Demonstrating dedication from residence halls to administrative offices, from alumni engagement to student counseling, presented today are winners of the 2018 Western Awards of Excellence, the highest honour for staff member achievement.
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September 18, 2018

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Honouring our own with Awards of Excellence

Demonstrating dedication from residence halls to administrative offices, from alumni engagement to student counseling, presented today are winners of the 2018 Western Awards of Excellence, the highest honour for staff member achievement.

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Western News

campus

Honorary degrees recipients named for 312th Convocation

Film, philanthropy, medicine and math will be celebrated this fall when Western bestows honorary degrees on seven Canadian luminaries at the 312th Convocation.

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Sarah

Gallagher named first CSA Science Advisor

As Science Advisor to the Canadian Space Agency, Physics and Astronomy professor Sarah Gallagher helps shape Canada’s future direction in space science, champion Canadian space research and support “the integrity, openness and the impact of science in government.”

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researcher

Celebrated innovation aids patients in swallowing

If ever you needed to visualize the convergence of research, clinical experience and commercialization, take a close look at the Abilex device – and its inventor.

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provost

New provost sets down vision for changing campus

Andrew Hrymak said goodbye to his old job three times and then hello to his new one – all while never leaving his favourite parking space. Even for an engineer, he admits, that’s a nifty trick.

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Working at Western

United Way Harvest Lunch

Show your community support

Get your best purple on and join your fellow Londoners in helping the United Way launch their 2018 campaign at the 3M Harvest Lunch - Thursday, Sept. 20 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Bud Gardens. Tickets available at the door for $10.

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Western Libraries

Barnett Open House

Enjoy watching students create sculptures out of books and snapping pics in our photo booth with period props. We'll have refreshments and an appearance by Mr. Barnett himself. All are welcome.

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Social Highlights

Instagram

SOGS

50 years of @WesternSOGS! Alumni, current graduate students, families and friends gather to celebrate.

Twitter

@westernuLaw We're taking a lead in the conversation around student mental health. Dr. Susan Battista, a Registered Psychologist, joined Western Law this summer and will be the faculty’s first Student Wellness Counsellor.

Western in the Media

Western’s first Alice Munro Chair of Creativity

Acclaimed author Nino Ricci tells London Morning about his new job as Western’s first Alice Munro Chair of Creativity.

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Following the evolution of words

French Studies professor Jeff Tennant, who specializes in phonetics and linguistics, talks to London Morning about the evolution of the words we use.

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Commentary

money

Who is in control of your economic fate, anyway? It’s getting harder and harder to tell

Who among central bankers and politicians are in control of the fates of their national economies? This seemingly easy question has no clear answer.

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Do you have an opinion?

Endnotes

bookmarks

Alumnus serves up financial 'recipes'

Gordon Stein, BESc.’84, is bubbling over with financial recipes that will serve you up a whole new future. Just don’t ask for his help in understanding ‘Wuthering Heights.’

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