Media Releases

Western launches new mental health resource website

February 10, 2012

In an effort to assist students experiencing distress and better prepare faculty and staff encountering those feeling overwhelmed, Western has launched a new website, Mental Health @ Western.

Exploring space, reimagining Red Hiding Hood and understanding language without words

February 8, 2012

The following stories from The University of Western Ontario may be Of Interest.

Western professor explores possible “safe andeffective” anti-cancer therapy

February 2, 2012

New findings discovered by an international research team, which includes a professor from Western University, may lead to a safe and effective anti-cancer therapy.

UofT and Western sign agreement with Access Copyright

January 30, 2012

The University of Toronto and Western University today announced that they have each reached an agreement with Access Copyright to allow their communities to reproduce copyright-protected materials in both print and digital formats.

Western draws from rich history with new visual identity

January 26, 2012

World-renowned research, game-changing teaching methods and a renewed emphasis on internationalization have propelled The University of Western Ontario to adopt a new visual identity for the 134-year-old destination for higher learning.

Understanding the ties between music, the brain and how we move

January 24, 2012

A unique laboratory at The University of Western Ontario will help researchers study timing, rhythm and movement by understanding how the brain processes music.

Western announces record-breaking gift to United Way of London and Middlesex

January 23, 2012

The University of Western Ontario announced today a record-breaking gift of $716,632 on behalf of its faculty, staff, retirees and students, making it the largest donation ever to the United Way of London & Middlesex.

Western to unveil record-breaking campus-wide donation to UnitedWay

January 20, 2012

The University of Western Ontario will announce its record-breaking campus-wide donation to the United Way of London & Middlesex on Monday, January 23.

Western Engineering professor develops sun-tracker for solar collectors

January 18, 2012

As solar farms surface across the countryside at an exponential rate, the push for harvesting greener energy has driven a researcher from The University of Western Ontario to figure out a way to maximize daylight hours.

Sport anti-doping, concrete toboggans and family-friendly films

January 16, 2012

The following items may be Of Interest.