The move of some materials at The D.B. Weldon Library to a storage and retrieval facility is on hold, following concerns from faculty members, President Alan Shepard told members of the Board of Governors Thursday.
You can’t get much closer to the pulse of a nation’s democratic heart than was experienced by an invested group of Political Science students during the run-up to the federal election.
Aspiring teachers in the Faculty of Education will need higher marks to progress and graduate from Western’s two-year Bachelors of Education program.
Paul Mensink would love nothing more than to take his class to the dump. Or anywhere, really, that could augment their learning about environmental sciences.
A typical morning: Roll out of bed. Work out the kinks in his quads and calf muscles. Go for an ‘easy shakeout run’ of 8 kilomentres. Grab some breakfast. Race to a lab meeting. Yes, marathon runner Chris Balestrini does more before 8 a.m. than some of us do all day. But he is not done.
If you’ve somehow misplaced your awe of the universe, Jan Cami advises you to gaze first at the heavens and then at your hands. Not only is the cosmos infinitely out there, it is also within your grasp.
Graham Broad anticipates the looks on his students’ faces as they share the same soil as thousands of Canadian soldiers who stormed Juno Beach on June 6, 1944, during the Second World War.
A great book can change your life. That’s the impetus behind Sara MacDonald’s successful advocacy for Global Great Books, a new major at Huron University College.
Health Studies professor Jennifer Irwin has been named one of Ontario’s most outstanding university teachers by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations.
If federal and provincial investments in early childhood learning signal a society willing to consider it a public right, then the system should be prepared with the most well-trained educators possible, according to a Western researcher.
A new partnership between Western and Alternatives Media, one of the country’s leading environmental publishers, will offer students a powerful channel for environment-based reporting and storytelling – all with an eye toward changing the world.
With the appointment of Toni Gravelle, BA’88, PhD’96 (Economics), as a Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, Western continues its tradition of leadership at the bank, with four of the top six positions being held by alumni.
Veteran Education researcher and administrator Kathy Hibbert has been named Acting Dean of the Faculty of Education, for a term that runs Oct. 1-June 30, 2020, Andrew Hrymak, Provost and Vice-President (Academic) announced this week.
Chemistry professor Mark Workentin’s students are merging art and science in a novel project that harnesses their scholarly imaginations.
It may be a simple white coat to most, but for the 172 new Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry students, receiving their ceremonial lab coats is the first step in becoming future doctors and dentists.
Mike Bartlett has a back-to-school story for the ages, specifically, for all his ages. Newly retired as a Civil and Environmental Engineering professor, Bartlett is returning to the classroom in September – this time as a student.
When Gabby Schoettle was 8 years old, her mother died of metastatic breast cancer. Soon afterward, her father became ill and was unable to work. The health-care providers who showed her compassion throughout this tragic journey left a lasting impact on her.
The only known copies of a long-lost pre-Confederation abolitionist newspaper have been re-discovered after being hidden within Western Archives, and are now carefully restored to near-new condition.
If you think the debate over the role of higher education is new, think again. You’ll need to look deeper than today’s headlines for answers – perhaps as far back as the Middle Ages.
A sociology textbook used by universities across Canada received an Indigenous-focused update in hopes of exposing young scholars to the ongoing issues facing many communities – all thanks to a new Western summer research program.