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Students recovering following collision

Students recovering following collision

Two upper-year Western students are recovering in hospital after sustaining non-life-threatening injuries Saturday night when an automobile collision near campus spilled onto a nearby sidewalk. At approximately 8:30 p.m. Saturday, two vehicles collided in the...

Western, Canada stand still in THE rankings

Western, Canada stand still in THE rankings

Western joined a larger North American trend of universities remaining stagnant within the Times Higher Education magazine’s World University Rankings, according to 2018 numbers released Tuesday.

President Chakma: Let’s stand against racism, hate

President Chakma: Let’s stand against racism, hate

Western President Amit Chakma issued a statement Wednesday reminding the campus community of the university’s stance on racism and discrimination in light of the events in Charlottesville, Va.

New book revives classic Canadian hitmakers

New book revives classic Canadian hitmakers

Best-selling Canadian authors Mark Kearney and Randy Ray are celebrating Canada’s sesquicentennial with a new book looking back at Canadian musicians who chased stardom in the 1950s, 60s and 70s.

Power restored to campus – UPDATE 11:55 a.m.

Power restored to campus – UPDATE 11:55 a.m.

UPDATE. 11:55 a.m. Power has been restored to all areas of the Western campus after thousands of customers across North and West London were hit by a second widespread outage in a week. On campus, cooling capacity in buildings will return to full power over the course...

I am Adrian Owen. Ask me anything.

I am Adrian Owen. Ask me anything.

Western neuroscientist Adrian Owen, along with some of his team from the Brain and Mind Institute, took on the best questions the Internet could muster during an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on Reddit Tuesday afternoon.

Former WHO boss to receive Schulich honour

Former WHO boss to receive Schulich honour

A Western alumna known as the most powerful international public health official in history will join the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry’s Homecoming celebrations this fall. Dr. Margaret Chan, former Director-General of the World Health Organization...

Western mourns death of Education grad student

Western mourns death of Education grad student

The Western community is mourning the death of Elizabeth Dessureault, 27, a Master of Professional Education student, who died Sunday, Feb. 25, after a nearly two-year battle with lung cancer. Family and friends hosted a celebration of her life in March. On Tuesday,...

MS researcher to be awarded Taylor Prize

MS researcher to be awarded Taylor Prize

Wee Yong has been awarded the 2017 J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine, Robarts Research Institute officials announced today. Awarded since 1985, the Taylor Prize recognizes the contributions of outstanding internationally recognized researchers.

Death just the beginning for Law professor

Death just the beginning for Law professor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Lz3Lxa38x8&feature=youtu.be Randal Graham was writing an academic text when he realized it contained a work of fiction waiting for escape. “I use a lot of examples and hypotheticals in my academic writing – and I always use a...

Brock honours Kanatawakhon-Maracle

Brock honours Kanatawakhon-Maracle

Anthropology professor David Kanatawakhon-Maracle, a scholar who has made it his life’s work to teach the Mohawk language, received an honorary degree during Brock University’s Spring Convocation, last week.

Kwan tapped as University Secretary

Kwan tapped as University Secretary

Kathleen Kwan has been named Western University Secretariat, effective September 2017, university officials announced this week. Kwan has served as Director of Legal Services and University Solicitor at the University of Hertfordshire (U.K.) since 2010.

Logan named Vice-President (Operations & Finance)

Logan named Vice-President (Operations & Finance)

Lynn Logan has been named Vice-President (Operations & Finance), effective June 22, Western University announced today. Logan joined Western in 2006 and has served as the Associate Vice-President (Finance & Facilities) since 2013 and acting CFO, reporting to...

Getgood earns Young Investigator’s Award

Getgood earns Young Investigator’s Award

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry professor Dr. Alan Getgood recently received the Albert Trillant Young Investigator’s Award at the 2017 ISAKOS Congress in Shanghai, China.  This award provides recognition for a young researcher who has done outstanding...

Leck: Building trust isn’t a ‘nice-to-have’

Leck: Building trust isn’t a ‘nice-to-have’

United Airlines staff dragged a paying customer off a plane, sparking an international news bonanza — and a small newspaper in Louisville, Ky., had a scoop. Louisville’s Courier-Journal reported on April 11 that the passenger, David Dao, lost his medical license in...

Mackinnon: Assess, adapt and change for the better

Mackinnon: Assess, adapt and change for the better

Janice Mackinnon, Canadian historian and former Minister of Finance for Saskatchewan, was celebrated for her accomplishments with an honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD), honoris causa, at the Tuesday afternoon session of Western’s 309th Convocation.

Orr: Be the person you want to be in work, life

Orr: Be the person you want to be in work, life

In recognition of his successful career as a businessman and philanthropist, Jeff Orr, CEO and President, Power Financial Corporation, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD), honoris causa, at the Tuesday morning session of Western’s 309th Convocation.

Nölke: Knowledge is power, use it

Nölke: Knowledge is power, use it

In what economists have called a “post-factual era,” university graduates have a responsibility to use their education.

Western holds firm in THE rankings

Western holds firm in THE rankings

Although Western saw no movement in its ranking, signs inside the numbers continue to trend upward for the university when it comes to the Times Higher Education magazine’s World University Rankings, according to 2017 numbers released Wednesday. Western remained...