On Friday, March 1st, graduate students from Accounting, Anthropology, English, French, Philosophy, Political Science and Religious Studies convened for the annual Arts Three Minute Thesis (3MT) heat. All the 3MT competitors enriched audience members with thoughtful, engaging presentations.
People have been taught to believe that being “blind” to skin colour is a positive way to approach anti-racism, but according to Professor Vershawn Young this major misconception leaves marginalized races and cultures unseen.
A person’s ability to reason wisely about a challenging situation may improve when they also experience diverse yet balanced emotions, say researchers in the Department of Psychology. In fact, Yoda from Star Wars offers a a perfect example of emodiversity and wisdom.
On a wintery morning in late November, students, staff and faculty gathered around the Ceremonial Fire Grounds beside Laurel Creek for the opening of Bridge: Honouring the Lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two Spirit People. The sacred fire site now plays a vital part in the Bridge initiative - and offers many more opportunities for learning.