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Why Guaranteed Income is Affordable, Effective and Just with Economist Evelyn Forget: Episode 07
This episode features President Michael Benarroch in conversation with economist and academic director of Manitoba Research Data Centre Evelyn Forget. Together they’ll discuss how a basic income guarantee is not only possible and affordable, but an effective and just way to reduce poverty in Canada.
Understanding Indigenous Self-Determination and Water Rights with Dr. Nicole Wilson: Episode 06
This episode features President Michael Benarroch in conversation with Indigenous peoples' water rights researcher Dr. Nicole Wilson. Together they’ll discuss how Canada can better understand, govern and enhance Indigenous self-determination over water rights.
How Canada Can Become a Global Public Health Leader with Dr. James Blanchard: Episode 05
This episode features President Michael Benarroch in conversation with executive director of the Institute for Global Public Health Dr. James Blanchard. Together they’ll discuss how the University of Manitoba can be at the center of engaging the academic sector in global public health and how Canada can become a world leader in this field.
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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