Western welcomed more than 8,000 students into the alumni community after the first in-person ceremonies in two years. Graduates from 2020 and 2021 are welcomed back in early July.

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Special coverage: Spring Convocation 2022

Spring convocation

Western welcomed more than 8,000 students into the alumni community after the first in-person ceremonies in two years. Graduates from 2020 and 2021 are welcomed back in early July.

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Western to host 2022 Vanier Cup

Western to host 2022 Vanier Cup

This year's Vanier Cup will be held at the newly renovated Western Alumni Stadium on November 26, giving the Mustangs the chance to defend their championship title on home turf. Hosting the Vanier Cup is a first for London and Western.

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Ukraine president delivers virtual address to Canadian universities

Zelenskyy delivers virtual address to Canadian universities

Western students, including current Ukrainian international students and exchange students attending Ivey’s MBA program, gathered on campus on Wednesday for an address by Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

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Western board set to welcome new chair, vice-chair

Keith Gibbons, Sarah Shortreed are the new chair and vice-chair of the Board of Governors beginning July

Learn more about their goals and aspirations for Western.

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Learning bundles a gift of Indigenous knowledge

'Learning bundles' - a gift of Indigenous knowledge

Western has launched a new Indigenous curriculum instructors can use to share Indigenous knowledge and worldviews in their classrooms.

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Darren Hamilton wins prestigious MusiCounts Teacher of the Year Award

Alum uses music education to teach social justice

Darren Hamilton is the first Black music educator to win the national MusiCounts Teacher of the Year Award for creating a hip hop and R&B music program aimed at engaging Black and racialized students.

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CAREER CORNER

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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Morrissette Accelerator application

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PURPLE PERKS

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BLACK SCHOLARSHIPS

Black scholarships

Honour a Black community leader by having a Western-funded scholarship named after them.

FEATURED EVENT

See the Line: Community Symposium

See the Line: Community Symposium

This panel discussion brings together Western researchers to discuss concussion markers, the use of technology to determine brain function, and more on August 10.

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WESTERN IN THE NEWS

CBC Science: What's a derecho and why is it so destructive? The science behind this powerful storm

CTV News Channel: Cody Groat reflects on the one-year anniversary of Kamloops discovery

CBC White Coat, Black Art: Dr. Jane Thornton on the health benefits of running

NBC News: Motherhood deferred: U.S. median age for giving birth hits 30

UPCOMING EVENTS

July 29: Western University Alumni Book Club

August 10: See the Line: Community Symposium

August 26: Mustangs Track & Field and Cross Country Wall of Honour Induction Dinner (London, ON)

August 27: 5th Annual Friends of Mustangs Track and Field/Cross Country Golf Tournament (London, ON)

September 10: Western Mustangs Basketball Alumni Golf Tournament (Ingersoll, ON)

September 17: Celebrating the Life of Jack Fairs (London, ON)

September 23: Western Mustangs Sports Hall of Fame Dinner (London, ON)

September 23: Western Engineering Homecoming Drinks with the Dean (London, ON)

September 24: Nursing Alumni Homecoming Breakfast (London, ON)

September 24: Western Mustangs Athletic Alumni Annual General Meeting (London)

September 24: Golden Anniversary Brunch (London, ON)

September 24: Saturday Morning Conversations with Social Science

September 24: Science Talks: Technology for Good

September 24: Terry Riley's "In C" Plein Air Homecoming Performance (London, ON)

September 24: Weldon Library 50th Anniversary Open House (London, ON)

September 24: Western Engineering Open House & Lunch (London, ON)

September 24: Nursing Simulation Suite Tour (London, ON)

September 24: Kinesiology Tour & Reception (London, ON)

September 24: Western Engineering Class Reunion Dinner (London, ON)



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