News Archive

'Once' star finds magic at Western

October 24, 2017

Don Wright Faculty of Music alumnus Jeff Hamacher, BMus’93, said Western “planted the seeds of understanding” in allowing his career to flourish as a classical musician and actor. He appears in the Grand Theatre’s production of the Tony Award-winning musical Once, which runs through Nov. 5.

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London Inc. 20 Under 40 Class of '17

October 20, 2017

Eight Western alumni were named to the London Inc. 20 Under 40 list.

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2017 Alumni Award recipients

October 20, 2017

Western Alumni is thrilled to celebrate the incredible achievements of this year's distinguished recipients of the 2017 Alumni Awards of Merit.

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Blazing the Windsor trail

October 19, 2017

In September 2008, 24 strangers came to Windsor as the first cohort at a brand new Schulich Medicine campus. As the charter class, they have blazed a trail for hundreds to follow.

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Reaching new heights in the hospitality and culinary industries

October 19, 2017

Erin Dunham, BA'06 (English & Writing Studies), CEO of The Other Bird group of restaurants, is reaching new heights in the hospitality and culinary industries

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Football tradition now a family affair

October 19, 2017

Bruce Lamb, HBA’85, and Tori Lamb, HBA’14, hang out with Gamble and Joey prior to a recent Mustangs football game. This season, the father-and-daughter alumni team took on the role of Mustang riders, circling the field each time Western scores. With the Mustangs posting a league-leading 323 points in just seven games, they have been busy.

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Watsa named Huron’s first-ever chancellor

October 18, 2017

Canadian business icon Prem Watsa, MBA’74, LLD’12, has been named the first-ever Chancellor of Huron University College. The Chairman and CEO of Fairfax Financial Holding Ltd. was selected by Huron’s Board of Governors last month.

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Entrepreneur inspires girls to pursue education

October 11, 2017

Roberta Lindal, BA’14, credits an early mentor for sparking her idea to create clothing that inspires girls to pursue their education, and help others who face incredible obstacles in their learning.

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Alumnus named Family Physician of the Year

October 6, 2017

Dr. Michael Lee-Poy, MD’03, will be honoured next month in Montreal with a Family Physician of the Year Award from the College of Family Physicians of Canada. Lee-Poy is a doctor at Kitchener’s Centre for Family Medicine.

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Six alumnae named Top Women in Tech

September 28, 2017

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, HBA’92, founder of theBoardlist, has released her list of the top women in tech and Silicon Valley – with a little purple pride mixed in.

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Alumna looks to end ‘isolation’ for others

September 21, 2017

An Anishinabe member of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation, Christy Bressette, BA’95 (Brescia), BEd’96, PhD’08, will co-chair Western's task force to implement its new Indigenous Strategic Plan.

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Developing basketball talent in China

September 15, 2017

Ken Chu, BACS’96, LLD’07, Chairman and CEO of Mission Hills Group and his brother Tenniel Chu along with with NBA China CEO David Shoemaker, LLD’96, announced they will set up China’s first NBA Basketball School.

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Legendary ‘Shoe’ a perfect fit for alumnus

September 15, 2017

Compared to the glitzy night clubs of the GTA, the Horseshoe Tavern can be off-putting to some people. David McPherson, BA’96, MA’98, freely admits this about his favourite haunt.

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Remembering Craig Sandre, BA'16

September 8, 2017

Friends and family of Craig Sandre, BA'16, are hoping members of the Western community will join them in preserving the memory of the popular young student one kilometre at a time Sept. 9 to 10.

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New book revives classic Canadian hitmakers

August 18, 2017

Mark Kearney, BA'77, who teaches writing at Western, recently published 'As The Years Go By …: Conversations With Canada’s Folk, Pop & Rock Pioneers,' a book he co-authored with long-time writing collaborator Randy Ray. The book features more than 100 stories of bands whose names or songs you might not know, but who played an integral part in Canada’s music landscape.

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Establishing her ‘Legacy’

August 18, 2017

Christine Rees, BA’15 (Media, Information & Technoculture), is the author of The Hidden Legacy, a young adult mystery and suspense novel she wrote while completing her studies.

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Sparkling example of creativity

August 17, 2017

Toronto jeweler Edan Twena, HBA’12, has taken his love for diamonds to new levels.

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Doc encourages cancer patients to take charge

August 8, 2017

Schulich professor and alum Dr. David Palma, MD'04, has released a new book, Taking Charge of Cancer, which gives newly diagnosed cancer patients a ‘self-guided checklist’ to ensure they’re getting the best care possible.

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Training the mind: Aaron Barth, MA'04, PhD'09

August 8, 2017

Aaron Barth, MA'04, PhD'09 (Philosophy), is solving business problems by combining brain science and the creative arts.

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Arsenault to co-host CBC's The National

August 2, 2017

Western alum Adrienne Arsenault is set to co-host CBC's The National starting this fall.

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