News Archive

Abe Oudshoorn, Betty Anne Younker, alumni make Mayor’s Honour List

January 4, 2021

The annual homage recognizes Londoners who have made a significant contribution to their community. Originating in 1976 to recognize contributions to the arts, the Mayor’s New Year’s Honour List has since grown to include 10 different categories of achievement.

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Notable Western researchers, scholars, alumni appointed to Orders of Canada and Ontario

January 4, 2021

The Order of Canada and Order of Ontario are among the highest civilian honours for people whose service, innovation and compassion have made significant contributions to their communities.

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Christy R. Bressette to lead Indigenous Initiatives at Western

December 21, 2020

Bressette, a Western alumna and Anishinabe member of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation, begins her five-year term March 1, 2021.

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Alumnus promotes real-world learning experience for students

December 14, 2020

Everything civil engineering alumnus Tim Fernihough learned during his time at Western has influenced his ability to face challenges head-on throughout his career.

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Lisa Saksida and seven Western alumnae among Canada’s most powerful women

December 3, 2020

BrainsCAN co-director Lisa Saksida and seven Western alumnae have been named recipients of the 2020 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award.

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Alumna adjusts leadership for today’s changing world

November 27, 2020

Holding a position of leadership during COVID-19 has meant, for many, having to adapt their leadership styles.

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Alumni entrepreneurs find the recipe for success

November 27, 2020

What do beans, grape skins, chia seeds and activated charcoal have in common? For Giovanni Angelucci, HBA‘11, founder and CEO of Queen Street Bakery, these items are ingredients in his unique recipes for gluten-free bread products.

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Western alumna Andrea Benoit wins business-book award

November 25, 2020

An alumna’s book detailing one of Canada’s great, previously untold business philanthropy stories has won a major award book.

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Western Law professor Rande Kostal wins international honour for legal-history book

November 24, 2020

Law professor Rande Kostal has been awarded a prestigious international honour for authoring a book that sheds new light on the limits of America’s ability to impose democracy on defeated countries.

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Photographer’s focus inward brings greater depth of field

November 18, 2020

Ajani Charles stands among the world’s noted photographers as a Canon Ambassador and owns a media production company as a writer, director and producer.

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Alumnus selected to help shape future of NATO

November 11, 2020

He has been recognized as a Queen’s Young Leader for Canada, one of the nation’s Top 30 Under 30, and a Fellow of the Aspen Institute. And now, another honour for Western alumnus Kevin Vuong.

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Open heart, open mind opens doors

October 29, 2020

Leaelle Derynck has sage advice for students and, having now earned her fourth degree from Western, she has the credibility and experience to back it up.

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Alumnus ‘Lyfts’ company to new heights

October 5, 2020

Lukomskyj has created a career for himself by taking international companies to the next level, and his current role as General Manager for Lyft, British Columbia, is no exception.

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New entrance awards to enhance racial diversity at Western Law

October 5, 2020

The bursary is supported by Sunil Gurmukh, counsel at the Ontario Human Rights Commission, and an Adjunct Research Professor at Western Law.

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Homecoming 2020 ‘not just any virtual event’

October 1, 2020

One unexpected advantage of this year’s Homecoming is that virtual events aren’t limited by geography: alumni living out of country, or others who might not have been able to travel to London, can still participate and connect with old friends.

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Thousands follow alumna’s discussions on education

September 15, 2020

Catherine Zeisner is a social media influencer. She has over 200,000 followers, 3.3. million likes and millions of comments and direct messages on TikTok. And everything is about education.

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Staying on track: Alumni keep company running through pandemic cancelations

September 11, 2020

Their first steps as a company were a giant leap for an industry looking for a better solution. Now, as thousands of races have halted around the world, Race Roster continues to help the sport and its organizers stride into an uncertain future.

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Alumna speaks on new role as OSPE President

August 24, 2020

Western Engineering alumna Réjeanne Aimey, BESc’03, is thriving as she faces the unique challenges that come with these unprecedented times.

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Alumnus partnering with Western Law to conduct Hidden Racial Profiling Project

August 20, 2020

Influential human rights lawyer Sunil Gurmukh, LLB'08, will be partnering with Western Law to conduct the Hidden Racial Profiling Project.

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Debut novel combines tech, comic worlds

August 4, 2020

Drew Murray, BA’97, MBA’06, can credit his storied career partly to technology’s triumph over the curse of cursive.

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