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Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

Check out Western’s All-Campus Job Expo today
Anyone looking for a summer job or full-time career should attend Western’s All-Campus Job Expo today.

The expo runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the University Community Centre atrium and gym.

Over 50 organizations, including A&M Reforestation, Camp Tamakwa, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, TD Canada Trust and Dell Canada Inc., will be present.

The UCC Gyms #1 and #2 will be closed until 6 a.m. Friday to accommodate the expo.
"Jennifer Davidson

King’s Centre for Creativity hosts art exhibition
The Centre for Creativity at King’s University College is hosting an art exhibition entitled “Ecology/Art in Mind: Our River Our Land.”

The event takes place today and tomorrow at the Labatt Gallery in Covent Garden Market.

The exhibition explores our interdependency with the river and all of its life forms. It features paintings, sculptures and photography by Six Nations artists from the Innuit Gallery.

Ryerson’s Professor George Thomas Kapelos, author of Course Studies- Tracking Ontario’s Thames: an Exploration of the River, will give the keynote address. Ray John, a Haudenosaunne Traditional Heale, is commenting.

The opening programme is today at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

“[The exhibit] includes youth art and young peoples’ experiences with the river,” said Gloria Mulcahy, the event’s curator. “It’s important to increase our awareness of the environment.”
"Michelle Jennings

Live the good life? Publish your story
Western’s Department of Communications is asking well-rounded students to offer their life stories for publication.

Chosen students will be featured in 2007/2008 recruitment publications, including the Western ViewBook and campus posters.

“It’s a call to students with interesting stories to share,” says Angie Smith, communications officer for undergraduate recruitment.

“Volunteer experiences, exchange programs and other extracurricular activities will be taken into account.”

Interested students should note photos will be taken between April and August, so summer availability in London is required.

The deadline is March 2. E-mail Smith at for more information or to request an application form.
"Sarah Berman

History lectures open to all students
Today, two graduate students from the history department present in Room 4317 of the Social Science Centre.

Diana Dicklich will speak about “Lessons, Triumphs, and Defeats in the Trial of Slobodan Milosevic.” The event runs from 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Dicklich’s speech is part of the History Seminar Series.

Later, the McCaffrey Seminar Series presents Jamie McKellar. McKellar’s speech, “Victor’s: Legacy: The Impact of U.S. Reverse Course on Post-Second World War Japan,” takes place at 4:30 p.m.

The lectures are open to all students, said Kara Brown, the history department’s financial assistant.

“[The lectures are] a great opportunity for history students who get a chance to present their papers and receive feedback from the faculty,” Brown said.

Light refreshments will be served. For additional information, contact the history department at (519) 661-3645.
"Adam Feldman

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