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February Newsletter

FEBRUARY 24TH, 2024

Welcome to the February edition of Our Innovators & Explorers. In this issue, we are thrilled to introduce you to three remarkable Brain Power students and provide you with an update on the exciting developments taking place across Brain Power!

Celebrating Our Innovators & Explorers!

JANUARY 1ST, 2024

Our alumni, students and faculty are making a significant impact every day! Check out their recent achievements!

Meet Our Innovators and Explorers!

OCTOBER 25TH, 2023

Did you know that our alumni, students and faculty are making a significant impact every day? We’re excited to introduce this digital newsletter showcasing their achievements.

Think Like a Genius – Episode 6: Questioning...

OCTOBER 25TH, 2023

Join us for the sixth and final episode of the first season of Brain Power’s Think Like a Genius podcast: “Sir Isaac Newton and What We’re Talking about When We’re Talking about Genius.” In this episode, our very own Dr. Adam Richter, historian of science and member of Brain Power’s Language Arts faculty, challenges our ideas of what it means to be a genius, where that concept came from in the first place, and what Isaac Newton’s apple has to do...

Dr. Adam Richter Published in “Communiqué”

OCTOBER 5TH, 2023

In the Autumn 2023 edition of Communiqué, the journal of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science, our very own Dr. Adam Richter published “How to ‘Think Like a Genius’ and teach the history of science outside the Academy” (Communiqué no. 106, Autumn 2023). In his article, Adam talks about how developing Brain Power’s “Think Like a Genius” program led him to think about the ways we can teach the history of science to an audience beyond the university. Congratulations,...

Think Like a Genius – Episode 5: Women...

JULY 19TH, 2023

In the fifth episode of Brain Power’s Think Like a Genius podcast, “A Genius of Her Own,” we explore the theme of whizzes, women, and the reasons behind the lack of representation. Why is it easier to name male geniuses than female ones? And how does this affect young girls with academic aspirations? Dr. Cassandra Chapman, along with a group of young female Brain Power students, discusses confidence, community, and redefining the concept of genius. ...