Archives - 2006 News


And the iPod winners are . . . - December 22, 2006

In the summer and fall, SFU consultants conducted online surveys of more...
Linocut exhibit highlights endangered species - December 18, 2006
The SFU Gallery is presenting Endangered Species, Endangered Planet (Dec. 1...
SFU holiday-break camps keep kids contented - December 14, 2006
Want to keep the kids happily occupied and active during school break this...
Two words: basketball and books - December 14, 2006
If it wasn't for SFU coach Bruce Langford, Clan women's basketball rookie...
Simon Fraser University Gallery - December 01, 2006
 

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Muslim studies centre first in North America - November 30, 2006

SFU has established North America's first Centre for the Comparative Study

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Undergrad wins ergonomists prize - November 30, 2006
SFU kinesiology student Marcus Yung has won this year's ACE undergraduate...
Board vice-chair wins lottery - November 30, 2006
SFU board of governors vice-chair Nancy McKinstry and her husband Gregory...
Science dean Plischke honoured - November 30, 2006
SFU science dean Michael Plischke has been made a fellow of the American...
Support controversy - November 30, 2006
Acknowledge your support for work that challenges complacency and presents...
Don't wait, donate - November 30, 2006
After bake and book sales and silent auctions, United Way month at SFU has...
Looking for a break? - November 30, 2006
Catch Jazz and other Musical Vespers at Renaissance Coffee in the...
Teen queen - November 30, 2006
Her childhood dream of participating in a pageant, coupled with a keen...
Santa's elves busy all year - November 30, 2006
Think of them as Santa's helpers, only these elves collect and distribute...
Humans linked to sea urchins - November 30, 2006
SFU molecular biologists are part of a worldwide team of scientists who...
The best Canadian mind on the environment - November 30, 2006
To Canadians who follow energy issues, SFU professor Mark Jaccard is a...
Creating chemical bonds with kids - November 30, 2006
Wearing a white lab coat, latex gloves and protective goggles, SFU chemist...
Dancers danced on the hill - November 30, 2006
This year's School for the Contemporary Arts faculty dance show ran Nov. 23...
Mediation Opens SFSS Accounts - November 30, 2006
The Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) recently reached a mediated, court...
It's that time of year again - November 30, 2006
Window painters B.J. Bates and daughter Sandi Ruttan put the finishing...
Muslim roots run deep at SFU - November 30, 2006

SFU's Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures may

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Registration will be easier - November 30, 2006
New enhancements to SFU's campus-wide PeopleSoft Student Information...
Lost and not yet found? - November 16, 2006

If you've lost an item at the Burnaby campus, visit campus security's new

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Hat trick in Hong Kong - November 16, 2006
SFU Business student Andrew Kumar and recent grads Terry Beech and...
SFU makes news - November 16, 2006
SFU has won the “Newsmaker of the Year 2006” award in the Burnaby Business...
God, heaven and the afterlife — on DVD - November 16, 2006
SFU's continuing studies seniors program is reaching out to promote...
Fine brushwork… - November 16, 2006
Last month, visitors to Beijing's new National Art Museum of China could...
Nobel laureates have sfu colleagues - November 16, 2006
Their link may not be genetic but it certainly shows great minds think...
Volunteering in Ghana a moo'ving experience - November 16, 2006
 “It came up almost every day,” laughs Otomo, a fourth-year political...
Logic made fun online - November 16, 2006
Frustration over access to an accurate logic textbook led SFU philosophy...
Routledge slams fish farms - November 16, 2006
Rick Routledge, coastal fish-farm opponent and SFU fish population...
A freshwater alternative - November 16, 2006
Larry Albright has proven he can successfully rear B.C.'s prized sockeye...
Video games and hockey safety - November 16, 2006
Can a video hockey game influence how hockey players behave on ice? Chad...
New heights reached - November 16, 2006
  
 

SFU's Reaching New Heights fundraising campaign ended on...
More Local Food on Menu - November 16, 2006
SustainableSFU is launching a new initiative that will see SFU cafeterias,...
Piping hot - November 16, 2006
Steven McWhirter, a 23-year-old corps drummer in SFU's Grade One pipe band,...
Exhibition photos celebrate the way we live - November 16, 2006
SFU Gallery is presenting the work of five photographers with very...
TASC2 open for business - November 16, 2006
SFU's newest building has five kinds of running water on tap: hot, cold,...
Dirt-dwelling workhorse unearthed - November 16, 2006
A microorganism capable of digesting pollutants and producing industrially...
Send us your photos - November 03, 2006

Our new-look newspaper needs a lot of photos. So when you take a great SFU

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Winning is everything - November 03, 2006


“It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game,” is an adage

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Canadian Ismaili success stories - November 03, 2006

Canadian-born Ismaili Muslims strongly identify with Canadian values of

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First nations mentorship - November 03, 2006

Jackie La Sah Timothy, a Sliammon (Coast Salish) master carver, has spent

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Day of the dead — and the disappeared - November 03, 2006

The SFU Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology is holding a Day of the Dead

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SFU's 40th anniversary banner - November 03, 2006

What every SFU home, garden, cottage or condo needs: an SFU 40th

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The rebirth of sfu.ca - November 03, 2006

SFU's main website, www.sfu.ca, gets a new look today.

It's all about

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New, improved SFU News - November 03, 2006

Simon Fraser University News gets a new — and newsier — look and approach

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Book award co-winners have SFU links - November 02, 2006

For only the second time in its 18-year history, the annual City of

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Auto's impact on society - November 02, 2006

Major morning traffic accidents are so commonplace that motorists and the

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Save the orangutans - November 02, 2006

SFU archaeologist and renowned primatologist Biruté Galdikas will present a

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SFU remembers Canada's war dead - November 02, 2006

SFU Burnaby will hold a Remembrance Day ceremony on Friday, Nov. 10 at 12:3

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SFU Surrey lecture theatre “Now” has a name - November 02, 2006

SFU President Michael Stevenson and Now Newspaper publisher Gary Hollick

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The Attar Project — a classical masala - November 02, 2006

Parmela Attariwala is one of the most original and compelling performers in

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Michael Smith awards for nine faculty members - November 02, 2006

An unprecedented nine SFU faculty members, four of them from the department

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New cookbook beefs up coffers - November 02, 2006

What do Italian Eggs, Union Café Cashews and Survival Casserole have in

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Do your bit for the United Way - November 02, 2006

You would think a well-educated relatively well-off bunch like the faculty

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Walking for a cure - October 18, 2006

As her eyes meet those of Terry Fox's statue at SFU Burnaby, Manjeet Gill

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SFU pushes envelope in breast cancer research - October 18, 2006

Pioneering research in radiation therapy and cellular manipulation at SFU

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Facing difficult choices - October 18, 2006

As I disappeared into a serpent-like band of pink halos, pink boas and pink

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Ron Heath retires - October 18, 2006
Colleagues applaud Ron Heath, university registrar for the past 22 years,...
Warwick, Leier win Dean's medals - October 18, 2006

Paul Warwick was setting up a booth for the school of international studies

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Asian tour fosters collaboration - October 18, 2006

It was a little disconcerting. SFU President Michael Stevenson looming

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'Not bad for a junkie' - October 18, 2006

Parry Malm graduated this month with a bachelor of business administration

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Hazardous materials - October 18, 2006
It's hot (30° C) and humid (30% relative humidity) in the school of...
Convocation Fall 2006 - October 18, 2006
Unique view of prison system - October 18, 2006
Students in Criminology 343 are gaining a unique insight into the federal...
Creeping crawlers win award - October 18, 2006
Imagine an intelligent microscopic worm that could painlessly crawl through...
Seniors reach out on DVD - October 05, 2006

Simon Fraser's continuing studies seniors program has launched its 32nd

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SFU Art Gallery - October 05, 2006

 

View a mini-retrospective of sculptures created by Roland Brener in

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Beating the boys in China - October 05, 2006

The Simon Fraser University women's basketball team recently returned from

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Award winner started young - October 05, 2006

When Eloise Rowland was four years old, her mother found her in bed

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SFU fisheries grads are a prize catch - October 05, 2006

Graduates of Simon Fraser University's master's and doctoral programs in

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PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Thinking of SFU's 50th anniversary - October 05, 2006

Now that the hard work and great success of SFU's 40th Anniversary

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Playing on the leading edge - October 05, 2006

Colin Truncik works at the leading edge of one the most fascinating new

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Student helps open Surrey - October 05, 2006

The opening of the new SFU Surrey campus on Sept. 8 drew speeches from the

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SFU awards five honorary degrees - October 05, 2006

At the fall convocation SFU will recognize the achievements of five

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SFU criminologist analyses California organized crime - October 05, 2006

After studying criminology for almost nine years at SFU, Aili Malm was

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Learning for learning's sake - October 05, 2006

Learning for the joy of it is one distinguishing feature of students who

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New SFU vessel makes waves - October 05, 2006

Simon Fraser University's latest marine research toolkit would have been a

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Terry Fox Day 2006 - October 05, 2006

More participants, less money. The impressive, 1,100-strong turnout for the

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Speaking with the heart - October 05, 2006

When you speak your own language, you speak with the heart, says Joyce

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Unexpected opportunities - October 05, 2006

A bachelor of arts degree in four years followed by a career in

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Graduation is sweet - October 05, 2006

Graduating with an honours degree, first class, is a proud accomplishment

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Telecommuting not a panacea - September 21, 2006

Think telecommuting will improve your work/life balance? Not necessarily,

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Tomkinson's determination shines - September 21, 2006

Determination, a little technical help, and a refusal to give in are all

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Advancement needs student fundraisers - September 21, 2006

Among the many booths set up at convocation mall during the opening days of

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Igali opens Nigerian school - September 21, 2006

In the small nigerian village of Eniwari, up to 60 pupils from around the

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Moving beyond the past - September 21, 2006

Born in 1978, near the end of the Khmer Rouge rule, Rith Sam Ol missed the

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Hope for the future - September 21, 2006

Yim Sorphorn was only five years old when the Khmer Rouge captured Phnom

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Atrocities at Cambodian university - September 21, 2006

(Phnom Penh)—room 214a at the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) in

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Winston says bye to bees - September 21, 2006

SFU is all abuzz with the news that SFU professor of biology Mark

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Learning, shopping in the Surrey mix - September 21, 2006

Not too long ago, it was inconceivable—marrying academics with shoppers and

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New campus, new programs - September 08, 2006

SFU Surrey is opening its new campus with a roster of unique programs

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SFU Surrey is looking to the future - September 08, 2006

Now that the new SFU Surrey campus is open, you might think the university

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Explorer motif inspiration for campus - September 08, 2006

Metaphors abound for the elegant, elongated curved wood and glass canopy

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Greek popular in China - September 8, 2006

SFU now teaches greek to more students than any other university in

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Pipe bands succeed despite terror threat - September 08, 2006

A terrorism scare that temporarily saw the senior Simon Fraser

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Take a walk for your health - September 08, 2006
Walk this way to better health with the SFU health and counselling centre's...
Playing homeless serious business - September 08, 2006

There is no fun in seeing people suffer, but a computer game about their

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Divers affect fish behaviour - September 08, 2006

"Do not disturb" may be the ecotourist's motto, but the mere presence of

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Student commons opens Sept. 19 - September 08, 2006

A grand opening on sept. 19 will introduce students to a one-stop, one

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Undergrad curriculum transformed - September 08, 2006
Fan x99 is the abbreviation for a new course called Foundations of...
Urbane renewal at Central City - September 08, 2006

As a focal point for an urban renaissance,architect Bing Thom's Central

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Moving forward - September 08, 2006

If moving house tops just about everybody's list of stressors, imagine the

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Video games reflect real life - September 08, 2006

At SFU Surrey's School of interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT), games are

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Outreach provides new planning tools for Fraser Valley - September 08, 2006

"There are two phases of development," SFU Surrey's Community Outreach

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Studying the games people play - September 08, 2006

What do Grand Theft Auto or Halo have in common with, say, War and Peace,

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Help us celebrate our new home on September 9 - September 08, 2006

On Saturday, September 9, from noon to 4 pm, SFU Surrey opens the doors to

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Donors anchor SFU Surrey to the Fraser Valley - September 08, 2006

SFU Surrey opens its doors with a number of community-based programs

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SFU Surrey campus opens its doors - September 08, 2006

Simon Fraser University is opening its new Surrey campus with a two-day

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Winston creates a buzz on national television - July 13, 2006
He's the bee's knees…SFU professor of biology Mark Winston is featured on...
Awards program inspires computing science career dreams - July 13, 2006
Computing science is about creating technologies that connect people,...
One-stop, one-step academic support opens at SFU Burnaby - July 13, 2006
Although the drywall dust is still settling, Elaine Fairey is confident the...
Students win at open house - July 13, 2006
Two SFU students — one incoming, the other out-going — won two of the many...
Noon-hour walk gets campus community to shake a leg - July 13, 2006
The Terry Fox statue in the middle of Burnaby campus is the gathering-spot...
Fancy new fitness facility welcomes exercise conscious - July 13, 2006
The new 12,000 square-foot fitness centre, located above the newly turfed...
Student criticizes pit bull media coverage - July 13, 2006
If you are an American pit bull terrier living in Coquitlam, the law says...
Making kids' safety fun and informative - July 13, 2006
It's free, it's fun and it's focussed on kids to age 13. It's the annual...
SFU Surrey celebrates move to Central City - July 13, 2006
Simon Fraser University will close out its 40th anniversary year with an...
Breath-holding research could save lives - July 13, 2006
Helicopters need to be equipped with breathing systems that passengers can...
Students give profs high marks for inspirational teaching - July 13, 2006
Instilling enthusiasm in first-year students is crucial, yet many...
Mauser delivers blow to firearms registry at conference - July 13, 2006
In the oppressive heat of a New York June day, Gary Mauser, SFU business...
Community gardens and research flourish - July 13, 2006
Fertile minds are hatching more than groundbreaking research at SFU Burnaby...
Science helps fight forest fires - July 13, 2006
As forest fire season gears up, forest managers are faced with serious...
SFU Kamloops offers aboriginal leadership program - June 29, 2006
Single mom Lana Harker, who works as a receptionist at SFU Kamloops, has a...
Hat trick for continuing studies team - June 29, 2006
SFU's continuing studies marketing team of Jennifer Conroy, Eryn Holbrook,...
National award lauds SFU online learning technologies - June 29, 2006
Staff in co-operative education (co-op) and the learning and instructional...
Professor plots to alleviate poverty in Surrey - June 29, 2006
Sean Markey, a geographer based at Simon Fraser University's Surrey campus,...
Researchers question Fraser Institute school rankings - June 29, 2006
Three education researchers at Simon Fraser University advise the public to...
Help wanted: semester in dialogue seeks co-teachers - June 29, 2006
SFU's successful semester in dialogue, now offered three semesters per year...
NSERC intern ‘flies north' for the summer - June 29, 2006
Joel Heath flies off to Sanikiluaq this summer, a tiny Inuit community on...
Scientist discovers evolutionary paradox of predation - June 29, 2006
Predators not only size up their prey based on their looks, but also help...
Michael Smith trainee award furthers protein research - June 29, 2006
How are proteins, such as toxins, secreted from bacteria?

That's the...
Canadian directors worried about lawsuit risks - June 29, 2006
Canadian directors and officers are worried about litigation, particularly...
UniverCity wins Planning Institute of B.C. award - June 29, 2006
Another award proves once again that UniverCity is a winning place to live,...
Digital camera pixel failure no problem with new SFU technology - June 29, 2006
Everyone in Glenn Chapman's research group is a camera buff. They all own...
Sixth SFU student nets top national graduate award - June 29, 2006
It took years of study and research, in between honing a second language...
MacLachlan named new media relations director - June 15, 2006
Simon Fraser University has a new director of public affairs and media...
Joint ventures with China not always useful - June 15, 2006
A new study on the impact of foreign direct investment in China reveals...
Project helps modernize Sri Lankan university - June 15, 2006
It may be 2006, but  the majority of business processes and record...
Kavanagh a woman of distinction - June 15, 2006
Materials scientist Karen Kavanagh, a professor of physics at SFU, is a...
Keenleyside not slowed by cancer - June 15, 2006
To look at Peg Keenleyside, her youthful face framed by short, blond hair,...
Bellydancing study helps earn degree - June 15, 2006
Bellydancing is more than an exotic art form. Think of all those muscles...
Study abroad, writing course help land job - June 15, 2006
Yusef Rashid, who graduates with a bachelor of arts degree in political...
Workshop focuses on sustainability at SFU - June 15, 2006
A growing interest in improving sustainability at SFU recently attracted 50...
Parker doesn't like school, still wins medal - June 15, 2006
KC Parker has his antenna up. His new job as a global equity analyst with...
Games help healthcare professionals - June 15, 2006
Ask PhD candidate Daniel Ha to describe his particular area of interest,...
Thousands enjoy open house - June 15, 2006
They came, they saw, they had fun - and it was glorious. SFU's 40th...
Spring convocation pipers - June 15, 2006
Plant sale nets $9,000 - June 13, 2006
McArthur dodges bullets in Afghanistan - June 13, 2006
Gunfire and violence in the streets of Kabul, Afghanistan were an...
Biomedical engineers push high-tech boundaries - June 13, 2006

B.C. is becoming a powerhouse in the field of biomedical engineering and...
Three degrees and a dream career - June 07, 2006

From the back seat of his parents' pale pink Vauxhall, a young Randall

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Lectures now ready for downloading to iPod, MP3 players - June 5, 2006
The addition of podcasting capabilities to the digital audio recording...
Abdulai soars at track meet - June 05, 2006
The Simon Fraser University Clan women's track and field team came up short...
Setting goals leads to success - June 05, 2006
Growing up in the school of hard knocks hasn't stopped Terry Beech from...
Undergrads earn silver medals - June 05, 2006
Christie Foreman and Anastasia Kovaleva don't have a lot in common but they...
Ascending heights for a favourite cause - June 05, 2006
Omi Hodwitz goes to great lengths - and heights - to get her message across...
A love affair with bugs - June 05, 2006
A bug lover since childhood, Simon Fraser University graduand Melanie Hart...
Students speak at convocation - June 05, 2006
As Simon Fraser University's year of reflecting on its 40th birthday draws...
Focusing on world championship - June 05, 2006
More time in the field - or rather on the field — is what's in store for...
Mandryk overcomes adversity - June 05, 2006
Writing a doctoral dissertation is daunting enough, but it becomes even...
Shrum medallist's passion for film transformed his life - June 05, 2006
Each year, SFU bestows its most prestigious medal - the Gordon Shrum gold...
Celebrations on the mountain - June 05, 2006
June is a celebratory month at Simon Fraser University, with a 40th...
Li prepared for opportunities - June 5, 2006
When two people work together to push a sofa from one room to another they...
Governor General's gold medal - June 05, 2006
Gardy visualizes media career

It's not hard to imagine Jennifer Gardy...
The Sea Hunter - June 05, 2006
World renowned maritime archaeologist James Delgado, co-host of The Sea...
Formula measures pollutant build up in various animals - May 19, 2006

It seemed obvious to Adrian deBruyn. The same biological processes that

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New health program becoming popular - May 19, 2006

Mongolia, Mexico, Canada. Internships in SFU's new master of science in

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A Mongolian odyseey - May 19, 2006

Craig Janes will be eating a lot of freshly butchered and boiled sheep

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SFU joins missing particle search - May 19, 2006
With the recent announcement of $10.5 million in funding from the Canada...
Nosil helps prove Darwin's theory of evolution - May 19, 2006
It's pretty heady stuff for a graduate student to be compared with Charles...
June 3 open house aimed at visitors of all ages, interests - May 19, 2006

Preparations are under way for Simon Fraser University's biggest public

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Read all about it - May 18, 2006
Bruce Shepherd (right), national advertising sales manager of Pacific...
New play opens in June - May 18, 2006
A new theatre production featuring a number of SFU faculty and alumni opens...
SFU recognized for workplace diversity - May 18, 2006
Simon Fraser University is among five Canadian employers being recognized...
Grant aimed at childhood discrimination - May 18, 2006
When children face discrimination, the response of their parents is...
WORMS IN SPACE - May 18, 2006
Tiny, space-travelling nematodes are only one millimetre long, but SFU PhD...
Immigrant Chinese paper goes online - May 18, 2006
Twenty thousand pages of a newspaper that was once the only information...
Conference focuses on diverse heritage - May 18, 2006
Lynn Copeland hopes that a conference hosted by Simon Fraser University...
Occupational Safety and Health Fair - May 18, 2006
A mannequin named Kelly was one of the feature attractions at this year's...
Website design crucial in drawing audience to movie theatres - May 18, 2006
Movie websites can be a powerful marketing tool if they're designed...
Sense of humour required - May 18, 2006
Writers wanted. Qualifications: sense of humour.

English professor Paul...
One more triumph for Vetterli - May 18, 2006
Leading the ATLAS Data Centre - Canada's most recent contribution to the...
Plant Sale - May 4, 2006
Val Murdoch, of the VP-research office, is one of many volunteers preparing...
HIPPY Plus helps parents' literacy - May 04, 2006
Low-income parents in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside and Strathcona...
Leadership students help United Way - May 04, 2006
United Way month at Simon Fraser University isn't until November, but...
Snowflakes, ice and glaciers - May 04, 2006
There's been a lot of news recently about glaciers melting as the planet...
Great Northern Way aims for Hollywood status in digital media industry - May 04, 2006
The Great Northern Way Campus aims to make Vancouver the Hollywood of the...
Clan duo chosen in pro football draft - May 04, 2006
Two members of SFU's Clan football team were selected in the opening two...
Seven researchers awarded $1.65 million - May 04, 2006
New funding will help Simon Fraser University cell biologist Lynne Quarmby...
New business courses set for Surrey - May 04, 2006
New concentrations in entrepreneurship and management of technology will...
SFU Open House June 3, 2006 - May 04, 2006
SFU student volunteer recruiters Lindsay Gabelhouse (left) a fourth-year...
Student chosen to intern in Africa - May 04, 2006
Biology undergraduate Gunpreet Kaur Singh is one of 20 outstanding Canadian...
Designing at boundaries of change - May 04, 2006
Computers are changing the world of architecture. Not just the way...
Segal business school celebrates opening - May 04, 2006
The Segal graduate school of business is rolling out the red carpet for...
Old school gets a facelift at 40 - May 04, 2006
SFU is about to get a facelift. No, not another new set of steps in...
Elite athletes crushed by failure in Olympic qualifying - May 04, 2006
Failing to qualify for a spot on an Olympic national team can be crushing...
Collection of French riot posters goes online - April 06, 2006
The year was 1968 and Andrew Feenberg was a student at the Sorbonne in...
Salvation Army fund helps world wide - April 06, 2006
University endowments come in many forms, but the Salvation Army...
Shadbolt fellow credits rebellion as teenager for successful career - April 06, 2006
Douglas Todd, the first recipient of the Jack and Doris Shadbolt fellowship...
Rare puppets donated to museum - April 06, 2006
Simon Fraser University's museum of archaeology and ethnology is now home...
Hair Raising - April 05, 2006
New design centre set for Surrey - April 05, 2006
Simon Fraser University's Surrey campus will soon be home to a new Canadian...
Faculty experts popular with media - April 05, 2006
An hour after receiving a 4:10 a.m. call from CBC Radio's Early Edition...
Discover SFU Open House Saturday, June 3, 2006 - April 05, 2006
SFU's 40th anniversary Open House is shaping up as a huge community...
Up for a challenge? Match the gift - April 05, 2006
Half a million dollars is a splendid gift by any measure. It's even more...
Dataface draws rave reviews - April 05, 2006
As a boy Steve Hannah used to build castles out of sticks for his little...
Links sought with Israeli universities - April 05, 2006
SFU human rights director Brenda Taylor recently toured four Israeli...
Wosk gift kicks off Surrey campaign - April 05, 2006
A $100,000 gift from Yosef Wosk marks the first contribution to the $3...
Images of Vancouver's mean streets - April 05, 2006
While most street photography focuses on people and their activities,...
Honorary Degrees - March 23, 2006

SFU has awarded ten honorary degrees to noteworthy recipients who include a

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Burley studies Tongan tombs - March 23, 2006

Snow and cold temperatures were a welcome change for David Burley on his

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Sustainable building set to open on Granville Island - March 23, 2006

 

 

The new Sustainable Building Centre opening March 25 in the

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Graduate student wins U.S. scholarship - March 23, 2006

A prestigious scholarship from the Society for American Archaeology will

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Developing solutions to ensure food security - March 23, 2006

It's all about food. But those of us with too much to eat often give little

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Biodiversity threatened in rainforest - March 23, 2006

What would you do if a former student called you in a panic to report that

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Dill's computer expertise helps battle terrorism - March 23, 2006

John Dill is part of a very exclusive group.

The SFU engineering 

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Students develop aids for deaf and absent-minded - March 23, 2006

A glove that translates American sign language into speech and text and a

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Teaching in Asia new rite of passage - March 22, 2006
“Teaching in Asia is the new backpacking around Europe,” says Laura...
Virtual whales used as teaching tool - March 22, 2006

Visitors to the Vancouver Aquarium will soon have the opportunity to

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First solar-powered trash compactor - March 09, 2006
It's called Big Belly, it's the first solar-powered trash compactor in...
Nobel lecture series set for March, April - March 09, 2006
Learn more about the accomplishments of the 2005 Nobel prize winners at...
Teachers get a shot of wellness - March 09, 2006

Teachers today face greater public scrutiny, increasing expectations and

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Staff Achievement Awards - March 09, 2006

In the past, SFU has annually acknowledged and honoured one SFU staffer

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UniverCity wins award for excellence - March 09, 2006

It may be the new kid on the block, but UniverCity, the new community at

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Nurturing arts and culture - March 09, 2006

Arts and culture add alot to a city's quality of life, but they need to be

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Bart captures Canadian bridge title - March 09, 2006

Brad Bart, a lecturer in computing science, has a milk crate full of

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Wright award winner: John Carlson - March 09, 2006

When John Carlson heard that he was recipient of the 2005 Frank Allison

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$2 million donated for dialogue chair - March 09, 2006

What role should Canada and NATO play in Afghanistan? How do we balance

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Swim team suspended; conduct code revised - March 09, 2006

SFU is taking steps to prevent future occurrences of the behaviour that

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Evidence shows sea lice kill young salmon - March 09, 2006

An SFU researcher has co-authored a new study providing "direct evidence"

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Seeking a cure for ALS - February 23, 2006
When Charles Krieger is doing neurological testing at the G.F. Strong Rehab...
Distance education different in Germany - February 23, 2006

Post-secondary distance education in B.C. is significantly different from

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First Nations student wins award - February 23, 2006

A keen interest and participation in her First Nations community, coupled

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Alumni calling campaign in high gear - February 23, 2006

Five nights per week, four hours per night (six on Sundays) for eight

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Student life - photo contest - February 23, 2006

 

 

Lani MacGregor photo, Student life photo contest    SFU student Lani MacGregor took this photo ...
Investment industry leaders honoured - February 23, 2006

Simon Fraser University has honoured securities industry leaders Fred

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Alumni satisfied with education: survey - February 23, 2006

This is a corrected version of a story that appeared in the Feb. 6 edition

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Memories of Hogarth House - February 23, 2006

Back in the 1960s and 1970s, when students protested on campus and famously

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New book tells stories of women prisoners - February 23, 2006

For decades, Karlene Faith has studied the circumstances around a harsh

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Naming that tune just got easier - February 23, 2006

The simple, rhythmic bopping of a finger has led a trio of SFU computing

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New parking plan addresses looming shortages - February 23, 2006

Simon Fraser University has approved a comprehensive new parking management

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Protests and policies - February 09, 2006
Whitecaps select Corazza - February 09, 2006
Simon Fraser University Clan senior forward Andrew Corazza has been...
Jeffries new gallery director - February 09, 2006
The Simon Fraser University gallery has a new director and perhaps a new...
Bear research made easier - February 09, 2006
Wildlife biologists have it tough. They frequently must endure harsh...
Wildlife studies attract Shrum chair - February 09, 2006
With sightings of deer, bears and other wildlife so common at SFU's Burnaby...
CUTE CUKE - February 09, 2006
SFU geography student Lauren Gablehouse took time to sample some of the...
French program looks to increase enrolment - February 09, 2006
Claire Trépanier is criss-crossing the province by plane, ferry and car...
Stewart focuses on women reporters - February 09, 2006
It is perhaps not surprising that even during wartime, fashion-conscious...
Big plans for June open house - February 09, 2006
The faculty of applied sciences is in the midst of big plans for SFU's...
Heron hangouts studied - February 09, 2006
On the banks of Chilliwack's Vedder river, the Great Blue Heron Nature...
Pact signed with Cheonan U. - February 09, 2006
Teaching Excellence - February 09, 2006
Paul Matthew St. Pierre As his students enter the classroom, English...
Mental healthcare system lacks resources - February 09, 2006
British Columbia's mental healthcare system spends too much on hospital...
Women's studies celebrates 30 years - February 09, 2006
It was a dark and stormy night on July 7, 1975 when former professors...
Study advocates ecological tax shifts - February 09, 2006
A team of SFU geography students has found that by giving residents a tax...
Robbie Burns Day - February 09, 2006
ALUMNI SATISFIED - February 09, 2006
SFU alumni are pleased with their university education and would take the...
To wet to walk? - January 26, 2006
Government health websites studied - January 26, 2006
Karen Smith is a master of arts student from SFU's school of communication...
SFU residents' transit pass set to launch - January 26, 2006
The SFU Community Trust and TransLink are implementing Canada's first...
Meeting needs of students, parents - January 26, 2006
“I really want my son to be a part of SFU's peer education program. How can...
Research chairs focus on First Nations - January 26, 2006
When new Canada Research Chair Mary-Ellen Kelm spoke to Simon Fraser...
New undergrad curriculum ready in fall - January 26, 2006
With new courses boasting titles like Conceiving Creativity; Logarithm and...
Cox offers Olympic expertise - January 26, 2006
SFU psychologist David Cox is already feeling an adrenaline rush in...
Affordable housing available on campus - January 26, 2006
A new, affordable residential housing complex for staff and faculty at...
Books wanted for sale - January 26, 2006
Will 2006 be the year you resolve to de-clutter your life? If so, please...
Dancing the Surrey salsa - January 26, 2006
Mingled with the droning of lecturers, the ringing of cell phones and the...
Science meets imagination - January 26, 2006
Virtual reality. The term conjures up images of people wearing strange...
Richards earns President's award for service in media - January 26, 2006
SFU professor John Richards' views have become commonplace in the national...
Fundraising campaign reaches new heights - January 26, 2006
After two-and-half years as VP-university advancement, Cathy Daminato is...
Sea lice studies reveal flaws - January 26, 2006
There are serious flaws in the way the federal department of Fisheries and...
Bursary established to honour students - January 26, 2006
The families of two students found dead in Burnaby Mountain Park on Jan. 14...
New ethical purchasing policy adopted - January 12, 2006
Fair trade coffee in all SFU coffee shops and a new ethical purchasing...
Fulbright scholar studies globalisation - January 12, 2006
Visiting scholar Kathleen McAfee has done virtually no sightseeing since...
Symposium focuses on transportation - January 12, 2006
How to improve transportation and port operations will be among the major...
Gee honoured posthumously - January 12, 2006
The International Research Promotion Council has conferred the prestigious...
Lawyers face increasing abuse at work - January 12, 2006
Lawyer bashing has been joked about at least since Shakespeare's Henry VI,...
Popular website on New World wins four awards - January 12, 2006
A unique website about the peopling of the New World created at SFU for the...
Small world produces big results - January 12, 2006
Almost everyone knows the Disney ditty It's a Small World. Thanks to the...
Alumni Awards for community service - January 12, 2006

At a gala event Feb. 21 at the Four Seasons hotel in Vancouver, SFU and the

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The Great Forgetting remembered - January 12, 2006
A generation ago it was commonly accepted that there were no professional...
Training B.C.'s leaders in education - January 12, 2006
Be forewarned. Talking with Geoff Madoc-Jones, assistant professor and...
Media's election coverage found to be light on issues - January 12, 2006
Media coverage of elections can be heavy on the campaign but light on the...
Charter staff members celebrate 40 years - January 12, 2006
When Del Laity and Sue Digney started working at the SFU library in 1965,...


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