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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - December 22, 2010 - December 22, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - December 21, 2010 - December 21, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - December 20, 2010 - December 20, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - December 17, 2010 - December 17, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - Dec. 13-17, 2010 - December 17, 2010
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Averting a perfect storm for wild salmon - December 16, 2010
Despite this summer’s record sockeye salmon run, SFU scientists say a population explosion of...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - December 16, 2010 - December 16, 2010
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Salmon sea-lice problem widespread: study - December 15, 2010
SFU fish biologist John Reynolds has co-authored new research in the Canadian Journal of Fisheries...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - December 15, 2010 - December 15, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - December 14, 2010 - December 14, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - December 13, 2010 - December 13, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - December 10, 2010 - December 10, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - Dec. 6-10, 2010 - December 10, 2010
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Elves with deep pockets help the United Way - December 9, 2010
They’re first-year students on a mission to spread a little extra cheer this Christmas. Taking...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - December 9, 2010 - December 9, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - December 8, 2010 - December 8, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - December 7, 2010 - December 7, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - December 6, 2010 - December 6, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - December 3, 2010 - December 3, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - Nov. 29-Dec. 3 - December 3, 2010
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Entrepreneur of the Year - December 2, 2010
Jordan Gutierrez, the 21-year-old who in 2008 founded what is now the world’s largest online...
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SFU heads $1.8M African HIV project - December 2, 2010
Simon Fraser University is leading a four-year, $1.8-million project to improve the ability of...
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Time to re-gift - December 2, 2010
Vancouver campus staffers Suzanne Norman and Jo-Anne Ray are collecting those free toiletry samples...
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Best documentary under 30 minutes - December 2, 2010
Dare to Care, an award-winning DVD that examines the purpose of education with an emphasis on...
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Sport-stacking for the world - December 2, 2010
Jonathan Newman’s hands flew as he stacked and unstacked pyramids of 12 cups in a pre...
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SFU premieres Chinese Canadian immigration film - December 2, 2010
Simon Fraser University’s Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC) and the multicultural non-profit...
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B.C. Canada’s police-death capital, report says - December 2, 2010
People are dying at a higher rate in jail and police-related incidents in British Columbia than in...
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Award honours restorative justice pioneer - December 2, 2010
The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) has honoured associate professor Liz Elliott for her work...
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Fire up the antimatter generator, Scotty - December 2, 2010
Harnessing antimatter has long been the stuff of Star Trek and other science fiction stories&mdash...
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Promising NCAA debut - December 2, 2010
SFU’s historic start as the first Canadian university in the U.S. National Collegiate Athletic...
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Ask a Psychologist - December 2, 2010
SFU clinical psychologist Joti Samra is dispensing advice as the new mental-health expert for...
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CUFA Seeks Nominations - December 2, 2010
The Confederation of University Faculty Associations of BC (CUFA BC) is accepting nominations for...
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Research targets ‘scrip opioid abuse - December 2, 2010
Non-medical use of prescription opioids nowadays is estimated to kill more Canadians than heroin,...
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CJSF host elected to broadcasting NGO board - December 2, 2010
SFU education grad student Sylvia Richardson was elected director-at-large of AMARC, the World...
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Memorial Fund Honours Peter Kennedy - December 2, 2010
The Kyiv School of Economics (KSE) in Kyiv, Ukraine, has established the Peter Kennedy Memorial...
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In Support of Controversy - December 2, 2010
The Sterling Prize Committee is looking for nominations of work that challenges complacency. The...
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SFU scientists share new clues about humans - December 2, 2010
Five Simon Fraser University researchers and alumni are part of an international group of scientists...
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Obesity study targets kids in India, Canada - December 2, 2010
More than 4,000 children in India and Canada will be the focus of a sweeping new study aimed at...
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Students’ Blackberry video spoof goes viral - December 2, 2010
SFU MBA students Michelle Au, Ken Lee, Shell Lau, Weijia Liu, Allan Olson and Tina Sun gained some...
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Office for Aboriginal Peoples supplement - December 2, 2010
Click on the PDF link below to enjoy the first issue of the SFU News Office for Aboriginal Peoples...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - December 2, 2010 - December 2, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - December 1, 2010 - December 1, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - November 30, 2010 - November 30, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - November 29, 2010 - November 29, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - November 26, 2010 - November 26, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - Nov. 22-26, 2010 - November 26, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - November 24, 2010 - November 24, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - November 23, 2010 - November 23, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - November 22, 2010 - November 22, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - November 19, 2010 - November 19, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - Nov. 15-19 - November 19, 2010
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SFU is number one again - November 18, 2010
Maclean’s magazine’s 2010 university rankings again place SFU first among Canada’s...
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Increasing sexual consent age may not protect at-risk teens - November 18, 2010
The government’s 2008 increase in the legal age of sexual consent from 14 to 16 years may not...
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Is beer civilizing? - November 18, 2010
Did beer help fuel the rise of civilization? It’s possible, say’s SFU ethno...
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Burnaby campus flu clinic today only - November 18, 2010
SFU staff and faculty have one more chance this flu season to get vaccinated at the Burnaby campus,...
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Chinese Canadian stories - November 18, 2010
Nov. 29 marks the world premiere of the documentary film From C to C: Chinese Canadian Stories of...
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SFU Business a global research leader - November 18, 2010
An International Business Review study has ranked SFU Business as one of the world’s most...
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Feed the Food Bank - November 18, 2010
The SFU Food Bank, which provides food to SFU students and community members in times of need, is...
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Sun acclaims SFU ‘women of influence’ - November 18, 2010
The Vancouver Sun has included SFU’s chancellor-designate Carole Taylor and professors Gail...
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Sustainability ideas win prizes - November 18, 2010
Air conditioning mechanic Cedric Yee, of facilities services, is the first-place winner in SFU&rsquo...
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Executive MBA professorship honours alumnus - November 18, 2010
SFU Business has established a new executive MBA (EMBA) alumni professorship in honour of the late...
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Think. You're ready. - November 18, 2010
That’s the theme of this year’s student recruitment campaign and two videos created to...
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Student project helps rebuild lives - November 18, 2010
A group of SFU Business undergrads was so successful with their third-year project-management class...
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Surrey student wins local business award - November 18, 2010
Engineering science student Ben Brown-Bentley is the Surrey Board of Trade’s 2010 student...
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Career educators’ award - November 18, 2010
Kirk Hill, executive director of the Career Management Centre at SFU Business, has received the...
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SIAT students win big - November 18, 2010
Six graduate students in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology who presented projects at the...
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Spy games in Middle East - November 18, 2010
Professor Andre Gerolymatos, chair of Hellenic Studies, has a new book out this month. Castles Made...
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Support for English as an additional language - November 18, 2010
VP-academic Jon Driver has struck a committee to review organizational and programming options for...
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Book authors wanted - November 18, 2010
Each year, SFU Library celebrates SFU faculty, staff and students who have authored a book or book...
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CUFA Seeks Faculty Nominations - November 18, 2010
The Confederation of University Faculty Associations of BC is accepting nominations for its annual...
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‘Dr. Mosquito’ strikes again with insect ‘LEGO blocks’ - November 18, 2010
Biology professor Carl Lowenberger—affectionately known as Dr. Mosquito for his role in SFU...
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Women still lack ‘presence’ in news: study - November 18, 2010
Despite some gains, women are still significantly under- represented in news coverage worldwide,...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - November 18, 2010 - November 18, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - November 17, 2010 - November 17, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - November 16, 2010 - November 16, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - November 15, 2010 - November 15, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - November 12, 2010 - November 12, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - Nov. 8-12, 2010 - November 12, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - November 10, 2010 - November 10, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - November 9, 2010 - November 9, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - November 8, 2010 - November 8, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - November 5, 2010 - November 5, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - Nov. 1-5, 2010 - November 5, 2010
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Think snow! - November 4, 2010
With weather-watchers betting on the coldest and snowiest B.C. winter in decades, it’s time to...
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SFU research packs influential punch - November 4, 2010
SFU’s researchers are bringing in about four times the research income they did a decade ago...
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Hydro recognizes SFU for conservation leadership - November 4, 2010
BC Hydro has named SFU a Power Smart Leader—its highest level of customer recognition&mdash...
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Truax solo retrospective - November 4, 2010
After 40 years of composing electroacoustic music, professor Barry Truax will hold two solo...
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Best Buys on Books, Baking - November 4, 2010
Scrumptious buns and butter tarts; great books, CDs and DVDs. Don’t miss SFU’s United...
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SFU short films win big - November 4, 2010
Three SFU film students took home major awards in the student film category at last month’s...
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New centre explores teaching and learning - November 4, 2010
Who are today’s university students and how can we enhance their learning experience? This is...
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Emerging writers honoured at ‘1st Book Competition’ - November 4, 2010
SFU’s Writers Studio announced the winners of its first national literary contest, the ‘...
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Library receives important gay collection - November 4, 2010
Several years ago, a Montreal colleague asked Eric Swanick, the SFU Library’s head of special...
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Youth advocate urges kids to get motivated - November 4, 2010
You could say Afraj Gill is a perfect student. The 100-per-cent grade-point average is right there...
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New book tackles high school homophobia - November 4, 2010
It Gets Better, an Internet campaign to support bullied gay and lesbian youth, has gone viral with...
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Got old computers? - November 4, 2010
Give your old computers another chance at life. Donate them to rural schools in northern Ghana...
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Treating nature as 'fellow citizen' - November 4, 2010
SFU humanities professor Stephen Duguid’s new book, Nature in Modernity: Servant, Citizen,...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - November 4, 2010 - November 4, 2010
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Access to sustainability resources - November 4, 2010
SFU's membership in the Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)...
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World lit students launch new magazine - November 4, 2010
Students in the world literature program have published a new literary magazine, Lyre. Although...
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SFU sponsors Media Democracy Day - November 4, 2010
November 6 marks the 10th anniversary of Media Democracy Day (MDD), which has been co-sponsored...
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Biochips could save thousands of Indian newborns - November 4, 2010
SFU engineering scientist Ash Parameswaran and a trio of grad students working with Indian...
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Report tracks ‘clear failure’ of cannabis prohibition - November 4, 2010
The International Centre for Science in Drug Policy (ICSDP) last month released a research report co...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - November 3, 2010 - November 3, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - November 2, 2010 - November 2, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - November 1, 2010 - November 1, 2010
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Classroom guide targets homelessness - October 29, 2010
Two SFU economics researchers have developed a new resource guide for B.C. schools aimed at helping...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - October 29, 2010 - October 29, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - Oct. 22-29, 2010 - October 29, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - October 27, 2010 - October 27, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - October 26, 2010 - October 26, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - October 25, 2010 - October 25, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - October 22, 2010 - October 22, 2010
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Book traces new-media art’s Islamic roots - October 21, 2010
Over the last eight years Laura Marks has travelled throughout the Muslim world, studying classical...
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Climate-change savvy trio win big - October 21, 2010
Three SFU doctoral students whose research focuses on water management decision-making, trans...
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Students produce public service videos in Punjabi - October 21, 2010
SFU communication students have collaborated with university health sciences researchers and others...
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Learning outside classroom yields ‘agent of change’ - October 21, 2010
Like most students, Larissa Duma came to SFU to learn. But unlike most, she acquired much of her...
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Retrofit reaps savings - October 21, 2010
One year after retrofitting the lighting fixtures in all of SFU’s older residence buildings to...
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Stevenson, Price share Architecture award - October 21, 2010
Former SFU president Michael Stevenson and SFU City Program director Gordon Price (above) have...
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SIAT prof to edit computing mag - October 21, 2010
The world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, the Association for...
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Computing scientists create ‘recommender’ system - October 21, 2010
A new system for creating trusted recommendations online has attracted interest from Internet giant...
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Lunch at the DAC is back - October 21, 2010
The Diamond Alumni Centre is open for lunch every Tuesday and Wednesday this semester, 11:30 am...
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Canada’s Top 45 over 45 - October 21, 2010
Gloria Gutman (above), SFU gerontology professor emeritus and founding director of the SFU...
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Business grad student wins teaching award - October 21, 2010
SFU Business PhD student Kirk Plangger (above) has won an outstanding teaching award from a U.S....
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New funding for mechatronics - October 21, 2010
Students enrolled in the popular Mechatronics Systems Engineering (MSE) program at the Surrey campus...
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Prepare for a snow bonanza - October 21, 2010
Weather forecasters are predicting more snow this winter than in the past 55 years. You can learn...
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Daring feats aim to beat AIDS in Africa - October 21, 2010
Last year, more than 100 health sciences students performed personal dares and encouraged others to...
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The Charm Tree charms tweens - October 21, 2010
By day, Heather Bax is an office assistant for the Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC). On nights and...
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Writer in residence: Lisa Robertson - October 21, 2010
Canadian poet and author Lisa Robertson (above) is the Ellen and Warren Tallman writer-in-residence...
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Centre for public opinion launched - October 21, 2010
SFU’s political science department launched its new Centre for Public Opinion and Political...
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United Way books & goodies - October 21, 2010
SFU’s annual United Way campaign is next month, so don’t forget to donate your old books...
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SFU A TOP 100 EMPLOYER FOR 2011 - October 21, 2010
For the fourth year in a row, SFU has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 employers. Mediacorp...
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New arthritis chair for health sciences - October 21, 2010
Charles Goldsmith, a clinical epidemiologist and biostatistician passionate about helping people...
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SFU celebrates Diwali - October 21, 2010
A reception with South Asian performances and cuisine on Nov. 2, 5:30–7:30 pm at the Surrey...
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Spectacular Spooktacular Returns - October 21, 2010
SFU’s second annual Science Spooktacular features hands-on science experiments and two Phantom...
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Next Chancellor: Carole Taylor - October 21, 2010
Noted Canadian broadcaster, politician and business leader Carole Taylor will become SFU’s...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - October 21, 2010 - October 21, 2010
Media Matters – Daily Edition: October 21, 2010 Media Matters, a daily report on Simon Fraser...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - October 20, 2010 - October 20, 2010
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Film students - October 20, 2010
This year’s Vancouver Short Film Festival attracted 48 entries in the Emerging Filmmakers...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - October 19, 2010 - October 19, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - October 18, 2010 - October 18, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - October 15, 2010 - October 15, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - Oct. 8-15, 2010 - October 15, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news. Weekly roundup: Oct. 8-15, 2010 ...
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Celebrating Open Access publishing Oct. 18-24 - October 15, 2010
SFU is a leader in promoting Open Access publishing, an alternative to commercial academic...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - October 14, 2010 - October 14, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - October 13, 2010 - October 13, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - October 12, 2010 - October 12, 2010
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - October 8, 2010 - October 8, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: Oct. 1-8, 2010 CONVOCATION ...
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Kamloops grads - October 7, 2010
More than 3,000 students will graduate at this fall’s convocation on Oct. 7 and 8, but 23...
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Petter to be installed at convocation - October 7, 2010
President Andrew Petter will be formally installed as the university’s ninth president and...
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Faculty convocation orators wanted - October 7, 2010
You’ll see something a little different at convocation on Oct. 7. Judith Osborne, SFU’s...
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'Crazy' for comedy - October 7, 2010
Don’t miss the Stand Up For Mental Health (SMH) comedy troupe on Wednesday, Oct. 20, from 7-9:...
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Swing batter-batter swing - October 7, 2010
SFU’s spanking new Beedie Field baseball facility is ready to play ball. The $1-million field,...
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Certificate embraces corporate responsibility ABCs - October 7, 2010
A business education with a conscience: that’s what students can expect from the new...
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Defiant apartheid-era couple win Thakore award - October 7, 2010
Heribert Adam and Kogila Moodley, two academic commentators and political activists who risked...
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SFU renews College partnership - October 7, 2010
The board of governors has approved a 10-year renewal of SFU’s partnership agreement with...
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Fall 2010 Convocation student speakers - October 7, 2010
Kevin Morgan October 7, 9:45 a.m. If SFU were ever looking for a poster boy for the...
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Well done - October 7, 2010
As a staff Convocation volunteer, it is a privilege for me to take part in a ceremony laden with...
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MPH degree broadens Burmese doctor’s reach - October 7, 2010
It’s no surprise that when Thiha Maung Maung has time to watch a movie it’s the pure...
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Staunch BC advocate to receive honorary degree - October 7, 2010
Pat Carney, a former senator, MP and minister responsible for the Canada-U.S. free trade...
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Photo contest deadline Oct. 31 - October 7, 2010
SFU International is accepting entries until Oct. 31 for its international photo contest featuring...
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Professional master’s program suits staffers - October 7, 2010
What could possibly bring together a student recruiter, a finance executive and an education...
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Entertainer dances toward legal career - October 7, 2010
His stage name is Chancz Perry. But the 40-year-old award-winning Vancouver entertainer’s...
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First health sciences PhD takes on HIV/AIDS - October 7, 2010
Nathan Ford isn’t too impressed by rankings. Earning SFU’s first health sciences PhD,...
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Partnership will boost Central Coast research - October 7, 2010
The Tula Foundation is partnering with SFU and providing as much as $8 million over eight years to...
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New SFU observatory $8,000 closer - October 7, 2010
"Before the Big Bang there was nothing. No clouds, no stars, no planets and no peanut butter." ...
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New funds for French-Language Programs - October 7, 2010
New federal and provincial funding for the Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs (OFFA) will...
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Media masters wanted - October 7, 2010
The Public Affairs and Media Relations office is looking for nominations of faculty or staff members...
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SFU on YouTube - October 7, 2010
Visit SFU’s YouTube channel for lively footage of interesting SFU people and events. There are...
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SFU among top 300,000 websites - October 7, 2010
It’s not a big deal—only 128 × 128 pixels, in fact. But Internet security site...
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SFU ‘like home’ for double-degree undergrad - October 7, 2010
Ozren Jungic has spent so much time at SFU it’s as if the Burnaby campus is his second home. ...
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Childhood travel sparks passion for change - October 7, 2010
Sarena Talbot traveled around the world with her parents at age 11, staying in Africa, Southeast...
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KPMG wins McKinstry diversity award - October 7, 2010
SFU has recognized Canadian professional services firm KPMG with its 2010 Nancy McKinstry award for...
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SFU innovators bag New Ventures awards - October 7, 2010
The B.C. Innovation Council (BCIC) has recognized SFU engineering science professor Bozena Kaminska...
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Burnaby business provides free student office space - October 7, 2010
Burnaby’s Business Centre Solutions (BCS) is donating the equivalent of $200,000 in free...
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In pursuit of passion - October 7, 2010
Jenn McRae’s teaching aspirations died a quick death when she returned to her old high school...
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A doctorate at 60 and still exploring - October 7, 2010
Shona Johansen has done something surprising for a newly minted graduate of the education faculty...
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It’s Open - September 23, 2010
After 35 years in temporary lodgings atop Burnaby Mountain, SFU Contemporary Arts is finally...
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Fox medallist shines in face of adversity - September 23, 2010
A Vancouver SFU student who overcame a motorcycle accident that left him a quadriplegic to earn top...
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Time to recognize staff achievement - September 23, 2010
Don’t let your colleagues’ achievements at work or in their personal lives slip by...
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Come home to SFU - September 23, 2010
SFU’s Alumni Association invites all SFU alumni, staff, faculty, students, family and friends...
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Excellence in teaching awards - September 23, 2010
Recognize teaching excellence at SFU by nominating a continuing full- or part-time faculty member,...
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SFU fields five BC hall of famers - September 23, 2010
Five SFU sports legends were officially inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame Sept. 16, led by...
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Jaccard wins Sterling Prize - September 23, 2010
Environmental economist Mark Jaccard, whose work on sustainable energy and climate policy has...
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SFU Bookstore opens new Tech Shop - September 23, 2010
The SFU Bookstore at the Burnaby campus now features a Tech Shop where customers can purchase...
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Royal Society recognizes SFU biologist - September 23, 2010
Bernard Crespi, renowned globally for his experimental and theoretical contributions to evolutionary...
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New home has new name - September 23, 2010
"The Goldcorp Centre for the Arts is the latest addition to the downtown campus and the new home for...
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Genomics video gets thumbs up - September 23, 2010
Six SFU science students have clinched first prize for the best short film on genomics and health in...
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Indian SFU interns sold on B.C. - September 23, 2010
Deepak Krishnamurthy came from India to work at the Surrey campus on a project to produce a fuel...
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Energy Conservation Leader Celebrates 30 years at SFU - September 23, 2010
SFU’s sustainability efforts have a formidable champion in Facilities Services operations...
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New president has green pedigree - September 23, 2010
An avid jogger, cyclist and hybrid vehicle owner, SFU’s new president Andrew Petter is a...
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Rez living gets greener - September 23, 2010
Students in Rez this fall are learning to live greener thanks to a number of Residence Life...
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Sustainability Festival heralds new sponsorship model - September 23, 2010
The SFU Sustainability Festival is back Sept. 29 as one of several initiatives co-sponsored...
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Business prof teaches sustainable practices - September 23, 2010
Stephanie Bertels teaches her students to go the extra mile when it comes to integrating...
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Who’s Working on Sustainability at SFU? - September 23, 2010
Who’s advancing sustainability initiatives on campus? SFU Sustainability is an...
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Students ponder climate change, oil decline - September 23, 2010
The Undergraduate Semester in Dialogue is an intensive learning program that uses dialogue to focus...
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Graduate Student’s Mission to Change Student Culture - September 23, 2010
Duncan Wlodarczak is on a mission. The urban studies master’s student wants to change grad...
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Students walk the talk on sustainability - September 23, 2010
Sustainable SFU, the student group that lobbied for the Sustainability Advisory Committee and...
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Reusable water bottles a hit at Surrey orientation - September 23, 2010
Along with clipboards and pen, new students at the Surrey campus received a new item this year in...
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Seven Tips for Working Green - September 23, 2010
1. Single-occupancy commuting is a huge source of greenhouse gas emissions. Take the bus once per...
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Trading suburbia for an urban oasis - September 23, 2010
Facilities Services development manager Wendy Lee recently abandoned the suburbs for an urban...
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IT Services Goes Green - September 23, 2010
IT Services (ITS) is launching a sustainable computing initiative this fall (tentatively called Gaea...
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Did you know? - September 23, 2010
The Burnaby campus now has two WaterFillz stations that dispense free filtered and chilled...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - September 13, 2010 - September 13, 2010
SFU PIPE BAND Simon Fraser University Pipe Band pipe sergeant Jack Lee clinched the first...
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K’Naan coming! - September 9, 2010
When Kayode Fatoba began looking for musicians to perform at his SFU club’s World Peace Day...
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Warren Gill, 1949 – 2010 - September 9, 2010
Warren Gill, who dedicated his career to building SFU’s reach and reputation, most recently in...
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Open House at Woodward’s - September 9, 2010
Come together Sept. 24-26 to celebrate the long-anticipated opening of SFU Contemporary Arts at...
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Mowafaghian gives school $4 million - September 9, 2010
Philanthropist Djavad Mowafaghian has donated $4 million to SFU Contemporary Arts at Woodward&rsquo...
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Lace up for Terry Fox Day - September 9, 2010
SFU’s annual Terry Fox Walk/Run falls on Thursday, Sept. 23, when all three campuses will...
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Learn bhangra dancing for credit - September 9, 2010
Bhangra dancers performed during the 2010 Winter Olympics and the opening for the recent Canadian...
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Aerospace star headlining observatory fundraiser - September 9, 2010
Back to school isn’t only about hitting the books this fall. It’s also about...
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A Q&A with Andrew Petter - September 9, 2010
New university president Andrew Petter wasn’t the only new face on campus when he began his...
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New school opens at UniverCity - September 9, 2010
University Highlands Elementary School opened this week, with 165 students registered. The school is...
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Call for Nominations for Honorary Degrees 2011 - September 9, 2010
Hurry—the deadline to submit nominations for 2011 honorary degree recipients is Sept. 13, 2010...
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Chancellor’s award seeks distinguished service nominees - September 9, 2010
Nominations for the 2011 Chancellor’s Distinguished Service Award close Oct. 4, 2010. This...
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SFU hosts Trudeau Lecture - September 9, 2010
Sponsored by SFU and the Trudeau Foundation, Clare Bradford from the University of Winnipeg/Deakin...
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Surrey campus thrives, SFU enrolment climbs - September 9, 2010
Enrolment at the Surrey campus is on a steady climb while the numbers across the board for the...
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SFU spin-off targets Alzheimer’s with Merck partnership - September 9, 2010
An SFU spin-off company is taking aim at Alzheimer’s disease in partnership with...
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Public health programs receive landmark accreditation - September 9, 2010
SFU’s master of public health (MPH) degree is the first such program in English Canada to...
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Philosophers’ Cafe comes to Harbour Centre campus - September 9, 2010
For the first time in its 12-year history, SFU’s Philosophers’ Café will be held...
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Obituary: Peter Kennedy – May 18, 1943 – Aug. 30, 2010 - September 8, 2010
Retired SFU economist Peter Kennedy passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on August 30. An...
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A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: August 20-27, 2010 The RCMP...
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Kids Safety Day Aug. 21 - August 18, 2010
Campus Security is hosting its 13th annual Kids Safety Day for all SFU and UniverCity children and...
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Hybrid biochip fosters faster DNA analysis - August 17, 2010
SFU chemist Paul Li, who pioneered lab-on-a-biochip technology six years ago, has struck gold in the...
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Vegetarianism seeds music success - August 17, 2010
A passion for vegetarianism has been instrumental in SFU undergrad James O’Callaghan’s...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - August 13, 2010 - August 13, 2010
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Pipers streaming! - August 5, 2010
A new documentary film chronicling the six-time world champion SFU Pipe Band’s preparations...
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New home for totem poles - August 5, 2010
SFU’s Office for Aboriginal Peoples (OAP) held a celebration July 22 to mark the installation...
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Seeking community leaders - August 5, 2010
Nominations for the 2011 President’s Distinguished Community Leadership Award close Sept. 3, 2...
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Chancellor nominations wanted - August 5, 2010
Chancellor Brandt Louie’s second term expires in June 2011 and SFU is now seeking nominations...
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Burnaby green lights UniverCity expansion - August 5, 2010
Burnaby council has approved a rezoning bylaw for a high-density expansion of SFU’s Burnaby...
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SFU Community doubly generous in 2010 - August 5, 2010
This year’s annual Campus Giving campaign to fund student endowments raised $212,222 from...
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Stress-free courses? CS has a sampler - August 5, 2010
Interested in university courses without the pressure of deadlines and exams? Try the new SFU...
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I Feel Ya, Ophelia! reinvents Hamlet - August 5, 2010
I Feel Ya, Ophelia!, a one-act play opening at the Surrey Arts Centre Aug. 13-14, is the work of...
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CJSF wins three national awards - August 5, 2010
The National Campus and Community Radio Association singled out SFU radio station CJSF for three...
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More summer sojourners - August 5, 2010
It’s summertime and the learning is easier off campus for many SFU students, staff and faculty...
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SFU prof editing leading business journal - August 5, 2010
The Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS), the world’s top-rated international...
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Chem students get new Bruker prize - August 5, 2010
SFU chemistry grad students Jeff Chan and Monica Szczepina are the first recipients of the...
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TA /TM orientation day - August 5, 2010
Don’t miss the 25th annual fall-semester TA/TM orientation day on Friday, Sept. 10. The event...
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SFU approves astronomical observatory - August 5, 2010
SFU has approved construction of a $4-million, 458-square-metre astronomical observatory and science...
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Quinn-tessential juggler gets world record - August 5, 2010
The last time SFU film student Quinn Spicker was hanging out, it was upside-down. Suspended...
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Clan duo wrestle gold at junior worlds - August 5, 2010
Clan women’s wrestler Victoria Anthony became a twotime 48kg gold medallist in July, while...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - July 30, 2010 - July 30, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: July 23-30, 2010 BC’s...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - July 23, 2010 - July 23, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: July 16-23, 2010 So why does the...
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Radio DJ camp in August - July 22, 2010
Aspiring young radio DJs (aged 8–12) can learn how it's done at SFU’s Radio Kids Camp...
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Summerdelish: Taste the earth - July 22, 2010
Support SFU’s environmental and sustainability initiatives while noshing on 100-mile-diet...
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Watch biz students sweat - July 22, 2010
Interested in becoming a business student? Check out the Elite Case Competition July 24 at the...
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Meatballs by moonlight - July 22, 2010
UniverCity’s Screen on the Green outdoor movie night is back July 23 with a showing of the...
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Rural crack use No. 1 street-drug problem: study - July 22, 2010
As crack cocaine use rises in Canada, so too does the urgent need for targeted prevention and...
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Stable temperature promotes biodiversity - July 22, 2010
Scientists have generated more than 100 hypotheses over the last few centuries to explain why...
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Writers flood first-book competition - July 22, 2010
Unpublished Canadian writers, some living as far away as Italy and New Zealand, flooded The Writer...
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Joyent acquires student startup - July 22, 2010
Howie Wu may still be working towards graduation, but the executive MBA student’s startup...
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Feds fund dietary therapy research - July 22, 2010
Increased federal funding has enabled SFU biologist Allison Kermode to continue work on a novel...
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Summer 2010 Sojourners - July 22, 2010
It’s summertime and the learning is easier off campus for many SFU students, staff and faculty...
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SFU shutterbug scores winning stamp - July 22, 2010
Martin Cooper’s intimate shot of a Great Blue Heron at rest in Burnaby’s Gray Creek,...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - July 16, 2010 - July 16, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: July 12-16, 2010 The mayor of...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - July 9, 2010 - July 9, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: July 2-9, 2010 The New York...
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Nature’s speed limit? - July 8, 2010
According to new SFU research, there’s a speed limit on the information super-highways that...
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New man on campus - July 8, 2010
SFU has appointed Laurie Anderson, associate superintendent of continuing and international...
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Thanks Michael & Jan - July 8, 2010
About 800 people feted outgoing president Michael Stevenson and wife Jan Whitford during a farewell...
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Sign up for 15th Clan golf tourney - July 8, 2010
Register now to secure your spot in SFU’s 15th annual Clan Classic Golf Tournament July 14 at...
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New Aboriginal Peoples website - July 8, 2010
SFU’s Office for Aboriginal Peoples now has a website detailing all of the university’s...
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Interested in English in all its guises? - July 8, 2010
SFU is hosting the 16th annual conference of the International Association for World Englishes, July...
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Underhill is new SFU Woodward’s director - July 8, 2010
VP-academic Jon Driver has appointed SFU Contemporary Arts music professor, Owen Underhill, as...
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Help for preserving research and records - July 8, 2010
A new scholarly digitization fund promises to resolve the problem of capturing and storing current...
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Refugee works to sponsor family - July 8, 2010
When Burundian refugee Joselyne John arrived at SFU three years ago on a World University Services...
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New librarian checks in - July 8, 2010
Charles Eckman is leaving the University of California Berkeley to become SFU’s next...
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Stingray fails to dampen field trip - July 8, 2010
His too-close encounter with a stingray was a mere footnote to an otherwise great summer field...
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Street hockey trip feeds hungry - July 8, 2010
Richard Loat is on the road trip of a lifetime. The third-year communication student has organized a...
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Krishnan wins Verity research award - July 8, 2010
SFU Business assistant professor, Rekha Krishnan, has co-authored the most outstanding management...
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Coach of the year - July 8, 2010
Mike Renney is this year’s NAIA Coach of the Year after leading the SFU women’s softball...
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Breakfast fuels champions student-athlete scholarships - July 8, 2010
SFU’s inaugural Gathering of the Clan fundraising breakfast on June 29 exceeded all...
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First Nations student wins Geneva trip - July 8, 2010
First Nations student Joel Cardinal is off to a Geneva, Switzerland UN conference this summer as the...
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Surrey launching Systems One this fall - July 8, 2010
The Faculty of Applied Sciences is introducing a new cohort program called Systems One this fall for...
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Feast honours Aboriginal grads - July 8, 2010
About 150 people gathered June 16 in the Burnaby campus West Mall Centre student lounge for an...
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First FIC grad receives SFU degree - July 8, 2010
What a difference a year made for Ji Hoon Lee. A year at Fraser International College (FIC), the SFU...
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A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: June 18-July 2, 2010 “T. Rex...
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Future diabetes remedy? - June 24, 2010
New research by a team of Canadian scientists including SFU chemist Mario Pinto suggests that...
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Greek: there’s an SFU app for that - June 24, 2010
The Hellenic studies department’s free Odysseas Greek language iPhone application—a...
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Grandma crim student chooses SFU for Fulbright - June 24, 2010
Grandmother-of-three Tamera Jenkins of Independence, Mo., who is heading to SFU’s Centre for...
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Your chance to honour the notable, noteworthy - June 24, 2010
SFU senate invites the university community to submit nominees for 2011 honorary degrees. Ideal...
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Athletics videos an Internet sensation - June 24, 2010
Almost 376,000 viewers have tuned into SFU Athletics’ 140 videos since they began posting on...
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Burnaby awards sustainability ambassador program - June 24, 2010
SFU’s sustainability ambassador program has won the City of Burnaby’s 2010 environment...
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SFU profs tough graders - June 24, 2010
GradeInflation.com, which monitors the pervasive trend of grade inflation at mostly American post...
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SFU gets NCAA-seasoned basketball coach - June 24, 2010
SFU’s men’s basketball team has a new coach to lead the university’s charge into...
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Computing science undergrads win BCNET challenge - June 24, 2010
Three SFU computing science students have won first place in the BCNET Broadband Innovation...
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African partners confer on HIV/AIDS project - June 24, 2010
Last month, SFU hosted eight visitors from its partner universities in Ghana, Africa who are...
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Chemist Leznoff wins Strem award - June 24, 2010
Chemist Daniel Leznoff’s outstanding contributions to inorganic chemistry have earned him...
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Marcuse tapped as Centre for Dialogue fellow - June 24, 2010
Judith Marcuse, a dancer, choreographer and producer whose career spans 40 years and 100 original...
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Pitt named Culver EMBA professor - June 24, 2010
Marketing professor Leyland Pitt is the new Dennis F. Culver executive MBA (EMBA) alumni professor....
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Get to know the GNAC - June 24, 2010
Each week this summer on the SFU Athletics website, media relations student assistant, Ramesh Ranjan...
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More business mentors for SFU students - June 24, 2010
SFU Venture Connection has expanded its student business-mentorship program with the addition of...
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Summer sojourners - June 24, 2010
It’s summertime and the learning is easier off campus for many SFU students, staff and faculty...
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New study claims Rembrandt tricked eyes to linger longer - June 24, 2010
What’s the secret behind Rembrandt’s compelling portraiture? Steve DiPaola, a professor...
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Study aims to reorient lost cells - June 24, 2010
Like travellers, cells can get lost without a compass. That’s particularly bad news in the...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - June 18, 2010 - June 18, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: June 11-18, 2010 The huge mudslide...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - June 11, 2010 - June 11, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: June 4-11, 2010 The proposed...
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Two degrees and a baby - June 10, 2010
Chris Bone has much to celebrate. The recent geography PhD grad is not only receiving a...
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2010 Convocation Student Speakers - June 10, 2010
Simon Fraser University will confer degrees on more than 3,600 students at the Burnaby campus June 1...
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Chemist hockey fan hits big league - June 10, 2010
Michael Katz went to work at Chicago’s Northwestern University with his head hung low last...
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DNA sleuth tracks turkey’s origins - June 10, 2010
An archaeologist whose research is shedding light on how early indigenous animals were domesticated...
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2010 Convocation medal roundup - June 10, 2010
GRADUATE MEDAL ROUNDUP GOVERNOR GENERAL’S GOLD Awarded to the two SFU graduate...
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Four Canadian icons to receive honorary degrees - June 10, 2010
ALEXANDRA MORTON Doctor of Science, honoris causa Wednesday, June 16, at 9:45 am Alexandra Morton is a...
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Math whiz dazzles professors - June 10, 2010
Asif Zaman blushes with embarrassment when he hears that his professors call him “the perfect...
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Physicist’s focus less than zero - June 10, 2010
Ryan Thomas graduates this month with an honours B.Sc. in physics, a remarkable 4.23 cumulative...
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Outlook bright for DDP grads - June 10, 2010
The first three Chinese students to graduate from SFU’s unique dual-degree program in...
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Poor roots motivate poverty fighter - June 10, 2010
In a sense, Sikee Liu's life has come full circle. Born into poverty on a farm in rural China, Liu...
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Lawyer, MPH grad defends kids’ rights - June 10, 2010
When children in provincial care have a problem with the services they’re receiving they call...
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New dental prof roots out oral cancer - June 10, 2010
Ten years ago, Denise Laronde was working as a dental hygienist. This month, she graduates with a...
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Peer educators pursue health-care careers - June 10, 2010
Christine Kang and Simrat Grewal have never met, but they have a lot in common. Both of them...
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SIAT breeds success for talented trio - June 10, 2010
Impossible is not in the vocabulary of three tech-savvy students graduating this month from SFU...
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Biz whiz born multi-tasker - June 10, 2010
For many students, concentrating on coursework is difficult enough without extracurricular...
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Education doctoral grad maps promising research path - June 10, 2010
Olusola (Sola) Adesope and his wife Tolu were expecting their second baby in 2003 and had just...
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Facebook ‘friends’ computing science star - June 10, 2010
Facebook users with hundreds of friends will appreciate the results of Ming Hua’s research. ...
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From heart of darkness, blind grad shines - June 10, 2010
Difficult doesn’t begin to describe Quyn Le’s desperate childhood escape from wartorn...
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Honouring Stevenson’s legacy - June 10, 2010
SFU has established the Michael Stevenson Legacy Endowment Fund to honour the contributions of SFU...
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Aboriginal stories inspire Metis filmmaker - June 10, 2010
When Métis student Kelvin Redvers is home in tiny Hay River, NWT he still enjoys hunting...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - June 4, 2010 - June 4, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: May 28-June 4, 2010 Research...
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Team up and double up, baby - May 28, 2010
This year your donation to SFU’s Campus Giving Campaign will go further than ever. SFU is...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - May 28, 2010 - May 28, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: May 21-28, 2010 SFU got lots...
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Bloomin’ good - May 27, 2010
Eager customers crowded into Town Square at UniverCity May 19 for SFU’s 14th annual Burnaby...
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Trudeau scholar targets drug-induced crime - May 27, 2010
A lawyer who returned to academia to study how substance-induced psychotic disorders impact criminal...
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High-tech help for the elderly - May 27, 2010
More than 400 of the world’s leading experts in geriatric health, housing and assistive...
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Another piece found in disease puzzle - May 27, 2010
An international research team led by SFU cell biologist Michel Leroux is closer to piecing together...
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Bike it, you'll like it - May 27, 2010
May 31–June 6 is Bike-to-Work Week and the Burnaby campus is hosting a commuter station at...
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New salt shed to protect Stoney Creek - May 27, 2010
SFU is building a new road-salt containment complex at its Burnaby campus to eliminate salty runoff...
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Softball champs! - May 27, 2010
The improbable run of the SFU Clan women’s softball team ended May 26 with a 2010 National...
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Public Policy master’s program becomes school - May 27, 2010
Six years after its inception, the Master of Public Policy (MPP) program has now become the School...
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Grad students start health science journal - May 27, 2010
SFU MSc student Inderjeet Sahota and University of Toronto colleague Wilson Wong have started an...
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UniverCity elementary school has a name - May 27, 2010
It’s official. The Burnaby Board of Education has announced the name of UniverCity’s new...
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Trio with mental illnesses speak up on YouTube - May 27, 2010
What do outdoor enthusiast Brent Seal, public speaker Taylor Kagel and chess player Joe Roback have...
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New book marks ‘turning point’ for archaeology - May 27, 2010
"A turning point in the field"—that’s how World Archaeological Congress president Claire...
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SFU signs Surrey clean-energy pact - May 27, 2010
SFU, the City of Surrey and Powertech Labs signed an agreement to collaborate on clean-energy...
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Popular article earns kudos - May 27, 2010
A 2004 entrepreneurship article, authored by SFU Business professor Tom Lawrence and published in...
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Chemist honoured by peers - May 27, 2010
SFU chemist and PhD alumnus Steven Holdcroft has won the Macromolecular Science and Engineering...
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Biology grad student wins SWAAC award - May 27, 2010
Biology PhD student Jennifer Sunday has earned a 2010 award of merit worth $2,500 from the Senior...
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Biz trio wins Apex 2010 - May 27, 2010
An SFU Business undergraduate team took a top prize this month at one of Asia’s most...
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SFU workshops cater to aspiring writers - May 27, 2010
Reading on the beach is a popular summer pastime, but what about learning how to write those books?...
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‘Trauma’ films celebrate private power: thesis - May 27, 2010
The next time you watch a contemporary Hollywood film about a traumatic global event such as the...
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Student concepts win praise - May 27, 2010
SFU’s tech-savvy students were at their entrepreneurial best at the inaugural Concept...
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SFU researchers sit on fisheries advisory panel - May 27, 2010
Two SFU researchers will sit on a six-member scientific panel that will independently advise the...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - May 21, 2010 - May 21, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: May 14-21, 2007 A win and a loss...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - May 14, 2010 - May 14, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: May 6-14, 2010 We’re used...
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Robo cell - May 13, 2010
Scientists Ji-Dong Yim and Chris Shaw in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology are the proud...
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SFU/UBC launch visual analytics institute - May 13, 2010
Researchers from SFU and UBC have collaborated with industry partners to launch the Vancouver...
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Technique helps build anti-viral drugs faster - May 13, 2010
SFU chemist Andy Bennet and his PhD student Jeff Chan have developed a technique that will...
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CFL drafts Clan trio - May 13, 2010
The Clan football program added three more players this month to its list of team members selected...
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Conference targets cardiovascular health - May 13, 2010
Cardiovascular disease—a growing problem in both Canada and India—will be the focus...
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Plant sale supports bursary fund - May 13, 2010
Attention plant lovers: highlight Wednesday, May 19 on your calendar and head to Town Square at...
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Power outage will affect all SFU ops - May 13, 2010
On Sunday, May 16, BC Hydro will cut all power to the Burnaby campus, UniverCity, Cornerstone and...
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SFU a One-2-Five energy star - May 13, 2010
SFU’s energy-management business practices came out on top in a comparison of 88 higher...
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A fond farewell to Yosef Wosk - May 13, 2010
An open letter from Diane Mar-Nicolle, Continuing Studies Interdisciplinary Programs program...
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New award helps students take flight - May 13, 2010
SFU students considering an international volunteer or co-op term with a non-profit organization...
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Two new deans this summer - May 13, 2010
SFU has chosen Claire Cupples (right) as the new Faculty of Science dean for a five-year term...
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Beaming in on lasers - May 13, 2010
Laser creator was ‘a natural inventor’ It took only $50,000, the help of one part-time...
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Climbing Kilimanjaro for Alzheimer’s - May 13, 2010
Faisal Beg’s view of Alzheimer’s disease may be microscopic but his drive to help...
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Business ethics pioneer honoured - May 13, 2010
While most people tend to shy away from ethical dilemmas, Mark Wexler (right) has spent 30 years...
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First Nations office renamed Office of Aboriginal Peoples - May 13, 2010
SFU’s First Nations office has changed its name to the Office for Aboriginal Peoples (OAP) to...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - May 6, 2010 - May 6, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: April 30-May 6, 2010 Cally...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - April 30, 2010 - April 30, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: April 23-30, 2010 BC’s...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - April 23, 2010 - April 23, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: April 16-23, 2010 SFU volcano...
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New funding for SFU students volunteering or pursuing co-op abroad - April 20, 2010
SFU students who are considering an international volunteer or co-op work term with a not-for-profit...
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MOT MBAs focus on community, entrepreneurship - April 19, 2010
Emergency-response iPhone apps, sustainable transportation programs, portable power devices&mdash...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - April 16, 2010 - April 16, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: April 9-16, 2010 From ducks...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - April 9, 2010 - April 9, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: April 2-9, 2010. SFU students...
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Still beaming at 50 - April 8, 2010
SFU is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first working laser next month with a two-day...
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Study assesses new fish-farming method - April 8, 2010
SFU researchers are joining forces with other scientists and industry partners to assess how Canada...
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Unique Environmental school gets research funding - April 8, 2010
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) has awarded SFU and several partners a...
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Business undergrads clean up - April 8, 2010
A team of SFU undergraduate business students won the BC Clean Ventures competition last month at...
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Bright technology ideas wanted - April 8, 2010
April 19 is the deadline for SFU entrepreneurs and inventors to enter the New Ventures BC...
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Psych in the City - April 8, 2010
Interested in the science and practice of detecting deception? Wondering about what’s in and...
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Smashing good science - April 8, 2010
Particle beams are colliding at the highest energies ever reached by a man-made accelerator at...
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Undergrad a Canucks social media icon - April 8, 2010
In the Twitter universe he’s @mozy19, a take-no-prisoners Vancouver Canucks commentator whose...
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SFU’s Curry named top Surrey businesswoman - April 8, 2010
SFU’s Surrey campus executive director, Joanne Curry, was singled out for top honours in the...
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Rahilly new VP-students and international - April 8, 2010
SFU has appointed Tim Rahilly, currently senior director of student and community life, as its new...
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Three Canada Research Chairs renewed - April 8, 2010
SFU stands to increase its strength in communication, surface chemistry and glaciology research...
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Neuroscience: Exploring the brain’s highways - April 8, 2010
The highways that SFU biologist Michael Silverman travels aren’t found on any Google map. They...
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MBA students create earthquake iPhone app - April 8, 2010
Apple has just accepted an iPhone application developed by six SFU Management of Technology MBA...
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Art for social change? - April 8, 2010
Art for Social Change is a movement—and the title of a new video that explains the many ways...
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Students, VANOC vets compete for jobs - April 8, 2010
Now that contracts for legions of 2010 Winter Games staffers have ended, SFU students are preparing...
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Buna, Streckmann named SFU Athletes of the Year - April 8, 2010
SFU’s athletics department has named senior Clan student-athletes Robyn Buna and Colin...
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A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: March 26–April 2, 2010 The ...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - March 26, 2010 - March 26, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: March 19-26, 2010 NATIONAL &...
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Bye bye baby - March 25, 2010
It was their final Bronze Baby victory before leaving Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) for the...
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A tale of two turkeys - March 25, 2010
Before you sit down for your Easter turkey dinner, consider where the bird came from. You may be...
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Calling all SFU grad students - March 25, 2010
Graduate students are invited to showcase their research, ideas, innovations and entrepreneurial...
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Lights out for Earth Hour - March 25, 2010
SFU is participating in Earth Hour, the world’s largest environmental movement. On Saturday, March 2...
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Let’s break a record - March 25, 2010
Can 277 people or more assemble in Convocation Mall at the Burnaby campus to do the robot dance...
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Blended team found formula for success - March 25, 2010
SFU’s annual staff achievement awards honour staffers’ exceptional personal and work-related...
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LifeSciences B.C. to honour SFU quartet - March 25, 2010
Biomedical physiologist Andy Hoffer is one of four SFU scientists who will be honoured with 2010...
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Cooking with the Clan and other SFU Athletics video adventures - March 25, 2010
Despite a hectic SFU Athletics schedule, Clan media relations student assistants Ramesh Ranjan and...
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Walking the Talk - March 25, 2010
Change doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Nobody knows that better than David Zandvliet and Janet Moore,...
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Multicultural Canada - March 25, 2010
The Multicultural Canada website, which features digitized historical information about Canada’s...
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DNA links caribou lineage to volcanic eruption - March 25, 2010
SFU researcher Tyler Kuhn has recovered DNA from ancient caribou bones possibly linking several...
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Paris in springtime for international co-op student - March 25, 2010
SFU Business undergrad Jessica Wang turned heads when she landed an international co-op work...
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Winning co-op student - March 25, 2010
As Canada celebrates Co-operative Education Week, SFU celebrates Mona Jalili, a 4th-year biomedical...
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Annual plant sale - March 25, 2010
Spring blossoms are a harbinger of SFU’s annual Burnaby campus plant sale on Wednesday May 19. The...
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2010 CaseIT competition - March 25, 2010
Sixteen student teams from universities in Germany, Singapore, Italy, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Lebanon,...
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Post office moves - March 25, 2010
The Canada Post outlet at the SFU Microcomputer Store is moving to Nesters Market at 9000 University...
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Booking Burnaby meetings now a breeze - March 25, 2010
Booking space at the Burnaby campus for conferences and other events just got much easier with a new...
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Continuing Studies dean starts in May - March 25, 2010
Helen Wussow is SFU’s new dean of Continuing Studies beginning May 1 for a five-year term. She joins...
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Six to receive honorary degrees - March 25, 2010
SFU will confer honorary degrees on six distinguished Canadians during its spring (June 15–18) and...
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Carole Taylor and Art Phillips to receive community leadership award for 2010 - March 25, 2010
SFU will honour journalist and politician Carole Taylor and her husband, former Vancouver mayor and...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - March 19, 2010 - March 19, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: March 12-19, 2010 Canada’s...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - March 12, 2010 - March 12, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: March 5-12, 2010 A huge week...
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Downhill demon - March 11, 2010
For Matt Hallat, chasing a dream is all downhill now. Hallat, a member of the 2010 Canadian...
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Sports psychologist prepped Olympic team - March 11, 2010
He’s worked with many athletes, and no matter what the sport or season SFU sport psychologist David...
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Mercer announces SFU Spread the Net win - March 11, 2010
Surrounded by hundreds of enthusiastic onlookers at the Burnaby campus on March 8, CBC-TV’s Rick...
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New digital theatre at Surrey campus - March 11, 2010
Students at the Surrey campus will soon be producing and viewing high-definition video presentations...
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Fun on the Run - March 11, 2010
SFU’s Sun Run corporate team is back and open to students, staff and faculty from all three campuses...
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Burnaby campus power outage May 16 - UPDATE 10:50pm - March 11, 2010
POWER RESTORED BC Hydro has fully restored power to the Burnaby campus and UniverCity. It had been...
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SFU seeking U.S. accreditation - March 11, 2010
With no comparable national quality-assurance organization in Canada, SFU has applied for formal...
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Development picks up at UniverCity - March 11, 2010
Spring has sprung early on Burnaby Mountain and so has development activity in SFU’s UniverCity...
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School, daycare to nurture green, self-learning kids - March 11, 2010
Children living at UniverCity will benefit from two of the Lower Mainland’s most innovative and...
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Clan wrestlers, women b-ballers win big - March 11, 2010
Last weekend belonged to the Clan—both away at the Canadian University Sport (CIS) national...
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SFU banner bags - March 11, 2010
Looking for a distinctive SFU gift that’s green (despite being red and blue)? SFU’s 40th anniversary...
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BYOWB—Bring Your Own Water Bottle - March 11, 2010
Ditch your plastic water bottle and take advantage of the new fresh water dispenser on the Burnaby...
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Hand joins UILO - March 11, 2010
Ian Hand, founder and principal of Northwest Strategies, is the new associate director of the...
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Gill to head WRSA - March 11, 2010
Warren Gill, VP-university relations and a professor of geography, is the new president-elect of the...
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Photo contest for Olympic volunteers - March 11, 2010
If you were a volunteer or torchbearer from SFU during the 2010 Winter Olympics Games or 2010 Winter...
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New Audain Gallery opens at SFU Woodward’s - March 11, 2010
Opening directly onto Hastings Street, the new Audain Gallery is a cornerstone of the SFU Woodward’s...
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Tiny sensor has many uses - March 11, 2010
Imagine being able to adjust your home furnace, check whether your arteries are plugging up or...
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Student enrolment letters, T4As now accessible online - March 11, 2010
Student Services is increasing efficiency, reducing paper usage and improving customer service by...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - March 5, 2010 - March 5, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: Feb. 26-March 5, 2010 During the...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - February 26, 2010 - February 26, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: Feb. 19-26, 2010 Dust to dust...
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GO CANADA GO - February 25, 2010
Burnaby firefighter Jeff Clark passes the Olympic flame off to SFU student Obi Vattanawong (right)...
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Document Solutions’ Olympic Moment - February 25, 2010
SFU’s Document Solutions has been working with German media partner medienfabrik Gütersloh GmbH to...
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Invention mimics extreme environments - February 25, 2010
A new SFU invention could make it easier for researchers to travel anywhere to study how air...
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Student orientation leaders wanted - February 25, 2010
SFU Student Services is looking for orientation leaders for the Burnaby campus’ fall 2010...
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Visit SFU Surrey’s Open House - February 25, 2010
Maggot painting, a DNA-discovering taste test, a wireless shopping-cart application, iRobots and...
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New guidelines for social media - February 25, 2010
The university now has new-and-approved guidelines for people who manage social-media channels...
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Celebrate green living - February 25, 2010
March is Earth Month at SFU—a month-long university-wide celebration promoting earth- and people...
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Morale booster reaps leadership award - February 25, 2010
SFU’s annual staff achievement awards honour staffers’ exceptional personal and work-related...
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World’s future may turn on dust in the wind - February 25, 2010
Strange as it sounds, dust may have helped end the last ice age some 10,000 years ago. And that has...
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Fund to help open access - February 25, 2010
SFU has established a new fund to encourage SFU authors to publish in Open Access (OA) journals....
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Childhood leukemia doubles in Iraqi province - February 25, 2010
Childhood leukemia rates in Basra, Iraq more than doubled over a 15-year period, peaking three years...
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SFU unveils West House at Olympics - February 25, 2010
A good 200,000 Olympic visitors were wowed this month by SFU’s West House, a model "laneway home" at...
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Author tells authors: preserve your archives - February 25, 2010
Once they’re famous, writers and others who produce books realize the importance of their...
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Sloan Fellowship for math professor - February 25, 2010
Matt DeVos, assistant professor of mathematics, has been awarded a $50,000 Sloan Research Fellowship...
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Making an impact - February 25, 2010
Globe and Mail Sports named 50 people who "by their actions in 2009, are generally poised to make an...
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Centre to focus on global workforce management - February 25, 2010
SFU Business has established a new centre that will develop strategies and carry out research...
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Gift of Music for SFU Contemporary Arts - February 25, 2010
Fonerus, the North American distributor for Shanghai Piano Co., is donating nine pianos a year for...
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Guess who could be coming to dinner? - February 25, 2010
If you’re an SFU staff or faculty member, SFU International wants you to help an international...
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New guide to practical Chinese language - February 25, 2010
Jan W. Walls, SFU professor emeritus and founding director of the David Lam Centre, and former SFU...
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2009 teaching excellence awards - February 25, 2010
SFU’s 2009 Excellence in Teaching award winners, chosen by a committee of faculty, alumni and...
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Ambush marketers threaten Olympic sponsors - February 25, 2010
A new SFU Business study shows that aggressive ambush marketers could cost official sponsors of the...
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Kamloops program faces closure by 2011 - February 22, 2010
As an archaeologist, VP-academic Jon Driver has always valued the degree and certificate programs...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - February 19, 2010 - February 19, 2010
Much Olympic-related news during the week, of course, but there was more to SFU-related coverage...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - February 12, 2010 - February 12, 2010
Several media outlets followed the Olympic torch relay leg on the Burnaby campus Feb. 11, begun by...
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SFU venues showcased for Olympics - February 4, 2010
From discussing security and counter-terrorism measures with a New Scotland Yard detective to...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - February 4, 2010 - February 4, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2010 Tracing the...
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Thai undergrad to carry Olympic torch for SFU - February 4, 2010
Thai-born SFU student Borvonan (Obi) Vattanawong will carry the Olympic torch for the university on...
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Students up in the air at Olympic celebration site - February 4, 2010
Interactive Arts and Technology (IAT) student Nathan Waddington has long dreamed of creating an...
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Funds in the basket - February 4, 2010
The Clan women’s basketball team set back the UBC Thunderbirds 81–68 for the 2010 Barbara Rae Cup,...
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Hearts for Haiti - February 4, 2010
The AIDS Awareness Network and the Faculty of Health Sciences’ graduate caucus are partnering to run...
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Clan relay team sets new record - February 4, 2010
The last weekend of January saw the SFU Clan distance medley relay team break the current NAIA...
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Voice your opinion - February 4, 2010
Give your feedback on 2010 sustainability goals for the university at an open house Feb. 5, 10 am–1...
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From lab bugs to computer bugs - February 4, 2010
SFU’s annual staff achievement awards honours staffers’ exceptional personal and work-related...
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Starry Nights delight star-mad kids of all ages - February 4, 2010
The International Year of Astronomy (IYA2009) celebrating Galileo Galilei’s historic first telescope...
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SFU head football coach expands contract and staff - February 4, 2010
Head football coach David Johnson has signed a five-year contract extension that will keep him in...
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Worms from space show DNA change - February 4, 2010
It sounds like science fiction. In 2007, SFU molecular biologists David Baillie and Bob Johnsen froze...
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Study targets fainting astronauts - February 4, 2010
SFU kinesiologist Andrew Blaber was among the researchers waiting at the Edwards Air Force Base in...
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Space station needs some ‘fake plants’ - February 4, 2010
In 2005, geography assistant professor Paul Kingsbury volunteered to assess the habitability of the...
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Prof receives phone messages from space - February 4, 2010
Barbara Frisken received several messages from outer space last year on her answering machine. And no...
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SFU’s Olympic Who’s Who - February 4, 2010
During SFU’s Olympic break, a number of staff and faculty will be working as volunteers for the...
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Board welcomes new high profile executives - February 4, 2010
A high profile corporate executive in Canada and the U.S. and a certified executive coach, known for...
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Study targets the brain and athletic success - February 4, 2010
Athletes seeking a spot on the podium at the Winter Olympics will need to be at their best mentally...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - January 29, 2010 - January 29, 2010
A 1910 poem about the Chicago Cubs immortalized the classic double play: Tinker to Evers to Chance. ...
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SFU’s next president eyes bright future - January 28, 2010
Andrew Petter, past dean of the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Law and former British Columbia...
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Behind the Scenes with Andrew Petter - January 28, 2010
Three mornings a week, Andrew Petter steps onto the Lochside Trail near his home in Victoria to...
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Andrew Petter Q&A - January 28, 2010
The international search for a new president began almost a year ago. An SFU search committee...
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Comments about Andrew Petter - January 28, 2010
Martha Piper, former president of the University of British Columbia: “Andrew Petter is an inspired...
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Background Study: Andrew Petter 101 - January 28, 2010
Andrew Petter was born (1953) and raised in Victoria (Oak Bay). His father owned The Clock Shop on...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - January 22, 2010 - January 22, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: Jan. 15-22, 2010 The selection of...
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SFU’s new president: Andrew Petter - January 21, 2010
Andrew Petter, past dean of the University of Victoria faculty of law and former B.C. attorney...
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Human costs of war declining: study - January 21, 2010
Wartime mortality—from disease and malnutrition as well as war-inflicted injuries—is decreasing in...
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Join the Burns Day fun Jan. 25 - January 21, 2010
It’s time again to celebrate the birth of Scotland’s national poet—and SFU’s own Scottish legacy—at...
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HST rebate for SFU - January 21, 2010
SFU will receive about $8 million as a result of the B.C. government’s decision Jan. 14 to give...
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SFU crime busters on TV - January 21, 2010
SFU forensic experts Gail Anderson, Rolf Mathewes, Mark Skinner and Lynne Bell tell all in Bugs,...
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SFU’s Breast Game Ever! - January 21, 2010
The SFU Clan women’s basketball team is turning their Barbara Rae Cup game on Jan. 30 into SFU’s...
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2009 President’s Media Awards - January 21, 2010
SFU gives its annual President’s Award for Service through Public Affairs and Media Relations to one...
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The consummate confidential secretary - January 21, 2010
SFU’s annual staff achievement awards honours staffers’ exceptional personal and work-related...
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Championing climate change in Copenhagen - January 21, 2010
SFU earth sciences graduate student Amber Church has just returned from Copenhagen where as national...
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Cohousing condo owners consume less - January 21, 2010
The subtitle of a new study by researchers at SFU’s Centre for Sustainable Community Development...
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Filipino-Vietnamese Canadian a born bagpiper - January 21, 2010
He’s Filipino by birth, half Vietnamese by heritage and Canadian by citizenship, but there’s nothing...
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Financial planning seminar: Feb. 2 - January 21, 2010
Employees and retirees are invited to attend the next seminar in the Financial Planning Interest...
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Tech biz wizards win Spencer prize - January 21, 2010
Five business and engineering students have won SFU’s annual Ken Spencer competition for their...
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Last call for Sterling nominations - January 21, 2010
SFU’s Sterling Prize committee has issued its last call for nominations for the 2009 Nora and Ted...
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Online and distance education - January 21, 2010
The Centre for Online and Distance Education is celebrating its 35th anniversary with a special...
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SFU hosts linguistics Olympiad - January 21, 2010
The linguistics department expects to host as many as 40 middle and high school students Feb. 4 at...
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Interested in exploring leadership? - January 21, 2010
Students interested in exploring leadership development, positive social change and global...
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Nesters comes to roost at UniverCity - January 21, 2010
It was elbow room only at the grand opening of the long-awaited Nesters Market Jan. 14 in...
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Looking for a better way to search survey data? - January 21, 2010
Looking for an easier way to access social science survey data such as the Canadian census,...
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Study paints compassionate picture of johns - January 21, 2010
Johns’ Voice, an unprecedented study of how men who buy sex relate to prostitutes, concludes that...
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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - January 15, 2010 - January 15, 2010
A look at how Simon Fraser University and its people made news: Jan. 8-15, 2010 A big week for...
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Atom-smashing record thrills physicists - January 7, 2010
Virtually every physicist in Canada would love to have been in Jennifer Godfrey’s shoes last month. ...
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Surrey campus launches major expansion - January 7, 2010
The Surrey campus will add another 5,000 square metres of classrooms and science and research labs...
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LUCID sparks aboriginal learning - January 7, 2010
Educators involved in an SFU pilot project in Prince Rupert credit the project with boosting...
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SFU a top family-friendly employer - January 7, 2010
For the second time in three years, Mediacorp Canada has named SFU to its list of Canada’s Top 25...
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Classes break for Olympics - January 7, 2010
SFU will take a two-week break in classes Feb. 15–26 to accommodate the 2010 Olympic games. The...
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AV virtuoso Bill Goodman delivers daily - January 7, 2010
SFU’s annual staff achievement awards honour staffers’ exceptional personal and work-related...
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Our Thelma to receive chancellor’s award - January 7, 2010
For SFU’s favourite lady, Thelma Finlayson, receiving the Chancellor’s Distinguished Service award...
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New First Nations director pumped - January 7, 2010
William Lindsay is so pumped about his new job at SFU he’s already planning to build a house on the...
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Plumbing our cluttered soundscape - January 7, 2010
Are the constantly proliferating and overlapping sounds in our environment helping us to process...
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Exploring life’s origins in an ‘RNA world’ - January 7, 2010
One popular idea concerning the origin of life on Earth is called the "RNA World" theory. And last...
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Kudos for LSG’s Teck custom-course suite - January 7, 2010
SFU’s Learning Strategies Group (LSG) is among 17 Canadian educational organizations to be...
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Literacy Lives to help socially excluded - January 7, 2010
Continuing Studies is launching a two-year project called Literacy Lives to improve the literacy and...
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Staff exchange - January 7, 2010
Are you interested in learning about new cultures and ways of doing business? Do you want to improve...
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Salmon summit on hold - January 7, 2010
The Fraser River sockeye salmon summit originally scheduled for Jan. 14-15 at SFU’s Wosk Centre for...
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New decade, new name - January 7, 2010
SFU’s women’s studies department has changed its name to the department of gender, sexuality and...
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Food-waste audit - January 7, 2010
Sustainable SFU is encouraging diners at the Mackenzie Café and the Residence Dining Hall on the...
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Last call for Sterling prize nominations - January 7, 2010
SFU’s Sterling Prize committee has issued its last call for nominations for the 2009 Nora and Ted...
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Researchers to study ocean health - January 7, 2010
The Royal Society of Canada has appointed 10 scientists—two of them from SFU—to an independent panel...
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SIAT sparks a GRAND plan - January 7, 2010
Researchers from the School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT) will be part of a GRAND effort...
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Centre to study mental health, addiction, inequality - January 7, 2010
How do the intersections of gender, race, poverty and other social factors affect services and...
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Seven weeks to a healthier you - January 4, 2010
Almost 1,000 members of the SFU community walked, ran, skated and danced their way to better fitness...
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