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Western Professor Jason Gilliland Speaking at Parliament Hill

Western Geography Professor and Human Environments Analysis Lab (HEAL) Director Jason Gilliland was at Parliament Hill in Ottawa on May 9 to speak to federal MPs, Senators, and numerous representatives of various NGOs at an event entitled “Pediatric Research and Child Health in Canada”. Details.

Dean's Excellence Award for Teaching

Geography's own Professor Jeff Hopkins, together with Professors Andy Sancton (Political Science) and David Shrry (Psychology) are the first winners of the Dean's Excellence Award for TeachingDetails.  Congratulations, Jeff!

Imran Jaffer Memorial and Announcement of new Internship and Scholarship

On Saturday, March 19, at a memorial held for Imran Jaffer, a student in the Urban development Program, the Department of Geography at Western University and the Imran Jaffer Foundation announced the establishment of a new undergraduate scholarship and a new internship opportunity. Details about the event. Western News coverage

Imran Jaffer Internship Recipient

At the same memorial held for Imran Jaffer on Saturday March 19th the inaugural recipient of the IJF-JLL Internship has been announced, it is Dianne Ramos, a 3rd-year student in Urban Development. Congratulations, Dianne!

USC's Teaching Excellence Honour Roll for 2014-2015

Congratulations to the following Geography faculty members on receiving the USC's Teaching Excellence Honour Roll for 2014-2015: Mike Buzzelli, Jason Gilliland, Jeff Hopkins, Beth Hundey, Chris Smart, and Jinfei Wang. Previous years' winners.

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