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Back by popular demand, mini pennants are now shipping to alumni worldwide in honour of Founder's Day, March 7.

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Victoria Rubin, a professor in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies, has been working on deception detection since 2010, more recently focusing on developing an algorithm to detect fake news.

Western News - Separating fact from fiction using a ‘fake news’ algorithm

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Matthew Blake, a fifth-year History and Criminology student at Western, is among the university’s best chess players.

Western News - Winning the ‘battle of minds’

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Fatima Ba’abbad explores the role hockey played in the residential school system, with a focus on the Black Hawks, the Pelican Lake Indian Residential School’s hockey team in Northern Ontario during the early 1950s.

Western News - Role of sport in residential schools assimilative, cathartic

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Western alumnus, Michael Jari Davidson, has two new films set to be released this year. Save Yourself, which was available digitally on iTunes and Xbox Jan. 24, and First Round Down, which heads to Canadian theatres next month.

Western News - Alumnus finds his calling behind the camera

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Female athletes at Western are getting a boost from the Dorothy Walsh Female Athletic Scholarship. The award was created with a $25,000 donation from GoodLife Fitness Clubs at the request of the organization’s comptroller and matriarch, Dorothy Walsh.

Western News - Award aims to level funding support, playing field for...

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Dr. Arlene MacDougall, a clinician-researcher with the Department of Psychiatry at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, created the Global MINDS @ Western Summer Institute. This program will give 10 students an opportunity to come up with “disruptive solutions” to address the global burden of mental disorders in Machakos, Kenya.

Western News - ‘Disruptive solutions’ needed to address global mental...

School of Physical Therapy professor Dave Walton said the Ontario government’s de-listing of certain levels of opioids from coverage under the Ontario Drug Benefits Program may create more problems than it hopes to solve.

Western News - Ontario’s attempt to curb opioid addiction a 'knee-jerk...

Rehearsals are going well for the Dance Minor students in the Music Education Department - Western University at the Don Wright Faculty of Music - Western University as they prepare for their year-end dance showcase, Studies in Motion 2017: Dance Showcase.

Rehearsal photographer: Bill Nediger
Legendary Robert the Bruce, who fought for a Scotland independent of England, died in 1329 after 23 years as king. A 700-year-old rumour suggested the Scottish warrior-king had leprosy. Research by Western bio-archaeologist, Andrew Nelson and a Western-trained forensic sculptor have put the rumour to rest, concluding King Robert did not show signs of the disease.

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Need another reason to visit us for Western University March Break Open House 2017? Six of our residences will be open for tours and serving home-cooked meals throughout the day, including our newly renovated dining space in Saugeen-Maitland Hall. See you March 11!
Omar grew up in over five different countries while Nusaiba never left London, Ontario. Western brought them together. Married this July, the couple will soon have four Western degrees between them.

Join Omar and Nusaiba, and many other Mustangs as they celebrate relationships that started at Western: [ Westernu.ca Link ]
This year, the School for Advanced Studies in the Arts and Humanities is graduating its first cohort – a diverse group of students who are moving on to jobs in business, the arts and not-for profit organizations. [ Ow.ly Link ]

Western News - Moving on: Humanities school graduates first cohort

Celebrating all the roomies, house-mates, best friendships and love stories that started with study dates, shared snacks and late night talks back in the day. #westernuLove

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Congratulations to the two Western University teams chosen to advance in Canada's Next Top Ad Exec!

Special shout out Propel - Entrepreneurship, Western University entrepreneurs, Tom Grainger and Michelle Osei-Bonsu, for making it to this stage. Best of luck!
Dr. Mark Boyko, Md '07, brings his skills and training to treat the world.

Dose of perspective - Western Alumni

Philosophy professor Samantha Brennan recently hosted an “Ask Me Anything” session that generated more than 526 comments in two hours and yielded more than 500 up-votes, landing the post a coveted third place spot on the front page of /r/philosophy.

Western News - Ask her anything: Philosophy professor connects with...

Stephan Moccio, BMus’94, is one of the world’s brightest composers and producers - and he found his rhythm at Western.

Stephan Moccio - Giving to Western

Xiomara Mora, lab assistant to Biology professor Keith Hobson, shows one of the monarch butterflies studied using isotope technology.

Western News - Helping a monarch future take flight

Ami Patel and Saniya Mansuri, third-year students pursuing a double major in Biology and Medical Sciences, started Smart Steps, a tutoring program that connects Western students with London elementary school students in need of homework help.

Western News - 'Smart' tutoring connects Western, London communities