Peer Review

UCalgary Alumni's podcast features grads in conversation about great moments, big ideas and post-university life. 


Season 3

126: Inclusivity and active listening are key to achieving authentic reconciliation in Canada.

125: We spend most of our adult lives in the workforce — shouldn’t we be safe and healthy there?

124: Failure can defeat you or motivate you — these alumni share how they overcome their mistakes

123: Bridget Casey googled how to pay off her student loan debt— and then made a career of it

122: Who cares for the homeless as they near the end of their lives? Simon Colgan explains why it should be a community effort

121: Amber Hedges shares her experience with alcoholism, relapse and her road to recovery

120: As the #MeToo movement continues, we ask community educators how boys and men are feeling about masculinity

119: Former HR recruiter Brian Palmer, BComm’06, spills the beans on what happens after you click “submit” on that job application

118: We asked alumni like Olympic champion Erica Wiebe how scholarships helped them excel

117: Activist, mother, grandmother Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes shares how to be an advocate and an ally

116: Professional volunteer Reg Tiangha shares tips about how volunteering can help land your dream job

115: Local comedian Ben Cannon and host Kala Ortwein explore downtown Calgary, in a car — with coffee

114: Patrick Lor talks about the gritty details of being the boss — like making sure there’s toilet paper

113: Career coach, Christine Dagenais, MBA’11, talks building your personal brand

112: Whitney Rockley discusses her work as one of Canada's few female leaders in venture capital

111: YMCA Calgary leaders Shannon Doram and Ken Lima-Coelho discuss community engagement

110: Jim Gray discusses his career, the City of Calgary, and the importance of community involvement

109: Stefan Horsky, Ben Leon and Dan Allard chat about Calgary's craft beer boom

108: Patti Pon discusses the facts and figures that stand behind the economical impacts of a thriving creative sector

107: Dan Niven discusses his works as an intensive care physician and health researcher

106: Natalie Panek discusses her work with the Mars Rover program and more

105: Ian Gates and Jackie Forrest discuss the future of oil sands

104: Melanee Thomas talks gender disparity in politics and the Calgary election 

103: Russell Reimer talks innovative sports management and humble beginnings

102: Going for Gold: Olympic podium athletes, recorded live at UCalgary's 2017 Alumni Weekend 

101: Andrew Mosker talks musical ephiphanies and more 

August 2016

100:  The best of Season 2 Play | Download

99: Clem Martini always wanted to be a writer Play | Downlaod

98: Chris Olbey believes books are the best technology Play | Downlaod

97: Kevin Davies embraces the art of composting  Play | Downlaod

96: Madam Justice Patricia Rowbotham holds court Play | Downlaod

July 2016

95: Ian Brodie on Canadian and US Politics  Play | Download

94:  Andrew Buckley shares insights from the gridiron  Play | Download

93: Shannon Murray explores the Calgary Stampede's origins  Play | Download

92: 2016 Calgary Stampede Royalty Play | Download

June 2016

91: Louisa Ferrel stays true to her brew Play | Download

90: Benjamin Ross Hayden makes big movie on a small budget Play | Download

89: Kodi Hutchinson helps revitalize Calgary’s jazz festival Play | Download

88: Nina Kharey's House of Nonie Play | Download

May 2016

87: Jasmine Mian's road to Rio Play | Download

86: Jodi Scarlett goes from rags to riches Play | Download

85: Andrew Obrecht rides with a biker gang Play | Download Play | Download

84: Emma Climie studies connection between ADHD and mental health Play | Download

83: Live with Geoff Cumming and Dick Haskayne Play | Download

April 2016

82: Kandrix Foong’s search for Spock Play | Download

81: Mark Blackwell wants you to think big Play | Download

80: Mike Landry rides Einstein's wave Play | Download

79: Annalise Klingbeil wants to be the first to know Play | Download

March 2016

78: Laura Lucier's adventures in mission control Play | Download

77: Ian Chiclo, defender of the alternative voice Play | Download

76: Mike Czuba takes flight Play | Download

75: The one and only Dr. Bob Play | Download

74: Aritha van Herk creatively loses her temper Play | Download

February 2016

73: Lynne Cowe Falls ditches textbook in favour of real-life experience Play | Download

72: Tony Russell and thousands of cat skeletons Play | Download

71: Andrew Rodych explains the role public policy plays in everyday life Play | Download

70: The Future of oil sands Play | Download

January 2016

69: Jump-Start Your Job Search - Networking Play | Download

68: Suzette Mayr files reports on the world around her Play | Download

67: Breaking bread with John Gilchrist Play | Download

December 2015

66: Anila Lee Yuen makes newcomers feel welcomed Play | Download

65: The naked truth with Derrick Shirley Play | Download

64: How Kym Boycott became addicted to discovering rare diseases Play | Download

63: Danielle Smith discusses life after politics Play | Download

November 2015

62: Peer Review live Play | Download

61: Yousef Traya, Bridgeland Market's friendly giant Play | Download

60: Tyler Trafford's Almost a Great Escape Play | Download

59: Wilma Shim does the heavy lifting Play | Download

October 2015

58: Nancy Moules helps families heal Play | Download

57: Sebastian Sztabzyb engineers a great roast Play | Download

56 C: Kent Hehr, Liberal candidate, Calgary Centre Play | Download

56 B: Stephanie Kot, NDP candidate, Calgary Rocky Ridge Play | Download

56 A: Pat Kelly, Conservative candidate, Calgary Rocky Ridge Play | Download

55: Elizabeth Cannon sets her sights even higher Play | Download

September 2015

54: W. Brett Wilson redefines success Play | Download

53: Murray Ord helps bring Hollywood to Alberta Play | Download

52: Mary Anne Moser smashes up arts, science, and engineering Play | Download

51: Wayne Harris Jr. helps build a tradition of excellence Play | Download

Download instructions: right-click on the link to the file you want to download, choose the save option, choose where you want to save the file on your hard drive, then save. After your download is complete, double-click on the file to play.

Season 1 Archive

Peer Review, the University of Calgary Alumni podcast, began in September, 2014. Here’s a complete archive of Season 1:

50. The best of Season 1 Play | Download

49. Natalie Panek sets her eyes high Play | Download

48. Sharon Carry’s obsession with student success Play | Download

47. Scott White wants to give you something exciting Play | Download

46. Jodi Willoughby craves something sweet Play | Download

45. Breanne Everett tackles diabetes one step at a time Play | Download

44. Tony Tran strikes a pose Play | Download

43. Dawn Johnston’s pop culture grab bag Play | Download

42. Vern Kimball and the Calgary Stampede Play | Download

41. The 2015 Calgary Stampede Princesses Play | Download

40. Brad Granberg in the disaster zone Play | Download

39. Teaching and learning with Leslie Reid Play | Download

38. Jill Drader, jill of all trades Play | Download

37. Travel back in time with Harry Sanders Play | Download

36. James Fell vs. fad diets Play | Download

35. Rosa Marchitelli goes public Play | Download

34. Lourdes Juan does good for her city Play | Download

33. Heather Yourex’s global health perspective Play | Download

32. Paul Fairie surveys Alberta’s political landscape Play | Download

31. John Fairbairn, the brain behind the brain Play | Download

30. California dreaming with Andrew Pearce Play | Download

29. Elizabeth Anderson discusses her mental illness Play | Download

28. What has Ken Lima-Coelho not done? Play | Download

27. Dive in with Lori Bacon Play | Download

26. Matt Diteljan puts real estate in your pocket Play | Download

25. Murray Falk reflects on 1958 Play | Download

24. Amanda Hehr stars in 50 shades of green Play | Download

23. Get to know Mark Hopkins Play | Download

22. An enlightening conversation with Evan Bahry Play | Download

21. Kate Thompson helps revitalize Calgary’s east end Play | Download

20. Nick Blitterswyk goes green Play | Download

19. Andrew Phung never stops improving Play | Download

18. Todd Hirsch helps make sense of economics Play | Download

17. Dallas Flexhaug stays one step ahead of the lava Play | Download

16. Chad Saunders, champion of community building radio Play | Download

15. Lori Andrews, insanely happy interior designer and photographer Play | Download

14. Eric Termuende bridges generational gap Play | Download

13. Lisa Vlooswyk grips it and rips it Play | Download

12. Patrick Finn, open source thinker Play | Download

11. Matt Masters helps Alberta tell its story Play | Download

10. Aviv Fried is rolling in the dough Play | Download

9. Running with Reed Ferber Play | Download

8. Theanna Bischoff’s double life Play | Download

7. Around the world with David Gray Play | Download

6. Lights, camera, Matt Embry Play | Download

5. Behind the curtain with Vicki Stroich Play | Download

4. Maurice Yacowar throws down the gauntlet Play | Download

3. Kali Taylor and the electric youth Play | Download

2. The sweet life of Alyssa Tilston Play | Download

1. Space travel with Robert Thirsk Play | Download

Download instructions: right-click on the link to the file you want to download, choose the save option, choose where you want to save the file on your hard drive, then save. After your download is complete, double-click on the file to play.