Media Releases Archives: February 2014

Dutch art collection featuring works by Rembrandt coming to Western

February 11, 2014

Four etchings by Rembrandt, easily one of the most recognizable names in the history of art, are coming to Western University for an exhibit, which runs from February 13 to…

Teacher candidates prepare for children’s mental health issues in classroom

February 5, 2014

Teachers are not mental health professionals but they encounter mental health issues in the classroom every day. In the absence of an available and accessible mental health program, the dean…

Music historian available to comment on 50th anniversary of Beatles’ first Ed Sullivan Show appearance

February 5, 2014

A popular music historian from Western University says that the Beatles’ first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show on February 9, 1964 was the first indication that television would play…

Police officer-turned-professor takes classroom to crime scenes

February 4, 2014

Police officer-turned-professor Mike Arntfield has developed two unique courses for the Department of English & Writing Studies and while one is based in fact and the other fiction, both are grounded in real life law enforcement and exploring the criminal mind.

Western biologist shares NSERC Synergy Award with research and industry partners

February 3, 2014

Yellow Island Aquaculture has proven that even small companies can become scientific powerhouses when they have the right partners. For 20 years, the family-owned farm – one of the few…