In December 2019, alumni UBC launched a year-long series that will connect and engage alumni around the theme of leadership. The series kicked off in Vancouver with an evening where UBC alumni gathered to network and learn from high-profile industry leaders. The evening began with a panel discussion where the leaders shared some of their… Read more
There is a common misconception that the only way to get a job in Tech is to have a Computer Science degree. However, as the world of work continues to see an increase in technological advances, so do the opportunities to grow in a Tech career. Whether you’re just exploring what a working in Tech… Read more
Today, like never before, we have choices around marriage—not just in whether or not we will get married but we are freer to have the types of marriages we want. But as the framework of modern relationships changes, who benefits? Four UBC academics converge to tackle these questions from every angle.
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