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April 2018 Web Version

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Outside the Gates

Taking a step "Outside the Gates"

A brief window into how Western, and its people, make connections in the local London community.

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Mark Ideson

Alumnus leads Canada to curling bronze

Led by skip Mark Ideson, BSc'99, Canada won wheelchair curling bronze at the Paralympic Winter Games.

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Jane Goodall

Goodall to receive honorary degree

Primatologist and anthropologist Dr. Jane Goodall will receive an honorary degree from Western at a special Convocation April 25.

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Mike Bickerton, BA’01

Alumnus brings his vision to reality television

Mike Bickerton, BA’01, Amazing Race Canada co-producer, knows what it takes to create compelling television.

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Frank Cosentino, HBA’60

Hall honours Cosentino on and off the gridiron

Former Mustang Frank Cosentino, HBA’60, has been named to the Canadian Football Hall of Fame Class of 2018 as a builder.

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Thames Hall

One-stop mental health support centre in the works

Western will house medical and counselling services under one roof, at Thames Hall, in a new integrated health-and-wellness centre that will offer more coordinated mental health supports to students.

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WESTERN IN THE NEWS

Do concussion protocols in youth hockey go far enough? - CBC

When professionals rise up, more than money is at stake - New York Times

3D-printed stethoscopes in war zones - The Hindu

A glove that may help Parkinson's patients - CBC

CAREER CORNER

Two minute profile

Acing the interview

Tips on crafting your two-minute profile.

DISCOVER THE WORLD

Normandy

Normandy

September 17 - 25, 2018. No supplement for solo travellers!

PURPLE PERKS

Purple Store

Save 15% on clothing and gifts online or in person.

CONNECT ON SOCIAL

Instagram

Follow Western Alumni on Instagram and share your #purpleandproud photos.

FEATURED EVENT

WIRB

Opening of the Western Interdisciplinary Research Building

Join us April 13 for the opening of the new Western Interdisciplinary Research Building, which houses the Brain and Mind Institute, BrainsCAN and the Rotman Institute of Philosophy.

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BE EXTRAORDINARY

Pierre Morrissette

Extraordinary foresight starts here.

Pelmorex Corp. founder Pierre Morrissette, MBA’72, LLD’10, forecasted the future by turning a handful of television stations into a weather data empire that includes The Weather Network. Today, he inspires other Canadian entrepreneurs to embrace change and think big. And his bold vision for the future started at Western.

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Be Extraordinary

Be Extraordinary

COMING EVENTS

Apr 13 Official Opening of the Western Interdisciplinary Research Building (London, ON)

Apr 19 Dinner with 10 Strangers (Victoria, BC)

Apr 26 Schulich Dentistry Alumni Cocktail Reception (Toronto, ON)

Apr 27 Wall of Champions Dinner 2018 (London, ON)

Apr 28 Men's Hockey Wall of Honour (London, ON)

May 15 Ready. Set. Connect. (Toronto, ON)

May 26 Mustangs Women's Basketball Hall of Honour (London, ON)

May 29 Nursing Alumni Golf Clinic (London, ON)

Jun 8 Western Mustangs Football Golf Tournament 2018 (London, ON)

Jun 13 Celebrating 78 years! (St. Thomas, ON)

Jun 21 Toronto Law Alumni Denning (Toronto, ON)

Jul 13 Ricoh Mustangs Basketball Classic (London, ON)



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