Four Western PhD candidates have been named from among 166 nationwide recipients of the 2019-2020 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships.
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May 17, 2019

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Western celebrates naming of Vanier Scholars

Four Western PhD candidates have been named from among 166 nationwide recipients of the 2019-2020 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships.

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Study: Cents makes sense for physical activity

It may take only a handful of change to make a lifetime of positive changes in the lives of many when it comes to sustaining physical activity, according to a Western-led study.

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Work explores mental health among immigrants

With 1-in-5 Canadians born outside the country, one Western PhD student’s exploration of mental health among immigrant populations looks to build better resiliency among landed individuals and, in turn, a stronger country.

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Postdoctoral scholars named Banting Fellows

From studying specific brain mechanisms that support math skills to learning more about internalized weight stigma, Western welcomes two new Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship recipients, thus named among only 70 nationwide.

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Taking a moment to celebrate Western’s president

Board of Governors Chair Paul Jenkins, BA’71, celebrated the tenure of Amit Chakma, Western’s 10th President and Vice-Chancellor, in the following open letter to the community on May 16.

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Human Resources

Global Challenge

The Global Challenge launch will take place on Wednesday, May 22nd from 11:30 am - 1:30pm. This drop-in style event will allow you to choose from a variety of activities from across campus. Team photos will be taken at the Beryl Ivey Gardens and refreshments will be available near University College.

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Human Resources

Western Award of Excellence

Nominations for the 2019 Western Award of Excellence are now being accepted until May 31. This award is the highest level of campus-wide recognition for the exceptional performance of Western staff.

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art lab

Painting Has a Great Memory, but No Plan | Artlab Gallery
This exhibition is presented in conjunction with Colin Dorward's doctoral dissertation, "The Medieval Genesis of a Mythology of Painting."



Fighting Doug Ford's budget cuts to Ontario libraries

Ontario’s Doug Ford government recently tabled a budget imposing substantial cuts to the Southern Ontario Library Service (SOLS) and Ontario Library Service North (OLSN). These provincial agencies provide numerous services to local libraries including training, technical support and inter-library loans.

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Keep on rolling on a ‘River’ ... and more

No need to ‘Cry Me A River’ over this list, as there is plenty for everyone when Helen Connell, Associate Vice-President (Communications and Public Affairs), takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.

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