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Paish, Snider named Mustangs Athletes of the Week


Communications Staff
Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Baseball player Adam Paish and lacrosse player Tenyka Snider have been named the Western Mustangs Athletes of the Week.

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Four named as inaugural members of 'The College'


Communications Staff
Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Three Western professors and one King's University College professor have been named among 91 inaugural members of the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

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Western Continuing Studies classes cancelled for tonight


Communications Staff
Monday, September 15, 2014

All Western Continuing Studies classes scheduled for tonight at the university’s downtown campus in Citi Plaza, 355 Wellington St., have been cancelled. Closure is due to an ongoing evacuation of the building by London Police Service. Details to follow.

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Neuroscientists decode conscious experiences with Hitchcock film


Communications Staff
Monday, September 15, 2014

Western researchers have extended their game-changing brain scanning techniques by showing that a short Alfred Hitchcock movie can be used to detect consciousness in vegetative state patients. The study included a Canadian participant who had been entirely unresponsive for 16 years, but is now known to be aware and able to follow the plot of movies.

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Celebrate Postdoc Appreciation Week


Communications Staff
Friday, September 12, 2014

Who doesn’t love a postdoctoral scholar? Well, now is your opportunity to show it.

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Goodall eyes disconnect between human brain, heart


Adela Talbot
Friday, September 12, 2014

Members of the London and campus communities came, stuffed monkeys and books in tow, to hear renowned primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall reflect on the extraordinary change the world has seen since she first began her research of chimpanzees in 1960.

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King’s names three new vice-principals


Communications Staff
Friday, September 12, 2014

As it celebrates its 60th year, King’s University College has taken steps to improve its administrative structure by appointing three vice-principals to provide strategic leadership within its senior administration team.

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Student entrepreneurs: Why not build your own experience?


Adela Talbot
Thursday, September 11, 2014

A routine class assignment can turn into an entrepreneurial opportunity, just as it did for Bhavin Prajapati, a Health Information Science graduate student at Western.

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Vanier celebrates the nation’s finest


Communications Staff
Thursday, September 11, 2014

Seven Western graduate students have been named among 166 nationwide recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, each receiving $50,000 annually for up to three years.

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Campus Digest: Health, wellness program targets grad students


Adela Talbot
Thursday, September 11, 2014

Graduate students may notice something different about their program handbooks and course syllabi this fall. A clause is now included to stress the importance of one’s health and wellness, alongside their academic performance while pursuing graduate studies at Western.

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ITS: OWL performance has stabilized

Six researchers named to Royal Society of Canada

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