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An illustration of Shannon Mustard surrounded by plants and soil.

Soil Seeker

November 10, 2022 — 
Grad student Shannon Mustard, who’s digging up new ways for farmers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, tells us why soil is so much more than mud.

An illustration of a moon-base colony.

Home Sweet Home

October 26, 2021 — 
Why the moon has a whole bunch of potential to engineering student Sahar Azizkhani

Luther Konadu, Self portrait

Making an Impression

April 16, 2021 — 
Luther Konadu constructs photographs that are tactile and personal, and the world is taking notice

Angelina McLeod stands on a ferry on the water.

Angelina McLeod

September 29, 2020 — 
Why this master’s student wants you to feel the superpowers within birch bark scrolls

Grace Paizen stands in a pink sweater in front of a floral wallpaper.

Grace Paizen

November 4, 2019 — 
Find out why this PhD student insists, “We’re Victorians, just with cellphones.”

Christa Burstahler stands in front of a diorama of a lynx hunting in winter.

Christa Burstahler

May 2, 2019 — 
On her studies about the roaming Canada lynx—those mysterious solitary cats with the oversized paws.

Jessica Piper. // Photo by David Lipnowski [BA(Hons)/08]

Jessica Piper

October 24, 2018 — 
On why she wants to build a better dome and why she loves termites.

Adam Decker

May 1, 2018 — 
He’s finding ways for the already-amazing Cirque du Soleil artists to optimize their performance.

Tim Penner. // Photo by David Lipnowski [BA(Hons)/08]

Tim Penner

October 19, 2017 — 
He grew up working at his uncle’s movie theatre and while sweeping up popcorn‚ fell in love with film.

Photo by Jason Halstead [BPE/92]

Ian McDonald

May 1, 2017 — 
When he was younger he wanted to invent things, and he also enjoyed making arguments. His parents said he should pursue law, but he chose philosophy.

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