August 31, 2021
Ventilation in all classrooms at Western meets – and in most cases exceeds – the high standards of measurement to prevent potential airborne spread of coronavirus, according to a recent analysis of the university’s buildings.
August 19, 2021
The magnitude of the pandemic will be measured in many ways, some of which are more quantifiable – but no less impactful – than others. As a leader supporting the pandemic supplies initiative on campus, Mark Durnin, points to the volume of incoming pandemic supplies and the strained supply chain as good indicators of the enormity of the pandemic – from Western’s perspective.
June 24, 2021
Good things are growing across Western’s campus. Construction of a new rain garden and plans to relocate the Indigenous food and medicine garden are underway, and a student-driven community garden is already bearing fruit.
June 24, 2021
In preparation for a full return to in-person classes and operations this fall, Western is taking extra steps to ensure ventilation systems in buildings and classrooms are maintained and optimized to maximize health and safety.
May 13, 2021
Projects slated for 2021-2022 include a new Entrepreneurship and Innovation Centre and an Indigenous Learning Centre.
May 4, 2021
Awards celebrate innovative work that aims to reduce the environmental footprint of the university.
April 30, 2021
Beginning in April, the stretch of asphalt that runs between Middlesex Drive and Oxford Drive will be overhauled. The space, which was once an awkwardly configured parking lot, will become a more animated, aesthetically pleasing pedestrian commons with a focus on active transportation, outdoor learning, and health and wellness.
February 11, 2021
In seeking solutions to newly imposed COVID-19 related restrictions, Music Dean, Betty Anne Younker turned to fabrication experts in Facilities Management (FM). A small team of trades led by Operations Manager, Ken Hill, designed and immediately began handcrafting the customized and individual-sized barriers.