIHR boosts health research in London

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.

Western teams up on unique wastewater project

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.

Celebrating our own

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.