March, 2008

Western onboard for Earth Hour

Friday, March 28, 2008

The University of Western Ontario is set to join the City of London and the world in celebrating Earth Hour Saturday (Mar. 29) from 8 to 9 p.m. to show individual conservation efforts can make a huge difference in keeping our planet green. … (Read More)

Mouthguards a must!

Thursday, March 27, 2008

Dental students from the University of Toronto and the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western will face off in a hockey game on March 29 at 8 p.m. at the Western Fair Sports Centre in London, as they compete for the Ontario Dental Associa … (Read More)

CFI funds new labs at Western

Thursday, March 27, 2008

Research has shown stem cells hold tremendous promise for better understanding diseases, such as cancer. Newly announced funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) will help researchers at The University of Western Ontario determine the … (Read More)

Researcher to give talk on genetics and heart disease

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

It's a testament to the unfairness of life that some people can eat cheeseburgers and lead a sedentary lifestyle without developing heart disease, while many who adhere to a balanced diet and regular exercise regimen fall victim to the disease. … (Read More)

Health pioneer Fraser Mustard to speak

Monday, March 17, 2008

Fraser Mustard, a pioneer of Canadian medicine and tireless advocate of early childhood development, will deliver the Faculty of Health Sciences' Distinguished Lecture on March 19. … (Read More)

Ending the sexist blame game

Thursday, March 13, 2008

The March 11 issue of the Canadian Medical Association Journal features an editorial by Dean Carol Herbert, and the Dean of the University of Toronto\'s medical school. A link is provided. … (Read More)

Seymour Schulich to receive highest honour

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Seymour Schulich one of Canada's most successful entrepreneurs and a generous philanthropist for universities, will receive an honorary degree from The University of Western Ontario at its medical convocation on May 16. … (Read More)

History of Medicine at Western

Friday, March 7, 2008

Western Archives invites you to drop by the John A. Schweitzer Gallery in the Archives and Research Collections Centre to see a new display created by Adam Crymble and mounted by his colleagues in the Public History - Theory, History & Practice Cours … (Read More)

Presidential search town hall meeting

Friday, March 7, 2008

All members of the Western community are invited to a town hall meeting March 19 to offer comments and suggestions on the search for the next president of The University of Western Ontario. … (Read More)

Medicine & Classics

Monday, March 3, 2008

As the world prepares for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, learn how the ancient Greeks prepared for their games in Olympia almost 3000 years ago. The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at The University of Western Ontario brings back its popu … (Read More)