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June, 2008 Articles

Lecture looks at Brazilian dental research opportunities

Monday, June 30, 2008

A delegation from Brazil will be visiting the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at The University of Western Ontario on Monday July 7th to sign an exchange agreement to benefit dental students and oral health research. Members of the Brazili … (Read More)

Third annual Rapport Magazine available

Monday, June 23, 2008

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry\'s annual magazine features Rebuilding Health in Rwanda, a new graduate program in Ecosystem Health, 100-year-old alumnus Dr. Glenn Sawyer, outstanding research and teachers, and a look at the Class of Meds\'50. … (Read More)

$500M fundraising campaign approved

Monday, June 23, 2008

The largest such undertaking in the university\'s history, Senate has approved a $500-million fundraising endeavour - to be raised between 2007-14 - to support priorities identified by the university\'s academic and support units. … (Read More)

Health Unit releases salmonella report

Friday, June 20, 2008

The exact cause of the salmonella outbreak on campus last year may never be known, but suspicions point to the handling of raw chicken, according to a report from the Middlesex-London Health Unit. … (Read More)

BMSc grad awarded Governor General’s Medal

Monday, June 16, 2008

Our congratulations go to Payam Yazdan-Ashoori, Honors BMSc, for winning one of only two Governor General’s Medals presented at The University of Western Ontario this year. This award goes to the graduating student with the highest standing in any f … (Read More)

Fear a catalyst to success

Friday, June 13, 2008

Considered a world leader in the field of inorganic chemistry, Malcolm Chisholm believes fear is an emotion with the uncanny ability to drive us towards success. … (Read More)

Two research chairs named, three renewed

Thursday, June 12, 2008

One looks at the \'small science\' of nanomaterials, the other looks at big-picture issues with the Canadian health care system. At The University of Western Ontario, François Lagugne-Labarthet and Amardeep Thind have been awarded Canada Research Cha … (Read More)

Dealing with bumps in the road

Thursday, June 12, 2008

A renowned cardiac surgeon, Dr. Allan Lansing articulated that while graduates may be planning for the road ahead, to be wary of the bumps, while appreciating they are not all bad. … (Read More)

Fowler outlines importance of honesty

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

A pioneer in the treatment of sport-related injuries, Peter Fowler told those at Convocation Tuesday that despite finishing school, the learning process continues. … (Read More)

Convocation broadcast via the web

Monday, June 9, 2008

Friends, family, faculty, staff and visitors can access live and on-demand broadcasts of this week\'s convocation ceremonies on Western\'s website. Visit communications.uwo.ca/video_broadcast.html. … (Read More)

Dr. Margaret Steele Appointed Assistant Dean

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Dr. Margaret Steele has been appointed as Assistant Dean, Strategic Initiatives effective July 1, 2008 – June 30, 2009. … (Read More)

Dr. Sal Spadafora named Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education

Monday, June 2, 2008

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Sal Spadafora has been appointed as Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education, effective July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2011. Dr. Spadafora has been a member of the faculty at The University of Western Ontario si … (Read More)