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Dr. Chantelle Richmond launches Ontario's first Indigenous-led health training network

As featured in multiple news sources, including Western News, Dr. Richmond "will serve as program lead for the Indigenous Mentorship Network Program of Ontario, a Western-based hub dedicated to Indigenous health training that is both culturally relevant and scientifically rigorous".


Western Geography - Esri Canada's 11th Centre of Higher Education Excellence (ECCE)

As an ECCE, the Department of Geography will be looking for up to six students on an annual basis to represent Western by participating in an App Challenge held and contribute regularly to a blog. These students will receive coaching and training in custom software application development on the web and on mobile computing platforms. Read more


Student bravery at centre of a six-month project by The London Free Press

Western Geography student Tim Wiechers, witnessed the accident and ultimately helped save the life of a women that skidded off Hwy. 401, and was trapped upside down in a submerged vehicle for 27 minutes. Read more


Vanessa Ambtman-Smith - New member of London's Police Services Board

One of our own graduate students, Vanessa Ambtman-Smith, has been appointed as the newest member of the board that oversees the London police. Vanessa, the Indigenous health lead for the South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), will be sworn in as the police services board’s newest member next week. Read more


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