Archives - 2002 News


Igali keeps promise to build school - Feb 08, 2002
Olympic champion Daniel Igali will trade his wrestling belt for a toolbelt...
Problems registering, student survey finds - Feb 09, 2002
The annual fall undergraduate survey reveals that students continue to have...
United Way raises $82,824 - Feb 09, 2002
SFU's United Way campaign is wrapping up after taking some new twists and...
Mahler wins Chancellor's Award - Feb 09, 2002
Fortunately for SFU's co-op program, Richard Mahler (below), the executive...
MacLeod honoured on Burns Day - February 9, 2002
The timing could not have been better when B.C.'s Lieutenant-Governor Iona...
Researchers focus on water - Feb 09, 2002
SFU researchers are shaping federal policies on a widely used, but...
In praise of math - Feb 09, 2002
High school students who question the relevance of math lessons should take...
New MBA program set for fall - Feb 09, 2002
A new MBA program focused on training financial services executives in the...
MacLean opts for left coast - Feb 09, 2002
What would motivate an academic at the height of his career in health...
Photo contest winner - Feb 09, 2002
While participating in last summer's Ghana field school, fine arts student...
Co-op advisor offers wisdom - Feb 09, 2002
Jay Solman, SFU's newly appointed arts co-op student advisor, observes with...
Basketball magic continues - Feb 09, 2002
Alison McNeill's departure from women's basketball at SFU a year ago marked...
Exploring the limits of DNA - Feb 10, 2002
Dipankar Sen's eyes scan the ladder-like strands of information in a three...
Cox returns to Olympics - Feb 21, 2002
David Cox is practically falling asleep in his new Roots boots, sporting...
Journal publishes limb study - Feb 21, 2002
Results of a study conducted by a team of SFU kinesiologists and...
Referendum seminar draws crowd - Feb 21, 2002
When Gordon Gibson and John Richards organized SFU's six-part public...
Honorary degree recipients - February 21, 2002
Eight individuals known for their contributions to B.C. and Canada will be...
Monks earns NSERC prize - Feb 21, 2002
Doctoral graduate Ashley Monks' research on how hormones affect the sexual...
Researcher hoping to win moth battle - Feb 21, 2002
SFU entomologist Wade Jenner is trying to stop the spread of a moth that is...
Herbut attracts attention of peer - Feb 21, 2002
Igor Herbut's insight into the Yin Yang behaviour of one of the most...
Louie elected board chair - Feb 21, 2002
Longtime B.C. business leader Brandt Louie was elected the new chair of...
Salmon summit set for March - Feb 21, 2002
For years, Canada and the U.S. have struggled to establish a mutually...
Lecture series spotlights Nobel winners - Feb 21, 2002
“In our pursuit of excellence we all need heroes to inspire us to be the...
BC tuition freeze ends - Feb 21, 2002
The provincial government has lifted a six-year freeze on tuition fees at B...
SFU integrates TechBC students - Feb 21, 2002
SFU has moved quickly to integrate TechBC students into the university...
The science of holding your breath - Feb 21, 2002
When Alan Morgan stops breathing, researchers in SFU's environmental...
SFU trio win health grants - Feb 20, 2002
Three Simon Fraser University faculty members are among 310 researchers...
Alumni honours for community work - Feb 09, 2002
Simon Fraser University's outstanding alumni awards celebrate SFU graduates...
Dialogue institute nears approval - Mar 07, 2002
Simon Fraser University is closer to launching a new research initiative...
Women, men seek basketball gold - Mar 07, 2002
Basketball could become SFU's golden game on both women's and men's fronts...
Electricity reform urged by Jaccard - Mar 07, 2002
Fall-out from the electricity crisis that hit California in 2000 should not...
Excellence in Teaching - Mar 07, 2002
Each year three awards are given to top teachers at SFU who've been...
Thoughts on Nobel laureates - Mar 07, 2002
A peacock's tail, mirror image molcules and mathematical marvels - they...
New website launched by external relations - Mar 07, 2002
SFU's new http://www.sfu.ca/vpexternal (external relations website),...
Unique perspective on native studies - Mar 07, 2002
Eldon Yellowhorn brings a unique perspective on his own heritage to the...
Co-op jobs sought for TechBC - Mar 07, 2002
Staff at co-operative education are scrambling to find summer jobs for 75...
Student wins lucrative publishing contract - Mar 07, 2002
Susan Juby hasn't completed her master of publishing degree at SFU, but...
Olympic bonus for Burnaby campus - Mar 07, 2002
If the Olympics come to town in 2010, SFU could become an immediate winner. ...
Cardiac researcher inspires donors - Mar 07, 2002
Simon Fraser University physiologist Glen Tibbits has no hard numbers on...
Internship changed her life - Mar 21, 2002
Four years ago, Silvina Nesi had never heard of AIESEC, the world's largest...
Media suffering from 'tunnel vision,' says health researchers - Mar 21, 2002
Daily stories about a shortage of health care funding and miraculous...
Funds offered in competition - Mar 21, 2002
A new prototype development fund competition, sponsored by the university...
Quebec exchange paying dividends - Mar 21, 2002
Mathieu Bohémier-Bernard grew up speaking French at home and school - a...
Co-op students find own jobs - Mar 21, 2002
Aidan Maxted is laughing when he says that for most of his student life, he...
Contest helps market ideas - Mar 21, 2002
Interested in learning how to get your technology business idea to market?...
Enigma of Naipul discussed - Mar 21, 2002
Two pioneers from developing countries, who have contributed to literary...
TSSU contract settled - Mar 21, 2002
Simon Fraser University and the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU) have...
Magna offers prizes for essay - Mar 21, 2002
The Magna for Canada scholarship fund is offering more than $346,000 in...
Program provides seed grants - Mar 21, 2002
A new $100,000 program is giving Simon Fraser University faculty a leg up...
Study focuses on head injuries - Mar 21, 2002
While young hockey players competing in the recent B.C. winter games in...
Erasmus lectures to sold out symposium - Mar 21, 2002
SFU's Morris J. Wosk centre for dialogue lived up to its name March 9 as...
Ex-MLA named director - Mar 21, 2002
Former Liberal MLA Wilf Hurd has been named SFU's new director of...
New website draws attention - Mar 21, 2002
SFU's first president's report web site, launched in mid-February, is...
Smith nominations sought - Mar 21, 2002
Do you know of an outstanding person or organization that is making science...
Basketball team wins national title - Mar 21, 2002
They played a perfect season, but no win was sweeter than the one leading...
Ames honoured with national award - Mar 21, 2002
Christina Ames is excited about spending most of her next three summers...
Maverick Winne awarded senior research chair - Apr 04, 2002
He describes himself as a bit of a maverick in educational psychology. But...
Co-op students off to Japan - Apr 04, 2002
Fourteen SFU co-op students will be lunching on sushi rather than...
Students' research project on Olympics draws interest - Apr 04, 2002
What began as a research project last fall by SFU geography students on...
Grow a bursary - Apr 04, 2002
Buy a plant and grow a bursary. That's the idea behind SFU's sixth annual...
Students plan to conserve Pacific salmon fishery - Apr 04, 2002
Since meeting to hammer out a treaty on Pacific salmon, about 100 Grade 5-7...
Work with children earns scholarship - Apr 04, 2002
Peter Abando's passion for writing and performing music, and working with...
President Stevenson reflects on first year - Apr 04, 2002
A year into his presidency, SFU President Michael Stevenson met with...
McGrath wins U.S. honour - Apr 04, 2002
Chris McGrath, assistant director of residence life at SFU, is one of this...
Senate considers TechBC - Apr 04, 2002
The academic and administrative organization required to provide degree...
Star athletes honoured - Apr 04, 2002
SFU Clan running back Mike Vilimek and hoop star Teresa Kleindienst have...
PC/Alliance coalition unlikely - Apr 04, 2002
Stephen Harper's Canadian Alliance party leadership victory over Stockwell...
SFU faces financial challenge - Apr 04, 2002
The provincial government's operating budget grant for SFU, handed down in...
Making sense of scents - Apr 04, 2002
Kensaku Mori makes sense of scents. In recognition of Mori's cutting-edge...
Harnessing Internet's survey power - Apr 04, 2002
If you're a member of Simon Fraser University's campus email community, you...
Borweins a sibling success - Apr 03, 2002
Since their arrival here in 1993, SFU mathematicians Jonathan and Peter...
Three researchers named winners of Newman award - May 02, 2002
Simon Fraser University fish physiologists Tony Farrell and Patricia...
Research dream comes true - May 02, 2002
It's a researcher's dream come true. The ability to travel through...
Student's project helps recruit medical staff - May 02, 2002
Surgeons with Operation Rainbow Canada, a non-profit organization offering...
Canadians want more security, survey finds - May 02, 2002
“We've come face to face with hell and returned to the shopping mall.” That...
Wosk benefactor and friend of SFU - May 02, 2002
SFU mourns the passing of one of Vancouver's most successful citizens,...
Work-study scrapped; needy students hurt - May 02, 2002
Nearly 400 of SFU's most needy students will be affected each year by the...
Trading places a success - May 02, 2002
When SFU English professor Paul Budra received an email last year from a...
Nuclear breakthrough achieved - May 02, 2002
Galactic events may not be all that different from the boiling of water....
Success rate for grants rises - May 02, 2002
SFU researchers from various fields continue to succeed in their efforts to...
Parkhouse looks for quality - May 02, 2002
As the new associate dean of research and graduate studies in SFU's faculty...
Student job outlook mixed - May 02, 2002
SFU students will find a mixed bag of opportunities when they go looking...
Protect your computer from dangerous viruses - May 02, 2002
Sending and opening email attachments is akin to drinking and driving - it...
Chans meet the challenge - May 02, 2002
There are extreme sports - and then there's extreme sibling rivalry. Some...
Body mechanics for gardening - May 16, 2002
SFU physiotherapist Danny Reid shows gardener Sharon Dagni Lund from the...
Bouquets at convocation - May 16, 2002
Bouquets will soon blossom on Burnaby Mountain as friends and families...
Marcia returns to first love - May 16, 2002
Open a clinical developmental psychology textbook and chances are, you'll...
Young pipers in training - May 16, 2002
Away, away with a pipe and drum -- that's the rallying cry of one of the...
Summer job sparks academic interest - May 16, 2002
As a youth living in Montreal, Michael Howlett followed his friends out...
aq surveys readers - May 16, 2002
The fifth issue of aq the magazine of Simon Fraser University has just been...
Djwa wins medal for book - May 16, 2002
It was a decade in the making, but the resulting book has been worth the...
President signs Asia deals - May 16, 2002
President Michael Stevenson's two week trip to Asia (April 28 - May 11)...
Chef a hit on small screen - May 16, 2002
Diamond University Centre (DUC) executive chef Suave Jedynak is a quiet man...
Teaching about compassion - May 16, 2002
Those who work in hard-nosed fields such as law enforcement, corrections,...
Co-op term in the Big Apple - May 16, 2002
It's been almost a year since communication major Trevor Howes completed...
Stars shine at fitness centre - May 16, 2002
Star power has arrived at Pipers fitness centre. No, there aren't any...
Track team weathers storm - May 16, 2002
While the unusually cold spring weather has been hard on the local flora...
Researchers awarded $16 million - May 16, 2002
SFU researchers and alumni lead or co-lead three of the five projects...
Ethics director aims to educate researchers - May 16, 2002
Hal Weinberg (left) first started questioning the ethics of his research 30...
Debunking healthcare fears - May 16, 2002
Lillian Zimmerman (left), a research associate at Simon Fraser University's...
Caveman finds buried treasure - May 16, 2002
There are some days when Brent Ward (left) wishes he were anywhere but...
Awards and honours - May 30, 2002
Landscape architect Cornelia Oberlander, philanthropist Rosalie Segal, and...
Award winner hopes to return to SFU - May 30, 2002
Theresa Cowan (left) is leaving Simon Fraser University for graduate school...
Thriving on uncertainty - May 04, 2002
Fortunately for Hani Zaher (left), he is a person who thrives on...
Campbell achieves goals - May 30, 2002
Chris Campbell (left) moved west from Windsor to do his MBA — as well as...
Setting the Standard - May 30, 2002
Ashley Monks: Governor General's Gold Medal By Roberta Staley Ashley Monks ...
Celebrating Excellence - May 30, 2002
Helen Perez, Anthony Brough and Darren Bounds have all made their mark,...
Shooting for new goals - May 30, 2002
They made basketball history at SFU. Now four women's basketball teammates...
Student reconstructs Chinese life in Cariboo - May 30, 2002
Ying Ying Chen's reconstruction of early Chinese life in the Cariboo is...
Klinger wins top award - May 30, 2002
A four-week surfing trip in Fiji during May seems like a well-deserved...
Former dropout wins medal - May 30, 2002
At 37, Diane Jules stuck courage to the sticking post and went back to...
A path less followed - May 30, 2002
Cheryl Mackintosh's (left) university experience has been a little more...
Rare event celebrated - May 30, 2002
Graduation is a time to celebrate the achievements of students, but this...
Stepping beyond the ring road - May 30, 2002
They are ready to step beyond the Ring Road that has defined much of their...
Convocation 2002 - May 16, 2002
SFU convocation speakers Randall Ducharme (left), Maria Trinh, Scott...
Geography grad and daughter - Jun 13, 2002
Bryan Sherrell, a graduand receiving his bachelor of arts in geography this...
Plant Sale shopping spree winner - Jun 13, 2002
Bob Bouffard of facilities management was one of three winners in the plant...
Convocation interpreter - Jun 13, 2002
At the June convocation ceremonies held on Burnaby Mountain, Tanya Beaudry...
Convocation for student and seeing eye dog - Jun 13, 2002
Communication graduate Janna Heather Shumila crossed the convocation...
Board approves tuition increase - Jun 13, 2002
SFU will raise standards by raising tuition fees: that's the message from...
The road less travelled - Jun 13, 2002
The road to Laila Ferreira's current academic goal - of a master's degree...
Faculty hired for Surrey - Jun 13, 2002
Thirty-five faculty members have been hired to teach at Simon Fraser...
Samler has golden future - Jun 13, 2002
Wrestler Shannon Samler, with the gold medal she earned after topping her 6...
Stevenson, books arrive in Vietnam - Jun 13, 2002
When SFU education professor Lannie Kanevsky went to Vietnam as part of a...
Baked potato parleyed into Parisian frites - Jun 13, 2002
Team Baked Potato: Aaron Chow (left), Laura Game and Pokin Yeung were North...
Mapping his future - Jun 13, 2002
You could say Peter Schaub (left) mapped his life out at an early age. That...
Vedan focuses on First Nations - Jun 13, 2002
Richard Vedan (left), director of the University of British Columbia's...
Actuarial science becomes popular - Jun 13, 2002
Judging from the number of people who wrote this year's professional...
Convocation Addresses - June 13, 2002
Two-time Nobel prize nominee Theodore Maiman, landscape architect Cornelia...
Choosing a more certain path - Jun 13, 2002
When James Balfour (left) finished high school, he stuck his best artwork...
Going for the third degree - Jun 13, 2002
President Michael Stevenson congratulates 78-year-old Lillian Newman who...
Medallist takes Beatles' advice - Jun 13, 2002
North Vancouver resident Lisa Pitt says she owes her realization of a high...
Keeling winner of dean's medal - Jun 13, 2002
Insects use message-bearing chemical compounds such as pheromones to...
Study to fuel debate about B.C. education - Jun 13, 2002
SFU education professor Peter Grimmett chats with students Megan Dufresne ...
Winston's book focuses on GM food - Jun 13, 2002
Author Mark Winston (left) says, “We need to recognize and understand...
Actuarial science becomes popular - Jun 12, 2002
Judging from the number of people who wrote this year's professional...
Softballers aim for nationals - Jun 27, 2002
Kristy Odamura (left) of Richmond tosses the ball to batting teammates...
Summertime - Jun 27, 2002
It's summertime and the studying is easy. A SFU student catches up on her...
New report card rates heart health - Jun 27, 2002
It's a 2002 version of your old school report card, the one that said...
Eight awarded Smith grants - Jun 27, 2002
Karen Kobayashi (left) is exactly the kind of researcher the Michael Smith...
Researchers to study loyalty on Internet - Jun 27, 2002
A team of researchers from Simon Fraser University Surrey has been awarded...
Ewers wins championship - Jun 27, 2002
SFU senior wrestler Neal Ewers was among eight Burnaby Mountain wrestlers...
Women of Distinction - Jun 27, 2002
SFU kinesiology professor Diane Finegood (left) and Patricia Gallaugher,...
Only French spoken here - Jun 27, 2002
“I hope a slip of the tongue doesn't get me expelled,” jokes Jennifer...
Convocation Addresses - Jun 27, 2002
Members of the graduating class recently had the pleasure of hearing from...
Diversity training looks to expand - Jun 27, 2002
A year after first offering a program of diversity workshops to the SFU...
Dvorak's doctoral research wins medal - Jun 27, 2002
“As a grad student, you don't normally expect you'll be doing anything that...
Simon says goodbye - Jun 27, 2002
Nick Heath (left), SIMS functional team lead at SFU, Jim Cranston, SFU...
Telelearning grant extended - Jun 27, 2002
The TeleLearning network of centres of excellence (NCE) has received a $915...
Kamloops students dig history - Jun 27, 2002
Students participating in an archaeological field school on the South...
World Cup 2050: humans v. robots - Jun 27, 2002
While most soccer fans are watching the dramatic developments at the World...
Softballers aim for nationals - Jun 26, 2002
Kristy Odamura (left) of Richmond tosses the ball to batting teammates...
Summer Camps - Jul 11, 2002
Young campers take aim on the field at SFU during archery practice, part of...
Bathing Beauties - Jul 11, 2002
These bronze bathing beauties by Kelowna artist Geert Maas have taken up...
South Sea island beckons archaeologist - Jul 11, 2002
Fifty years have passed since SFU professor emeritus Richard Shutler was a...
Two professors named president - Jul 11, 2002
Two SFU professors have been appointed presidents of national organizations...
Board passes budget - Jul 11, 2002
Funding for new initiatives to enhance student-centered programs and...
Sciences co-op has bumper year - Jul 11, 2002
SFU fullback and third-year molecular biology and biochemistry student ...
Surrey students find co-op posts - Jul 11, 2002
Employers as diverse as Electronic Arts, AIDS Vancouver, MDSI and...
SFU teams venture on - Jul 11, 2002
SFU has made an impressive showing in the TELUS New Ventures B.C. business...
Curtain rises for teaching players - Jul 11, 2002
The Teaching and Learning Players are: (clockwise from the bottom) Adrienne...
SFU researchers succeed in NSERC competition - Jul 11, 2002
Seventeen of 35 Simon Fraser University applications were successful in the...
Science moves to front line - Jul 11, 2002
SFU chemistry chair Mario Pinto stands next to the still-like...
Tropical disease on doorstep - Jul 11, 2002
SFU assistant professor Carl Lowenberger holds a balsa wood model of the...
Immigration policy not working: Devoretz - Jul 11, 2002
The implications of China's recent admission to the World Trade...
Swenson's efforts awarded - Jul 11, 2002
Sara Swenson is winner of the C.D. Nelson Memorial prize, given annually to...
Mexico project helps women - Jul 11, 2002
Women in Tijuana, Mexico are lining up to enroll in a one-of-a-kind...
Kyoto inaction proves costly - Jul 11, 2002
SFU energy expert Mark Jaccard (centre), with Bryn Sadownik and John Nyboer...
Arche de Triomphe - Sep 05, 2002
Out of the dark and into the light. This abstract cast aluminum sculpture,...
Welsby films go on world tour - Sep 05, 2002
A Simon Fraser University filmmaker's use of moving images as visual art is...
Science teaching rewarded - Sep 05, 2002
Nick Harden (centre), Michael Monagan (left) and Garry Mund each have their...
Noble's request dismissed - Sep 05, 2002
A special university appointments committee (UAC), at Simon Fraser...
Conference focuses on Scots' role in B.C. - Sep 05, 2002
Scholars at Simon Fraser University hope their third annual conference will...
More than 500 pupils enrolled at Surrey - Sep 05, 2002
Six months of preparation culminates in the Sept. 9 official opening...
Registrar's Office overcomes hurdles - Sep 05, 2002
It isn't easy merging two universities into one. Just ask Diane Whiteley ...
SFU wired for wireless - Sep 05, 2002
Graham Ballantyne (left), SFU Microcomputer store coordinator, shows off...
Olympics all in the family - Sep 05, 2002
Word that Vancouver-Whistler made the 2010 Winter Olympic site shortlist on...
SFU study raps TV - Sep 05, 2002
Silent on the Set, a study released by the school of communication at Simon...
Gifted world scholars choosing to attend SFU - Sep 05, 2002
Registrar and dean of student services, Ron Heath (third from left), with...
Beowulf caught for speeding - Sep 05, 2002
Rob Ballantyne (left), centre for experimental and constructive mathematics...
Lab science at a distance - Sep 04, 2002
Joan Collinge, director of the centre for distance education, with items...
New professors earn awards - Sep 04, 2002
Simon Fraser University assistant professors, appointed in the last two...
If you can't draw, this course is for you - Sep 04, 2002
Contemporary arts student Olwyn Geeling has started a new recreation...
Donations pay for Fox statue - Sep 04, 2002
A year after the unveiling of SFU's Terry Fox statue, the $90,000...
Opening of the SFU Surrey campus - Sep 19, 2002
B.C. Lieutenant-Governor Iona Campagnolo (left), officially opens SFU's...
The Bees' Needs - Sep 19, 2002
To bee or not to bee. Two university students have answered that question -...
Controversial Crawford Captures Sterling Award - Sep 19, 2002
Throughout his long academic career, spanning psychology and biological...
Partners form trust for Finning land - Sep 19, 2002
Looking down from the academic quadrangle, it's just possible to imagine...
School violence study earns SSHRC award - Sep 19, 2002
A SFU doctoral candidate whose research on the legal implications of school...
New era for Clan football - Sep 19, 2002
Football captains (left to right) Scott Plummer, Ibrahim Khan and Neil...
Ancient fossil cherished - Sep 19, 2002
A bee fossil dating back more than 50 million years is taking on new...
Arts medallists rated tops - Sep 19, 2002
Their areas of expertise are diverse, but as researchers, teachers and...
Clergyman awarded Thakore - Sep 19, 2002
A clergyman noted for helping to lead the contemporary civil rights...
Wosk centre meets targets in first year - Sep 19, 2002
While last fall's terrorist attacks in the U.S. noticeably diminished this...
UniverCity grows on mountain - Sep 19, 2002
The face of the Burnaby Mountain campus is about to change, turning the top...
Aliens bring message of hope and goodwill - Sep 19, 2002
Met an alien yet? Your chances of encountering a real live extraterrestrial...
Terry Fox Medal - Sep 19, 2002
Like her classmates, Amanda Ward knows the value of taking good notes...
HIPPY takes root in Vancouver - Sep 18, 2002
Three years ago, a handful of immigrant women dreamed of bringing HIPPY ...
New Faculty - Sep 18, 2002
A selection of new faculty who joined SFU over the summer months. Charles...
SFU Theatre Noon Hour Entertainment - Oct 03, 2002
Looking for something different to do after the morning convocation...
UniverCity groundbreaking ceremony - Oct 03, 2002
With SFU President Michael Stevenson at the controls, Michael Geller ...
Campus now home to female majority - Oct 03, 2002
Over the past 25 years SFU has grown and changed considerably. While there...
Havens is finalist in Telus contest - Oct 03, 2002
SFU computing science professor Bill Havens and his SFU spin-off company...
Grad combines business with art of technology - Oct 03, 2002
Strategic business decisions are a lot easier now for Stephen van der...
Studying impact of war images - Oct 03, 2002
The replay of images in the days leading up to the first anniversary of the...
The punitive power of pizza - Oct 03, 2002
When Rebecca Godderis sinks her teeth into a vegetarian pizza she doesn't...
Five awarded honorary degrees - Oct 03, 2002
SFU will honour five individuals for their outstanding contributions to B.C...
New Faculty - Oct 03, 2002
A selection of new faculty whose appointments began on Sept. 1, 2002. Yildiz...
Saving salmon by the numbers - Oct 03, 2002
In her budding career Ruth Joy has played a significant role in preserving...
CJSF moves to FM frequency - Oct 03, 2002
After three shots at securing one of the few remaining FM broadcast...
Wong recognized for entrepreneurship - Oct 03, 2002
Calling him the “perfect fit” for its most coveted award, Ernst & Young has...
Greenhouse job a dream - Oct 03, 2002
When Leslie Dodd (left) moved to Vancouver from Ontario six years ago she...
Hockey in political context - Oct 03, 2002
When the puck drops on the start of the National Hockey League's regular...
Hooked on biology - Oct 03, 2002
The roots of Paulus Mau's passion for environmental science can be summed...
Jury duty can cause stress, study finds - Oct 03, 2002
Sonia Chopra (left) knows that courtroom trials can be taxing on those who...
A calling for medicine - Oct 03, 2002
The many challenges facing Canadian doctors these days are not deterring...
Justice flourishes in country garden - Oct 03, 2002
Clive Justice (left) caught his first glimpse of the English countryside...
Students speak at convocation - Oct 03, 2002
As he prepares for convocation almost a month after the anniversary of the ...
Baby and Me - Oct 17, 2002
New BA grad Nicole MacIntyre shared her moment of glory with daughter,...
United Way Cookbook - Oct 17, 2002
President Michael Stevenson displays the new, homemade SFU cookbook,...
Preserving labour's oral history - Oct 17, 2002
Mark Leier (left) would have liked to have listened to Homer Stevens' fish...
Suffering academics urged to seek independence - Oct 17, 2002
Pity the poor academic, independent scholar Ron Gross (left) says, the one...
Piper at convocation ceremony - Oct 17, 2002
Damien Burleigh, who graduated in October with a bachelor's degree in...
Campus speeding serious issue - Oct 17, 2002
The fall rush on campus is prompting a call to slow down. With the semester...
Curry named director at Surrey - Oct 17, 2002
With the appointment of Joanne Curry as Simon Fraser University Surrey...
President's club honours leaders - Oct 17, 2002
The Simon Fraser University President's club has honoured social advocates...
Convocation Comment - Oct 17, 2002
On Oct. 3 and 4 SFU awarded a total of five honorary degree. Those...
Helping protect well water - Oct 17, 2002
Nadine Schuurman's fascination with standardizing geographical information...
Two recognized for teaching prowess - Oct 17, 2002
SFU business professor Daniel Shapiro and accounting instructor Anne...
A tie for every occasion - Oct 17, 2002
Amin Saad (left) has a novel teaching aid that sits in a long drawer at...
Council honours SFU scientists - Oct 17, 2002
Two Simon Fraser University scientists, whose applied research has advanced...
Salmon hatcheries under microscope - Oct 17, 2002
British Columbia hatcheries release about 500 million young salmon into...
Starlings beating bad rap - Oct 17, 2002
Oliver Love (left), on the Davistead farm, checks his starling boxes with...
United Way Yard Sale - Oct 31, 2002
United Way events coordinator Yasmin Jamal (left) and Sandy Bennett sort...
United Way campaign - Oct 31, 2002
SFU donates to the United Way annually, but this year for the first time...
44 students supended after project plagiarized - Oct 31, 2002
Forty four students have been suspended for up to two years for academic...
Thesis puts Victorian obscenity into context - Oct 31, 2002
The idea of Victorian England being sexually repressed - and Victorian...
SFU ponders Iran connection - Oct 31, 2002
A nine-day visit by a team of SFU representatives to Iran could pave the...
Improving fish forecasting - Oct 31, 2002
Bill de la Mare (left), Randall Peterman (centre)and Sean Cox make up a new...
China project a success - Oct 31, 2002
Earl Drake, the director of the China Council for International Cooperation...
Pub performances popular - Oct 31, 2002
Jazz trios, acoustic guitar players, electronic musicians, singers, poets,...
Undergrad curriculum revised - Oct 31, 2002
Courses with titles such as understanding chance statistics in everyday...
Centre aims to help students write better - Oct 31, 2002
Writing to learn. Learning to write. A reconstituted writing centre in the...
Three win research award - Oct 31, 2002
A trio of SFU researchers who produced a book outlining the cost of...
Inventing a better mouse trap - Oct 31, 2002
New technological advances may no longer be the sole preserve of engineers...
How to fight spam - Oct 31, 2002
There may never be a spam-proof computer, however there are useful tips to...
To pass or not to pass - Oct 31, 2002
Third-year political science student and student union representative Jan...
Spam assassin lurks - Oct 31, 2002
Academic computing services (ACS), which troubleshoots the Simon Fraser...
Class of horrors - Oct 31, 2002
English professor Paul Budra (left) with a skull from his family's ornate...
United Way garage sale - Nov 14, 2002
Arts student Claire Cheethom (left) and science student Scott Lebel search...
Trivial Pursuit - Nov 14, 2002
A grassy field, the sound of falling water and a view of towering urban...
Computer Centres attracting gamers - Nov 14, 2002
Video-game giants like Nintendo and Microsoft are spending mega-millions to...
Scots in highland heaven - Nov 14, 2002
Rex Davidson (left), a director of the St. Andrews & Caledonian society,...
GRUVIng on the fast track - Nov 14, 2002
It may be a 1960s kinds of name, but SFU's GRUVI computer laboratory is...
Surrey students help create website - Nov 14, 2002
SFU Surrey students Marie-Claude Lavoie (left), Ian Buckley and Erika...
New Faculty - Nov 14, 2002
Mark Fettes has been appointed a tenure track assistant professor in the...
Taking sport to higher level - Nov 14, 2002
SFU cheerleaders show off their lifts as they prepare for national...
Klein wins fellowship - Nov 14, 2002
Simon Fraser University associate business professor Peter Klein is the...
Ellen Gee - Nov 14, 2002
Ellen Gee, a renowned SFU sociologist and chair of the department of...
SIMON replacement unveiled - Nov 14, 2002
The group implementing a software package that will put Simon Fraser...
Library stays open longer - Nov 14, 2002
The SFU library is extending its opening hours after user surveys revealed...
Make no mistake with email - Nov 14, 2002
Picture this. You just sent a friendly email that is misinterpreted by the...
French agreement signed - Nov 14, 2002
Promotion of francophone and francophile interests in B.C. took a major...
SFU swim meet features China's fastest female - Nov 14, 2002
Chinese national swim sensation Hui Qi, the gold medal favourite for the 20...
Problems of young offenders studied - Nov 14, 2002
SFU criminologists Irwin Cohen (left) and Raymond Corrado are trying to...
New residence approved - Nov 14, 2002
Jan Fialkowski, (left) director of residence and housing, shows off a...
Dagg earns meal for peacekeeping - Nov 28, 2002
More than 125,000 Canadians - mostly military personnel - have been...
Playing for laughs, seriously - Nov 28, 2002
What's so funny about end-of-term exams? Not much, unless you're one of the...
MacLean wins two awards - Nov 28, 2002
David MacLean's contributions to health promotion, disease prevention and...
Jail guards fear violence on job - Nov 28, 2002
Correctional officers in B.C. are at higher risk of on-the-job criminal...
Tech toys for Christmas - Nov 28, 2002
All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth and an Apple iPod with 20...
Archives enter digital age - Nov 28, 2002
Not long ago, if someone needed a work record it was found on a piece of...
New Faculty - Nov 28, 2002
A selection of new faculty whose appointments began on Sept. 1, 2002. Anoop...
Building conundrum - Nov 28, 2002
Twenty-six acres and what shall we build? That's the question confronting...
Food bank starts drive - Nov 28, 2002
The SFU food bank's annual Christmas drive is under way, and it's a good...
Gold medal winner returns - Nov 28, 2002
Derek Bingham (left), a Simon Fraser University graduate, who went south...
Feenberg focuses on tech - Nov 28, 2002
A philosopher who professes to be neither a technophobe nor a technocrat...
Fiji rewards exchange student - Nov 28, 2002
When Erika Eliason (left) reflects back on her international exchange...
Brissenden's book honoured - Nov 28, 2002
Constance Brissenden (right) is one of SFU bookstore's authors of the month...
Sports centre an Olympic legacy - Nov 28, 2002
Beyond the development of a physical plan for an Olympic venue at SFU, a...
$23 million announced for new tech centre - Nov 28, 2002
A major capital investment by the provincial government has brought Simon...
Olympic speedskaters bidding for SFU home - Nov 28, 2002
It's far from being a done deal. But the buzz about a proposed skating oval...
Nation honours SFU poets - Nov 28, 2002
SFU professor emeritus George Bowering (left) has been appointed Canada's...


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