Media Releases Archives: 2015

Dr. Mary Wright’s legacy to continue with community-based research initiative

January 30, 2015

The legacy of renowned child psychologist and early education pioneer Dr. Mary Wright will begin a new chapter next year….

Western and Fanshawe Team Up with Pillar to Support Training and Education for London’s Nonprofit Community

January 29, 2015

Pillar Nonprofit Network announced today its partnership with Western Continuing Studies and Fanshawe Continuing Education, both of which will co-sponsor…

Western scientists predict mass “heart attacks” for Canada’s Pacific salmon population

January 29, 2015

Pacific salmon feed millions of people around the world each year. With numbers already drastically on the decline, rising temperatures…

Western’s annual economic impact pegged at $11.3 billion

January 27, 2015

Western University released the results of a comprehensive study today, assessing the University’s total annual economic impact at $11.3 billion,…

Western’s United Way Campaign tops $10 Million mark for all-time contributions

January 27, 2015

Western University announced the grand total of its 2014 campus-wide fundraising campaign benefiting the United Way of London & Middlesex…

Former London Mayor Joni Baechler joins Western as Distinguished Practitioner in Residence

January 26, 2015

Joni Baechler, the former Mayor of the City of London, has joined Western University as the first-ever Distinguished Practitioner in…

Eureka moment leads to new theory on how to fight Alzheimer’s disease

January 22, 2015

While research shows that the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease increases with age, the big question for a biologist at…

New ‘big data’ study aims to unlock clues about neurodegeneration

January 19, 2015

Dementia is the single greatest cause of disability and debilitation in Canada’s senior population. It costs Canadians billions of dollars…

Andersen named Western University’s new Social Science dean

January 13, 2015

Robert (Bob) Andersen has been appointed to a five-year term as Western University’s dean of the Faculty of Social Science,…

Classes Without Quizzes talks the walk on sedentary behaviour

January 12, 2015

Western University’s popular complimentary lecture series, Classes Without Quizzes, returns on January 15 to explore the question, “Sitting: How can…