Exploring our relationships with food through art

December 15, 2022 
In the bleak days heading into winter, there’s still some colour in the Western community garden thanks to students in an interdisciplinary visual arts class.

On campus, a ‘secret’ structure gives the barn swallow a second chance

December 06, 2022 
Somewhere in the southwest corner of Western’s campus is a site which could be a template for the conservation of bird species at risk in North America.

Landscape Services is geared up for Winter

November 1, 2022 
A dump of snow starting Saturday night put the snowplow wheels in motion on campus this weekend.

Western recognized as one of world’s top 20 universities in new global sustainability rankings

October 26, 2022 
For the second time this year, Western has been ranked in the top tier of universities around the world for sustainability.

Campus construction aims to enhance both natural and built environments

October 17, 2022 
Construction season continues on campus, with the completion of several priority projects this summer, and more to be wrapped up this fall.

New online work request launches September 16

September 14, 2022 
Campus partners using the electronic Work Order Request (eWORq) system linked from Facilities Management's website will notice a difference in the interface on September 16, 2022.

First-ever Riverfest reconnects campus community with the Deshkan Ziibiing

September 7, 2022 
Western’s campus is surrounded by natural beauty and through it flows one of the most biodiverse rivers in Canada.

A ‘living lab’ of sustainability

Fall 2022 
Heather Hyde nods towards the greenery of the rain garden in front of the Physics & Astronomy Building and then makes a more expansive gesture across campus to where Western’s new Ronald D. Schmeichel Building for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is taking shape.

Summer construction paves way for enhanced learning, working spaces

May 26, 2022 
Western’s campus is being transformed this summer with a number of construction projects that will highlight the natural beauty of campus and add leading-edge learning spaces.

$10M gift gives rise to the Ronald D. Schmeichel Building for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

May 25, 2022 
Ron Schmeichel, a Canadian entrepreneur and financier, is lending his name to Western’s new entrepreneurship and innovation building, with a $10-million donation and a shared commitment with Western University to cultivating Canada’s future entrepreneurs.

Western 1st in Canada, 3rd in world in global impact, sustainability rankings

April 27, 2022
Western University has placed first in Canada and third in the world in a global ranking of universities working toward the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Students get lesson on environmental stewardship close to home

April 20, 2022
Students of a jointly offered fourth-year Indigenous studies and third-year geography and environment class are leaving their legacy on campus, thanks to a new land-use agreement with Facilities Management (FM) that will provide students with learning opportunities on environmental stewardship.

Cycling through winter: Creating a bike-friendly campus for all seasons

February 11, 2022
Cycling to and from work began as a cost-saving effort for Enrique Banuelos, but the long-term impact on his physical and mental health has been priceless.