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Astrid Van Wieren, BA’88 Bringing stories to life on Broadway
Astrid Van Wieren, BA’88, is bringing to life on Broadway one of the most authentically Canadian stories ever told. In doing so, she hopes to introduce the world to the power of empathy and humanity toward each other. [Read more]
Geoff Dillon Putting big ideas into small batches
After briefly working in finance, Geoff Dillon, BSc’10, educated himself in the art of distilling. That dedication to the craft has paid off as Dillon’s Small Batch Distillers has been making waves in the Canadian craft spirits industry. [Read more]
Danielle Holdsworth, BA’02, BEd’03 Carrying the weight of the future
Danielle Holdsworth, BA’02, BEd’03, is a competitive world-class weightlifter and paddle boarder - and schoolteacher/librarian. [Read more]
Ken Bocking Alumnus keeps hockey headshots in sights
It was more than 20 years ago, but memories of that night in the London Ice House continue to fuel Ken Bocking’s, MD'75, fight to rid hockey of headshots and the debilitating trauma they cause. [Read more]
Paul Soles Alumnus embracing pop culture career revival
Paul Soles, BA’53, provided the voice of both Hermey, the elf who wants to be a dentist, in the 1964 stop-motion classic ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,’ as well as the original voice of Spider-Man in the 1967 cartoon series of the same name. [Read more]
Order of Canada Alumni named Order of Canada recipients
Five Western alumni were named among 105 new appointments to the Order of Canada, Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, recently announced. The new member list includes 3 Companions, 20 Officers and 82 Members. [Read more]
Grant Reuber Western mourns death of former Chancellor
Western is mourning the passing of former Chancellor Grant Reuber, BA’50, LLD’85, who served the university in multiple capacities, including as head of Economics and Sociology, the first dean of the Faculty of Social Science, as Provost & Vice-President (Academic), and eventually, as Chancellor. He died July 7 at the age of 90. [Read more]
Alumni earn Top Immigrant honours Alumni earn Top Immigrant honours
Western alumni Kundan Joshi, BESc’04 (Software Engineering), founder and CEO of TheAppLabb, and Dr. Boluwaji Ogunyemi, BSc’08 (Medical Sciences & Sociology), a dermatologist, have been named among the 10th annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants, [Read more]
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