Peer Review Podcast

UCalgary Alumni's podcast features grads in conversation about great moments, big ideas and post-university life.

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126: Truth and Reconciliation in Canada

Inclusivity and active listening are key to achieving authentic reconciliation in Canada.

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125: Workplace Wellness

We spend most of our adult lives in the workforce — shouldn’t we be safe and healthy there?

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124: Failure

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.

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123: Bridget Casey

Bridget Casey, MBA’15, googled how to pay off her student loan debt— and then made a career of it.

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122: Simon Colgan

Those experiencing homelessness are burdened with all kinds of problems, but dying alone and without dignity is a big one.

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121: Amber Hedges

How do people recover from addiction? Amber Hedges, MA’17, explains how stigma can be a major barrier. 

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119: Brian Palmer

Brian Palmer, BComm’06, has some not-so-secret tips and best practices for job applications.

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118: Giving Day

Scholarships, transformational experiences, and health and wellness are key contributors to student success.

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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.

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116: Reg Tiangha

According to Reg Tiangha, BSc’04, volunteering is an easy way to diversify your skills and increase your employability.

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115: Ben Cannon

Ben Cannon, BA’14, discusses mental illness, addiction and striving to earn a living as an up-and-coming comedian. 

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114: Patrick Lor

Patrick Lor, BA’90, MBA’01, discusses the perks and burdens of serial entrepreneurship.

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112: Whitney Rockley

One of Canada’s few female senior leaders in venture capital, Whitney Rockley, MBA’97, talks about her career.

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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107: Dan Niven

Dr. Dan Niven, MD’06, MSc’12, PhD’16, discusses helping doctors ditch outdated technologies for cutting-edge patient care.

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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.

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104: Melanee Thomas

Melanee Thomas, MA’06, talks gender disparity in politics and the Calgary election. 

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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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102: Going for Gold

A special edition of Peer Review featuring Olympic podium athletes, recorded live at UCalgary's 2017 Alumni Weekend.

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101: Andrew Mosker

Andrew Mosker, MA’12, talks about the National Music Centre.

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