By Dr. George Agnes
Associate Dean of Science at Simon Fraser University
As Associate Dean of Science at Simon Fraser University, I’ve conducted thousands of experiments in my day. But nothing prepared me for my participation in the ultimate educational experiment: observing seven youth each run 180 km of Botswana’s Kalahari Desert to better understand the value of water and its...
A few weeks ago, Bif Naked was kind enough to spare me a few minutes of her time to answer some of the light-hearted questions I had about her every day life. After surviving a heart aneurysm, as well as breast cancer, Bif's outlook on life is an inspiration, and a wake up call to anyone who takes life for granted.
VLM: How long have you been a vegetarian for?
BN: Well I can’t...
Resulting in 40 per cent of Canadians proactively seeking a mentor in 2013
January 16, 2013 – New research* released today by Women In Leadership Foundation (WIL), a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the role of women in leadership, reveals that mentoring is highly regarded by Canadians, with 87 per cent of Canadians describing mentoring as being ‘very important’ or ‘...
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