Posts from the ‘UBC’ category

The Terry Project on CiTR #50: The 7th Annual TEDx Terry Talks (Highlights)

Every year the Terry Project puts on an event called the TEDx Terry Talks. It’s one of the only TED events in the world to exclusively…

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Dear UBC student: please vent your frustration and tell us what deserves a #megafacepalm

Because you know… Don’t forgot to register for TEDxTerry Talks happening this Saturday! More information here.

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No Excuses, No Regrets. The Desert & Mountains that Changed My Life: Chris Dare at TEDxTerryTalks2013

Chris Dare talks about challenging yourself to achieve your dreams and have new experiences. As an avid mountaineer hoping to climb the highest peak on each…

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Rise of the Citizen Policy Analyst: Altay Sedat Otun at TEDxTerry Talks 2013

Altay Sedat Otun speaks about the need to create opportunities for students to get more involved in critical policy debates affecting the world. He argues that…

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Food Literacy: It’s About More Than Just Reading Labels: Eric Schofield at TEDxTerry Talks 2013

Sixteen years after he dropped out of high school, Eric Schofield is now on his way to becoming a teacher. Eric talks about using “food literacy”…

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How to Complete Your Degree in Seven Years: Shannon Hoekstra at TEDxTerry Talks 2013

Need that extra year to finish your degree? Shannon took 7! She speaks about the benefits of extending your undergraduate degree and why it is perfectly…

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Collaborative Lessons Learnt from the Ugandan Deaf Community: Nidhi Joseph and Ooi Koon Peng at TEDxTerry Talks 2013

During a UBC International Service Learning summer placement, Nidhi Joseph and Ooi Koon Peng travelled to Uganda to work on literacy programs with a community library.…

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Seeing Gravity and the (Invisible) Universe: Emmanuel Fonseca at TEDxTerry Talks 2013

The prediction of gravitational waves, which are the ripples of space and time, is a major theory that many scientists are working hard to confirm. Emmanuel…

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How We Can Address Sexual Violence With Language Alone: Lucia Lorenzi at TEDxTerry Talks 2013

Lucia Lorenzi speaks passionately about the import role words play in addressing sexual violence. Drawing on both personal and professional knowledge, Lucia explores ideas surrounding the…

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Navigating Your Learning – How We Can Learn From/With One Another: Ashley Welsh at TEDxTerry Talks 2013

How do we learn best? What factors and obstacles can influence our learning experience? Ashley Welsh speaks about the complex sets of hurdles, failures, successes and…

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