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Creating a home for Survivors’ stories, with NCTR director Stephanie Scott: Episode 04
This episode features President Michael Benarroch in conversation with executive director of the National Center for Truth and Reconciliation, Stephanie Scott. Together they discuss the lasting effects of Canada’s residential school system and the forced separation of Indigenous families. They explore how we as a university can help heal these wounds and plot a path forward to true Reconciliation.
Cultivating Deep Inclusion with Queer Education Researcher Dr. Robert Mizzi: Episode 03
This episode features President Michael Benarroch in conversation with Canada Research Chair in Queer, Community, and Diversity Education and associate professor in the Faculty of Education, Dr. Robert Mizzi. Together, they’ll discuss Dr. Mizzi’s ideas around “deep inclusion,” and how the University of Manitoba can continue to make strides in diversity, equity and inclusion.
Anti-Racism in Medical Education with Dr. Marcia Anderson: Episode 02
This episode features President Michael Benarroch in conversation with vice-dean of Indigenous health, social justice and anti-racism at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, and Doctors Manitoba 2022 “Physician of the Year” Dr. Marcia Anderson [MD/02].
Together, they’ll discuss how the University of Manitoba can further ground medical education in anti-racist practices and provide greater health equity for Canada’s Indigenous, Black and racialized communities.
Cosmology and Beyond with Dr. James Peebles: Episode 01
The first episode in this podcast series features President Benarroch in conversation with leading astrophysicist, Nobel Laureate and the Albert Einstein Professor Emeritus at Princeton, Dr. James Peebles [BSc(Hons)/58, DSc/89].
Together, they'll unpack some of Dr. Peebles's groundbreaking work that has been vital to our understanding of the universe, including topics like the Big Bang Theory and dark matter. We'll also hear from a UM student and aspiring astrophysicist, and hear Dr. Peebles take questions from our live audience.
Bonus content: Watch a behind the scenes sneak peek of Episode 01.
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