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SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - December 8, 2010

December 8, 2010

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Media Matters, a daily report on Simon Fraser University in the news, is compiled and distributed by SFU Public Affairs & Media Relations (PAMR). This edition covers the period from 11 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 7, through 8:30 a.m. today, Wednesday, Dec. 8.

TOP FAMILY-FRIENDLY EMPLOYERS

Mediacorp Inc. has again chosen SFU as one of Canada’s top family-friendly employers. The announcement was made in today’s Globe and Mail.
Full story: http://i.sfu.ca/JvZxiF

CRIME BEAT

Despite several arrests and weapons seizures recently, Rob Gordon said more needs to be done. The director of SFU Criminology said in the North Shore Outlook the underlying issue is still the “illegal drug trade” and that has to be addressed.
Full story: http://i.sfu.ca/YZIxvx

IRISH FINANCIAL CRISIS

SFU political science PhD student Julie MacArthur had an opinion piece published by The Vancouver Sun today about the Irish financial crisis. “In the high-stakes game of musical chairs that is global financial speculation, the average Irish person is caught chair-less and, increasingly, homeless,” MacArthur wrote. “They did not cause this crisis, but they are certainly paying for it.
Full story: http://i.sfu.ca/AWaWxe

ALSO IN THE NEWS

Maclean’s story looks at the number of women’s studies programs that have changed their department’s name. The article references a quote from Catherine Murray, program chair for SFU’s Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies from theNational Post.
Full story: http://i.sfu.ca/zEMTnv

SFU political scientist Marjorie Cohen Griffin was a guest on CFAX radio (Victoria) this morning talking about the future of B.C.’s economy and what can we expect from our new political leaders.

It’s a historical day for space flight, SFU adjunct professor Stephen Braham told TechNewsWorld.com about today’s successful SpaceX Falcon 9 launch and landing.
Full story: http://i.sfu.ca/OLdHzs

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