This showcase gives you a brief overview of the genetics module at the University of Western Ontario.
An astronaut! An investment banker! A game developer! All very viable answers to one question each of us has been asked since we were young – what do you want to be when you grow up? For many of us, somewhere along the way our career became a mandate instead of a dream. Taking a … Continue reading Career Paths in Science: More Options Than You Think
University represents a time of change and it is very common for students to experience mental and emotional distress. If you feel distressed, remember that Western has plenty of resources to help.
Haffie shares his story at Western and his belief that learning should always be the main focus in the classroom.
Medicine has come a long way since the days when bloodletting was used to cure disease and mercury was thought to be the secret to immortality. One fascinating practice with an interesting history is replantation, the reattachment of a severed body part. In the Middle Ages, it was considered impossible, as many attempts to restore … Continue reading Giving a Helping Hand
The Current recently got the chance to sit down and talk with Dr. John Di Guglielmo. Dr. Guglielmo is an associate professor in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology. Many students might recognize him from courses such as Physiology 3140, Pharmacology 4360, and Physiology 4520. Here’s what he had to say to us. Would you … Continue reading Get to Know Your Prof: Dr. John Di Guglielmo
Frank Ye - a fourth-year Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences student, our former SSC President, has stepped down from the SSC to run as a candidate in the USC presidential race alongside his longstanding friend, Jared Forman. We decided to reach out to get a more personal perspective on his campaign, his story, and most importantly, him … Continue reading SSC to USC: a Sitdown with Frank Ye
This Monday, students had the opportunity to attend the Science Student Council Presidential Debate. Here are the candidates.
After a long wait, midterm season is finally ramping up for most Science students. Many of us might be reflecting on midterm grades in the coming weeks. It’s commonly said that grades don’t define oneself, but this might become harder to believe when you’re attending a university with high entrance averages and rigorous programs. If … Continue reading Recovering From a Bad Midterm