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Meteorite impact craters may have hosted early life on Earth


Communications Staff
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

A new study from Western explores the possibility that Earth’s earliest life forms may have been cultivated by a meteorite impact event.

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Takeout container program earns sustainability award


Jason Winders
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Western has ordered up international sustainability success thanks to a creative takeout idea.

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Way's forest research rooted in new CFI funding


Jason Winders
Monday, April 14, 2014

Danielle Way needed a window into our past, in order to provide us a direction for the future.

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Weedon delves into budget numbers for Senate


Jason Winders
Friday, April 11, 2014

Alan Weedon, vice-provost (faculty, planning and policy), responded to senate questions Friday afternoon about the university’s budget, and the extent of the surplus in its financial statement.

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Pundits call Western speech key to understanding Flaherty


Jason Winders
Friday, April 11, 2014

As Canadians mourn the sudden death of former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, thoughts have turned to a call to public service Flaherty delivered to Western students in October 2011. WATCH THE VIDEO.

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Western addressing 'Heartbleed' concerns


Communications Staff
Thursday, April 10, 2014

Western Information Technology Services (ITS) was alerted to the most recent Internet threat – known as the ‘Heartbleed bug’ – on Tuesday and took immediate action, said Jeff Grieve, Information Technology Services director.

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Campus Digest: President, five alumni among competition finalists


Communications Staff
Thursday, April 10, 2014

Western President Amit Chakma, along with five Western alumni, have been named finalist for the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award for 2014.

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Student nabs chance at a sustainable IMPACT! on the world


Paul Mayne
Thursday, April 10, 2014

How do you address apathy and youth disengagement when it comes to sustainability? How do you convince them they are uniquely positioned to shift governments toward a stronger sustainability-based agenda?

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Professor explores costs of school closings to communities


Adela Talbot
Thursday, April 10, 2014

The continually postponed, yet somehow impending, closure of Lorne Avenue Public School in London’s Old East Village is just one example of an incongruence that exists between a community’s needs and policies surrounding school closures in the province.

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Alumnus targets health, education for girls in Nairobi


Adela Talbot
Thursday, April 10, 2014

Jade Lai didn’t see it coming.

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Researcher looks to save an endangered habitat

New learning space offers more than a 'fancy classroom'

Research explores the games people play on credit applications

Students talk against the clock at competition

Police warn of vehicle break-ins

Scholarship inspires student’s chance to give back

Western study unlocking secrets of breast tissue

PhD candidate's anthology brings surroundings into focus

Plan calls for division of vice-provost’s duties

Green Awards celebrate campus sustainability leaders

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