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Since the first installment of FEDTalks is intended to be mainly for students, the talks will largely address the student experience at the U of O. Within this realm of experience, however, “the topics of the talks will range from student activism and government, eating disorders, the Syrian refugee crisis, cycling, fashion, and mental health, to identity and bilingualism,” says Wess.

The main thing Abebe hopes students take away from Compassionate Conversations is a cultivated sense of compassion for others, and the realization that everyone is struggling on some level, whether they express it outwardly or not.

U of O professor gives TEDx talk on building communication  Photo by Mico Mazza “When I first came to the U of O for my undergraduate, I had never heard of ‘communication’ as a field of study,” said professor Jenepher Lennox Terrion. However, after switching into the program in her second year, she couldn’t get …

U of O student speaks about supporting those facing adversity at TEDx  Photo by Marta Kierkus Paul Leduc has overcome barriers and succeeded in starting his own organization. Through the Canadian Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse, he can now help support others as they face their own challenges. On Nov. 23 at 1 …