The biggest stage in Canadian music was tinted purple Sunday night as Western alumni and students kicked off the 2019 Juno Awards with a surprise “once-in-a-lifetime performance.”
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March 19, 2019

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Western shines in star-studded Junos opener

The biggest stage in Canadian music was tinted purple Sunday night as Western alumni and students kicked off the 2019 Juno Awards with a surprise “once-in-a-lifetime performance.”

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Study eyes treatment alternative for depression

Individuals suffering from depression -particularly as a result of bipolar disorder - may have renewed hope for an effective treatment with fewer side effects and no stigma attached thanks to a new study and national clinical trial led by Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry professor.

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Investments shine new light on campus

A multi-million-dollar overhaul of Western’s exterior lighting - along roadways and paths, in parking lots and beside buildings - will brighten up and improve safety across the campus, university officials announced last week.

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Study: Students ignoring online feedback

While a majority of students tend to ignore online feedback from professors, this key part of the classroom experience tends to matter the least to those who need it the most. However, inspiration for a solution might be as simple as a trip to the local grocery store, according to researchers from Western and Queen’s University Belfast.

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Partnership aligns area imaging expertise

A new multi-million-dollar partnership in local medical imaging technology will be an opportunity to bring research findings to patient bedsides more rapidly and readily than ever before, according to university and hospital officials.

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Working at Western

Student Questionnaires on Courses and Teaching

Course Feedback Period Opens Tomorrow

Each term, students have the opportunity to provide feedback on their courses. For most courses this term, the course feedback period runs from March 20 to April 10.

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Wellness @ Western


Join us for 30 minutes of guided meditation. This practice is a great tool for stress management and can improve focus, clarity of thought and emotional intelligence.

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Social Highlights



Mustangs on the big stage 🤩💜 ⠀ Alumni @LoudLuxury brought @WesternCheer and @WesternMustangBand onstage during their performance at @TheJUNOAwards - and you already know they lit it up 🎉


How can you win $30,000 to innovate #musculoskeletal health research? Health entrepreneurs should pitch their ideas in the #MSK Innovation Competition - open to all #LdnOnt-based MSK researchers. 👩‍🔬👨‍🔬 @iveyMIFE @westernuBJI



Reflecting on the ‘Terrible Ted’ I remember

‘Terrible Ted’s’ passing immediately brought to mind personal reminiscences from the 1960s, personal happenings that demonstrated to me what this great man was really all about.

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Soundtrack for low-key reality and post-apocalyptic futures

Wendy Pearson is Chair of the Department of Women’s Studies and Feminist Research. She was recently named a 2019 recipient of the prestigious 3M National Teaching Fellowship, one of 10 recipients nationwide. Today, she takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.

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