Western News

Awards fuel research abroad for six undergraduates


Jason Winders
Thursday, August 28, 2014

This summer, six Western undergraduate students travelled to China to perform research at local universities as part of the Mitacs Globalink Research Award program.

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Outdoor Food Festival kicks off Tuesday


Jason Winders
Thursday, August 28, 2014

Mark your calendar, Western foodies. Hosted by Hospitality Services, the Western Outdoor Food Festival will take place daily next week, running 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, at the Farmers’ Market location in the green space beside McIntosh Gallery.

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Western responds to student Gazette apology


Communications Staff
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Western welcomes the decision by The Gazette to publicly apologize for the objectionable articles printed in this year’s Frosh Edition, published last week.

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Springett lot access shifts from Brescia to Huron Friday


Communications Staff
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Western commuters may need to turn off their autopilots this week as a major change to how vehicles enter the Springett Parking Lot starts Friday morning.

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Seven alumni named among power elite


Communications Staff
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Seven Western alumni have been named to the second annual Canada’s 50 Most Powerful Business People 2014, presented by Canadian Business magazine.

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Heat alert issued for today


Communications Staff
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The Middlesex-London Health Unit has issued a heat alert for Tuesday as temperatures are expected in the 30s with a humidex value near 40 degrees.

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Emergency weather siren test set for this week


Communications Staff
Monday, August 25, 2014

Western has planned a test of its emergency weather sirens between Tuesday and Thursday, Aug. 26-28, to ensure the system’s effective operation in warning campus and the surrounding community of severe weather situations.

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Teaching takes centre stage at conference


Communications Staff
Monday, August 25, 2014

Teaching skillfully requires a constant openness and flexibility to experimenting with whatever approaches help students learn, according to University of St. Thomas (Minn.) professor Stephen Brookfield, who will deliver the keynote address at the Fall Perspective on Teaching Conference on Wednesday, Aug. 27.

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Banting fellowship adds up for Lyons’ math anxiety research


Paul Mayne
Friday, August 22, 2014

Fueled by the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship, Western Psychology postdoctoral scholar Ian Lyons will continue to explore how math anxiety plays into a student’s time at university. Lyons represents Western as one of 70 Banting fellows named nationwide.

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Board approves CUPE Local 2692 contract


Communications Staff
Friday, August 22, 2014

Western’s Board of Governors approved a four-year collective agreement with CUPE Local 2692, which represents approximately 630 Hospitality Service workers, on Thursday, Aug. 21.

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Western students lead Red Planet mission

Summer parking construction continues

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