News Archive

Taking a systems-thinking approach to anti-Black racism

April 16, 2021

A report authored by Western alumni examines anti-Black racism through a public health lens.

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Alumna creates groundbreaking medical device to control blood loss

April 6, 2021

Asha Parekh (BESc’07, MESc’11, PhD’15) never planned on co-founding medical device company Front Line Medical Technologies, but she was willing to take the risk of transitioning to entrepreneurship and hasn’t looked back since.

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Western alumni entrepreneurs attract up to $3.25 million from angel investors

March 31, 2021

AssetDirect, Kabo and Marlow secure funding to help propel their businesses forward

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Recent law grad secures two court clerkships

March 31, 2021

Emma Williams, JD’20, has accomplished the impressive feat of securing two consecutive judicial clerkships.

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Western establishes first EDI advisory council

March 25, 2021

Group will advise and support Western’s future associate vice-president of equity, diversity and inclusion

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Three Western alumni recognized as YMCA Women of Excellence

March 16, 2021

Michelle Baldwin, Michele Beaudoin and Kyle MacDonald are being celebrated for their contributions to London and the surrounding community.

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Juno nominations reflect diverse talents of alumni, faculty

March 15, 2021

From chamber music to chart-topping global sensations, five Western community members are up for awards in the upcoming 50th anniversary celebration of Canadian music

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Alumna’s debut novel breaks records – and silence – around myths of motherhood

March 2, 2021

A publishing house executive leaves her job to raise her young family and pens a debut bestseller, attracting a $3-million two-book deal. This may read like the synopsis of a story too good to be true, but it’s a chapter from Western alumna Ashley Audrain’s life.

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Alumni start-up aims for perfect fit, fewer returns

February 24, 2021

SizeWize platform generates happy customers and revenue for clothing retailers.

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Western names Jeff O’Hagan as Vice-President, University Advancement

February 24, 2021

The alumnus and former Western fundraiser brings deep experience in the postsecondary and healthcare sectors.

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Dynamic career path leads alumnus to city development

February 24, 2021

Development Engineering Manager for the City of Kelowna, BC, James Kay, BESc/HBA ’01, is a lifelong learner and a firm believer in the idea that there is always room for improvement.

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Inspired by others, doing a world of good

February 22, 2021

Alumnus Liam Brown finds meaning working for the United Nations World Food Programme.

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‘Perseverance’ pays off for Western Space alumnus

February 17, 2021

Western alumnus Raymond Francis serves as an engineer on NASA’s science operations team for the Perseverance rover.

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Alumna leads the world in robot ethics

February 9, 2021

Since her studies at Western veered from cell biology to the almost-life of artificial intelligence nearly 15 years ago, van Wynsberghe, BSc’06, has emerged as one of the world’s leading experts on robot ethics.

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Understanding ugly: Why some buildings beguile us, and others bewilder

February 4, 2021

A Western alumnus, Ellingham, MBA’79, has been studying how we esteem buildings for most of his career. Now, he aims to fascinate the general public and inform practitioners in his most recent book, Understanding Ugly: Human response to buildings in the environment.

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Engineering Process Success: Renix founder shares her entrepreneurial journey

January 28, 2021

Renix uses its proprietary technology (RenixUIXTM) to solve complex separation problems for resource processors and to purify materials used in business sectors.

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Alumni named to London’s 20 under 40 Class of 2020

January 21, 2021

The awards are organized by the Twenty Under 40 Foundation, in association with London Inc. magazine.

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Unlocking Canada’s competitiveness in 2021 and beyond

January 14, 2021

Former Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz, MA ’79, PhD ’82, believes the Canadian economy will rebound, although some sectors will continue to struggle.

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Alumnus Frank Worrell named psychology association president

January 8, 2021

As the newly elected president of the 121,000-member American Psychological Association, Worrell now leads the world’s largest group of psychology scholars, educators, clinicians and students.

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Scholarships launched in memory of Iranian students

January 7, 2021

Chemistry student Hadis Hayatdavoudi and three other Western students aboard Flight PS752 will be remembered through scholarships.

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