Peer Review Podcast
UCalgary Alumni's podcast features grads in conversation about great moments, big ideas and post-university life.
126: Truth and Reconciliation in Canada
Inclusivity and active listening are key to achieving authentic reconciliation in Canada.
125: Workplace Wellness
We spend most of our adult lives in the workforce — shouldn’t we be safe and healthy there?
Failure is trending, but is that a good thing? We ask six alumni what they think about failure and what advice they’d give their younger selves.
123: Bridget Casey
Bridget Casey, MBA’15, googled how to pay off her student loan debt— and then made a career of it.
122: Simon Colgan
Those experiencing homelessness are burdened with all kinds of problems, but dying alone and without dignity is a big one.
121: Amber Hedges
How do people recover from addiction? Amber Hedges, MA’17, explains how stigma can be a major barrier.
119: Brian Palmer
Brian Palmer, BComm’06, has some not-so-secret tips and best practices for job applications.
118: Giving Day
Scholarships, transformational experiences, and health and wellness are key contributors to student success.
117: Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes
In this episode, Cheryle, BA’99, BA’01, explains how to be an activist and why it’s important to give back in a good way.
116: Reg Tiangha
According to Reg Tiangha, BSc’04, volunteering is an easy way to diversify your skills and increase your employability.
115: Ben Cannon
Ben Cannon, BA’14, discusses mental illness, addiction and striving to earn a living as an up-and-coming comedian.
114: Patrick Lor
Patrick Lor, BA’90, MBA’01, discusses the perks and burdens of serial entrepreneurship.
112: Whitney Rockley
One of Canada’s few female senior leaders in venture capital, Whitney Rockley, MBA’97, talks about her career.
111: Shannon Doram and Ken Lima-Coelho
YMCA Calgary leaders Shannon Doram, BKin'07, and Ken Lima-Coelho, BA'94, discuss community engagement and non-profit leadership.
110: Jim Gray
Longtime Calgary oilman and philanthropist Jim Gray, Hon. LLD’91, chats about how family, community and giving back has shaped his life.
109: Calgary's Craft Beer Boom
A three-part conversation featuring Stefan Horsky of Village Brewery, Ben Leon of the Dandy Brewing Company and Dan Allard of Cold Garden Beverage Company.
108: Patti Pon
Calgary Arts Development President & CEO Patti Pon discusses the facts and figures that stand behind the economical impacts of a thriving creative sector.
107: Dan Niven
Dr. Dan Niven, MD’06, MSc’12, PhD’16, discusses helping doctors ditch outdated technologies for cutting-edge patient care.
105: The Future of Oil Sands
Ian Gates, BSc’89, and Jackie Forrest, BSc’96, explore the current state of Alberta’s oil and gas industry, and discuss the future of oil sands.
104: Melanee Thomas
Melanee Thomas, MA’06, talks gender disparity in politics and the Calgary election.
103: Russell Reimer
The president of Manifesto Sport Management, MCS’07, discusses humble beginnings in Steinbach, Man., Miriam Toews and community-minded Mennonite roots.
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