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Maple League Up for Debate Weekend

February 8 - February 10
Bishop’s University, 2600 Rue College
Sherbrooke,QuébecJ1M 1Z7Canada
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Up for Debate 2019

The Maple League: Engaging Young People in Advancing Human Rights. Members of the Maple League – Acadia, Bishop’s, Mount Allison, and St. Francis Xavier – believe that higher education should provide a balanced and comprehensive experience that challenges our young people and prepares them for responsible, ethical, and sustainable leadership. We also believe that institutions … Continue reading Maple League Up for Debate Weekend

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9:45 am

Sports Studies Research Talk: Using Sports to Foster Development

February 8 @ 9:45 am
Sports Studies

Presented by Dr. William Ricardo Falcão Abstract: Sport participation is widely recognized as an avenue to promote personal development, but this can be disputed. Although sports can foster confidence, social skills, leadership, and school adherence, they may also cause increased aggression, gang affiliation, and substance abuse. The determining factors for positive outcomes in youth sports … Continue reading Sports Studies Research Talk: Using Sports to Foster Development

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7:00 pm

Donald Lecture Series: Sally Armstrong, O.C., award winning journalist and human rights activist

February 8 @ 7:00 pm
Free
Sally Armstrong, O.C.

Sally Armstrong, known as the war correspondent for the world’s women, has been following the action on the front line for women and girls in Bosnia, Egypt, Congo, The Middle East, Afghanistan and America for twenty-five years. She was the first journalist to bring the story of the women of Afghanistan to the world and … Continue reading Donald Lecture Series: Sally Armstrong, O.C., award winning journalist and human rights activist

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