2022

Shining bright  

November 29, 2022

Vocalist Meghan Taylor is reaching for the stars. End the year on a high note with a gift of hope for students.

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A World Free from Huntington Disease

November 17, 2022

Western University and Huntington Society of Canada announce the creation of a prestigious endowed research chair – a first-of-its-kind in North America

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A dynamic duo

November 4, 2022

Recruited to Robarts Research Institute for their specialized skillset, two scientists join forces to target therapies for complex heart disease and critically ill patients.

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A world through words

October 5, 2022

Beloved professor and fan of happy endings, Catherine Ross gifts $400,000 to the Faculty of Information & Media Studies (FIMS) to support the success of students.

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‘My life, my home, my soul is really at Western’

September 16, 2022

The health and wellness of student-athletes is near and dear to Western donor Alexis Peters, who has graciously left a gift to Western in her Will to champion the cause.

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“I believe in you”

August 24, 2022

Feeling the faith from donors, engineering student Favour Okpali was inspired to go after her dreams.

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Our strength is in our uniqueness

August 24, 2022

Inspired by the vision of Jeff, BA’82, and Shelley Parr and their family, hundreds of annual donors have stepped up to help students thrive by supporting the Parr Centre for Thriving, which funds projects that encourage participants to learn about their unique strengths and talents.

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More loudly. More often.

August 24, 2022

Deeply filled with gratitude for his parents and family, Dr. William “Barry” Mayo has spent almost three decades supporting Western in their memory.

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Enduring gratitude

August 24, 2022

Giving back to Western for more than half a century, Susan Finley is enjoying the fruits of her donations.

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Unlike any experience you will ever have

August 4, 2022

Passion for the sport, fond memories and strong bonds drive donor, Duncan Macgregor, and volunteer, Lindsay Merrifield, to support Western rowing years after graduation.

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Philanthropist Perry Dellelce honoured for life of service

June 24, 2022

At the height of the 1980s Perry Dellelce, BA’85, graduated from Western. He was having “the time of his life,” creating new friendships and bonds that have withstood the test of time.

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From Night to Day

June 17, 2022

An academic experience like no other inspired Dr. Gurjeet Rai, DDS ’06 to donate to Western’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.

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Western community remembers philanthropist Sonia Labatt

March 22, 2022

Her tireless support of the university and the Faculty of Health Sciences, in tandem with her husband Arthur, helped benefit the entire Western community.

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Student-led project boosts essential workers with kudos of kindness

February 28, 2022

Beyond the Wards Canada is a platform where people can submit messages and spread kindness through letters, poetry, artwork and performances.

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Western raises more than $617K for local United Way

February 24, 2022

The fundraising total is one of the highest amounts Western has raised in the history of the university’s United Way campaign.

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Western researchers receive $1.25M in federal funding

February 23, 2022

Four Western research projects received the new funding through the Canadian Foundation for Innovation to, among other things, develop a suite of molecular profiles for complex, chronic diseases.

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Canadian Space Agency funds Western’s effort to get more youth into STEM

February 18, 2022

A multidisciplinary team received $400,000 to develop educational programming that aims to excite youth about space exploration and inspire them to consider careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

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Paving a path for girls to discover passion for science

February 11, 2022

BrainsCAN postdoctoral fellow Jie Mei volunteers to help inspire the next generation of young girls in AI and neuroscience.

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Purple Hands reach out to help London’s vulnerable populations

January 27, 2022

A student-run homeless advocacy group is taking on the issue of homelessness through community engagement and education.

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Tornado researchers expand scope to study hail

January 25, 2022

Western’s Northern Tornadoes Project, founded as a partnership between Western University and ImpactWX, who made a $6.4 gift in support of the project, has now launched the Northern Hail Project (NHP).

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New home for student health and wellness services in Thames Hall

January 20, 2022

The $20-million renovation project, driven by Western’s Student Mental Health and Wellness Strategic Plan, aims to help students thrive personally, socially and academically

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Scholar, curator named Canada Research Chair

January 12, 2022

Professor Sarah Smith has been named a Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Art, Culture and Global Relations as part of a new round of investments by the Government of Canada that total more than $151 million.

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Stories of community-engaged learning at Western

January 4, 2022

More than 200 non-profit organizations partner with Western each year in projects significant to them and to student learning.

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Western researchers to develop national anti-violence app

January 4, 2022

Federal funding will help create the first Canada-wide resource to aid women facing relationship violence.

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