Archives - 2003 News


SFU's Stoody second to Chinese champion - Jan 09, 2003
Competing against a world record holder brought out the best in SFU's...
Burns celebration has ticket to ride - Jan 09, 2003
Have no fear if you board skytrain on Jan. 24 and feel as though you're...
Proposed ethics board unpopular - Jan 09, 2003
University researchers across Canada, including at Simon Fraser University,...
RRSP savings for faculty, staff - Jan 09, 2003
It's a new year and SFU staff and faculty are another year closer to...
Two researchers publish in Science - Jan 09, 2003
In the Jan. 3 issue of Science, SFU biological sciences professor Bernard...
Student vote favours U-Pass - Jan 09, 2003
An unprecedented student voter turnout for an SFU student society...
New master's program set for fall - Jan 09, 2003
SFU will enroll its first class of 20 students in an innovative new...
Alumni donate $340,222 for books and bursaries - Jan 09, 2003
When SFU alumni asked student fundraiser Yovanka Contreras where their...
SFU, Burnaby sign research pact - Jan 09, 2003
Two newly signed research partnership agreements are strength-ening long...
Sal Ferreras - Jan 09, 2003
Acclaimed percussionist and composer Sal Ferreras (left) will introduce a...
International photo contest - Jan 09, 2003
Taken in Damascus, Syria, this photograph entitled Traditional Values,...
Campbell earns staff award - Jan 09, 2003
Frank Campbell (right) makes SFU look good, not only in his creative video...
Physiotherapy clinic open to all - Jan 09, 2003
SFU plumbing foreman Warren Parsons (left) receives ultrasound treatment...
Bird plucks gold from Olympic pool - Jan 09, 2003
For Gwen Bird (left) the 2002 holiday celebration began a little early. In...
2002: A Look Back - Jan 09, 2003
Biology student Christina Ames (above) is one of only three recipients in B...
Lonely decision to drop out - Jan 09, 2003
More than half of aboriginal youths who dropped out of high school in one...
Orangutan cultures face extinction, studies say - Jan 09, 2003
SFU primatologist Biruté Galdikas (left) has spent more than three decades...
Shellfish farmers cautioned - Jan 09, 2003
Shellfish farming may be an economic godsend for unemployed loggers and...
US not alone as super trade power, author says - Jan 23, 2003
The United States is not as preeminent a world power in trade as it is...
Outstanding alumni - Jan 23, 2003
Simon Fraser University's outstanding alumni awards celebrate SFU graduates...
Wars in the woods solved peacefully - Jan 23, 2003
A new approach to resolving environmental conflicts in B.C. is amazingly...
Computer scientist is Koerner lecturer - Jan 23, 2003
Renowned computer scientist Demetri Terzopoulos will present the Koerner...
Andrews captures leadership award - Jan 23, 2003
Ian Andrews, acting dean of education and director of international teacher...
Strong wins first Blaney award - Jan 23, 2003
Canadian Maurice Strong, special adviser to the secretary-general of the...
New Faculty - Jan 23, 2003
Anke Kessler Anke Kessler has been appointed a tenured associate professor...
Meet Frosty the Knowman - Jan 23, 2003
Steve Frost, who coordinates media relations for SFU athletics, with four...
Students taste politics at youth parliament - Jan 23, 2003
While many of us were still gobbling up holiday goodies last month, four...
Two win media award - January 23, 2003
Two well-known SFU faculty members with solid credentials in academia are...
Sugarman honoured by peers in psychology - Jan 23, 2003
Assistant education professor Jeff Sugarman has been elected by his peers...
New workers' website provides wealth of data - Jan 23, 2003
A website designed to help workers better understand their rights and work...
Scholars' dreams come true - Jan 23, 2003
SFU professor of drama education Sharon Bailin stands beside a statue of...
SFU plays host to public forum on health care - Jan 23, 2003
SFU's institute for health research and education (IHRE) and the...
Gibbons' books help motivate - Jan 23, 2003
SFU education professor emeritus Maurice Gibbons' new book promises to help...
McNicol wins chancellor's distinguished service award - Jan 23, 2003
The SFU senate has named Loyd McNicol (left), retired chartered accountant...
SFU urged to help public evaluate social changes - Jan 23, 2003
Jerry Zaslove wants Simon Fraser University to lead academics in helping...
Ancient rock found in Quebec - Jan 23, 2003
When Pierre Nadeau (left) first saw the numbers pop up on an instrument he...
Surrey undergrads travel East - Feb 06, 2003
Two Simon Fraser University Surrey students are getting ready to fly to the...
Website brings fame to first year student - Feb 06, 2003
First-year SFU Surrey student Mitch Jarvi has been given the VIP treatment...
Labour not lost on McCartney - Feb 06, 2003
A labour of love and a love of labour: that's SFU student Dale McCartney's...
Bowering, Miki helping in celebration of poetry - Feb 06, 2003
Canada's first poet laureate, George Bowering (left), and colleague Roy...
Woodturning Exhibition - Feb 06, 2003
These woodturnings by SFU computing science professor Art Liestman are off...
Workshop for media stress - Feb 06, 2003
Ever notice how only a handful of SFU experts are regularly quoted or...
Laser printer inventor aims for paperless newspaper - Feb 06, 2003
Gary Starkweather (left), a researcher who is trying to figure out how to...
Celebrating black history month - Feb 06, 2003
February features a variety of events celebrating Black history month at...
Contemporary Arts presents Burnt Tongue - Feb 06, 2003
One of Canada's foremost clowns, Shannan Calcutt, is bringing her play,...
Excellence in Teaching - Feb 06, 2003
Each year three awards are given to top teachers at SFU who've been...
Drinking water tested daily - Feb 06, 2003
Drink in good health. SFU facilities management engineers are now testing...
Helping Alzheimer's patients - Feb 06, 2003
New technology being developed at SFU offers promising new home support for...
University faces challenges: Stevenson - Feb 06, 2003
Simon Fraser University faces a tough year ahead in trying to maintain its...
President comments on academic dishonesty - Feb 06, 2003
The following letter from President Michael Stevenson was sent to the...
Robbie Burns' Day at SFU - Feb 06, 2003
Wearing a SFU tie and tartan kilt to celebrate the birth of Scotland's...
U-PASS delayed - Feb 06, 2003
While students narrowly voted in favour of a universal transit pass (U-Pass...
SFU looks to bond market - Feb 06, 2003
SFU hopes to raise significant capital in the coming months by offering a...
Undergraduate named outstanding researcher - Feb 06, 2003
SFU computing science student Bistra Dilkina (left) has been named...
Business etiquette - Feb 20, 2003
Fourth year business student Ryan Walker was among 70 business students to...
Olympics mean SFU facelift - Feb 20, 2003
Plans for SFU's potential facelift, should Vancouver-Whistler get the nod...
Japan left behind by tech advances - Feb 20, 2003
Despite Japan's stellar reputation for producing the latest in new...
Science comes alive for young - Feb 20, 2003
Science ALIVE instructors (from left) Brita Main, Sharina Dodsworth, Brian...
Sushi eating in China for profit - Feb 20, 2003
Winnie Kwok (left) ate her way through as many as nine restaurants in one...
Ethics approvals streamlined - Feb 20, 2003
Hal Weinberg (left), SFU's director of the office of research ethics, and...
Engineers get ready for national contest - Feb 20, 2003
Five SFU engineering undergrads are readying their already winning projects...
eLINC expands scope of online learning - Feb 20, 2003
It's midnight and SFU Surrey's course website is humming. One student is...
Calvert ready to sail for earthquake study - Feb 20, 2003
Earth sciences professor Andy Calvert will be bouncing around on the ocean...
Rugby star sets sights on Olympic bobsled team - Feb 20, 2003
When you play a sport where fighting through mud and bodies is routine, a...
Recognizing excellence - Feb 20, 2003
Imre Kertész is a first time novelist whose controversial work has won him...
Science students win honours - Feb 20, 2003
SFU graduate students (left to right) Joline King, Deborah Ratzlaff,...
Tuition not a deterent, study finds - Feb 20, 2003
A tuition fee hike of 30 per cent instituted last year at SFU does not...
President's annual report 2002 - Feb 20, 2003
President Michael Stevenson's 2002 report to the community, Breaking New...
Mondor signs Adidas deal - Feb 20, 2003
SFU running sensation Emily Mondor has signed a three-year deal with Adidas...
High tech helps during disaster - Feb 20, 2003
Global disaster communication has vastly improved since the introduction of...
SFU leads speedy networks - Feb 20, 2003
Mathematician Jonathan Borwein (left) says the goal is to improve the tools...
UniverCity Open House - Mar 06, 2003
The UniverCity open house at SFU attracted a stream of curious visitors....
Harestad draws praise for resolving conflicts - Mar 06, 2003
With his generous grey beard, mischievous eyes and infectious smile, you...
Heading off in new directions - Mar 06, 2003
Eric Swanick (left) enjoys heading off in new directions, both personally...
Method to their madness - Mar 06, 2003
Graham Harrop, whose work is featured here, is one of four B.C. political...
New professorship established - Mar 06, 2003
Managing change and innovation is a must for all companies today, whether...
Surrey plan headed for senate - Mar 06, 2003
The future of Simon Fraser University's new http://www.surrey.sfu.ca/ ...
Women defend basketball title at national finals - Mar 06, 2003
They are champions looking to defend their top ranking. The SFU women's...
Still kicking after all these years - Mar 06, 2003
His well-tailored suit, articulate speech and genteel manner belie what...
History on the right track - Mar 06, 2003
Assistant education professor Kevin O'Neill (front) and Jim Millar, manager...
Detecting online plagiarism - Mar 06, 2003
Two SFU professors and a PhD graduate student have spent the past year...
Soccer balls score in Malawi - Mar 06, 2003
Psychology program assistant Deborah Jopling and Clan soccer coach Dave...
Yale doctor wins Wright prize - Mar 06, 2003
Charles Greer (left) has devoted a lifetime to sniffing out how the...
Profs, teachers discuss writing - Mar 06, 2003
Forty high school teachers from around the Lower Mainland recently met with...
Ottawa's budget good news for SFU - Mar 06, 2003
Both federal and provincial budgets were handed down on Feb. 18 but for SFU...
Igali recovers from surgery - Mar 06, 2003
Daniel Igali (left) holds a photo card capturing his Olympic medal...
Psychopaths hard to nab - Mar 06, 2003
Sarah Hunter's study found criminals with higher psychopathic tendencies...
Impromptu gamelan - Mar 20, 2003
Michelle Chen, a third year music student at SFU, joined her introductory...
SFU seeking more aboriginal students - Mar 20, 2003
Assistant professor of archeology Eldon Yellowhorn and 4th year archaeology...
New program grants degrees to accountants - Mar 20, 2003
A new initiative by the Certified General Accountants of British Columbia...
Key to lifelong learning - Mar 20, 2003
Golden Key members Paul Gross and Lindsay Graham with some of the Mt....
Tidal favours SFU hiring - Mar 20, 2003
Jason Lindstrom (left), owner of Tidal Multimedia with partner Bart...
Surrey open house set for March 26 - Mar 20, 2003
Software robots fighting for supremacy on a computer screen. Stunning three...
Women settle for fourth - Mar 20, 2003
The No. 1 seeded SFU women's basketball team had to settle for a fourth...
Time to enter TELUS contest - Mar 20, 2003
There's still time to enter the http://www.newventuresbc.com/new.php (TELUS...
Koerner foundation supports social responsibility series - Mar 20, 2003
A conference series on social responsibility is the latest SFU endeavour to...
Honorary Degrees - March 20, 2003
Each year during convocation ceremonies, SFU honours several distinguished...
Farrahi captures science award - Mar 20, 2003
Shirin Farrahi (left) firmly believes that the field of engineering science...
Odeon premiers SFU grad's film - Mar 20, 2003
Deciding to follow his creative heart has catapulted Keith Behrman (left)...
B.C. cruising for tourists on their way to Alaska - Mar 20, 2003
The ship may soon be in for B.C. coastal communities eyeing the potential...
SFU centre bridges troubled waters - Mar 20, 2003
The fate of millions of juvenile pink salmon has Simon Fraser University's...
Recording a bad rap - Mar 20, 2003
A contentious form of music may be getting, well, a bad rap. SFU criminology...
Labour organizer honoured - Apr 08, 2003
On April 13, SFU's centre for labour studies will lay a wreath at the grave...
Lecture focuses on U.S. president Carter - Apr 14, 2003
Against the backdrop of a war initiated by the current U.S. government, the...
Future of Surrey campus reviewed - Apr 19, 2003
The Simon Fraser University community is getting the opportunity to have...
Green power helps conserve energy - Apr 21, 2003
SFU is supporting a new B.C. Hydro Power Smart program called green power...
SFU succeeds at winning health grants - Apr 21, 2003
The latest figures indicate that the success rate for SFU researchers...
Ehor's Elites take title - Apr 12, 2003
Age is no factor for some still chasing hoop dreams. Trading street clothes...
Atasoy's book of the month - Apr 16, 2003
Many have come to regard globalization as some sort of unstoppable socio...
Brekke, Kaczowka athletes of the year - Apr 12, 2003
SFU Clan swimmer Trevor Brekke and basketball player Jessica Kaczowka were...
Predicting the price of gas - May 01, 2003
Like most consumers when they fill up their car, Crystal Linkletter is more...
Budget grows to $250 million - May 01, 2003
Revenue increases designed to off-set a projected $9.8 million deficit will...
Grads help in SARS discovery - May 01, 2003
Four SFU graduates are among the team of eight Vancouver genome researchers...
Board approves tuition fees - May 01, 2003
Simon Fraser University's board of governors has approved an increase in...
Greeting the sound of growth - May 01, 2003
The sound of construction workers renovating a space below Michael Smith's...
Collaborating on Research - May 01, 2003
SFU's interdisciplinary nature sees faculty from many different departments...
Kermode on cutting edge of genetics - May 01, 2003
A special look at health research As one of Canada's top-ranked...
Turning students into innovators - May 01, 2003
A special look at health research As one of Canada's top-ranked...
SFU support helps foundation succeed - May 01, 2003
A special look at health research As one of Canada's top-ranked...
New technology helps patients walk again - May 01, 2003
A special look at health research As one of Canada's top-ranked...
Mimicry as good science - May 01, 2003
A special look at health research As one of Canada's top-ranked...
Joystick with attitude to train new surgeons - May 01, 2003
A special look at health research As one of Canada's top-ranked...
Staying on track for a healthy heart - May 1, 2003
A special look at health research As one of Canada's top-ranked...
Ottawa grants $395,000 to wireless laboratory - May 01, 2003
The federal government's Western Economic Diversification has awarded SFU...
Do car inspections save lives? - May 01, 2003
Justin Miedema, a SFU masters student in economics, has completed a thesis...
SARS brakes co-op plans - May 01, 2003
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is putting the brakes on SFU's...
Feeding fears about SARS - May 01, 2003
Cynthia Patton was recently appointed a Canada Research chair in community...
$2.1 million granted for advanced research - May 15, 2003
In an effort to increase research activities in B.C., the provincial...
Annual Safety Fair - May 15, 2003
Psychology student Marta Iniewska pulls the trigger in an experiment to...
Engineering students win awards in national contest - May 15, 2003
SFU engineering science students won five awards in the Canadian...
Device helps light poor villages - May 15, 2003
Eric Hennessey, with his tiny logging device and hand-held data collector....
Finding stone delights in pits of Vancouver - May 15, 2003
SFU geologist Peter Mustard (left) holds a mock-up of his first book while...
New Faculty - May 15, 2003
-- David Broun David Broun has been appointed a tenure track assistant...
SFU, UBC share track cup - May 15, 2003
The latest rivalry between SFU and UBC - the pursuit of the Achilles cup -...
Ancient Chilliwack villages studied - May 15, 2003
Archaeologist Dana Lepofsky (left) examines the site of an historic native...
Inspiration from Value Village - May 15, 2003
Artist Shamina Senaratne (left) wears a finely woven Indian shawl of silver...
Program aids international teachers - May 15, 2003
The benefits of SFU's new professional qualification program (PQP) for...
Researchers tackle obesity - May 15, 2003
The problem of obesity is being brought down to size, as researchers across...
Dvorak wins doctoral prize - May 15, 2003
Martin Dvorak (left) didn't physically dash across a finish line to set his...
SFU defeats mark inflation - May 15, 2003
Mark inflation may be a problem at some Canadian universities, but SFU...
Coffee lovers favour fair trade - May 15, 2003
Vancouver's ethically conscious java lovers may be ready for a change in...
Slessor wins career award - May 15, 2003
Simon Fraser University chemist Keith Slessor's dedication to decoding how...
Helping rural towns rebuild - May 15, 2003
Several departments and programs at Simon Fraser University are involved in...
Awards and Honours - May 29, 2003
As SFU continues to expand its campus and its programs, this spring's...
Rewarding scholarship - May 29, 2003
Adrienne Burk (left ), winner of the dean of graduate studies convocation...
Obst achieves her goals - May 29, 2003
Jennifer Obst (left) had a couple of goals in mind when she entered SFU and...
Kwan's academic career leans to unorthodox - May 29, 2003
Alex Kwan (left), this year's winner of the deans undergraduate medal in...
Setting the Standard - May 29, 2003
SFU Celebrates Academic Performance http://www.sfu.ca/mediapr/sfu_news...
Celebrating Excellence - May 29, 2003
David Gerhard and Shaheen Sharriff have made their mark, albeit in widely...
First Class Graduates at SFU Surrey Campus - May 03, 2003
When the 46 members of SFU Surrey's first graduating class started...
Doubling up on medals - May 29, 2003
This year, SFU will bestow Governor General medals on four students instead...
Surrey graduand has vision - May 29, 2003
Adrian Jones - the first graduate of SFU Surrey's graduate program in...
Dean's medal winner heading for Bermuda - May 29, 2003
Life is a beach for Cammie Varcoe. The MBA grad and chartered accountant...
Athlete of the year moves on - May 29, 2003
The Clan women's basketball team will return to court this fall without a...
The road less taken to earning a degree - May 29, 2003
When Jagdeep Poonian (left) encapsulates his years of student life for his...
Not your average graduand - May 29, 2003
Andrea Parker (left) readily admits that she is a little different from...
Animal park helps medal winner study - May 29, 2003
If it wasn't for the animal park in Kamloops, dean's convocation medal...
Convocation 2003: Celebrating Firsts - May 29, 2003
SFU's fastest couple Carlene and Chad Van Tongeren are celebrating a couple...
Pipers - Jun 12, 2003
SFU pipers lead graduands across the podium during convocation exercises...
Graduating Class - Jun 12, 2003
Five-year-old Tania Mejia plays with a strand of her mother's hair while...
Daydreamin' - Jun 12, 2003
Little Amy Cave couldn't quite beat the heat during this year's convocation...
Haskin's MA thesis breaks new ground - Jun 12, 2003
Could south-central B.C. have once been an oasis of graceful palm trees and...
The fear factor in fairy tales - Jun 12, 2003
When her daughter was young, Marsha Lippincott (above) ran a Montessori...
Mini-university becomes environmentally friendly - Jun 12, 2003
Elementary-age kids attending SFU's mini-university this summer will get...
New senators elected - Jun 12, 2003
Senate received the report of the Spring 2003 elections to the senate and...
Research with a heart - Jun 12, 2003
Thinking outside the box not only took Todd Gillis (left) down a...
Forestry sees first graduates - Jun 12, 2003
For Victoria Stevens (left), there's nothing more interesting than a stable...
Webber's intellectual adventure - Jun 12, 2003
Check out Scott Webber's university transcript and you'll find a continuous...
Convocation Addresses - Jun 12, 2003
John Alleyne, John Dixon, Michael Harcourt, Jack Kowarsky and George...
Medallist drawn to water - Jun 12, 2003
There's no life like research on the water to Elsie Sunderland (left). The...
Chandler focuses on medicine - Jun 12, 2003
Tracy Chandler (right) plans to begin medical school next fall at...
Women win softball title - Jun 12, 2003
SFU's women softball team captured the national championship title in...
Dodge accepts U.S. award - Jun 12, 2003
It is a unique combination of talents - the ability to see into a world...
Seminars help students abroad - Jun 12, 2003
Amber Vint was puzzled. A few weeks into a two-month European vacation last...
Anderson tests his system for North Shore rescue - Jun 12, 2003
A hiker lost on the North Shore mountains May 24 is no doubt thankful that...
Political Science centre holds international event - Jun 26, 2003
The SFU centre for global political economy (CGPE) is barely two months old...
$10 million approved for gym - Jun 26, 2003
Crowded workouts, lineups for equipment and intramural wait lists are going...
Hughes wins fellowship for tracking earthquakes - Jun 26, 2003
Jonathan Hughes' (left) pioneering method of tracking the history of killer...
Ottawa defrays research costs - Jun 26, 2003
The federal government will help universities defray the indirect costs of...
Awards recognize student leadership - Jun 26, 2003
Reza Pourvali (left) winner of this year's Judy Kelly humanitarian award. -- ...
Gallery gears for art swap - Jun 26, 2003
Have a bare spot on your office wall that needs a picture? How about...
Virtual training for busy people - Jun 26, 2003
SFU staffer Alyse Kirlik (left) with one of her personal training clients,...
UniverCity starting to take shape - Jun 26, 2003
UniverCity, SFU's new residential community, is beginning to take shape on...
New Faculty - Jun 26, 2003
Over the summer and into Septermber, SFU will welcome a significant number...
Speaking for the little people - Jun 26, 2003
She's best known for speaking for the little people on campus. It's clear...
NSERC grant helps silicon research - Jun 26, 2003
Mike Thewalt (left) wants to take silicon - a material that reigns supreme...
Board approves appointments - Jun 26, 2003
A number of administrative appointments have been approved by the board of...
Volunteering for fun, friends and profit - Jun 26, 2003
SFU science student Viola Kaminski (left) checks out volunteer...
Wanted: outstanding students - Jun 26, 2003
SFU will kick off its renewed efforts to attract the best and the brightest...
Action Canada meets at Wosk centre - Jun 26, 2003
Action Canada's first cohort, co-founder Sam Belzberg and executive...
New VP-advancement named - Jun 26, 2003
Cathy Daminato (left) has been selected as SFU's latest VP-advancement. She...
Human rights complaint filed - Jun 25, 2003
Simon Fraser University has developed a plan to address concerns about...
New school opens at Surrey - Jun 25, 2003
The school of interactive arts and technology, part of the faculty of...
Balka honoured with YWCA award - Jun 25, 2003
A female leader in the male-dominated field of technology, communication...
$150 million bond issue attracts wide interest - Jul 10, 2003
SFU's recent $150 million private placement bond issue attracted record...
Yukon gives up major fossil - Jul 10, 2003
When Grant Zazula (above) helped unearth the most impressive and well...
Health research receives boost - Jul 10, 2003
Simon Fraser University's institute for health research and education (IHRE...
SFU summer camps - Jul 10, 2003
Aiming for a great summer vacation? SFU summer camps are now in full swing...
Special wing devoted to B.C. art - Jul 10, 2003
Laura Moodie (above), registrar of SFU's art collection, holds a photograph...
Award allows researcher to focus on the sensory - Jul 10, 2003
A $200,000 grant from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) is...
SARS hits residence bookings - Jul 10, 2003
The far-reaching severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) has affected SFU...
New Faculty - Jul 10, 2003
Over the summer and into September, SFU will welcome a signifcant number of...
Karim's thesis earns medal - Jul 10, 2003
In hospitals and medical labs, photographic x-ray film is quickly being...
Practicing for a Mars landing - Jul 10, 2003
Weeks ahead of the recent launches of European and U.S. unmanned space...
Researcher has perfect posting - Jul 10, 2003
If Michael Eikerling (left) could pick the perfect job it would look...
CBC's Gzowski intern on air - Jul 10, 2003
How does a SFU student find herself in a Toronto country bar singing...
Wong awarded Order of B.C. - Jul 10, 2003
SFU chancellor Milton Wong was appointed to the Order of British Columbia...
Dorvault focuses on community - Jul 10, 2003
Given his background, it is not surprising that the new Simon Fraser...
Imagine math made easy - Jul 10, 2003
Tannis Calder, a member of SFU's imaginative education research group,...
Speed skaters to find new home on the hill - Jul 10, 2003
-- Somewhere in Rome, Vancouver's successful bid for the 2010 Olympic Games...
Bee Beard - Sep 04, 2003
Beekeeper Robert Wood of California already had a beard but was happy to...
For girls, science rules - Sep 04, 2003
Recent summer camps offered for the first time at SFU show there's no...
NEW FACULTY - Sep 04, 2003
As more SFU professors embrace retirement, the number of faculty...
Postal worker, family going back to school - September 4, 2003
 Mike Farrer (left), a manager at Canada Post, is also studying for a...
First Nations set the table - September 4, 2003

SFU First Nations students Rick Ouellet (left) and Erma Robinson proudly
...
Rahilly focuses on student services - Sep 04, 2003
SFU's new director of student development and programming Tim Rahilly ...
Three elected to Royal Society - Sep 04, 2003
Three SFU faculty members are newly elected fellows of the Royal Society of...
Temp pool beckons students - Sep 04, 2003
This term, the bookstore boasts the biggest group of part-time temporary...
Junior pipers world champs - Sep 04, 2003
SFU President Michael Stevenson (left) shares the joy of holding the...
Shaker accepts education challenge - Sep 04, 2003
U. S. born and bred Paul Shaker (right) is not easily shaken by controversy...
Online business program slated to start in January - Sep 04, 2003
SFU business is set to offer SFU's first online graduate degree program,...
Student orientation travels well - Sep 04, 2003
SFU master's grad Peter Abrams played the part of Simon, the host of a...
Job exchange plan takes flight - Sep 04, 2003
SFU international director Randall Martin has a message for university...
Igali's dream growing thanks to SFU's help - Sep 04, 2003
Daniel Igali and his friend Timi Wolo travel by boat to Igali's home...
Celebrating Terry Fox - Sep 04, 2003
Terry Fox's dream of raising money to fund cancer research lives on in the...
Green thumb - Sep 18, 2003
Education professor Kieran Egan, an expert on imaginative teaching,...
The Scottish Connection - Sep 18, 2003
Harry McGrath's Scottish brogue rolls off his tongue like thick molasses....
Two doctors share Thakore award - Sep 18, 2003
As doctors who have worked extensively in war zones, Eric Hoskins and...
Students offered study abroad - Sep 18, 2003
Students interested in studying abroad can find out more about...
French tour helps charity - Sep 18, 2003
Mathieu Bohemier-Bernard hung up his cleats and hopped on a bike for the...
UniverCity celebrates with party - Sep 18, 2003
SFU staff and faculty are invited to UniverCity's first block party on Sept...
New Faculty - Sep 18, 2003
New faculty appointments for the fall semester: -- Mirza Beg Mirza Beg joins...
Ottawa cuts funding for health research - Sep 18, 2003
Researchers will feel the impact of financial belt tightening at the...
Surrey students win awards - Sep 18, 2003
Two SFU Surrey graduate students, Sara Coldrick and Joe Ilsever, have...
Health centre helps smokers - Sep 18, 2003
Kim Junkin has been smoking a pack of cigarettes a day for the past 25...
Cool applications sought - Sep 18, 2003
BCNET is looking for the best and most unique online applications, projects...
Jules graduates with 2 awards - Sep 18, 2003
Nancy Jules is one of 16 students graduating at the Secwepemc education...
Startup companies find help online - Sep 18, 2003
In any industry, finding the right expert, service provider, financier, or...
Mexican women praise SFU education program - Sep 18, 2003
Four women from Tijuana, Mexico are coming to Vancouver to talk about how a...
Open House offers freedom to discover - Sep 18, 2003
West Vancouver secondary students (left to right) Emma Conde, Kathryn...
On the firing line - Sep 18, 2003
As the destructive wrath of the Okanagan mountain park forest fire...
Adapting to disability, Warren wins Fox medal - Sep 18, 2003
Jodie Warren's goals might have changed after she suffered a severe stroke...
First Nations BBQ - Oct 02, 2003
Serious about her games - Oct 02, 2003
SFU Surrey's second master's graduate, Cindy Poremba, is serious about...
There's science in their genes - Oct 02, 2003
Their academic paths have been paved to Princeton. But the actual footsteps...
Student quartet feels the music - Oct 02, 2003
There are two great musical moments at convocation: the piping in of the...
U-PASS helps ease congestion - Oct 02, 2003
Early indications are that the new SFU U-PASS system is a rousing success. ...
Calisthenics for the mind - Oct 02, 2003
Fitness comes in many forms: weight training, running, walking, meditation,...
Fulton wins graduation prize - Oct 02, 2003
Debra Fulton had what most undergraduates would deem to be a dream program ...
This grad no bookworm - Oct 02, 2003
“You don't need to be a genius to study medicine,” asserts second year UBC...
Study points to success of ban on rice alcohol - Oct 02, 2003
Fewer alcohol overdose deaths have been occurring in the downtown eastside,...
Gently persuaded - Oct 02, 2003
A year ago, Cenk Sahinalp (left) wasn't planning any major changes in his...
SFU authors nominated for awards - Oct 02, 2003
SFU scholars are making a strong showing on this year's list of nominees...
Payoff for perseverance - Oct 02, 2003
One of the happiest grads at the October convocation ceremonies is likely...
Bullying beliefs challenged - Oct 02, 2003
Sherry Van Blyderveen's master of arts thesis in psychology is already...
Speaking up - Oct 02, 2003
Their reasons are varied for choosing Simon Fraser University as their...
Aboriginal convocation - Oct 16, 2003
Jobs that challenge - Oct 16, 2003
Some students finance their education with scholarships or student loans....
Punja named winner of Sterling prize - Oct 16, 2003
Simon Fraser University biologist and plant pathologist Zamir Punja, an...
McFadden earns degree, makes dream come true - Oct 16, 2003
Colleen McFadden personifies determination. It has taken her almost 30...
Winning with good vibrations - Oct 16, 2003
Two new companies led by SFU students have won two of the three prizes in...
Wright focuses on prejudice - Oct 16, 2003
Social psychologist Stephen Wright hopes that his pioneering research on...
Pair awarded $35,000 for data mining research - Oct 16, 2003
SFU computer scientists Ke Wang and Martin Ester have each been awarded $35...
Seniors signing up - Oct 16, 2003
Seniors are flocking back to school this fall, with 350 enrolled in non...
Convocation Addresses - Oct 16, 2003
Luder Deecke SFU has previously honoured me with a distinguished visiting...
Wildlife centre signs pact - Oct 16, 2003
SFU's centre for wildlife ecology recently celebrated its tenth anniversary...
Studying forest fires - Oct 16, 2003
Ken Lertzman, (left) with a section from a mountain hemlock cut during the...
Fight the flu - Oct 16, 2003
Fight the flu. Flu immunizaton clinics will be held on Burnaby mountain Oct...
The battle against cheating - Oct 16, 2003
One of the world's leading experts on academic honesty has praised SFU for...
Tracking the progress of Romanian orphans - Oct 16, 2003
Ten years ago, tragic television images of neglected Romanian orphans...
Pride of First Nations - Oct 16, 2003
With hearts beating as fast as their drums, Joyce Fossella and Judy Lemke...
$7.5 million slated for e-learning project - Oct 30, 2003
A team of Simon Fraser University researchers led by school of interactive...
Perennially mature - Oct 30, 2003
Life long learning may be a mantra of the new millennium, but it is not...
Leung's new microchip casts its magic spell - Oct 30, 2003
Would-be Harry Potters will love it. A magical toy wand that creates an...
Spotlighting social justice - Oct 30, 2003
Organizers of the Social Justice series at Simon Fraser University hope...
Undergrads ignore Globe survey - Oct 30, 2003
Some undergraduates believe that SFU is a “vibrant academic community” and...
Tell us what you think - Oct 30, 2003
Please - tell us what you think of us. It has been four years since our...
Hansen takes athletes to higher standard - Oct 30, 2003
SFU athletes already have an impressive reputation for success. For Derek...
Telling time the old fashioned way - Oct 30, 2003
An analemmatical sundial - the first in Canada - can now be found at the...
Punja wins synergy award - Oct 30, 2003
He is known for his incisive understanding of relationships between fungi...
Kick-off for United Way campaign - Oct 30, 2003
Sherel Loo (left) will hand out a lot of pancakes, coffee and balloons...
Course is no hoax - Oct 30, 2003
The illustrious Walt Disney perpetrated the first hoax that ever registered...
Which came first? - Oct 30, 2003
Which came first, the butterfly or the caterpillar, the tadpole or the frog...
Filling spiritual needs - Nov 13, 2003
Students may be thirsty for knowledge but they are also increasingly...
New gene discovery aids treatment of rare disease - Nov 13, 2003
A pair of researchers at Simon Fraser University has uncovered clues as to...
Swedish post includes bike - Nov 13, 2003
SFU economics professor Don DeVoretz (above) is set to take Sweden by storm...
Danger lurks at circuit parties - Nov 13, 2003
Participating in so-called circuit parties is seen as being rife with...
Help for Google generation - Nov 13, 2003
Today's university students have been dubbed the Google generation. ...
Vaughan aims to improve cell phones - Nov 13, 2003
As more Canadians hang up on land-based phone lines in favour of...
Economist's theories start in stone age - Nov 13, 2003
He is one of the most innovative researchers in his field. But some of the...
A clearer view of bottom - Nov 13, 2003
The view of the bottom just got a lot clearer thanks to the pioneering work...
Five new research chairs appointed - Nov 13, 2003
With the appointment of five new Canada Research Chairs at Simon Fraser...
Win a Gift - Nov 13, 2003
There's still time to win a gift certificate to the SFU bookstore or the...
Four new labs open at Surrey - Nov 13, 2003
Faculty and students at SFU Surrey are using four recently opened applied...
Team aims to reduce risks of TV watching, video games - Nov 13, 2003
A team of SFU communication researchers believes that children's lives...
A beacon of light - Nov 13, 2003
An innovative, new program at Simon Fraser University promises to be a...
Construction at SFU - November 27, 2003
Lowman focuses on bird habitat - November 27, 2003
John Lowman knows how to get a reaction. A few years ago, the SFU...
Efting hits high note - November 27, 2003
Fourth year history student and Solidarity Notes Labour choir member...
Small Research Given Large Grant - November 27, 2003
Simon Fraser University materials chemist Hua-Zhong (Hogan) Yu says the...
UPASS satisfies most students - November 27, 2003
Most students are satisfied with the UPASS system after its inaugural...
Making a Difference - November 27, 2003
African young people may soon have a greater voice on issues that effect...
New greenhouse on horizon - November 27, 2003
Hand-crafted curly birch desks in the Swedish parliament and exotic...
Power secure for researchers - November 27, 2003
When the power went out in eastern Canada Aug. 14, many university...
Study reveals HIPPY benefits - November 27, 2003
A second Simon Fraser University study confirms that the home instruction...
Addiction Centre Launched - November 27, 2003
Criminologist Raymond Corrado (left) expects SFU will play a prominent...
Tech Toys for Christmas Giving - November 27, 2003
If your children are nestled all snug in their beds, with visions of robots...
Committee seeks advice on future of eLearning - November 27, 2003
An SFU committee is in the midst of defining a new vision for supporting...
Elderly drivers prone to automobile accidents - November 27, 2003
Older drivers have a higher risk of accidents at intersections than younger...
Kids' Program at Risk - November 27, 2003
After proving to be a powerful stepping stone to kindergarten for at-risk...


Search SFU News Online