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Sam George: The Fire Still Burns

Posted: September 6, 2023 7:00PM - September 6, 2023 8:00PM
Location: VPL Central Library, 350 West Georgia St.
Sam will be joined by his coauthor, professor and writer Jill Goldberg, and the Langara College students who collaborated on the memoir: Liam Belson, Dylan MacPhee, and Tanis Wilson. They’ll be discussing Sam’s incredible story as well as the unique collaborative process that helped make this work a reality. Join us for an evening full of insights, wisdom and healing. ...more

Skills, Supervisors, and Networking on the PhD Journey

Posted: August 16, 2023
In this final post of a three-part series, On Campus asked guest blogger, Leela Viswanathan, author of The Deliberate Doctorate: A Values-Focused Journey to Your PhD, to answer a few questions about skills development, PhD supervisors, and networking along the PhD journey. ...more

Preface to Bootstraps Need Boots by Hugh Segal

Posted: August 10, 2023
Today we were saddened to hear of Hugh Segal's passing. A few years ago, we had the privilege to work with Hugh Segal on his book Bootstraps Need Boots: One Tory's Lonely Fight to End Poverty in Canada. Hugh's experiences led him to defend the most economically vulnerable and champion the concept of a basic annual income. The below passage—the preface to Bootstraps Need Boots—illuminates Hugh's optimism in the face of a plethora of challenges: "But nor should this be impossible simply because it is hard." ...more

Emotions and the PhD Student Experience

Posted: August 9, 2023
Part two of our blog series with guest blogger Leela Viswanathan, author of "The Deliberate Doctorate." ...more

Why Your Values Matter on the Journey to Your PhD

Posted: August 1, 2023
Author Leela Viswanathan ("The Deliberate Doctorate") on how becoming clear about your values will help you in your PhD journey. ...more

Treaty Talk: Book Launch and Panel for "Life Against States of Emergency"

Posted: June 16, 2023 5:30PM - June 16, 2023 6:30PM
Location: Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville St., Victoria, BC
Join us for the community conversation and book launch of "Life Against States of Emergency: Revitalizing Treaty Relations from Attawapiskat" by Dr Sarah Marie Wiebe. ...more
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