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Winter 2013 issue
It’s simply not a dirty word to Karen Stintz. “Yes, I am a ‘politician.’ And there is no shame in it,” said the Toronto city councillor for Eglinton-Lawrence.
Ian D. Scott has the thankless but essential job of policing the police as Director for the past four years of Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU).
John Marcus Payne’s journey began alongside missionary parents in Nigeria, and brought him to a quiet, small town north of Chicago where he lives now with his wife and three children.
Amanda Aitken, BA'05, Cert'05, is empowering women on the web with her Girls Guide To Web Design program.
Dr. Masashi Kawasaki, BA'53, MD'57, never gave up hope in pursuit of his dream.
The 2013 Arlie Laxton Alumni Photo Contest is open for entries in 3 categories by email or snail mail. Deadline: June 30, 2013. Winners will be posted online at alumnigazette.ca and printed in the Fall 2013 issue of the Alumni Gazette.
Jonathan Westeinde, BA’92, is promoting a new type of capitalism – one that puts equal importance on the environment and making profits.
How does computer science grad Deepak Sethi go from his father’s chickpea business to a top 10 list with comedy giants Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert?
An inaugural inductee into Western’s Music Alumni Wall of Fame went with her gut instinct of making music for films rather than becoming a concert pianist and found Oscar-winning success.
Bradley J. Dibble, MD’90, is concerned about the cardiovascular health of a very large patient: planet Earth. He took a deeper interest in global warming and environmental issues following the release of Al Gore’s film An Inconvenient Truth in 2006.
Randy Lai has gone from a 'golden time' on Western’s campus to running one of the most successful ‘Golden Arches’ operations in the world. Lai, BA’93 (Economics), serves as McDonald’s Hong Kong managing director.
Alexandra Elyse Miletic was born on September 17, 1990 in Windsor, ON. The world would never be the same. Ally, as she was called, drove her sleep-depraved parents crazy by waking up at night every 45 minutes.
If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance the misinterpreted Mayan doomsday prediction didn’t come to pass...
Thank you for a great magazine! I am turning 60 this year and really enjoy thinking of Western and the good times at a gorgeous campus and many return trips.
With shining faces (including yours) on almost every page you’ve made the Gazette a glamour mag.
I just wanted to pass on how enjoyable this year’s Homecoming was for me personally.
As a graduate of Western, I recently read the Fall 2012 issue and realized what a small world it is.
Much has been said about universities becoming more international but what has been lacking is a discussion around what is meant by internationalization, or the benefit it brings to Western students and Canada as a whole.
Alan Noon explores Winter Carnivals of the past on University College hill.
The first and only preventative HIV vaccine based on a genetically modified killed whole virus has been making steady progress in Phase I Clinical Trials in the United States and the interim results are being analyzed in preparation for the next steps.
Richard Ivey School of Business Dean Carol Stephenson, along with five Western alumnae, have been named among Canada’s most influential women, according to Women of Influence Magazine.
Western’s Senate Committee on University Planning (SCU P) has been tasked with facilitating a strategic plan renewal process for the University by soliciting and receiving input from key stakeholder groups on campus and from the external community.
Neuroscientists from Western University have made a significant breakthrough in understanding what physically happens in the brain to cause vegetative state and other so-called “disorders of consciousness.”
A full house of local, national and international leaders helped Western and Germany’s Fraunhofer Society launch the Fraunhofer Project Centre (FPC) for Composites Research at Western at the centre’s Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP) location on Nov. 5.
Hidden Treasures of Western Archives: Famous Signatures
Natalie MacLean, author of the bestseller Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search for the World’s Best Bargain Wines, offers up winter wine tips for fellow alumni.
Voice of Alumni column by President of Western's Alumni Association
Thomas Plant was recognized by Dean Michael Milde in October.
The Final Say with Paul Wells, BA'89