Archives - 2004 News


Celebration of Man and Nature - December 02, 2004
TRIUMF takes honour for industry partnering - December 02, 2004
TRIUMF, Canada's national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics...
Co-op student finds life altering work - December 02, 2004
Her goal may have been to secure a co-op education job placement, but...
Students promote sustainability - December 02, 2004
If you can't beat ‘em, join ‘em. It's an old saw, but communication...
Hungerfords capture SFU leadership award for community service - December 02, 2004
SFU has honoured George and Jane Hungerford's tireless commitment to...
Youngsters may get unfair trial - December 02, 2004
Child and adolescent defendants between the ages of 11 and 14 are at risk...
NEW FACULTY - December 02, 2004
Lynne Bell Lynne Bell joins the archaeology department as a tenure track...
Walton focuses on homophobic bullying - December 02, 2004
Gerald Walton is closely following a B.C. Human Rights Tribunal hearing...
Researchers study abused women - December 02, 2004
A national study targeting the physical and mental health and well-being of...
United Way job of a lifetime - December 02, 2004
It's been a four-month high that Christine MacIntosh wishes would last a...
Couple chronicles cross Canada odyssey - December 02, 2004
For Loretta and Marv Wideen, fulfilling a dream to cycle across Canada...
New learning, teaching powerhouse created - December 02, 2004
The amalgamation of the learning and instructional development centre (LIDC...
Time to prepare for emergencies - December 02, 2004
Old Man Winter has been playing coy so far this year, but don't be lulled...
Bee man honoured for promoting science - December 02, 2004
SFU's resident bee man is being honoured as one of the country's top...
Fundraising campaign aims for $125 million - December 02, 2004
SFU kicks off a $125 million fundraising campaign on Dec. 2. The drive will...
United Way Bake Sale - November 18, 2004
Ottawa grants $21.6 million for mathematics network - November 18, 2004
MITACS, the mathematics-oriented national network of centres of excellence ...
Management group honours Wexler - November 18, 2004
Whether he's instructing a class of senior executives, a room full of...
Five new research chairs named - November 18, 2004
Five new Canada Research Chair appointments at SFU will strengthen...
Moens' book praises U.S. president - November 18, 2004
The re-election of U.S. President George W. Bush and his plans to visit...
Engineer's high speed expertise recognized by peers worldwide - November 18, 2004
Computer chips in the not-too-distant future will house hundreds of...
SFU long way from Burmese prison - November 18, 2004
It was only a few years ago that SFU freshman Naw Seng Labang was locked up...
A master of internet art - November 18, 2004
In the emerging discipline of internet art, Gary Stasiuk is quickly...
New co-op website provides online learning community - November 18, 2004
Imagine a student-centred, online community where students can learn on...
Restorative justice on the rise - November 18, 2004
Restorative justice is an old concept with new relevance as those touched...
GM drives marketing contest - November 18, 2004
More than 600 SFU students took a turn in the driver's seat of a new...
Task force proposes learning commons - November 18, 2004
All SFU campuses should have a learning commons to coordinate learning...
Breaking new ground in French education - November 18, 2004
Three new teachers from abroad hope that their perspectives on second...
Research with a sting - November 18, 2004
Pretend to be something you're not, and you may get stung by your peers. ...
Managing on a shoestring - November 04, 2004
Studio II, one of SFU's performance studios just off the main mall, isn't...
Grant helps Lear's health research - November 04, 2004
Scott Lear, assistant professor of kinesiology at Simon Fraser University,...
Modern technology used to report on ancient village - November 04, 2004
About a thousand years ago wealthy, well-dressed nobles lived side by side...
Ceremony set for Remembrance Day - November 04, 2004
Each year, SFU celebrates Remem-brance Day with a short ceremony in...
Energy Alignment Sculpture, Pyramid in the Golden Section - November 04, 2004
Titled Energy Alignment Sculpture, Pyramid in the Golden Section,, the blue...
Student's film wins top award - November 04, 2004
Eastbound, selected as best overall film in the 35th Canadian student film...
Scotiabank donates $250,000 - November 04, 2004
Scotiabank has donated $250,000 to Simon Fraser University for the creation...
Companies value co-op students - November 04, 2004
At the age of 20, Musharaf Sultan has made his mark in the corporate world....
Interactive pets motivate students - November 04, 2004
When Monica Sturgess noticed that students in her first-year class were not...
Volunteer hosts sought for holiday program - November 04, 2004
SFU international is looking for SFU faculty and staff to participate in...
Software produces virtual classroom - November 04, 2004
Teaching a course on interviewing skills for use in the corrections field...
Bowes working hard in retirement - November 04, 2004
For someone who took early retirement in 2000, John Bowes is working as...
France, SFU collaborate on business course - November 04, 2004
Managing cultural differences in a global work group is fine in theory. The...
Lemay receives $5,000 award - November 04, 2004
Business student Laurence Lemay is one of three Canadian students to...
New curriculum seeks big ideas - November 04, 2004
What is the role of monsters and monstrosities in our society? How are...
Group launched for closet writers - November 04, 2004
They came in larger than expected numbers from all corners of Simon Fraser...
$7.5 million grant for business school - November 04, 2004
A tantalizing preview last month of the new Segal graduate school of...
Crescent-Moons of Jupiter - October 21, 2004
Survey searches for English answers - October 21, 2004
Do Vancouverites use English differently than folks in Ottawa, Montreal,...
Author Marlatt takes up residence - October 21, 2004
SFU's English department has launched a new chapter with the appointment of...
First Nations grammar book garners $15,000 grant - October 21, 2004
In Canada, preserving French gets a lot of attention, but it is First...
Keeping the campus secure - October 21, 2004
Nearly four decades ago, 19-year-old Bernie Cherak, fresh from Regina's...
Proud to be Ignoble - October 21, 2004
Larry Dill is proud to be considered ignoble. The Simon Fraser University...
Acquiring determination to succeed - October 21, 2004
“Most likely to succeed” was not the phrase that came to anyone's mind when...
Birds hold clues to climate change - October 21, 2004
Simon Fraser University professor Tony Williams is among a select group of...
Does the economy affect sleep? - October 21, 2004
There may be more to economics than the stock market and unemployment rates...
Research focuses on finding body - October 21, 2004
Where the body of a murder victim killed by a stranger is eventually left...
Donated software used to forecast oil, gas locations - October 21, 2004
Simon Fraser University is the first in Canada to receive a software...
Falling into IT knowledge trap - October 21, 2004
New research exploring how to make information technology (IT) projects...
Full plate included mentoring female students - October 21, 2004
Sandhya (Sandy) Venugopal was shocked. Her first SFU computing science...
Snider's public art wins award - October 21, 2004
The city of Vancouver commissioned visual artist Greg Snider to design and...
Residents move in to new UniverCity - October 21, 2004
After nine years of planning and development, UniverCity will finally come...
Seniors invade cyberspace - October 21, 2004
By the year's end, Lillian Newman hopes to be halfway through her third...
Three honoured with degrees - October 07, 2004
During the convocation ceremonies on Oct. 7 and 8, SFU will honour three...
Conquering adversity - October 07, 2004
Graduating students who receive their degrees during fall convocation may...
Pankratz hears wail of bagpipes one last time - October 07, 2004
As a youngster growing up on the Prairies, the bagpipes were as foreign to...
Gowans captures Drummond prize - October 07, 2004
Billie Gowans, a masters student in Simon Fraser University's school of...
Thesis focuses on police shootings - October 07, 2004
Rick Parent broke new ground with his research on police use of deadly...
Scientist refutes chromosome theory - October 07, 2004
A Simon Fraser University scientist's journey back into evolutionary time...
New tool aids brain research - October 07, 2004
It looks like an oversized hair dryer. But the machine at the heart of the...
Medical doctor adds doctorate to her list of achievements - October 07, 2004
Soft spoken and a little shy, Yanli Fan does not appear to be much of a...
Three researchers earn Smith awards - October 07, 2004
Three SFU researchers have earned prestigious awards from the Michael Smith...
Health faculty unique in Canada - October 07, 2004
During his years as a family doctor and medical health officer in Nova...
Dinosaur tracks discovered in B.C. - October 07, 2004
Peter Mustard and a fellow geologist were mapping a ridge of rock in...
This firefighter is all business - October 07, 2004
Delta firefighter Remi Trudel spends his workdays putting out fires and...
Imagine That - October 07, 2004
Many people associate imagination with something like fantasizing, says...
Completing degree was 'a long struggle' - October 07, 2004
Laura Cooper's doctoral thesis has been hailed as a remarkable discourse on...
A Lifetime of Learning - October 07, 2004
There is a saying: the truly educated never graduate. For SFU employees,...
Photo contest winner! - September 23, 2004
Robot dog delivers - September 23, 2004
Co-op helps students chase their dreams - September 23, 2004
A Simon Fraser University graduate who is now a successful scholar and...
APSA executive proposes ratification of contract - September 23, 2004
The executive of the administrative and professional staff association ...
Grad students help find elusive genes - September 23, 2004
Finding the genes that cause a rare disorder, whose traits are linked to...
Sustainability campaign asks automobile drivers to turn off idling engines - September 23, 2004
Even if you've never touched a cigarette in your life, you may still have a...
Thakore co-recipients named - September 23, 2004
A retired teacher and nurse, who has dedicated much of her life to helping...
City is classroom for this program - September 23, 2004
Judy Oberlander hops the No. 135 bus heading east and settles into a seat,...
New science dean faces challenges - September 23, 2004
Congratulations should be in order for the university's new science dean,...
For mathematician, weights add up - September 23, 2004
Justin Gray can add up weights faster than most mathematicians. The SFU math...
Terry Fox prize goes to Kinney - September 23, 2004
Bryan Kinney got the call that changed his life after giving his first...
$7 million deal for spin-off - September 23, 2004
A $7.172 million deal to acquire SFU spin-off company Neurostream...
These moths aren't coddled - September 23, 2004
Nothing spoils the satisfying crunch of a newly harvested apple faster than...
Grubel takes controversy prize - September 23, 2004
Herbert Grubel, professor emeritus of economics at Simon Fraser University,...
At 90, special adviser has no plans to quit - September 23, 2004
Thelma Finlayson retired from SFU 25 years ago with an impressive career in...
Terry Fox's inspiration continues - September 09, 2004
It's a cause that continues to inspire. At SFU, the campus community will...
A Shot of Common Sense - September 09, 2004
Would it surprise you to know that most SFU students drink alcohol between...
Pinto's goal to strengthen research profile - September 09, 2004
Mario Pinto has numerous ideas for strengthening SFU's research profile,...
New business program starts at Surrey - September 09, 2004
A new bachelor of business administration (BBA) degree program launching at...
Richmond awarded Olympic Oval - September 09, 2004
The Olympic speed skating oval will not come to SFU. Despite a significant...
Fox40 emergency whistle - September 09, 2004
DiSanto honoured for excellence - September 09, 2004
David DiSanto, a PhD student con-ducting research in SFU's compound...
The Changing Face of Surrey Campus - September 09, 2004
The emphasis is on new at Simon Fraser University's Surrey campus this fall...
Canadian Air Force drops in - September 09, 2004
B.C. Scots respond to call for stories of bygone years - September 09, 2004
Letters from British Columbia's Scottish community have been pouring into...
Fraser Valley dig yields surprises - September 09, 2004
With maps in hand and 50 years of previous archaeological work setting...
Emergency vehicle given workout - September 09, 2004
Officials monitoring the forest fire-threatened Boston Bar area on Aug. 19...
New residence buildings open - September 09, 2004
More students will call SFU home in addition to their place of study this...
Seniors showing age not barrier to higher learning - September 09, 2004
Betty Sawyer would make a fitting poster person for Simon Fraser University...
Father, son are roomies - September 09, 2004
Living in residence while starting university classes just three months...
Clayman looks to new challenge - July 08, 2004
Bruce Clayman envisioned years of leisurely morning strolls to work after...
Imagining conference aims to trigger advanced learning - July 08, 2004
Would soldiers who torture and degrade their prisoners be less likely to...
Education can save environment - July 08, 2004
Many people, even some world leaders, do not believe climate change is...
Practicing the art of science - July 08, 2004
Assistant chemistry professor David Vocadlo initially wanted to become an...
Huish named Trudeau scholar - July 08, 2004
Robert Huish has been to Cuba seven times and was once hospitalized there,...
Hiring the university's future - July 08, 2004
With the large number of professors due to retire in the next few years SFU...
Boyd critical of Big Sister - July 08, 2004
Criminology professor Neil Boyd's concern about the radical wing of the...
Aberbach shares opera passion - July 08, 2004
Alan Aberbach was in his last year of high school when he travelled to New...
Four honoured for excellence - July 08, 2004
Four members of the faculty of arts have received the dean's medal for...
Perfect success rate for research grants - July 08, 2004
The talent pool of new researchers at Simon Fraser University continues to...
Athletes bound for Olympics - July 08, 2004
Winning medals and surpassing personal bests are on the minds of several...
Zen Garden - June 24, 2004
Athletes celebrate a winning season - June 24, 2004
SFU athletes are celebrating after securing the program's sixth National...
Cheating is natural, Crawford maintains - June 24, 2004
For millennia, historical iconoclasts from Plato to Shakespeare, Hobbes and...
The teachers and the taught - June 24, 2004
-- The old adage that the most reliable information comes from the horse's...
Students design Surrey website - June 24, 2004
Three students from the school of interactive arts and technology (SIAT)...
Library wins B.C. award for service - June 24, 2004
For the second time in three years, the SFU Library has won the B.C....
Conference focuses on art, culture - June 24, 2004
A Simon Fraser University conference will examine the dynamics between...
NEW FACULTY - June 24, 2004
With so many retirements, nearly one-third of SFU's faculty has joined the...
Touring the Art Gallery - June 24, 2004
Simply, it's effective - June 24, 2004
Canada prides itself on its tolerant citizenry. Canada supports such...
Offshore oil and gas study discovers modest benefits - June 24, 2004
A recent SFU study says the economic benefits to B.C. from offshore oil and...
Computers drive crime analysis - June 24, 2004
Criminologists Patricia and Paul Brantingham are embarking on a new...
Database helps small publishers - June 24, 2004
Small and medium size Canadian book publishers will soon have the...
Vaccine research leads the way - June 24, 2004
Simon Fraser University's fledgling faculty of health sciences now has the...
SFU benefits from students' computer skills - June 24, 2004
They were originally hired to push audio-visual carts between classrooms. ...
Another speech? - June 10, 2004
During the June convocation ceremonies, a young member of the audience...
Warner's degree a family affair - June 10, 2004
When they graduate, some studentsare filled not only with relief but a...
Chaskar adding golf to her business skills - June 10, 2004
Reshma Chaskar will be spending the next month out on the golf course,...
Alumni status granted - June 10, 2004
Graduates in SFU non-credit certificate and diploma programs are getting a...
Silent Spring inspires groundbreaking thesis - June 10, 2004
In 1962, Rachel Carson published Silent Spring, the seminal book on the...
Grisly research unearths clues - June 10, 2004
Erin Jessee's master's thesis topic is both gruesome and unfortunately...
Gender conference set for June - June 10, 2004
A conference at Simon Fraser University's Harbour Centre campus, June 10 to...
Undergrad's research rewarded - June 10, 2004
Jessica Kennedy, this year's undergraduate dean's medal in science...
Convocation Addresses -- Smith, Duke, Greene Raine, Marra - June 10, 2004
-- Lynn Smith The original mind is a passionate mind. In these brief remarks I...
Convocation Addresses -- Fuller, Rix, Lewis - June 10, 2004
Janine Fuller, Don Rix, Stephen Lewis, Lynn Smith, Daryl Duke, Nancy Greene...
Work pays off for medallist - June 10, 2004
Wendy Bell knows the value of work. It played an important role in her...
Grad's third career in sight - June 10, 2004
Standing astride his Harley Davidson, sporting a short-sleeved T-shirt that...
Business students sweep awards - June 10, 2004
-- SFU business MBA teams took all three prizes at the second annual...
Healing power of active listening - June 10, 2004
Meg Zuccaro first learned the healing power of active listening in her late...
Artists granted newly created awards - June 10, 2004
Martin Gotfrit (front), director of the school for the contempoary arts and...
Awards and honours - May 27, 2004
This year's convocation ceremonies June 2, 3 and 4 will see 2,800 graduands...
Studying the dynamics of abuse - May 27, 2004
Katherine Regan's research charts new ground in the field of violence. Not...
Top draft selection changed mind about playing football - May 27, 2004
The second thing you notice about Ibrahim Khan is the ear-to-ear smile. He...
Hard work, family support cited as keys to success - May 27, 2004
When 18-year-old Yabome Kanu entered university in Sierra Leone in 1995,...
Educating the imagination - May 27, 2004
This year's winner of the dean of graduate studies convocation medal in...
Tackling new frontiers in computer science - May 27, 2004
Manuel Zahariev wants computers to understand what people say and write. ...
Setting the Standard - May 27, 2004
Rachel Forbes, Peter Liljedahl, Iain McKenzie, Gurbir Dhadwal and David...
A Community of Scholars - May 27, 2004
Renu Sangha, Matthew Schum and Basia Pakula have all made their mark during...
Three Degrees Earned at Age 88 - May 27, 2004
A trio of graduates will celebrate at spring convocation the achievement of...
Student suggestion leads to new tradition - May 27, 2004
When a member of the SFU student society asked President Jack Blaney why...
Dilkinas form medal-winning sisterhood - May 27, 2004
When Katia Dilkina applied for the International Shrum scholarship to...
All voices welcome - May 13, 2004
Fire can't destroy all evidence - May 13, 2004
Murderers who set fire to their victim's homes may think that they are...
Course ponders: will boys be men? - May 13, 2004
Boys will be boys - but will they be men? That's the driving question...
Annual plant sale - May 13, 2004
Impartiality keys Taylor's success - May 13, 2004
If you're looking for a buddy, you've come to the wrong place. But if you...
Business students help doctors fight cancer - May 13, 2004
B.C.'s cancer surgeons do a great job, but they'd like to do even better....
Game challenges interactive mind - May 13, 2004
What's the connection between Sherlock Holmes and the discovery of the...
Safety week - May 13, 2004
Comforting rebirth of mural - May 13, 2004
If Charles Comfort had believed in re-incarnation, the celebrated Canadian...
Art restoration worth $100,000 is a major task - May 13, 2004
Like a plastic surgeon deftly wielding a laser beam over a human face, art...
Applying Darwin to business - May 13, 2004
A modern-day Charles Darwin of the corporate world, Ian McCarthy is a...
Scientists secure project funding - May 13, 2004
Two SFU scientists applied for three-year funding from the country's...
Romanow slated to speak at health care conference - May 13, 2004
Two years after producing his national report on the future of health care...
Citizens' Assembly with SFU tinge - May 13, 2004
B.C.'s Citizens' Assembly for Electoral Reform is moving into the...
Brinkman cops top award - May 13, 2004
Simon Fraser University's Fiona Brinkman is on a roll. At the age of 36, the...
Senate passes new curriculum - May 13, 2004
After three-and-a-half years of university-wide planning and discussion,...
President's Report - May 13, 2004
A meeting of minds - April 29, 2004
We are gathered at Christ Church Cathedral for today's extraordinary...
Convocation Citations - April 29, 2004
President Michael Stevenson presented honorary degrees to the Dalai Lama,...
Safety week set for May - April 29, 2004
Three Burnaby fire department trucks and a hazardous materials team will...
Partnership with Ghana to help prevent HIV/AIDS - April 29, 2004
Most people are aware of the HIV/AIDS crisis in Africa, but few have any...
$30,000 raised for Clan athletes - April 29, 2004
More than 200 business leaders, alumni and supporters of athletics programs...
Whitecaps to train at SFU - April 29, 2004
The Whitecaps football club is investing $3 million to build its national...
Four new chairs appointed - April 29, 2004
The appointment of four new Canada Research Chairs at Simon Fraser...
New quake theory proposed by Calvert - April 29, 2004
A new theory about the cause of earthquakes off coastal British Columbia...
New program in French launched - April 29, 2004
B.C. secondary students enrolled in French immersion programs will now be...
Convocation remarks - April 29, 2004
Below are excerpts from the convocation remarks of the three honorary...
Helping bridge cultural gaps - April 29, 2004
Jack Su has a deep empathy for the refugee students sponsored by SFU's...
A gathering of the ages - April 29, 2004
Well, hello Dalai. It was a celebratory gathering for the ages - this...
A commitment to peace and reconciliation - April 29, 2004
Against the overwhelming reality of violence in modern politics, and in the...
Special Convocation 2004 - April 29, 2004
View the archived web cast of the special convocation ceremony at: http:/...
Spotlight on genetics - April 01, 2004
Organizers of a two day conference called Conscience and Science hope to...
Annual Plant Sale Returns - April 01, 2004
Replace RRSPs, tax expert urges - April 01, 2004
If tax specialist Jonathan Kesselman had his way, RRSPs would be a thing of...
Museum visitors to get active - April 01, 2004
Museum visitors will soon interact with exhibits that respond to their...
SFU joins U.S. writing group - April 01, 2004
New writing requirements in Simon Fraser University's undergraduate...
Smith leads B.C. team in $2.5 million project - April 01, 2004
SFU political science professor Patrick Smith will lead a B.C. team...
Gick focuses on birthday bash - April 01, 2004
The job interview could have gone either way. But Moyna Gick's resumé didn...
Planning for disaster a challenging task on complacent campus - April 01, 2004
Thanks largely to the motivational efforts of emergency planner Teresa...
Athletes of the year named - April 01, 2004
Champion swimmer and Olympic hopeful Kathleen Stoody and Clan football star...
Costs of construction, operating budget separate - April 01, 2004
Why is there so much construction on campus when the university faces an...
Helping students in need a priority in new budget - April 01, 2004
Over the past five years, SFU has more than quadrupled the operating budget...
$1.3 million earmarked for aid - April 01, 2004
A 15 per cent increase in tuition fees equals $8.7 million in additional...
Budget Balanced - April 01, 2004
Hundreds of possible scenarios discussed to mitigate a $10.5 million...
Logistical legerdemain - April 01, 2004
Marilyn Pankratz will be starting the home stretch, at 5 a.m. on April 20,...
Discovering where light bulb flashes - April 01, 2004
The world's top mathematicians do some of their best work in the shower,...
Athletes trek to podium to collect medals, titles - March 18, 2004
Several SFU athletic teams celebrated their March 6-7 weekends with trips...
More research urged on effect of sea lice in Broughton region - March 18, 2004
Ottawa urgently needs to find out whether sea lice-infested fish farms are...
Academic rags to riches - March 18, 2004
Associate history professor Joseph Taylor's academic rags-to-riches story...
Antique library arrives on desktop - March 18, 2004
Imagine browsing through some of man's earliest printed English language...
Research Council calls for change - March 18, 2004
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council's (SSHRC)...
Construction on the hill - March 18, 2004
New workshops aim to promote better teaching - March 18, 2004
Cheryl Amundsen hopes that Simon Fraser University's expansion of a...
Answering the odd query - March 18, 2004
It's inevitable - being on call 24/7 means fielding some peculiar requests...
Soaking up the sun - March 18, 2004
New theory on how children learn - March 18, 2004
Jeremy Carpendale's nine-year old son had a burning question for his father...
Nobel laureate to speak at Wosk Centre in April - March 18, 2004
Shirin Ebadi, 2003 Nobel laureate for peace, will give the final lecture in...
$9.5 million funds new centre - March 18, 2004
Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) awards worth $9.5 million will help...
$70 million for Surrey - March 18, 2004
The provincial government is giving Simon Fraser University $70 million to...
Searching for clues to predict eruption - March 18, 2004
It sounds like a scene out of a horror movie: molten volcanic ash engulfing...
Alliances formed in India - March 04, 2004
SFU President Michael Stevenson travelled to India last month to forge...
Hurry up and slow down - March 04, 2004
SFU director of security Nick Coutu has a message for campus speed demons:...
Igali's destiny comes into focus with key matchup - March 04, 2004
By the time a CBC documentary on the life of Daniel Igali called Wrestling...
UniverCity Landscaping - March 04, 2004
Integrity group proposes change - March 04, 2004
SFU's task force on academic honesty and integrity makes 21 recommendations...
Comment invited on report - March 04, 2004
John Waterhouse, VP-academic, who formed the task force on academic...
Dancers Dancing - March 04, 2004
Popular Chinese program praised - March 04, 2004
James Mackenzie's enthusiam for learning Mandarin spills over as he counts...
Book focuses on property - March 04, 2004
As an academic who once lived in his area of research - the downtown...
International study surveys preferences of website users - March 04, 2004
The Japanese like bright colours and warm, emotional images when shopping...
Pelletier crosses disciplines - March 04, 2004
A new arrival on campus, Francis Jeffry Pelletier has been named to a...
Readers give opinions in SFU News survey - March 04, 2004
Our thanks to the 426 people who took the time to respond to last November...
A cup of coffee worth millions - March 04, 2004
A $3-million Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) funded...
Reid works donated - March 04, 2004
Often when people are forced to unload possessions in a move, they give...
Thewalt awarded Killam fellowship - March 04, 2004
SFU physicist Mike Thewalt is among nine recipients of a prestigious 2004...
Working to perfection - February 19, 2004
Creating an elaborate glass apparatus for a complex chemistry experiment...
Endangered Stó:lö language supported by program that trains new teachers - February 19, 2004
Halq'eméylem. Thousands of years old, it's the endangered language of the...
Archaeologist looks at religion - February 19, 2004
Historians and mythologists have followed religion from its roots to the...
Telementoring simplified - February 19, 2004
In seeking to transform the internet's cacophony of advice-seekers into a...
New faculty - February 19, 2004
New faculty appointments for the spring semester. Brian Coffey Brian Coffey...
Outstanding alumni - February 19, 2004
SFU boasts many accomplished alumni and each year the SFU Alumni...
Career counsellors help open doors for new graduates - February 19, 2004
They say that when one door closes, another one opens. But what if it doesn...
Health researchers hit high note - February 19, 2004
A new strategic plan recently developed by Canada's health research funding...
Communicating in emergencies - February 19, 2004
A specialized vehicle capable of rapidly deploying advanced communications...
Nobel laureate to speak at public lecture series - February 19, 2004
Nobel laureate Anthony Leggett will speak March 11 at SFU's free public...
Reduce tech budgets, expert says - February 19, 2004
Universities should reduce their expenditure on information technology and...
Focus on inner-city women - February 19, 2004
A study of the health of women residents at a new downtown eastside housing...
Chan named winner of prestigious award for female scientists - February 19, 2004
Although always inclined towards “medicine and mathematics,” Karen Chan...
Vision, by Sandra Stoodley - February 05, 2004
Pinto named VP-Research - February 05, 2004
SFU has a new VP-research. Mario Pinto, chair of SFU's chemistry department...
Campus security goes high tech - February 05, 2004
Nick Coutu doesn't take it personally that the better he and his staff do...
Clarifying the complex - February 05, 2004
When youth kill or commit other acts of violence, the media frequently...
Belgian wins Wright honour - February 05, 2004
Peter Mombaerts initially trained for a career in immunology. But once he...
Beowulf super performance - February 05, 2004
Simon Fraser University now has four Beowulf supercomputer clusters. Three...
Excellence in Teaching Awards - February 05, 2004
Business program begins in fall at Surrey campus - February 05, 2004
Continuing Studies is bringing its successful liberal and business studies...
Helping China with taxation - February 05, 2004
As China continues the complicated process of fine tuning its taxation...
Honorary degree recipients named - February 05, 2004
Simon Fraser University will bestow 10 honorary degrees during its annual...
"No vacancy" sign posted on undergrad courses - February 05, 2004
Undergraduate course availability at SFU is at its lowest point since 1993,...
Four world leaders to receive honorary degrees - February 05, 2004
Four of the world's leading citizens, the Dalai Lama, Shirin Ebadi, Vaclav...
Gearing up for Mars - February 05, 2004
SFU could soon have a new role in furthering space exploration. Funding...
Mandarin storytelling - January 22, 2004
Weinberg to oversee budgeting, planning - January 22, 2004
Budget management and construction projects are twin passions for new...
Change oval site, class says - January 22, 2004
If Vancouver is to live up to its sustainability mandate over the next...
Technology instructor wields musical baton - January 22, 2004
Herbert Tsang will take the podium at the Ryerson United Church in...
Native artists kick off series - January 22, 2004

A panel discussion featuring high profile artists in B.C.'s and Ontario's

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Bowering leads literary tour - January 22, 2004
George Bowering fell in love with the “blue-lit landscape” of Greece as a...
Olympic organizer wins SFU honour for leadership - January 22, 2004
Businessman Jack Poole the driving force behind Vancouver's successful bid...
Groves wins award for achievement - January 22, 2004
SFU reference and liaison librarian Percilla Groves remembers fondly her...
Designing woman guides building boom - January 22, 2004
K.C. Jones was a preschooler when her veterinarian father commandeered her...
Art filled with energy, colour - January 22, 2004
It is not just the size of Bert Monterona's acrylic oil paintings that can...
3 ballplayers make Olympics - January 22, 2004
Three women softball players are among the first SFU athletes to secure...
Ottawa provides budget relief - January 22, 2004
New funding from the federal government to cover some of the indirect costs...
Universities reject qualified students - January 22, 2004
An increasing number of qualified British Columbia high school graduates...
Criminals Beware - January 22, 2004
Criminals had better beware of plant bits left at the scene of their crimes...
Breathing device aims to save lives under water - January 22, 2004
A new type of a breathing system could save dozens of lives lost annually...
Robbie Burns' Day - January 08, 2004
van Anders awarded science fellowship - January 08, 2004
Sari van Anders, a doctoral student in behavioural neuroscience, is one of...
Writing centre open house scheduled for Jan. 22 - January 08, 2004
As the university moves towards a new undergraduate curriculum, slated for...
Southern mobility - January 08, 2004
SFU staffers Dal Sohal and Jill Jodrey are heading south this winter, but...
Admissions task force recommends changes - January 08, 2004
More effective undergraduate admissions requirements are among six...
When computers and culture intersect - January 08, 2004
Laura Trippi looks at life at the intersection of culture and computers. ...
New watchdog to analyze public policy - January 08, 2004
A B.C. watchdog will record and analyze the impact of recent and future...
Appealing to imagination - January 08, 2004
“We're really in uncharted territory,” says Simon Fraser University...
Classroom games studied - January 08, 2004
For education professor David Kaufman, a $3-million SSHRC (INE) grant will...
Website follows path of early immigrants - January 08, 2004
SFU's museum of archaeology and ethnology is undertaking a technological...
Project focuses on technology - January 08, 2004
How technology impacts the health sector has been a key research focus of...
Cerebral coach guides learners - January 08, 2004
Simon Fraser University education professor Phil Winne sits at his computer...
Good governance surprise - January 08, 2004
Canadian entrepreneurs who complain that their opinions fall on deaf ears...
Helping students succeed - January 08, 2004
Even new undergraduates who have aced high school worry about maintaining...
$11 million awarded by granting agency - January 08, 2004
Simon Fraser University researchers will use $11 million from the Social...
Oil Spill Hangover - January 08, 2004
The ecological consequences of oil spills are longer-term and broader-scale...
New health faculty fills gap in services - January 08, 2004
A new faculty of health sciencesat Simon Fraser University “will fill a gap...


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