Patrick Hickey, HBA’19, will join a class of 100 from more than 60 countries as recipients of the distinguished Rhodes scholarship to study at the University of Oxford.

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December 2019 Web Version

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New Rhodes Scholar

Introducing Western's 24th Rhodes Scholar

Patrick Hickey, HBA’19, will join a class of 100 from more than 60 countries as recipients of the distinguished Rhodes scholarship to study at the University of Oxford.

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Basking shark

Odd-looking shark resurfaces

International study produces first evidence in over a decade of the endangered basking shark travelling across the Atlantic.

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Cheer Team

Cheerleaders land another win

The Mustangs co-ed cheer team made it 34 wins in 35 years at the PCA National Collegiate Championship last weekend.

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Alumni Association Board

Join the Alumni Association Board

Your Alumni Association is seeking alumni to serve on its Board of Directors. Nomination deadline is January 20.

Get the details

The Wasp

The Unstoppable Wasp

Alumna author Sam Maggs, BA'10, is writing a young adult novel featuring Wasp, one of Marvel’s tiniest superheroes.

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Top 100 Most Powerful Women

Alumnae named among Canada’s Most Powerful

Eleven alumnae have been named recipients of the 2019 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award, the Women’s Executive Network recently announced.

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WESTERN IN THE NEWS

New York Times: What are the beneifts of probiotics?

BBC: How dating app algorithms predict romantic desire

Newstalk Ireland: How music affects your brain

CBC Quirks & Quarks: Fear and trauma are useful for animals - what can we learn?

More headlines from around the world featuring Western’s people, projects and programs.

CAREER CORNER

Four career moves

Four career moves new grads need to know

Tips from fellow alumni

DISCOVER THE WORLD

Duoro

Alumni Trip: Duoro Valley Walking Tour

October 8 to 18, 2020

PURPLE PERKS

Columbia Sportswear

Employee store invitation for alumni, valid until December 22.

MAKING CONNECTIONS

Ambassador Program

New alumni ambassador program aims to support and strengthen connections.

FEATURED EVENT

Room

Room at The Grand Theatre - March 10

Alumni are invited to opening night of the North American premiere of Room, based on Emma Donoghue’s bestselling novel Room, in a first-time collaboration with Mirvish Productions and the UK's Covent Garden Productions.

Register today!

GIVING NEWS

RBC Gift

Big data. Big careers. Big solutions.

A $3-million investment by RBC has established The RBC Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence Project at Western, an expansion of the university’s ongoing cross-disciplinary work in data analytics and AI focused on answering big questions for the good of society.

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COMING EVENTS

Dec 4 Geography & UDP Alumni Reception (Toronto, ON)

Jan 18 Track & Field Don Wright Team Challenge (London, ON)

Jan 23 Get Connected in New York City (New York, NY)

Jan 27 President's Reception in San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)

Jan 29 President's Reception in Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)

Jan 30 LIS Alumni Reception (Toronto, ON)

Jan 30 Faceoff at the Forks (London, ON)

Jan 31 Celebrate Chinese New Year with Western Alumni (Toronto, ON)

Feb 6 Nursing 100th Anniversary Exhibit and Reception (London, ON)

Mar 10 President's Reception (Calgary, AB)

Mar 10 Room at the Grand Theatre (London, ON)

May 22 School of Communication Sciences and Disorders 50th Anniversary Celebration (London, ON)

Oct 17 The Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing 100th Anniversary Gala (London, ON)



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