Peer Review - The University of Calgary Alumni Podcast

Natalie Panek, BSc’07, is a mission systems engineer at MDA Robotics and Automation, working on Canadian space robotics and other Canadian space exploration programs. On this episode of Peer Review, we review Natalie’s work, discuss space exploration, and talk about strong female leaders. 

Direct download: Episode_49_-_Natalie_Panek_sets_her_eyes_high.mp3
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Sharon Carry, BA'75, BEd’76, MCS’90, has been the President and CEO of Bow Valley College since 1997. On this episode of Peer Review, we discuss Sharon’s academic career, 50 years of Bow Valley College, strong female leaders, and much more.

Direct download: Episode_48_-_Sharon_Carrys_obsession_with_student_success.mp3
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Scott White, BMus’89, is a multi-talented songwriter, playwright and musical director. On this episode of Peer Review, we look back at his ill-fated rock band, West World, talk about why he was “the world’s worst drag queen,” and discuss his latest play, Newfoundland Mary.

 

Direct download: Episode_47_-_Scott_White_wants_to_give_you_something_exciting.mp3
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Jodi Willoughby, BCR’01, is the co-owner of Crave Cookies and Cupcakes. First opening their doors in Calgary in 2004, Crave now has four locations in the city, as well as shops in Edmonton and Saskatoon. 

Direct download: Episode_46_-_Jodi_Willoughby_Craves_Something_Sweet.mp3
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Dr. Breanne Everett, MD’09, MBA’13, is the CEO and director of Orpyx, a wearable medical technology company that creates life-changing health tools that empower the user through data analytics.


Tony Tran, BComm'11, is a community builder with Antyx Community Arts, a dance instructor, and founder of the inovative dance collective, The Bad Girls Club YYC.

Direct download: Episode_44_-_Tony_Tran_Strikes_a_Pose.mp3
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Dawn Johnston, PhD’05, is the Assistant Dean, Student Engagement (Faculty of Arts) and a senior instructor in the Department of Communication, Media and Film at the University of Calgary. On this episode of Peer Review, Dawn shares her thoughts on Caitlyn Jenner, great television, Calgary’s food scene, and much more.

Direct download: Episode_42_-_Dawn_Johnstons_pop_culture_grab_bag.mp3
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Vern Kimball, BA’81, MBA’90, is the President of the University of Calgary Alumni Association, and the former CEO of the Calgary Stampede. On this episode of Peer Review, Vern shares stories from nearly 30 years of involvement with the greatest outdoor show on earth. 

Direct download: Episode_42_-_Vern_Kimball_and_the_greatest_outdoor_show_on_earth.mp3
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Hayley Peckham, BComm’14 and Kimberly Stewart, BSc’16 (expected), share stories from their terms as Calgary Stampede Royalty.  

Direct download: Episode_41_-_The_2015_Calgary_Stampede_Princesses.mp3
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Brad Granberg, MD’12, is an ER doctor with a focus on disaster medicine and disaster management. On this episode of Peer Review, Brad revisits his time spent in Nepal providing post disaster medical relief.

Direct download: Episode_40_-_Brad_Granberg_in_the_disaster_zone.mp3
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