SFU PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - September 16, 2010

September 16, 2010

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Media Matters, a report on SFU in the news, is distributed daily and compiled by SFU Public Affairs & Media Relations (PAMR).


Colin Brown, contemporary arts

Colin Brown said the new SFU Contemporary Arts at Woodward’s facility downtown will increase the interactions between his film students the community.

Kitty Corbett, health sciences

Students at Port Coquitlam’s Central elementary will be rubbing shoulders with some older kids this year in a new partnership with Simon Fraser University, according to the Tri-City News.

Wanda Cassidy, Centre for Education, Law & Society

SFU’s Wanda Cassidy advocates that local educators — and parents — pay closer attention to a troubling trend that has spread far beyond the reaches of traditional schoolyard bullying.

Diane Finegood, kinesiology

Now that kids are back to school, it may be time for some families to take a crash course in nutrition and healthy eating once again, said the North Shore Outlook.

Diane Mar-Nicolle, continuing studies

SFU’s Philosopher’s Cafes concept is catching on internationally, according to the Burnaby NewsLeader.

Rowland Lorimer, Canadian Centre for Studies in Publishing

E-books may mean the end of traditional books as the use of electronic reading devices increases, said Postmedia News.

Doug McArthur, public policy

As British Columbians stare down their provincial government in a prolonged game of chicken over the Harmonized Sales Tax, the question remains, why has a tax that caused such uproar in the west received just a whimper in Ontario, said The Epoch Times.

Suraaj Aulakh, student
Cindy Li, student
Charles Stevens, student
Kelly Kim, student
Daniel Chiang, student
Linda Zhang, student

Ingenuity, inspiration and curiosity helped a team of six Simon Fraser University science students clinch first prize for the best short film on genomics and health in Gene Screen B.C.’s first-ever film competition.

John Reynolds, biology

SFU fish biologist John Reynolds continues to comment about this year’s historic Fraser River sockeye salmon run. He was interviewed by Le Temps (Geneve) and also appeared on the Jessica Samuels Show (AM 1150, Kelowna).


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