Archives - 2005 News


Combating winter's icy roads - December 01, 2005
Cornerstone Christmas - December 01, 2005
United Way donations increase - December 01, 2005
Donations to date for this year's United Way campaign are up slightly over...
Students send Curious George to Africa - December 01, 2005
At the Daughters of Charity Sabina primary school in Sanje, Uganda,...
Jaccard predicts a rosy future for fossil fuels - December 01, 2005
Contrary to popular belief, fossil fuels are not going the way of the...
NEW FACULTY - December 01, 2005
Mark Blair Mark Blair is a tenure track assistant professor in the...
Provincial funds sought for campus school - December 01, 2005
A group of concerned UniverCity residents is adding their voice to an...
Students conduct exit poll - December 01, 2005
Students in SFU's public policy program conducted Canada's first voter exit...
Closing in on Dutch elm cure - December 01, 2005
Imagine the worst house guest in the world. He shows up uninvited,...
Computer taught to write stories - December 01, 2005
Anoop Sarkar finds it amusing that he and his graduate students are...
New chairs provide strong leadership - December 01, 2005
2005 was a year of unprecedented growth and change for SFU's faculty of...
Student elected to Port Moody council - December 01, 2005
At age 23, SFU undergraduate Shannon Watkins is one of the youngest female...
International efforts to combat AIDS in Nepal questioned - December 01, 2005
One-size-fits-all AIDS awareness programs may work in some countries, but...
Reynolds returns as leadership chair - December 01, 2005
A one-time doctoral student at Simon Fraser University, who is now...
New Woodward professor named - December 01, 2005
Liz Philipose now calls the Los Angeles area home, but her personal and...
Long journey to Burnaby Mountain - December 01, 2005
Panther Kuol prefers not to dwell on his past.

And that's understandable,...

Campaign aims to raise awareness of youth suicide - December 01, 2005
Is suicide a secret at SFU?

Not if Connie Coniglio can help it. The...

Lipsey awarded gold medal - December 01, 2005
Professor emeritus Richard Lipsey is the recipient of the Social Sciences...
Cornerstone Butcher - November 17, 2005
TASC2 Building - November 17, 2005
Weinberg shares synergy award - November 17, 2005
A 30-year university-industry relationship that continues to advance...
Poor children risk obesity - November 17, 2005
Canadian children living in low socio-economic neighbourhoods are more...
Tortured in a Saudi jail, Sampson to speak at SFU - November 17, 2005
In December 2000, biochemist William Sampson was dragged from the street...
Researchers collaborate to help fight disease - November 17, 2005
A budding collaboration between Michel Joffres and Martin Ester exemplifies...
Prepare for invasion of chatterboxes - November 17, 2005
One day, when Richard Vaughan was 10, he took a break from building lego...
Gallery celebrates 30th anniversary - November 17, 2005
Step into a darkened room at Surrey art gallery and what confronts you...
NASA links to student's site - November 17, 2005
Whispered across millions of kilometres of space, the data stream from the...
Two new research chairs named - November 17, 2005
A scientist known for his ability to manipulate molecules and a historian...
At 80, Somjee writes 11th book - November 17, 2005
A. H. Somjee, professor emeritus of political science and charter faculty...
SFU third in national rankings - November 17, 2005
A Winning Strategy for Choosing Players in Your Hockey Pool - November 17, 2005
The probability that Amy Summers could play hockey for the Vancouver...
$17 million grant helps fight disease - November 17, 2005
Pathogenic microbes - bacteria and viruses that have the potential to wipe...
NEW FACULTY - November 16, 2005
Robert Britton Robert Britton is a tenure track assistant professor in the...
Poetry in Motion - Nov 03, 2005
Daffodils for SFU - Nov 03, 2005
Surrey lecture theatre opened - Nov 03, 2005
A lively debate on whether to twin the Port Mann Bridge served as the...
Flu shots can save lives - Nov 03, 2005
Students and staff in Fiona Brinkman's lab will be rolling up their sleeves...
Igali fulfills dream by opening school in Nigerian village - Nov 03, 2005
The school that Daniel Igali dreamed about for his village will be...
Unique program attracts grad students - Nov 03, 2005
There was no shortage of students lining up to get into western Canada's...
New health sciences faculty takes shape: Viewing health care as an investment - Nov 03, 2005
Like a baby moving from infancy into early childhood, the defining features...
Hannah, Yee named top teachers - Nov 03, 2005
David Hannah and Derek Yee have been selected winners of the annual TD...
Researchers win innovation awards - Nov 03, 2005
SFU researchers took home two of the seven awards presented at the B.C....
Book on Vancouver honoured - Nov 03, 2005
A book co-edited by SFU associate professor of anthropology Dara Culhane...
Rasul named board chair - Nov 03, 2005
For Saida Rasul, the newly appointed chair of the SFU board of governors, a...
Ancient squirrel nest found in Yukon - Nov 03, 2005
The fossilized remains of 25,000-year-old ground squirrel nests are...
Gene study searches for links between salmon and humans - Nov 03, 2005
What do salmon and humans have in common? Enough that Genome Canada is...
TOP HEAVY - October 20, 2005
OH THOSE SPEECHES - October 20, 2005
Seary knows how things work - October 20, 2005
Andrew Seary, 61, is a study in contrasts. A mathematician, physicist and...
Godwin leaves co-op legacy - October 20, 2005
The work of one woman has paved the way for a legacy affecting thousands of...
Dean's medal winners dedicated to scholarship - October 20, 2005
The winners of the dean's medal come from diverse fields in the faculty of...
United Way campaign aims for $200,000 - October 20, 2005
SFU's United Way campaign kicked off on Oct. 17 with a three-day book sale...
Discovery sheds light on rare disease - October 20, 2005
Two Simon Fraser University molecular biologists have helped isolate the...
New dean's goal is perpetual learning - October 20, 2005
John LaBrie has taken a somewhat convoluted route to his new post as dean...
Workshops focus on student leadership - October 20, 2005
Some of SFU's future leaders are being presented with the key to unlock...
SFU confers honorary degrees for outstanding service - October 20, 2005
SFU conferred four honorary degrees during its 40th anniversary convocation...
Thesis reveals flaws in language teaching - October 20, 2005
A recent master of arts thesis examining the psycho-social adjustment of...
Auction features native artists - October 20, 2005
A panel pipe carved out of a single piece of argillite inset with abalone...
Baby boomers sport waistline woes - October 20, 2005
Today's aging baby boomers are much better behaved, when it comes to...
Rossmo wins controversy prize - October 20, 2005
Former Vancouver police officer and SFU alumnus Kim Rossmo is this year's...
Millions awarded for health research - October 20, 2005
An infusion of $3.25 million in federal funding will bolster health-related...
NEW FACULTY - October 19, 2005
Alissa Antle Alissa Antle is a tenure-track assistant professor in the...
In Fox's footsteps - October 06, 2005
Co-op grad writes speeches for PM - October 06, 2005
When he began his ba in psychology and criminology at SFU, Karl Yeh never...
The Benefits of Indecision - October 06, 2005
For some, indecision can be a good thing. Grace Kaur Randhawa, for example,...
Louie replaces Wong as 9th chancellor - October 06, 2005
SFU's ninth chancellor, Brandt Louie, is president and CEO of B.C.'s fourth...
Students love Leonardo institute - October 06, 2005
The first Leonardo Summer Institute is over and the results are in. The...
Merchant writes award-winning paper - October 06, 2005
Firms involved in, or considering, international joint ventures need to...
Cyclists raise $5, 000 for charity - October 06, 2005
Nine SFU cyclists rode 212 kilometers and raised almost $5,000 in the...
SFU five collect their degrees - October 06, 2005
If there was ever a good reason to walk off the job during convocation,...
Youth employment laws questioned - October 06, 2005
A study by political science professor Stephen McBride raises questions...
China and SFU join forces - October 06, 2005
SFU computing science students Cynthia Lee and Christopher Doege are...
New agreement signed with Kamloops Indian Band at convocation - October 06, 2005
Eighteen SFU graduates accepted their degrees and diplomas at a convocation...
Grad feels like Olympic winner - October 06, 2005
Charles Achampong feels like he's already a winner in the 2010 Vancouver...
Advice from the mayor: It's never too late - October 06, 2005
When she takes to the podium as one of four student speakers at fall...
Honorary degree recipients - October 05, 2005
SFU celebrates its 40th anniversary convocation ceremonies Oct. 6 and 7...
Faites l'amour, pas la guerre - September 22, 2005
Computer game marks 40th birthday - September 22, 2005
As you're walking up the steps of the academic quadrangle, a man comes up...
Peace! - September 22, 2005
Jersey retired - September 22, 2005
Grant helps research into groundwater - September 22, 2005
National funding will help a Simon Fraser University-based research group...
New building floors scientists - September 22, 2005
With the completion of the technology and science complex 1 (TASC1) the...
New grants support health research - September 22, 2005
A new round of funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) will...
NEW FACULTY - September 22, 2005
Malcolm Kennett Malcolm Kennett joins the physics department as a tenure...
Twins win Shad scholarship - September 22, 2005
Their path to university started in a valley and ended up on a mountain -...
Poetry anthology celebrates 40th - September 22, 2005
Faculty within SFU's English department decided to mark the university's 4...
Woodsworth legacy remembered - September 22, 2005
He never met his famous grandfather, but Glenn Woodsworth says his own...
Clague wins Thakore award - September 22, 2005
Michael Clague, the former director of Vancouver's Carnegie Community...
Terry Fox medal winner conquers adversity - September 22, 2005
Sometimes all you can do is throw your arms wide and shout to the sky, “Why...
Communities look to second growth - September 22, 2005
Four B.C. communities hard hit by tough economic times are getting back on...
Driven to Succeed - September 08, 2005
Norris cartoon remembers - September 08, 2005
Finlayson honoured by Governor-General - September 08, 2005
Retired entomologist Thelma Finlayson, who at 91 continues to counsel SFU...
New $16 million gym takes shape - September 08, 2005
Students, faculty, staff and nearby residents, who are as conscientious...
Archives go back to future - September 08, 2005
Watch for two special 40th Anniversary displays from the SFU archives. One...
Did You Know? - September 08, 2005
In 1968, student council members wanted a student referendum to rename SFU...
Celebrating Forty Years of Firsts - September 08, 2005
Radical ideas equal bold initiatives. Among Canadian universities, SFU was:...
Alumni Celebrations - September 08, 2005
Cocktail parties, coffee parties, brunches, luncheons, a Philosophers' Café...
A 60s happening - September 08, 2005
Dress up in neat duds from the 60s and join the happy birthday celebrations...
History in the making: a radical publication - September 08, 2005
After two years of archival research, 13 boxes of xeroxed archival material...
High school classmates headed for the mountain - September 08, 2005
The radical university may have aged comfortably into mid-life, but for a...
Okanagan wine tour set for October - July 07, 2005
SFU staff and faculty are welcome to join SFU alumni on a fall wine tour of...
Arts professors earn science grants - July 07, 2005
Ever since the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council announced...
Students' computer game praised - July 07, 2005
Karl Schmidt was more excited than nervous about speaking at DiGRA, the...
LaBrie named dean of continuing studies - July 07, 2005
John LaBrie is the new dean of continuing studies, a five-year post he'll...
Clay's banners fly high over Vancouver library - July 07, 2005
Books, knowledge and ideas are flying high at the Vancouver Public Library...
Garay's unique choreography draws praise - July 07, 2005
One cannot be a principal dancer in the company founded by the 20th-century...
Health researchers take lead - July 07, 2005
Simon Fraser University researchers figure prominently in a new initiative...
NEW FACULTY - July 07, 2005
The following new faculty will join SFU over the summer. Thomas Archibald ...
Two grads win psychology awards - July 07, 2005
Two recent doctoral graduates of Simon Fraser University are winners of...
Native language centre planned - July 07, 2005
To the Kwakwaka'wakw First Nations, language and history are one. As fewer...
Hedge funds stable, study finds - July 07, 2005
Award-winning research into hedge funds by SFU business professor Peter...
A woman of distinction - July 07, 2005
The first thing you notice upon entering Pat Hibbitts' Strand Hall office...
Outsourcing is part of globalization - July 07, 2005
How far should the outsourcing of jobs from North America to overseas...
Simon Fraser's grave in eastern Ontario falls into disrepair - July 07, 2005
The cemetery that holds the body of SFU's namesake, explorer Simon Fraser,...
Cornerstone Gift Gallery - June 23, 2005
Stolen pipes recovered - June 23, 2005
A member of the Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Band, a junior section of the...
Campus campaign raises $258,500 - June 23, 2005
This year's campus campaign to raise funds for student scholarships and...
New education institute aims to improve lives of children, their families - June 23, 2005
The newly formed SFU Institute for Research on Early Education and Child...
Mundorff wins Trudeau award - June 23, 2005
Amy Mundorff, a doctoral student in forensic anthropology at SFU, is the...
Leading edge research triggers new masters program in education - June 23, 2005
Leading edge, culturally sensitive research on education at SFU has caught...
Interest rises in disaster readiness - June 23, 2005
Academe's dynamic duo in the field of disaster preparedness hopes the...
Scientists awarded NSERC grants - June 23, 2005
How did humans and worms become genetic relatives? How do molecules in the...
International students on tight budget - June 23, 2005
A common misconception about international students attending a Canadian...
31 researchers earn $2.7 million in SSHRC grants - June 23, 2005
Thirty-one researchers at SFU will share $2.7 million in Social Sciences...
Helping the Haisla to adapt - June 23, 2005
SFU is involved in a visionary plan to help the First Nations Haisla people...
Felled trees become artwork - June 23, 2005
Two Trees, an exhibit of artwork made from a cedar and a maple tree felled...
Sto:lo women set to perpetuate language, culture - June 23, 2005
Canoe pulling, salmon canning and buckskin dressmaking - they are an...
Chasing the Afar salt caravans - June 23, 2005
As he departed SFU last December on a field trip to the remote Afar region...
Convocation cap made of cedar - June 09, 2005
Tammy T'at'usayalthim Dorward  wears a convocation cap made of cedar...
Natural hazard centre established - June 09, 2005

British Columbia is known around the world for its natural beauty - its

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Cornerstone building growing - June 09, 2005

Young Lee welcomes the SFU community to Viewpoint Marketplace and Florist

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Lysenko calculates career move - June 09, 2005

For Natalia Lysenko, winner of the dean of science's convocation medal, her

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Medal winner studies leadership - June 09, 2005

A business law class in third year university inspired Melissa Cook to make

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Mansbridge credits family, faculty for academic success - June 09, 2005

When Joanna Mansbridge gets passionate about something she doesn't mess

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Joyner expects the unexpected - June 09, 2005

In the Third World, being a field project manager means expecting the

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Alberta protects its environment - June 09, 2005

Which province is doing a better job of protecting the environment:

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Google helps medallist find SFU - June 09, 2005

Richard Yuqiang Tu's SFU experience began with a Google search.

He had been

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Elephant's nerve tested for speed - June 09, 2005

How fast are the nerves in large animals like elephants? Preliminary

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Failows' route to her true calling - June 09, 2005

From dancing to acting to practicing psychology may seem a circuitous route

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Mosquito's blood can reveal disease - June 09, 2005

Next time you squash a mosquito, consider the wealth of information

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Board approves $306.2 million budget - June 09, 2005

After months of campus-wide consultation, Simon Fraser University has a new

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Biomedical engineering program launched - June 09, 2005

Engineering students at SFU will be able to specialize in the field of

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Convocation remarks - June 09, 2005

Jack Blaney

I'm sure what you want me to talk about is exactly how the

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Odgers honoured for achievement by Royal Society - June 09, 2005

The Royal Society of Canada recently honoured SFU alumna and postdoctoral

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No Kidding - May 26, 2005
Awards and honours - May 26, 2005
More than 3,150 students will graduate at the convocation ceremonies June1-...
Wintschel aims to teach children - May 26, 2005
Carly Wintschel is checking her calendar. Achieving the highest grade point...
Fashion modelling, scholarships pay for science degree - May 26, 2005
At first, it is difficult to see past Sonia Stastny's uncommon beauty. The...
Ideas captivate doctoral grad - May 26, 2005
A dean's medal is awarded to a top graduating student from each faculty,...
A love affair with bacteria - May 26, 2005
A dean's medal is awarded to a top graduating student from each faculty,...
Learning not confined to classroom - May 26, 2005
In class Sheryl Petschl didn't know all the answers even though she was a...
Iglika Ivanova: Gordon Shrum Gold Medal - May 26, 2005
As Iglika Ivanova grew up in her home country of Bulgaria, she witnessed...
David Franklin, Governor General's gold medal - May 26, 2005
As they say in Japan where he's doing postdoctoral kinesiology research,...
Jonathan Wender: Governor General's Gold Medal - May 26, 2005
The philosophical side of Washington police sergeant Jonathan Wender doesn...
Amy Leung: Governor General's Silver Medal - May 26, 2005
Earning top marks and the highest praise from a faculty member is a rare...
Jessica Tilley: Governor General's Silver Medal - May 26, 2005
Jessica Tilley is the consummate learner. Winner of the Governor General's...
Shaky start, strong finish - May 26, 2005
It's surprising to hear that Samuel Bakhoum had a relatively shaky start to...
Oxford dream comes true - May 26, 2005
Ever since she was a child growing up in Kazakhstan, Alisa Voznaya has...
Saving B.C.'s pine forests - May 26, 2005
Chris Bone hopes that his master of science thesis will make the life cycle...
‘Granny of group' helps youngsters in policy program - May 26, 2005
In 1975, one year after moving to Saskatchewan from the United States, Judy...
Mother, daughter cram together - May 26, 2005
The family that crams together, stays together. Certainly that's the case...
Undergrad degree earned at age 18 - May 26, 2005
At age 18, when most students are just beginning their university studies,...
New tradition with a poetic twist - May 26, 2005
When former president Jack Blaney first contemplated the prospect of...
Haida remains returned - May 12, 2005
Undergrad program launched in international affairs - May 12, 2005
SFU's arts and social sciences faculty has launched an interdisciplinary...
Safety fair at three campuses - May 12, 2005
SFU's annual safety fair has grown to encompass all three campuses, with...
Curriculum conference set for May - May 12, 2005
Explore the curriculum changes planned for SFU in September 2006 at the 7th...
Literary gender fantasies studied - May 12, 2005
Long before Bridget Jones shared her angst-ridden diary with millions of...
New research chair uses her expertise to help others - May 12, 2005
Electrical engineering doesn't come to mind as a helping profession but for...
Co-op students make a difference - May 12, 2005
Each semester a handful of co-op students express interest in finding a co...
Planning key to happy retirement - May 12, 2005
Three times a year, SFU retiree Elizabeth Carefoot and her marine biologist...
Plant sale grows bursary fund - May 12, 2005
On May 18, as they have done for the past several springs, staff and...
Doctoral student wins Fulbright scholarship - May 12, 2005
Doctoral student Gina Michaels has won a prestigious Fulbright student...
Does media get the message? - May 12, 2005
Four decades after Marshall McLuhan introduced the idea that the medium is...
New Woodsworth chair appointed - May 12, 2005
The appointment of Winnipeg professor Eleanor Stebner as Simon Fraser...
A letter to mother in Iran - May 12, 2005
SFU doctoral student Mahboubeh Asgari won honourable mention in Canada's...
Most drug traffickers on welfare - May 12, 2005
A new study profiling 600 street-level drug traffickers in Vancouver's...
Do baby girls make mum forget? - May 12, 2005
Mothers who are pregnant with boys may be less plagued by forgetfulness -...
Computer game teaches students about SARS, AIDS - May 12, 2005
A new computer game is taking aim at infectious diseases by teaching young...
Athletes of the year - April 28, 2005

Gates' invisible revolution - April 28, 2005

One right move at the molecular level in Byron Gates' nanoscience lab and

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Louie appointed chancellor - April 28, 2005

B.C. business leader Brandt Louie has been elected chancellor of Simon

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Blair Henshaw HIV/AIDS philatelic collection - April 28, 2005
Eric SwanickEric Swanick, special collections librarian, shows off samples of the Blair...
Students discover back lanes - April 28, 2005

There are more than 30 kilometres of back lanes in Vancouver's downtown

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The art of serious spending - April 28, 2005

Imagine being able to go shopping with $40-million of somebody else's money

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Sri Lanka looks to SFU to help modernization - April 28, 2005

For the next 18 months, eight SFU staff and faculty will be travelling to

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Brain unit attracts researchers - April 28, 2005

A new facility specializing in brain development, with a goal of improving

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SHIP offers university introduction - April 28, 2005

“What could be more interesting than building a LEGO robot?” asks Daryl Van

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Preserving native languages - April 28, 2005

B.C.'s First Nations languages are among the most complex intellectual

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Aboriginal students taste university life - April 28, 2005

At 15, Powell River high school student Sosann Blaney had already decided

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Training centre closer to reality - April 28, 2005

SFU's vision for a national high performance sports training centre is one

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Electrifying - April 28, 2005
U-Pass reduces campus traffic - April 28, 2005

Each day, there are 2000 fewer cars driving up to the Burnaby campus than

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Chinese drug firm, SFU spinoff partner on drug therapy - April 28, 2005

A Simon Fraser University spinoff company that is harnessing the good in

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Annual SFU plant sale - April 07, 2005
Construction of arts complex limits parking - April 07, 2005
The top two levels of C lot parking will disappear in April due to...
Three researchers receive $470,000 for equipment - April 07, 2005
Three SFU researchers recently received New Opportunities funding worth $47...
Global aspirations fulfilled - April 07, 2005
For 20 sfu students, the classrooms in the academic quadrangle just aren't...
Surrey welcomes new programs - April 07, 2005
Science and arts and social sciences' students will be joining the SFU...
MUSE guides visitors to Granville Island - April 07, 2005
Scenario: The relatives have come to town and are asking for a deluxe,...
McNeil's speeding is just the ticket for work and play - April 07, 2005
As Nancy McNeil rounds the corner on her way to her office at Simon Fraser...
Centre seen as ‘serious nirvana' - April 07, 2005
Move over creators of Max Head-room, Matrix and Metropolis. What...
Bush prompts thesis on rhetoric - April 07, 2005
You could say Patrick Belanger has George W. Bush's speechwriters to thank...
Global health under microscope - April 07, 2005
A two-day conference hosted by Simon Fraser University's faculty of health...
Newest recruit to football team warms to campus - April 07, 2005
Ingram Jaccard knows a thing or two about global warming having a father -...
Never a dull moment for official den mother - April 07, 2005
One month before graduating in 1974 from the theatre arts program at Sir...
Solving India's shrimp farm riddle - April 07, 2005
When Rudyard Kipling was writing Jungle Book he probably had no idea that...
Is B.C. Hydro going private? - April 07, 2005
B.C. voters have a number of important issues to consider when they go to...
New home for health faculty - April 07, 2005
A $41.5-million building at the Burnaby campus will house the university's...
Branda's fellowship allows prostate study - April 07, 2005
His ability to shift shapes sounds like the stuff of science fiction. In...
Dossa knows about transplants - March 24, 2005
On the cover of Parin Dossa's new book, Politics and Poetics of Migration,...
Campus campaign appeals to staff for endowments - March 24, 2005
Harvard University's overall endow-ment fund stood at $22.6 billion at the...
Deadline near for volunteers - March 24, 2005
Need work experience? Want to get involved on campus? Apply now to be a...
New downtown name for SFU - March 24, 2005
Downtown, it's now Simon Fraser University Vancouver. It's been 25 years...
New rehab progam launched - March 24, 2005
An unusual collaboration between continuing studies, the school of...
Campus authors to read - March 24, 2005
Join the English department and writer-in-residence Daphne Marlatt for an...
Engineers strike gold - March 24, 2005
SFU's engineering science students recently returned home from the western...
Collaboration planned at new campus - March 24, 2005
Digital entertainment, transforming arts and culture, and urban...
Three awarded Killam fellowships - March 24, 2005
Three outstanding SFU researchers have been awarded Killam research...
SENATE BRIEFS - March 24, 2005
2005 operating grant President Michael Stevenson reported that discussions...
There's more life on the mountain - March 24, 2005
After almost 40 years with few retail amenities, the SFU Burnaby campus...
Clan reign victorious - March 24, 2005
The SFU Clan women's basketball team's season-long winning streak of 38...
Leapfrogging for fun and profit - March 24, 2005
You're sitting in a café reading the paper when suddenly your cell phone...
Co-op student a medal winner - March 24, 2005
When Klara Schwab left for Calgary to begin her second co-op work term, she...
B.C. fails immigrant report card - March 24, 2005
A report card on immigrant languages and settlement services across Canada...
Terry Fox coin - March 24, 2005
Betty and Rolly Fox, parents of Terry Fox, pose by a poster of a new $1...
Scientists register significant success in grants contest - March 24, 2005
Simon Fraser University scientists are registering a significant reading on...
High tech saves ancient language - March 10, 2005

Ethel Gardner, known as Stelómethet in her Stó:lo aboriginal community, is

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Nobel Prize series honours Einstein - March 10, 2005

This year's annual Nobel Prize public lecture series marks the centennial

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Co-op student wins national award - March 10, 2005

Jan Verspoor needs to make room in the recognition and awards section of

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Science writing course popular - March 10, 2005

There appears to be a huge demand at Simon Fraser University for a full

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Human rights advocate awarded Blaney medal - March 10, 2005

Mary Robinson, one of the world's leading advocates for human rights is the

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B.C. can learn from Asian tsunami - March 10, 2005

While B.C. can expect to endure a tsunami at some point in the future,

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Program develops international leaders - March 10, 2005

A collaboration between SFU and Capilano college's McRae institute of

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Reid partnership brings native art to academe - March 10, 2005

Simon Fraser University and the Bill Reid foundation have launched a new

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Ten honorary degrees awarded - March 10, 2005

Each year during June and October convocation ceremonies, SFU awards

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Sleepless on the mountain - March 10, 2005

Those students sleeping in the back of the lecture hall may not just be

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Full Performing Bodies - March 10, 2005
Henry Daniel, an associate professor of dance and performance at SFU's...
Scholarships lure top science students - March 10, 2005

 

SFU is the first university in Canada to court alumni of Shad Valley - a

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More construction begins in April - March 10, 2005

Excavation will begin outside the northeast academic quadrangle in April,

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Anniversary activities start in September - March 10, 2005

Forty years ago construction workers were scrambling to finish the new

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Arts school finds new home - March 10, 2005

SFU is relocating the school for the contemporary arts to the historic

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Basketball champs! - February 24, 2005
On The Coast - February 24, 2005
Construction Begins on TASC2 Building - February 24, 2005
The sounds of yet more construction south of the science buildings heralds...
Gries tunes in to insect pests - February 24, 2005
Bed bugs, mosquitoes, moths and other tiny pests that wreak untold misery,...
Teachers urged to act out in classroom - February 24, 2005
Professor Allan Einstein was in the middle of his physics lecture to a...
Questions of smell discussed - February 24, 2005
How Do I Smell? That's the title of a public lecture to be presented at SFU...
Segal school gets $1 million - February 24, 2005
The Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is donating $1 million to support the...
Checking up on world media - February 24, 2005
Associate professor of communication Yuezhi Zhao plans to develop a global...
Igali works to make his dreams come true - February 24, 2005
The remainder of 2005 promises interesting times for Daniel Igali. The...
Grisé looks to boost French language, culture on campus - February 24, 2005
Yolande Grisé is thousands of kilometres away from the home and career she...
Sterling focuses on First Nations - February 24, 2005
Lisa Sterling cites her new position as special adviser and director of...
Tsunami warning system proposed - February 24, 2005
A paper that sets out a framework for a new early warning system for Sri...
Fundamentalism called a threat - February 24, 2005
Louise Chappell has a lot on her plate these days. For starters, SFU's new...
Elders mentor First Nations students - February 24, 2005
Forty years ago, charter student Henry Jack may have been the only First...
Philosophers' Café comes to Surrey - February 24, 2005
Morality - can it be adequately defined? Does it assume superior forces of...
A poet's call for justice - February 24, 2005
Conceived in the spring of 1942, SFU English professor and Governor General...
Use spy in the sky in beetle battle, Roberts proposes - February 24, 2005
B.C.'s forests would greatly benefit from the use of an airborne remote...
Flowers focuses on glaciers - February 10, 2005

The plot in The Day After Tomorrow, a futuristic movie about the

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Generation gap goes to work - February 10, 2005

What if your new boss was young enough to be your kid?

That's the premise

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Northern Falls in Vietnam - February 10, 2005
Mitchell wins media prize - February 10, 2005

Families are at the core of Barbara Mitchell's work. It's a focus that is

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Students find jobs thanks to co-op - February 10, 2005

Paris Thomas, a communication co-op student who graduated in December, says

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New Faculty - February 10, 2005

 

Lisa Craig joins the department of molecular biology and biochemistry

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From rock-n-roll to academe - February 10, 2005

When Warren Gill was a child, a visit to grandparents in Nanaimo meant

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Burnaby mayor Derek Corrigan - February 10, 2005
Carey's leadership recognized - February 10, 2005

Jessica Carey is lost in the 20th century - the 1950s and 1960s to be

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Chancellor's award honours service - February 10, 2005

Former SFU board of governors deputy chair John Cowperthwaite and Rudy

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Controversial Ted Sterling saw potential of computers - February 10, 2005

Theodor (Ted) Sterling, emeritus professor and founding chair of Simon

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SFU successes noted at open forum - February 10, 2005

President Michael Stevenson kicked off the new year with his annual open

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Stevenson appointed to second term - February 10, 2005

Michael Stevenson has been appointed to a second term as president of Simon

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B.C. education system fails Native children - February 10, 2005

SFU assistant education professor Ethel Gardner delivered a heartfelt

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China connection: Pact approved on new joint degree program - February 10, 2005

A unique dual degree program being offered by Simon Fraser University,

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Tips on Thesis Writing - January 27, 2005
Magazine chooses intellectual leaders - January 27, 2005
In its November edition, Vancouver Magazine asked: “Is the city too pretty...
Stevenson holds open forum on Jan. 31 - January 27, 2005
Learn about the challenges and opportunities facing SFU in an open forum...
Student population on rise - January 27, 2005
There are now 770,000 fulltime university students in Canada according to...
Volunteers plan for emergencies on SFU campuses - January 27, 2005
She's not promising there will be chocolates on the pillows, but Connie...
Focus now on tsunami warning - January 27, 2005
Aid for tsunami victims and the prospects of rebuilding regions of South...
Students earn Radical praise - January 27, 2005
Ian Gipson, a game programmer with Radical Entertainment, was impressed...
Comfort Controversy - January 27, 2005
Panelists painted a disturbing picture of colonialism's past and present...
Honouring Excellence in Teaching - January 27, 2005
Each year SFU presents three excellence in teaching awards to top teachers...
Women engineers are role models - January 27, 2005
For the 66 women studying engineering science at SFU, Bozena Kaminska,...
Safety first for students abroad - January 27, 2005
The world is a dangerous place. Tsunamis, earthquakes, coups, wars and...
Robots displayed at open house - January 27, 2005
Autonomous robots, computerized special effects, and a vehicle capable of...
Years of Commitment Rewarded - January 27, 2005
Years of commitment to SFU and devotion to their work that goes beyond the...
Louie nominated for Chancellor - January 27, 2005
The chair of the board of governors, Brandt Louie, has been nominated for...
Scientists seek funds for sea lice research - January 27, 2005
With B.C.'s juvenile pink salmon poised to begin their migration past fish...
Merck Frosst donates $1 million for new chair - January 13, 2005
Merck Frosst Canada Ltd. has pledged $1 million to support a new arthritis...
Tsunami memorial service scheduled for noon, Jan. 14 - January 13, 2005
Flags flew at half mast in early January as the SFU community expressed its...
Professor monitors Ukraine election - January 13, 2005
The Ukraine's second presidential election held Dec. 26 was monitored by...
Public lectures at Surrey campus - January 13, 2005
Simon Fraser University is bringing its popular free city program public...
Computer students aim for world title - January 13, 2005
A world championship is the next goal for one group of SFU students, who...
Sterling nominations sought - January 13, 2005
Do you know someone who is controversial? Nominations are being sought for...
Learning from New Zealand's Maori - January 13, 2005
First Nations student centre director Sasha Hobbs is heartened by a recent...
Artist's bright colours chase the winter blues - January 13, 2005
Need a shot of bold and bright scenery to counter the winter blues? A...
New coffee shop aims to please - January 13, 2005
“And how are you today?” asks Parminder Singh Parhar, his warm eyes and...
NEW FACULTY - January 13, 2005
Patrick Lussier Patrick Lussier joins the department of criminology as a...
Fossils reveal bisons' secrets - January 13, 2005

Studies of DNA from bison fossils show that the development of ice sheets

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Math Girl makes calculus easier - January 13, 2005

When cartoon character Pat Thagorus is stuck on Square Root X mountain,

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Museum creates virtual exhibit - January 13, 2005

SFU's museum of archaeology and ethnology is taking the archaeology out of

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Admission guaranteed for qualified students - January 13, 2005
Canadian high school students with a graduating average of 80 per cent are...
Haggis on the menu - January 13, 2005


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