Posts Tagged: events

Western University’s ‘See the Line’ aims to shift the culture around concussion in sport

August 10, 2016

It was the belief that she could shake it off and get back in the game that ended 17-year-old Rowan Stringer’s life. She died after being hit in the head…

Western alumni celebrate their connections on Founder’s Day

March 7, 2016

Western University alumni around the world are joining together today to celebrate Founder’s Day and all their Western connections. Founder’s Day is celebrated each year by Western alumni, students, faculty…

Western University welcomes new chancellor at 306th convocation

September 10, 2015

Western University’s 306th convocation features the installation of Jack Cowin as the new chancellor, as well as honorary degrees being bestowed upon three extraordinary individuals. The ceremonies are scheduled for…

NHLPA gift to support concussion research announced at See the Line

August 12, 2015

Western University announced today that the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) is making a challenge gift of $500,000 to support concussion research at Western.

Western hosts Ontario Provincial Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

April 22, 2015

Graduate students representing 20 Ontario universities will converge on Western University’s campus this week to compete in the Ontario Provincial Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition. 3MT competitors receive a maximum…

Western celebrates contribution to Canada’s space program on Space Day

April 9, 2015

With news breaking that researchers at Western University will partner with the Canadian Space Agency on a project that will provide invaluable access to RADARSAT-2 data for research and testing…

Science of “being human” explored in upcoming Western Psychology lecture series

April 8, 2015

Researchers from Western University’s renowned Department of Psychology will present free public lectures over the next four weeks, each exploring a specific aspect of “being human” as it relates to…

Western’s Exercise and Nutrition Symposium talks Lifestyle Choices and Health

March 25, 2015

Western University will host some of the foremost academics and professionals in the area of nutrition and exercise on Saturday, March 28 at the Annual Exercise Nutrition Symposium. Hosted by…

Western to celebrate Indigenous culture with inaugural Indigenous Awareness Week

March 12, 2015

Western University will celebrate its inaugural Indigenous Awareness Week from March 16-21 in celebration of local Indigenous culture, art, and scholarship. The week-long event, facilitated by Indigenous Services, which is…

The Walrus Talks brings Canada’s most creative minds to Western University stage

March 9, 2015

Creativity matters. Western University has a long-standing tradition of inspiring creativity and sparking innovation. On Thursday, March 12, Western will celebrate this tradition by partnering with The Walrus to bring…