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Angelica Lucaci honoured with Western Award of Excellence

Geography's Undergraduate Assistant and Program Advisor, Angelica Lucaci, has been selected as one of this year's recipients of the Western Award of Excellence. This award is Western’s highest level of recognition for staff members and focuses on exemplary service, creativity and innovation, the ability to share knowledge and expertise and their capacity to foster their values of integrity and respect across campus. Read more


Western-led youth advisory council calls to prohibit vaping in schools

London’s youth are troubled by the rising prevalence of vaping in public schools. The HEAL Youth Advisory Council (HEALYAC) informs youth-related health research conducted by the Human Environments Analysis Laboratory (HEAL) at Western University. The HEALYAC recommendations are based on a careful review of existing research and the students own personal experiences as teens. Read more


'Harry Potter' election signs appear on London, Ontario street

Wes Kinghorn, a soon-to-be Western University geography assistant professor, has put a fun spin on election signs to curtail political tensions as we edge closer to the federal election. "Kinghorn told CTVNews.ca that “closer to the election, there can be a lot of divisiveness in our politics which is normal. That happens. So I think it’s kind of fun to put something out there that everyone can get behind.”" Read more


Grad Student AJ Wray talks university street parties

AJ, the president of the Town and Gown Association of Ontario (TGAO), talked with CBC News, London Morning Radio and Ontario Morning to share his insights and recommended best practices to could help tame potentially hazardous street parties. Read more


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