One million species around the world are at risk of extinction—many in the next few decades. Hear from world-class researchers, hosted by 2011 MacArthur Fellow Sarah Otto, as they outline the recent science and pinpoint conservation approaches that work.
On June 13, 2019 the UBC School of Kinesiology gathered a panel of expert coaches together for an evening of discussion and insight into the Professional Masters of High Performance Coaching and Technical Leadership (MHPCTL) and the general state of professional coaching today. The field of coaching has seen significant growth that supports High Performance… Read more
Margaret Trudeau is a Canadian icon, celebrated both for her role in the public eye and as a respected mental-health issues advocate. From becoming a prime minister’s wife at a young age, to the loss of both her son and her former husband, to living with bipolar disorder, Margaret tirelessly shares her personal stories to remind others of the importance of nurturing the body, mind, and spirit. Recorded June 5, 2019, at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver in Vancouver, BC.
Wildfire is an essential process in forest ecosystems, but can be incredibly destructive in the wildland-urban interface. Wildfire is driven by climate, weather and fuels that vary among ecosystems and through time. The combination of land-use change, fire exclusion and global warming have made many forests highly susceptible to intense fires that are difficult to… Read more
Omar El Akkad is a journalist and author of the novel American War which depicts a disturbingly believable future of America at war with itself. The novel was runner up for CBC Canada Reads, shortlisted for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, and described as “masterful” by the Globe and Mail. In this talk El… Read more
For some people, working globally has always been a goal while for others, it is something they are only starting to consider with the world of work becoming increasingly more connected across global boundaries. Working globally provides the opportunity to expand your knowledge about different cultures, develop transferrable skills such as communication and adaptability, or… Read more