Media Releases

Repeat donor brings millions to Western to build management expertise

December 11, 2017

The DAN Department of Management & Organizational Studies announced a $5-million gift today from the department’s namesake, Aubrey Dan – his second $5-million donation to Western University in a little…

Red-carpet debut for senior stars of exercise video

December 5, 2017

Older adults who exercise with Western University’s Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging (CCAA) are the stars of a training video that will help thousands of their peers remain active….

Gram-sized gifts of the solar system drop to Earth near London

December 1, 2017

Tiny fragments from the asteroid belt sizzled to Earth near London International Airport this week, Western University sky cameras show. Likely smaller than a baby’s fingernail, they’re the remnants of…

Western University celebrates national championships

November 28, 2017

Back on home turf, it’s time for Western Mustang championship teams to celebrate with the community. Media are invited to join us Thursday, November 30 at a campus community celebration…

Breakthrough in tornado short-term forecasting could mean earlier, more accurate warnings

November 24, 2017

When mere seconds of storm warning could mean the difference between harm or safety, two researchers with Western University ties have developed a tornado-prediction method they say could buy as…

Audiologists test whether light waves can produce better-sounding hearing aids

November 23, 2017

Researchers at Western University’s National Centre for Audiology are amplifying their expertise in independent product testing, as they examine the first commercial hearing aid to use light-pulse technology. Western is…

Western student Levi Hord awarded prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

November 22, 2017

Levi Hord has become the 23rd Western student to be awarded a Rhodes Scholarship, considered one of the world’s most prestigious post-graduate honours. Named for the British mining magnate and…

TD Bank Group gift enhances Western’s ability to turn data into solutions

November 20, 2017

A $1 million investment by TD Bank Group into data analytics teaching and research in Western’s Faculty of Science will position the University as a hot spot for solving some…

Western celebrates Indigenous Awareness Week

November 20, 2017

Western University will celebrate local Indigenous culture and scholarship with the fourth annual Indigenous Awareness Week from November 20-26. The week-long event, led by Western’s Indigenous Services, seeks to enhance…

‘Wooden-shoe’ rather wear sneakers? Western University research shows long-lasting issues from inflexible clogs

November 16, 2017

Bio-archeologists have discovered a pattern of unusual bone chips in the feet of clog-wearing 19th-Century Dutch farmers — injuries that offer clues to the damage we may unwittingly be causing…