Media Releases

Western graduates 147 new doctors including Operation Greenfounders

May 16, 2012

One hundred and forty-seven graduates will receive their Doctor of Medicine degree from Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.

McMullin named Western’s first-ever Vice-Provost, International

May 16, 2012

Award-winning researcher Julie McMullin has been appointed to a five-year term as Western University’s first-ever Vice-Provost, International, commencing June 1, 2012.

Significant new gift advances mining law and finance

May 15, 2012

A significant new gift from Stephen Dattels (LLB’72) in the area of mining law and finance will help prepare Western University law students to play a role in one of Canada’s most vital economic engines.

Research exchange between Canada and Brazil strengthened

May 11, 2012

Five research projects have been chosen to receive joint funding under an innovative research exchange agreement between the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), Western University and the University of Toronto, the partners announced today.

A toast to anatomical training

May 7, 2012

A student-run extra-curricular club is providing first and second year medical students at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, with an opportunity to learn anatomy in a relaxed environment, combining education and recreation.

London’s most unusual prom bridges the generation gap

May 4, 2012

The 8th annual Spring Intergenerational Gala will be held on Sunday, May 6th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn.

$1.125-million donation to Western key to environmental stewardship

May 3, 2012

A new donation of $1.125 million by Newalta Corporation will support research and development efforts at Western to discover technologies to protect the environment and create value from perceived wastes generated by industrial sectors such as oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, mining and manufacturing.

Western to announce gift in support of environmental stewardship

May 1, 2012

Announcement of a significant gift to Western University that will support training and research efforts related to environmental stewardship.

New study shows “undecideds” not impartial

April 30, 2012

New research by a team of psychologists from Canada, Italy and Switzerland shows that undecideds are not impartial, but instead reveal a preference for information that confirms their gut reactions.

International conference in London aims to improve global health

April 26, 2012

Ecohealth is just one of the themes being tackled in a conference being held by Western University’s Office of Global Health at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.