Time again for alumni, students, faculty and staff – wherever they are around the world – to reconnect and share in a celebration of everything #purpleandproud.

Western Alumni News

February 2016 Web Version

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founders day

Founder’s Day 2016, Monday, March 7

Time again for alumni, students, faculty and staff – wherever they are around the world – to reconnect and share in a celebration of everything #purpleandproud.

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Hit the ground running

Hit the ground running

Jayne Garland, MClSc’85, returns to lead as Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences.

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cost a tipping point

Cost a tipping point

Researchers examine the cost-effectiveness of arthroscopic knee surgery.

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Days of Glory

Days of glory past

Forgotten athletic history surfaces with century-old trophy discovery.

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Binding through time

Bookbinding alumnus keeps traditional craft alive in modern times.

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Continued domination

Streak continues for squash team with 33rd consecutive OUA Men’s Squash Championship.

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Lessons learned from his year at the keys

PhD candidate leverages research to create bold career path

Bike design team looks for answer in the wind

Western reveals United Way campaign total

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


Career Corner

Acing the interview

Nothing is more valuable than having the ability to distinguish yourself from others.



Spain - Barcelona & San Sebastián

October 9 - 18, 2016 Discover the dynamic regions of Catalonia and Basque Country.


Manulife Financial


Add your western education to your profile

Add your Western University education to your LinkedIn profile!



Roundtable discussions

Members of the Western Alumni community are invited to register for one of a series of regional roundtable discussions.

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bridging the gap

Bridging the gap

Alumna’s generosity key factor in equation for students’ success.

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Be Extraordinary

Be Extraordinary


Feb 11 Discover Robarts Community Presentation Series 2016 - Dr. Jane Rylett (Chatham, ON)

Feb 13 OUA Swim Championships (London, ON)

Feb 18 Windsor Express vs. London Lightning Alumni Suite (London, ON)

Feb 23 Classes without Quizzes - Killing Fields: Genocide in Modern History (London, ON)

Feb 24 Roundtable Discussion - Downtown Toronto (Toronto, ON)

Feb 24 Roundtable Discussions - New York (New York, NY)

Mar 1 Classes without Quizzes - Mythical beasts: Fiction, fact, or something in between? (London, ON)

Mar 2 Founder's Day in Calgary (Calgary, AB)

Mar 2 Roundtable Discussions - Thornhill (Thornhill, ON)

Mar 3 Roundtable Discussions - Mississauga (Mississauga, ON)

Mar 5 Founder's Day Brunch (Scottsdale, AZ)

Mar 5 12th Annual Western Rowing Gala (London, ON)

Mar 7 Western Community Founder's Day Coffee Break (London, ON)

Mar 7 Founder's Day Celebration in Toronto (Toronto, ON)

Mar 7 Founder's Day in New York: President's Reception (New York, NY)

Mar 8 Founder's Day in London: The Health Happiness Connection (London, ON)

Mar 9 Founder's Day in Ottawa with Susan Delacourt (Ottawa, ON)

Mar 9 Roundtable Discussions - Waterloo - Wellington (Kitchener, ON)

Mar 9 Founder's Day in the UK: Canada Back on the World Stage (London)

Mar 13 Founder's Day Family Swim and Skate (London, ON)

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