March, 2010

Bhagi Singh recognized by Canadian Society for Immunology

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

We are pleased to announce Dr. Bhagi Singh has been awarded the John D. Reynolds award from the Canadian Society for Immunology. The award is given to a long-term member of the CSI for their exceptional service to CSI. … (Read More)

Margaret Moffat Research and Career Day March 31

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

The Margaret Moffat Research Day, held Wednesday, March 31, is an annual event intended to highlight the research of graduate students from departments within the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and the biomedical engineering, neuroscience an … (Read More)

Dr. Paul Cooper named CNS Acting Chair

Monday, March 29, 2010

Dr. Paul Cooper has been appointed Acting Chair/Chief for the Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences. Dr. Cooper commenced his term March 1, 2010 and will continue in an Acting capacity until December 31, 2010. … (Read More)

Reduce non-essential water use

Monday, March 29, 2010

Faculty, staff and students at The University of Western Ontario are asked to reduce non-essential water use in response to a pipeline break between the water treatment plant near Grand Bend and London. … (Read More)

$8 million in renewed CRCs

Friday, March 26, 2010

Seven researchers at The University of Western Ontario - including three at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry - have been awarded renewed Canada Research Chair funding from the Government of Canada totaling $8 million. … (Read More)

Lewis mobilizing public for cancer prevention

Friday, March 26, 2010

It may seem like a David and Goliath fight. Canadian global health advocate Stephen Lewis is hoping to mobilize the public to take control of cancer ? a seemingly uncontrollable disease. When it comes to cancer, the focus is often on fundraising and … (Read More)

Honorary degrees recognize individuals close to Schulich

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Dr. Jim Silcox, former Vice Dean of Education and current Acting Associate Dean, Windsor Program, will be among the honorary degree recipients this June. In addition, Dr. Gloria Gutman, sister to Dean Carol Herbert, will be honoured. … (Read More)

Davy Cheng, Gerald Kidder receive Dinstinguished University Professorship

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Two of three faculty members receiving Western's 2010 Distinguished University Professorship (DUP) Awards are from Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. Several other Schulich faculty were recognized as Faculty Scholars. … (Read More)

Graduate, professional survey

Monday, March 22, 2010

Graduate and professional students are being encouraged to complete the 2010 Canadian Graduate and Professional Student Survey (CGPSS), which provides an opportunity to improve educational experiences. … (Read More)

Med student Jenn Lam wins national badminton awards

Monday, March 22, 2010

The Western Mustangs captured the gold medal at the Canadian University and Colleges badminton championships hosted by Laval University this past weekend. … (Read More)

Nipissing announces Schulich School of Education

Monday, March 22, 2010

A $15 million gift from Seymour Schulich has established a Schulich School of Education at Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario. … (Read More)

Western offers first neuroscience summer school

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

When the term ends and the sun shines, a select few will continue to put their brains to the test - literally. Providing an opportunity to learn from some of the university's top minds, Western will hold its first summer school in neuroscience, May … (Read More)

Charles Trick's study warns against geo-engineering

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

New research led by The University of Western Ontario warns of the potential for ecological harm caused by the fertilization of oceanic waters with the trace element iron. This fertilization method is being proposed to remove carbon dioxide from the … (Read More)

Medicare problems and solutions discussed

Friday, March 12, 2010

The student Medical Reform Group held a very successful panel discussion on Medicare last night. Here's some of the coverage. … (Read More)

Identifying suicide risks in seniors

Friday, March 12, 2010

As Baby Boomers enter their senior years, there is growing concern the golden years will be marred by an increased risk for suicide. Older adults - who often deal with major life transitions such as declining health, loss of a spouse or social isol … (Read More)

Meningitis case on campus

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Students at Western are being reminded not to share items that have been in contact with another person's saliva, following the diagnosis of meningococcal disease in a Western student. … (Read More)

Prospective students get sneak-peak at Western life

Monday, March 8, 2010

A week off from school provides ample opportunity for secondary students and parents to take a daytrip to Canadian universities to find out what life after high school is like. … (Read More)

Search underway for new Associate Dean, Windsor Program

Monday, March 8, 2010

The process to select a new Associate Dean for the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry-Windsor Program is underway. The University of Western Ontario has engaged the services of Laverne Smith & Associates, a leading search firm that has worked … (Read More)

Federal investment sends "important signal" to universities

Friday, March 5, 2010

With the release of the federal budget, Western President Amit Chakma applauds the Minister of Finance and the Prime Minister for the government's continued commitment to research and innovation. … (Read More)

Become the 'Face of Western'

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Share your most memorable moments as a Western student and you could become the 'Face of Western.' … (Read More)

Schulich to get more space

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Start saving cardboard boxes because there will be a lot of trading spaces over the next year or so. … (Read More)