The Value of Play

The Value Of Play

Toy blocks, tree forts were landscape architect’s creative foundation David Fredenburgh spends his days dreaming up ways to entertain millions of people. Like a lot of kids, Fredenburgh, a designer with international entertainment design company FORREC Ltd., played tirelessly with Lego, making all sorts of fun, colourful structures and environments. Now, he essentially plays every

On the job: Making science fun for everyone

Mary Jane Conboy, exhibit designer at the Ontario Science Centre.

  Who: Mary Jane Conboy, PhD ’99 Job: Director of science content and design, Ontario Science Centre Where else can you see prehistoric creatures and the latest scientific discoveries in the same place? The Ontario Science Centre has been amazing audiences both young and old since 1969 with its diverse array of exhibits that make

Is Donald Trump’s Twitter use changing how politicians communicate?

U of G professor Tamara Small on Trump's use of Twitter

From outbursts and accusations, to off-the-cuff commentary andcriticizing foreign counterparts, U.S. President Donald Trump’s bold use of Twitter has been a source of frustration and fascination. But is he impulsively sharing his thoughts or is it a brilliant media strategy? Political science professor Tamara Small researches social media use among Canadian politicians. She talks about