Heroic Minds conference
A conference dealing with resilience, hope, and mental toughness will take place on March 20 in the Humanities Theatre. “Redefining Toughness – Stories of Adversity, Resilience and Triumph” will feature Warriors hockey coach and mental health advocate Ben Fanelli, creator of the Heroic Minds podcast, which focuses on resilience in the face of adversity with an emphasis on sport.
FIRST Robotics Competition
The highest level of robotics competition offered by FIRST. High-school students team up with the world’s best technology companies to build the most impressive robots you’ve ever seen.
Bob Rae at World Water Day
Bob Rae, former Ontario premier, presents the Water Institute RBC Distinguished Lecture: “What the challenge of clean water at home and around the world tells us about ourselves, our country, and our planet,” at the Water Institute’s annual World Water Day event.
2019 Hagey Lecture: Living Indigenous Law in Canada
John Borrows, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at the University of Victoria, blends Anishinaabe stories, language, theories and practices with analysis of Canadian law and constitutional practices to illustrate the possibilities and limits of the seven grandmother/grandfather teachings.
WICI Talk: Dr. Noelle Eckley Selin
Dr. Noelle Eckley Selin joins us from MIT to discuss "Systems Approaches to Sustainability: Climate, Air Pollution, and Toxic Substances"