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Episode 30: UBC and the Olympics

In the 30th episode of the Blue and Goldcast, Santa Ono chats with UBC Olympic medalists Hillary Janssens and Evan Dunfee about their experiences at the Summer Games. Download the transcript here.

Episode 24: Student Mental Health – There’s an App For That

In this episode of the Blue and Goldcast, Santa talks to Dr. Daniel Vigo, assistant professor at UBC’s Institute of Mental Health. He’s working on an app called Minder, designed to help students get the mental health support they may need. Download the transcript here.

Episode 20: Thunderbikes are Go!

Bhargav Thoom and Daniel Zhao are both mechanical engineering students at our Vancouver campus. They’re also the leads of the UBC Thunderbikes, a student design team working on electric bikes. In this episode of the Blue & Goldcast they talk to Santa about the Thunderbikes electrical bike project. Download the transcript here.

Episode 15: Let’s Talk About Mental Health

In this episode of the Blue and Goldcast, I talk to Kathryn Gretsinger about students and mental health. Kathryn and her team of 80 students, journalists, and academics have been working on a cross-border investigation into mental health issues with 10 journalism schools in Canada and the US. Download the transcript here.

Episode 14: Fostering Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at UBC

In this episode of the Blue and Goldcast, I talk to Karen Ragoonaden about the complexities – and the necessity – of fostering equity, diversity and inclusion at a modern university. Download the transcript here.