A lifetime of experimental conversations between brain and body have lead Visual Arts professor Sky Glabush to stand among the country’s leading artists.
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June 18, 2019

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Professor’s works rank among Canadian treasures

A lifetime of experimental conversations between brain and body have lead Visual Arts professor Sky Glabush to stand among the country’s leading artists.

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Three named Teaching Innovation fellows

Efforts to look deeper into classroom learning styles and farther into the cosmos have been lauded with a Fellowship in Teaching Innovation, the Western Centre for Teaching and Learning announced last week.

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Western lands nine new CRCs among latest round

Western will be home to 12 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs (CRC) whose work will have an impact on health care and economies terrestrially, as well as the cosmos celestially, as Kristy Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced 346 positions at 52 institutions across Canada last week.

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Database helps put Canadian tornadoes on the map

No longer will important information about severe storms across the country - information that could save countless lives - be simply gone with the wind.

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Rowing inspires recent grad’s business idea

After spending much of the past year testing innovative ways to keep her hair in check during workouts on the water, Nicole Baranowski is forgoing the casual-chic look during Convocation.

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Working at Western

Global Challenge

Nutrition Presentation

On Wednesday, June 19th from 12-1:00pm, bring your lunch and join Dr. Saverio Stranges (Mediterranean Diet) and PhD Candidate Manuel Quinones (Ketogenic Diet) to learn about the role that nutrition plays in improving health and preventing disease. The location for this event is Somerville House - Rm. 2355.

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Western Runners Run Club

Attention runners and future runners!

Join the Western Runners run club every Thursday at 4:30pm. We meet in the WIRB Atrium. Absolutely no experience required - all abilities are welcomed and encouraged to participate.

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Social Highlights



@IveyBusiness School's very first podcast, The Ivey Entrepreneur, is a free masterclass for first time entrepreneurs 🙌


Awesome #space study by @westernuPhysAst featured by @CBSNewYork: “Earth is approaching the same meteor swarm that may have caused an entire forest to explode in 1908”



Who Do You Think You Are? with Nino Ricci

Episode 5. You Call This Archaeology? In this episode, Nino and guest Elizabeth Greene dig deep into the world of archaeology. An Associate Professor of Classics in Western’s Faculty of Arts & Humanities, Greene investigates Roman sites in northern England. She co-developed and co-leads a six-week intensive field school program at Vindolanda where Western students engage in field archaeology through invaluable experiential learning.

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Insight, inspiration and a little royal watching

Join in everything from lighthearted entertainment to soul-searching advice for living to even a little guilty please royal watching when Joy Spear Chief-Morris takes her turn on ‘Read. Watch. Listen.’

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