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Bringing Science to Life!

Bringing Science to Life: Bonnie Schmidt @ Let's Talk Science

Children are natural born scientists, with an insatiable curiosity and desire to experiment – but studies have demonstrated that somehow, through years of formal education, most teenagers lose their enthusiasm for science. By the time they are applying to college, less than a quarter say they remain very... Read more

Children are natural born scientists, with an insatiable curiosity and desire to experiment – but studies have demonstrated that somehow, through... Read more

Radical Ideas: RADIUS @ Simon Fraser University

Radical Ideas: RADIUS @ SFU

This week, Ken gets a “taste” of social innovation at Simon Fraser University’s RADIUS incubator, speaking with co-director Shawn Smith and social entrepreneur Dylan Jones about their work. We learn how innovation requires bureaucratic flexibility, and Ken winds up at a loss for words with his mouth... Read more

This week, Ken gets a “taste” of social innovation at Simon Fraser University’s RADIUS incubator, speaking with co-director Shawn Smith and... Read more

Employment Guaranteed!

Employment Guaranteed @ University of Regina

Despite its significant sticker price, higher education doesn’t often come with a guarantee.  After all, what a student learns, and how they put their skills to work in the world, has more to do with their own effort than anything the institution can do. But in a world of labour market uncertainty and... Read more

Despite its significant sticker price, higher education doesn’t often come with a guarantee.  After all, what a student learns, and how they put... Read more

Invest in Your People

Invest in Your People: Maureen Adamson @ Fleming

This week, Ken Steele chats with Maureen Adamson, president of Fleming College, about how higher ed leaders can sustain a culture of innovation on campus, particularly by investing in our people. “The most important thing” Maureen says, is to “give the gift of time” to front-line faculty and staff to... Read more

This week, Ken Steele chats with Maureen Adamson, president of Fleming College, about how higher ed leaders can sustain a culture of innovation on... Read more

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