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Alumna makes magic at Universal theme parks

May 15, 2018

“People think it’s magic. We call it engineering.” This clever quip holds especially true for Western Engineering alumna Rebecca Dean, BESc’13, who currently works as a ride and show engineer at Universal Creative in Orlando, Florida.

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Alumx wins fight for non-binary birth certificate

May 15, 2018

Joshua M. Ferguson, BA’09 (Film Studies) is the first person in Ontario to receive a non-binary birth certificate.

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Mustangs Football honours 2018 Wall of Champions Inductees

April 27, 2018

The Mustangs Football Champions Club honoured the newest members of the Wall of Champions during a ceremony held at TD Stadium on April 27.

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Filmmaker’s ‘Romantic’ effort finding indie success

April 19, 2018

Carly Stone, BA’11 (English and Writing Studies), recently premiered her first movie, The New Romantic, at SXSW, an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media and music festivals and conferences that take place in mid-March in Austin, Texas.

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Perry knows Mansbridge makes everything sound better

April 19, 2018

Daniel Perry, BA ’06 (English and French), author of the short story collections Nobody Looks That Young Here and Hamburger, answers 12 questions on his ‘bookishness’ and writing.

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From one mom to another

April 19, 2018

Cynthia Lockrey, BA’95 (English/History), author of Bed Rest Mom: Surviving Pregnancy-Related Bed Rest with Your Sanity and Dignity Intact, answers questions on her ‘bookishness’ and writing.

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Hall honours Frank Cosentino, HBA’60, on and off the gridiron

April 2, 2018

As a young high-schooler growing up in Hamilton, Frank Cosentino, HBA’60, did what most sports-minded kids did – he tried out for the football team. And for three straight years, he was cut. Last month, he was named to the Canadian Football Hall of Fame Class of 2018.

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A passion for public policy

March 27, 2018

“Put yourself in a position where you’ll learn something new.” That’s advice Alex Paterson, BA’08 (Media and Public Interest), first heard at Western, and has applied throughout his career, from roles at the CBC and Greenpeace, to his current role as Director of Communications and Operations for Canada 2020.

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Retired physician known as 'Canada’s Baseball Poet'

March 27, 2018

Shel Krakofsky, MD’76, author of Stanley Cup Seder: Poems New and Selected, answers 12 questions on his ‘bookishness’ and writing.

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Alumna embraces ‘Yes, and …’ toward a better world

March 27, 2018

Jennifer Stranges, BA’12 (Media, Information & Technoculture), never expected how much her role at Cystic Fibrosis Canada would change her own life.

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MIT alumnus brings his vision to reality television

March 27, 2018

Mike Bickerton, BA’01 ((Media, Information & Technoculture), Amazing Race Canada co-producer, understands what it takes to create compelling television – and he credits Western for helping get him to the finish line.

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Alumnus leads Canada to curling bronze

March 21, 2018

Led by skip Mark Ideson, BSc'99, Canada continued their record of medalling in every Paralympic Winter Games wheelchair curling competition when they defeated Korea 5-3 to win the bronze medals Saturday in the Gangneung Curling Centre.

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Alumna plays critical role in Canadian culture

March 20, 2018

For a quarter century, Kate Taylor, MA’85 (Journalism), has been proving pointed cultural and cinematic commentary for the nation’s largest newspaper. From her early days in the Big Smoke’s theatre scene to last week’s Academy Awards, it’s a responsibility she relishes and a role she traces its root back to Western.

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The ‘Perfect’ way to approach life

March 20, 2018

Diane Pascoe, BA’72 (Psychology), author of Life Isn’t Perfect, But My Lipstick Is, answers 12 questions on her ‘bookishness’ and writing.

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Alumnus named new Science dean

March 20, 2018

Matt Davison, MSc’93 (Applied Math), PhD’95 (Applied Math), has been named the new Dean of Western's Faculty of Science, effective July 1.

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Alumna embraces new ‘Power’ player role

February 22, 2018

Vassy Kapelos, BA’04 (Political Science), credits her Western Experience with rounding her out as a person. “It set me up socially and with the skills I needed to expand my life." Kapelos begins as host of CBC’s flagship daily political program, Power & Politics, in March.

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Alumnus earns Olympic gold in 2-man bobsleigh

February 20, 2018

Alex Kopacz, BESc’13 (Mechanical Engineering), and Justin Kripps captured gold in Pyeongchang for Canada’s third-ever Olympic medal in men’s 2-Man Bobsleigh.

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‘Launch’ catapults grad’s career

February 13, 2018

Sarah Botelho, BA’16, a singer-songwriter who goes by the stage name Poesy, beat out four up-and-coming artists, winning the right to release a new song on CTV’s The Launch. Her song, Soldier of Love, was written and produced by Academy Award nominated hit-maker Stephan Moccio, BMus’94.

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Ivey grad turns wanderlust into career

February 5, 2018

Chris Clark, HBA’96, took his love for travelling and founded Terraficionados Travel Society and Journeymakers, a luxury adventure travel business which tailors trips for other like-minded travelers.

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Team Canada doc scores lifetime goal

February 2, 2018

Western alumna Leanne Peters, BSc’02, MD’06, is in Pyeongchang, South Korea as the team doctor for the Team Canada Women’s Hockey team.

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