Scientists from Lawson and Western have developed a new blood test that identifies with greater than 90% certainty whether or not an adolescent athlete has suffered a concussion.

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December 2016 Web Version

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Game-changing blood test for concussions

Scientists from Lawson and Western have developed a new blood test that identifies with greater than 90% certainty whether or not an adolescent athlete has suffered a concussion.

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Dinnie Greenway

96-year-old alumna still riding horses

Dinnie Greenway, BA’42, isn't letting age keep her from her love of riding.

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Homecoming Win Your Tuition Winners

Homecoming “Win Your Tuition” Contest Winners

Students attending the Hoco football game won great prizes courtesy of Western Alumni.

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Hatchimals

Western's connection to season's top toy

Hatchimals, one of the hottest toys of the holiday season, have a connection to Western.

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Paul Soles

Paul Soles, BA'53, stars in new CBC web series

Once the voice of Spider-Man, he now stars as a "90-year-old Roommate" in new CBC comedy.

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Idea may help translate digital world for all

Idea may help translate digital world for all

Complex websites will become crystal clear with just the click of a button if this alumna has her way.

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WESTERN MAKING HEADLINES

New York Times: Eric Lindros and concussion research at Western

Globe and Mail: Study opens window into honeybees’ social order

Maclean's: Indigenous health geography research

CBC Radio: 'Dear America' featuring American Studies prof

More headlines from around the world featuring Western’s people, projects and programs.

CAREER CORNER

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5 Tips for Making a Career Change

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DISCOVER THE WORLD

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Cruise the Rhine

Enjoy excursions and activities showcasing Holland, Germany and France.

ALUMNI REWARD

Campus Recreation

Discounted Campus Rec and Western Student Rec Centre memberships for alumni.

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Be sure to save the date now for Homecoming 2017, Oct. 20-22.

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GIVING NEWS

Ting Lee

Gift secures legacy, provides for next generation

A new Chair supported by Ting-Yim Lee, PhD, will advance cardiac CT imaging research worldwide.

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COMING EVENTS

Nov 30 Geography (UDP) Alumni Reception (Toronto, ON)

Nov 30 Mystical Landscapes Lecture at AGO (Toronto, ON)

Dec 7 UK Alumni Mingle Bells (London, UK)

Dec 7 Classes without Quizzes: Simile, Metaphor, and the Making and Perception of Canada (London, ON)

Jan 17 Classes without Quizzes: Getting Fitter with Age (London, ON)

Jan 20 The Toronto Branch Presents Rick McGhie (Toronto, ON)

Jan 28 Mustangs Men's Hockey Alumni Dinner and Game (London, ON)



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