Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Alumni News

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CTV president named Woman of the Year Western

Philosophy alumna, Wendy Freeman, BA'96, President, CTV News (Bell Media) was recognized with the Woman of the Year award. Read more

Order of Canada

Congratulations to Sherrill E. Grace, BA'65, on being named an Officer to the Order of Canada for her contributions to promoting Canadian culture and identity through her collection of published works.

Arts alumnus receives 70 year pin

Faculty of Arts & Humanities Dean Michael Milde presented alumnus Thomas Plant, BA’42, with a certificate from Western president Amit Chakma, a pin and gifts from Homecoming to mark his 70th anniversary of graduation from Western in October. Read more in Western Alumni Gazette 

 Alumni Profiles

wisemanHis passion for collecting like a well-tended garden

Patrick Maloney, The London Free Press, Sunday, April 21, 2013

Ask Brahm Wiseman to pick his favourite among two revered comic book artists — Alan Moore and Frank Miller — and he really struggles to answer. He doesn’t want to offend the fans of either, and he clearly holds both in high esteem. Read more

wistanelyThe president of Penguin Canada on work-life balance

Nicole Winstanely, Western English alumna and president and publisher of Penguin Canada, is proof that being an English major is not a waste of four years
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  powellPowell's passion for painting is palpable

Recently we met with Jenna Faye Powell at the Forest City Gallery in downtown London. Jenna has been the Director of the FCG for 9 months. She came back to London, where she completed a BFA in Studio Arts/Major in English at Western, after completing an MFA at NSCAD University in Halifax. Read more about Jenna and other successful alumni in our new blog: Positive News From Clever Colleagues


Recently Published

couglerElaine Cougler, BA'68

Elaine has recently published The Loyalist’s Wife, a historical novel focusing on Loyalists in the American Revolutionary War. This is the first of a trilogy centering around the Loyalists and their contributions to opening up settlement in Ontario. Read more

croweJordan Crowe, BA'09

 Jordan Crowe, who graduated with a double major in psychology and visual arts, recently published a new book Maritime Lighthouses. This art book is aimed at bringing attention to the fate of Canada's historic Beacons, most of which are to be destroyed in the coming years. Read more