Media Releases Archives: March 2014

Bob Rae discusses Ring of Fire mining development at Western Law

March 19, 2014

The Hon. Bob Rae, former Premier of Ontario and former leader of the federal Liberal party, will speak about the widely publicized Northern Ontario Ring of Fire mining development on…

Classes Without Quizzes explores asteroids, comets and collisions with Earth

March 18, 2014

Western University’s popular complimentary lecture series, Classes Without Quizzes, will provide a view from space on Thursday, March 20, exploring the constant bombardment of Earth by meteor storms and asteroids….

FactCheck.org co-creator to deliver lecture at Western’s Centre for American Studies

March 17, 2014

Kathleen Hall Jamieson, a nationally recognized authority on American political communication and rhetoric, and the discourse of presidential campaigns, will present “Implications of the Attack on Fact in Politics” at…

Google graphing tool co-creator headlines Big Data SSHRC event at Western

March 13, 2014

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) developed its Imagining Canada’s Future initiative to identify future challenge areas for the country in an evolving global context that…

Engineering students compete for ‘best in Canada’ title

March 13, 2014

A countdown is typically the last thing uttered by a hospital patient before being sedated for a procedure. But finding a way for patients to communicate with doctors after the…

Majority of transgender patients report negative experiences in Emergency Departments

March 12, 2014

A new study out of Western University has found the majority of transgender patients in Ontario have had a negative experience when it comes to receiving emergency department (ED) care. …

Advocate for women in engineering to present Lynda Shaw lecture

March 11, 2014

Cristina Amon is known as a trailblazer and titan of engineering on both sides of the border. The Dean of the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering…

Former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson to speak on human rights at Western

March 10, 2014

The Right Hon. Adrienne Clarkson, former Governor General of Canada, will deliver the 2014 Claude & Elaine Pensa Lecture on Human Rights at Western University on Wednesday, March 12 at…

CIBC Centre suggests expansion of income-based repayment for student loans

March 6, 2014

With three-year student loan default rates of nearly 15 per cent in both the United States and Canada, concerns naturally arise that some students may be choosing not to repay…

A day after NHL trade deadline, Brian Burke comes to Western University

March 5, 2014

Just one day after the NHL Trade Deadline, Brian Burke, President of Hockey Operations for the Calgary Flames, will be coming to London to speak to Western University students about…