The Blue and Goldcast

The Blue and Goldcast is a monthly podcast hosted by UBC President & Vice-Chancellor Santa J. Ono.

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Episode 40: Overcoming Adversity: The Coltyn Liu Story
UBC student-athlete Coltyn Liu was just two years old when an accident left him with a number of challenges, including a brain injury. He was able to not only live with his conditions but thrive despite them. In this episode, Santa talks to Coltyn about how he overcame his challenges to become a star volleyball player […]

Episode 39: Asian History Month
Santa Ono and guest Henry Yu, the principle of St. John’s College, discuss Asian Heritage Month, which is taking place against a background of anti-Asian racism, and racism against other ABIPOC groups and individuals, as well as the continued tragedy of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the transcript here.

Episode 38: Steven Point
In Episode 38 of the Blue & Goldcast, Santa talks to UBC Chancellor Steven Point about his distinguished career and his philosophy of life. Download the transcript here.

Episode 37: Margaret Moss
In this episode of the Blue & Goldcast, Santa talks to Margaret Moss, the Interim Associate Vice-President, Equity & Inclusion, about her current role and her work with UBC’s First Nations House of Learning. Download the transcript here.

Episode 36: Julio Montaner – Bringing Passion and Energy to HIV/AIDS research
Dr. Julio Montaner is the director of the British Columbia Center for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, the chair in AIDS research and head of the division of AIDS in the faculty of medicine at the University of British Columbia. He discusses highlights of his distinguished career as one of the world’s foremost AIDS/HIV researchers. Download the […]

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