Media Releases

Western launches Medieval Studies program by unveiling rare illuminated manuscript

March 26, 2013

In celebration of its new Medieval Studies program, researchers from Western University will reveal a newly acquired illuminated manuscript – the only complete one of its kind in the Western Libraries collection – today at a special event in Weldon Library.

TEDxWesternU speakers to share world-changing ideas

March 26, 2013

TEDx will feature 11 speakers, addressing a live audience of 100 Western students representing all faculties and chosen through an anonymous selection process, which is now complete.

Western research showcase examines how youth seek information on mental health issues

March 25, 2013

Does the way that information is found and presented online impact whether youth are likely to seek professional assistance for mental health issues? How has the landscape of music education…

Western participates in World Water Day with research panel and showcase

March 19, 2013

In celebration of World Water Day 2013 and the International Year of Water Cooperation, Western University and EnviroWestern are hosting a special interdisciplinary event, featuring researchers from the Faculties of Engineering, Science and Arts & Humanities.

London’s up and coming scientists showcase their research

March 15, 2013

350 students and trainees will showcase their research in the second annual London Health Research Day at the London Convention Centre.

Lynda Shaw lecture explores soap, students and stem cells

March 13, 2013

Kimberly Woodhouse, Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Queen’s University will speak at Western University’s 22nd Annual Lynda Shaw Memorial Distinguished Lecture Series.

Western joins Hydro One’s new Women in Engineering University Partnership

March 12, 2013

Western University announced a new partnership with Hydro One, Ryerson University, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, and University of Waterloo to increase enrolment and career opportunities for female students studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

Western-born initiative brings gender studies to Ontario high schools this fall

March 12, 2013

A groundbreaking new course in gender studies with roots at Western University has just been approved for the Ontario Secondary School Curriculum to be offered in Ontario high schools in the fall of 2013.

Michael Wesch headlines Western’s education technology symposium

March 5, 2013

Internationally acclaimed education technology expert Michael Wesch headlines Making TIES @ Western, a day-long symposium at Western University.

Western Law to host unique aboriginal moot

February 27, 2013

Students from 17 law schools across Canada will celebrate Indigenous legal traditions, laws and customs at the 2013 Kawaskimhon Talking Circle Moot hosted by the Faculty of Law at Western University on March 1-3.