Ambtman-Smith and Vanloffeld named as Trudeau Foundation Scholars

"Vanessa Ambtman-Smith and Steven Vanloffeld are both PhD students in the Department of Geography, working with Chantelle Richmond. They have each been awarded Doctoral Scholarships from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation. Ambtman-Smith and Vanloffeld are focused on community-engaged research, connected to Indigenous communities." Read More

Karen Van Kerkoerle, Western’s Cartographic Specialist - Go-to technical and philosophical mapmaking artist

Responsible for creating and constantly amending official maps of Western, Karen Van Kerkoerle, Western’s Cartographic Specialist, is also the go-to person when faculty across a range of disciplines need maps, templates and custom illustrations to help add breadth and context to their work. Read more

Becky Ellis (PhD Candidate) shares her thoughts on community gardens

"Avid gardener and Byron resident Becky Ellis thinks her neighbourhood is the perfect spot to build London's newest community garden. Gardens, she said, aren't just about growing fruits and vegetables, but also about growing connections — something many people in the car-dependent neighbourhood are hungry for." Read more.

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