Past Events

Here’s a list of BUGS’ most recent events, oldest first:

First General Meeting (September 17, 2014)

A great start to the year with a full house at our First General Meeting! All photo credits: Mathew Gene
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Lab Volunteer Info Session (October 2, 2014)

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Clothing Sale (October 15-17, 2014)

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Design credits: Mathew Gene
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NSERC USRA Info Session (November 5, 2014)

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Put your grades in your own forces, help conserve our Earth's resources! Jenny Phan (VP Fundraising) explains the BUGS Big Box of Bucks. (Photo credit: Yesh Rai)
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Biotron Tour (November 7, 2014)

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Poster design: Mathew Gene

 

Helen Battle Lecture with Dr. Danielle Way (November 13, 2014)

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Paul Knoops (VP Outreach) introduces with a brief history of the Helen Battle Lecture.
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Fall Preview Day (November 16, 2014)

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Thank you to all our volunteers who helped convince prospective undergrads to choose biology at Western! Looking professional at our Parent Q&A booth at the Physics and Astronomy Building. From left to right: Shreyash Dalmia, Jenny Phan, Michael Brown, and Mathew Gene (Photo credit: Mathew Gene)
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Montreal Infosession (November 19, 2014)

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Poster design: Mathew Gene

 

Prof Meet and Greet (November 20, 2014)

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Poster design: Mathew Gene

 

Gingerbread House Competition (November 26, 2014)

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Thank you our five competing teams for bringing their holiday spirit (of competition), and a bigger thank you to our Events Committee for making this all possible! Poster design: Mathew Gene All photo credits: Yesh Rai
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Project Gold – 1st Year Biology Study Session (November 27, 2014)

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Thanks to everyone who came out to our first year Bio study session today! And a big welcome to all of our new members. Look out for our weekly emails keeping you updated with all of our future events! Good luck on finals, everyone! (Design credits: Mathew Gene)
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Nature Conservancy of Canada Speaker Session (January 28, 2015)

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Thank you to Dr. Mhairi McFarlane for coming out to our NCC Speaker Event last Wednesday, as well as to everyone who attended! It was great learning about all the tangible changes that the NCC is making across Canada.
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Prof Meet and Greet 2.0 (February 2, 2015)

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Thank you to all the students and professors who came to this semester's Prof Meet and Greet - attendance was great despite the weather. We hope you all had a great time! (All photo credits: Mathew Gene)
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Grad-Undergrad Student Mixer (February 10, 2015)

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Thank you to everyone who attended our grad-undergrad student mixer on the 10th and to SOBGS for making this collaboration possible! The food and conversation were both a big hit and we had a great mix of grad and undergrad students. All photo credits: Yesh Rai. Design credits: Mathew Gene
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BUGS Valentine’s Day Roses (February 12, 2015)

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Design credits: Mathew Gene

 

BUGS Clothing Sale 2.0 (February 23 – March 3, 2015)

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Our second clothing sale of the year featured some popular new and returning designs & was a great success! (Poster design credits: Mathew Gene)
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Helen Battle Lecture with Dr. Jeremy McNeil (March 5, 2015)

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"Are Humans Really Smarter than Insects? - Outreach for the General Public and Politicians" (The answer? Nope.) Design credit: Mathew Gene
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Intent to Register Info Session (March 10, 2015)

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Design: Mathew Gene

 

Pi Day (March 13-14, 2015)

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Design: Mathew Gene