Media Releases Archive: 2007

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December 27, 2007
Asassination in Pakistan
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has died from injuries...

December 24, 2007
SFU among top family friendly employers
Simon Fraser University is one of the country’s top 10 family friendly...

December 20, 2007
Where there is a WIL there is Christmas spirit
Many people are preoccupied with being home for the holidays at Christmas....

December 18, 2007
Becoming ‘CEO of Me’ – new book tells how
Feeling victimized by your over-committed work and family schedules? SFU...

December 13, 2007
Former SFU chancellor donates $3 million to School for the Contemporary Arts at Woodward’s
Vancouver businessman and SFU chancellor emeritus Milton Wong and his...

December 12, 2007
SFU biologists Spread the Net to reduce malaria
A team of SFU biologists studying malaria is hopeful they can help reduce...

December 10, 2007
New immigrants get raw workplace deal
They come to Canada to make a better life. But many highly educated...

December 5, 2007
SFU Business students manage endowment fund to double-digit returns
It’s a case of the student schooling the master: since 2003, SFU Business...

November 30, 2007
SFU wrestlers score roles in new feature film
Simon Fraser University wrestlers are winning accolades from the...

November 29, 2007
Second SFU scholar elected to Econometric Society
Simon Fraser University economics professor Arthur Robson (Vancouver...

November 28, 2007
New partnerships to advance public health in India
Simon Fraser University will soon become the first Canadian university to...

November 28, 2007
Study advocates media bridges to cross linguistic and racial divides
A new Simon Fraser University study commends B.C.’s thriving multicultural...

November 26, 2007
Santa's top tech toys
What do you get for the person on your holiday list who’s hard to buy for?...

November 23, 2007
Urs Ribary named to Leadership Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience
Urs Ribary has joined SFU as the Leadership Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience...

November 22, 2007
SFU alumni help create healthier and safer world
Simon Fraser University will present its 2007 Outstanding Alumni Award (OAA...

November 22, 2007
SFU undergraduate wins prestigious Fulbright Scholarship
Simon Fraser University physics undergrad Joel Zylberberg is the sole...

November 21, 2007
Backgrounder: SFU climate change expert Mark Jaccard to advise BC government
Simon Fraser University climate change expert Mark Jaccard has been named...

November 20, 2007
Computers enrich non-English-speaking children’s learning
A three-year research project undertaken by Kelleen Toohey in the Faculty...

November 19, 2007
New guide to K-12 environmental education
No matter what we’re learning in school, there is often, if not always,...

November 15, 2007
SFU receives Prize of the Century
SFU is the recipient of an unexpected honour from the Royal Architectural...

November 13, 2007
Backgrounder: School for the Contemporary Arts: A cultural legacy
Funding announced today by the B.C. government will enable Simon Fraser...

November 13, 2007
SFU staffer praises United Way for its help
November 1 kicked off the annual United Way campaign and SFU Library loans...

November 8, 2007
Veterans project wins accolades
A project created by the City of Burnaby and Simon Fraser University that...

November 8, 2007
New Merck Frosst BC Leadership Chair in Pharmaceutical Genomics
The following provides some background to the B.C. government’s funding...

October 31, 2007
Astronauts’ fainting tendencies probed
Astronaut Clay Anderson returns from space Nov. 7 and will spend his first...

October 30, 2007
China’s Olympic hopefuls to swim at SFU
A preview of some of China’s 2008 Olympic hopefuls will highlight the 2007...

October 26, 2007
An afternoon with celebrated authors
Imagine having a chance to chat with and to get inside the minds of some of...

October 25, 2007
SFU reaches out during flu season
Simon Fraser University’s Health and Counselling Service (HCS) is offering...

October 24, 2007
Live Earth monitoring reveals extent of carbon footprints
Cities hosting the recent Live Earth concerts to raise awareness of global...

October 24, 2007
HSBC Bank Canada establishes scholarship for SFU Business Students
HSBC Bank Canada has donated $200,000 to establish a permanently endowed...

October 24, 2007
Blessing of totems starts restoration process
Five totem poles that were erected over three decades ago in SFU's Naheeno...

October 22, 2007
Igali to be inducted into Sports Hall of Fame
Nigerian-born Daniel Igali, who won Olympic gold for Canada seven years ago...

October 22, 2007
SFU research centre calls for national design strategy to remain competitive
In a report released recently by the Asia Pacific Foundation, researchers...

October 19, 2007
Young local entrepreneur donates $1 million to SFU’s Surrey campus
At 28, Dale Regehr, President & CEO of WestStone Properties, has become...

October 17, 2007
Let's Play: The Internet and the Scholarly YouTube
"And, if you see 300 (extra) nerds (at SFU Vancouver), it's just the...

October 15, 2007
SFU joins with City of Surrey to celebrate South Asian culture
Music, movies, business and books—there’s something for everyone at the...

October 12, 2007
SFU childcare strike ends
Childcare services for some 270 families will resume on Monday, Oct. 15 at...

October 11, 2007
Media Advisory: Jaccard Speaks on Climate Change
Mark Jaccard, co-author of Hot Air: Meeting Canada’s Climate Change...

October 11, 2007
Report cards, counselling lower heart disease risk
Participants in a Simon Fraser University health study reduced their risk...

October 9, 2007
Addiction researcher to receive Sterling Prize
Bruce Alexander, SFU professor emeritus of psychology and a pioneer in...

October 9, 2007
SFU earns Top 100 employer recognition
Simon Fraser University is one of the best employers in the country,...

October 3, 2007
PSA: Sustainability Festival – Minimizing Our Footprints
Where can you dance and minimize your footprint at the same time? At the...

October 3, 2007
SFU researchers aim to modernize museum visits
Researchers at Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus are partnering with...

October 2, 2007
Concern for student depression on the rise
New studies indicate more female than male college and university students...

October 2, 2007
Renowned SFU economist to receive honorary degree
SFU will honor one of its own when it bestows an honorary degree on...

October 2, 2007
Skeptic to receive honorary degree
Ray Hyman, considered one of the world’s leading skeptics, will receive an...

October 2, 2007
Hot Air takes on climate change debate
A new book co-written by a renowned SFU energy expert and a high-profile...

September 28, 2007
State has duty to maintain aboriginal fish runs
A U.S. District Court has ruled that aboriginal treaty rights require the...

September 27, 2007
Unravelling Turbulence
A Simon Fraser University scientist is figuring out how to turn back the...

September 25, 2007
Fall Convocation set for Oct. 4 and 5
The fall semester marks the start of classes for thousands of SFU students...

September 25, 2007
Taking action on climate change
Being environmentally conscious is common thinking in our society and SFU’s...

September 21, 2007
SFU professor presumed drowned
Randy Sitter, a professor in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial...

September 21, 2007
Downtown Eastside doctor to receive Thakore award
Dr. James Chi Ming Pau, whose dedication to providing health and support...

September 19, 2007
Backgrounder 6: The Centre for Forensic Research’s Evolution
For forensic anthropologist Mark Skinner, the opening of the Centre for...

September 18, 2007
SFU unveils new arts, social sciences building
Simon Fraser University’s newest building – the Arts and Social Sciences...

September 18, 2007
Backgrounder 1: Some key researchers/ASSC1
Archaeology          ...

September 18, 2007
Backgrounder 2: Centre for Forensic Research
SFU’s new Centre for Forensic Research, the first university-based facility...

September 18, 2007
Backgrounder 3: Institute for Canadian Urban Studies (ICURS)
A brand new lab and $5 million worth of computing power and software ...

September 18, 2007
Backgrounder 4: Clinical Psychology Centre
The Clinical Psychology Centre (CPC) is an outpatient mental health clinic...

September 18, 2007
Backgrounder 5: School of Criminology
SFU’s School of Criminology is the largest in Canada and one of the leading...

September 18, 2007
Novel makes cut for Giller Prize
David Chariandy, an assistant professor of English at SFU, is in the...

September 17, 2007
Fox medal winner finds new strength in sports
Fighting fires in northern Canada in the summer of 2004 was supposed to...

September 11, 2007
Zurich Canada supports SFU climate change initiative
Insurance company Zurich Canada is preparing to work with Simon Fraser...

September 5, 2007
What's going on at SFU Surrey
September is back to school month, and not just for the kids. Simon Fraser...

September 5, 2007
Personal Safety SFU’s Priority
Over the Labour Day weekend, a female student was sexually assaulted and...

September 5, 2007
SFU Publishing Expertise Expands
Three leading members of the Canadian publishing community are joining...

September 4, 2007
Tiny technology draws world attention
Tiny technology invented by Bozena Kaminska, a petite powerhouse of a...

August 31, 2007
Record number of new students get oriented at SFU
A record number of new students packed Simon Fraser University's...

August 31, 2007
SFU beats enrolment targets for fall term
First-year enrolment at Simon Fraser University is six per cent above...

August 30, 2007
Pipe major’s daughter dances to gold
Thanks to some polished footwork, Fiona Lee is a world champion.  ...

August 28, 2007
Student affairs officer secures sweet award
Sam Thiara is an Indo-Canadian who marches to the beat of his own drum with...

August 27, 2007
Computer e-Waste recycling event at SFU Burnaby campus
Do you have old computer equipment collecting dust in a corner of your...

August 23, 2007
Researchers torch cars to track evidence
Torching a car with a homicide victim in the trunk should dash hopes of...

August 21, 2007
Successful program boosts aboriginal post-secondary participation
A program designed to help prepare aboriginal students to enter university...

August 20, 2007
Early deviant behaviour plays role in sex re-offending
The early life histories of sexual offenders can shed light on whether they...

August 16, 2007
UPDATED: SFU's encyclopedia of back-to-school experts
The following Simon Fraser University professors and staff are available to...

August 07, 2007
Health and human rights inextricably linked: The Lancet
Delivery of medical services must respect human rights principles, says a...

August 07, 2007
SFU's encyclopedia of experts for back-to-school stories
The following Simon Fraser University professors and staff are available to...

July 30, 2007
Yosef Wosk gift strengthens SFU Library services
Yosef Wosk's most recent gift to Simon Fraser University will support a new...

July 25, 2007
Researcher recognized for bacteria research
Even with two small children  four year old Ewan and one year old...

July 24, 2007
Oil leak in North Burnaby
The impact of a major oil spill caused by a pipeline rupture in north...

July 23, 2007
Record year for SFU donations
It’s one for the record books — philanthropic support at Simon Fraser...

July 19, 2007
Backyard pipers prepare to compete
They have won world championships and international acclaim. So where do...

July 13, 2007
Iraqi medical researcher scheduled to speak
An Iraqi medical doctor and researcher whose visit to Canada was cancelled...

July 12, 2007
Chemical screening raises new concerns – study
Thousands of common chemicals from insecticides to perfumes are not being...

July 10, 2007
Soccer bots score innovation award
It isn’t quite the World Cup. But three SFU engineering students wrapped up...

July 05, 2007
SFU fields microscopic ‘soccer team’ at RoboCup
Move over, David Beckham, ‘cause you ain’t seen nothin’ like the soccer...

July 04, 2007
Having fun learning safety at SFU
It’s free, it’s fun and it’s focused on kids, from toddlers to age 13. It’s...

July 03, 2007
SFU study confirms statistics can’t precisely predict who will reoffend
A new study by SFU forensic psychologist Stephen Hart confirms that...

June 28, 2007
When it comes to E-loyalty, it takes different strokes for different folks
With more than one billion Internet users around the world, online shopping...

June 27, 2007
Popular psychology professor passes away
Barry Beyerstein, a Simon Fraser University psychology professor and well...

June 26, 2007
Welcome home space worms
Simon Fraser University scientists Bob Johnsen and David Baillie will hold...

June 25, 2007
Assessing technology’s impact on teens
Should parents worry about what their teenage children are doing online?...

June 25, 2007
SFU launches new field schools in India
Simon Fraser University will launch two new field schools in India in 2008...

June 20, 2007
Opah! SFU joins Greek Day celebration
SFU is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Hellenic Studies program...

June 19, 2007
Political science student nabs Trudeau scholarship
Sherri Brown’s doctoral research has the potential to save millions of...

June 19, 2007
Study finds lack of violence in survey of off-street sex workers
Contrary to popular perceptions about prostitution and violence, more than...

June 12, 2007
SFU awards big dollars to top scholars
It’s graduation time across Canada and Simon Fraser University is awarding...

June 12, 2007
Greenhouse gas cuts won’t meet targets - study
Ottawa’s current policy proposals on greenhouse gas (GHG)  reduction...

June 12, 2007
Evolutionary scientist racks up awards
Patrik Nosil, Simon Fraser University’s star graduand at this spring’s...

June 11, 2007
Worms in space
To say that Bob Johnsen will be over the moon when he picks up 60 grams of...

June 07, 2007
Outstanding alumni sought for annual awards
You'll find them in the ghettos of Brazil, at the top of corporations, or...

June 04, 2007
Convocation – hoop stars to the first health sciences grads
More than 3,500 SFU students will share a common milestone – their names on...

June 01, 2007
New Order of B.C. recipients tied to SFU
Two women with long-standing connections to Simon Fraser University and...

May 31, 2007
SFU adds additional convocation ceremony
Simon Fraser University graduates are preparing to don caps and gowns June ...

May 31, 2007
Mandatory retirement lifted at SFU
Effective immediately, Simon Fraser University employees who are members of...

May 30, 2007
Women of Distinction awards honor SFU trio
Three women with ties to Simon Fraser University are recipients of the...

May 29, 2007
Expulsion not the answer for school bullies
Schools and school districts preparing policies on bullying and school yard...

May 28, 2007
Salmon conservation, cell research net new funding
A pair of Simon Fraser University researchers poised to make breakthroughs...

May 25, 2007
Children's health policy and industrial math chairs named
Two leading researchers, one a specialist in the development of children's...

May 24, 2007
Planning for the Second Great City
Gordon Price, director of the SFU City Program and a former Vancouver city...

May 22, 2007
Kwantlen, SFU to hold Surrey crime reduction forums
Simon Fraser University (SFU) and Kwantlen University College will hold...

May 18, 2007
Alumni gathering focuses on film
Simon Fraser University film students will take center stage at the...

May 17, 2007
Study calls for new emission-reduction policies
Despite increasing public awareness about climate change, Canada is still...

May 17, 2007
Backgrounder on Telling stories
•    This study operated on the premise that socio-economic...

May 17, 2007
Media miss real stories on health
Canadian newspapers consistently miss the real stories about health issues...

May 16, 2007
Brain studies question perception process
How your brain processes an image as you look at it may not be as direct as...

May 11, 2007
Aboriginal university prep program launches
Seven proud students are ready for university after successfully completing...

May 10, 2007
Laser inventor remembered
Simon Fraser University will mark May 16 - the anniversary of the invention...

May 10, 2007
SFU receives record $12-million gift
The new home of Simon Fraser University’s Faculty of Health Sciences will be...

May 09, 2007
TD Bank creates bursary for health students
Graduate students enrolling in Simon Fraser University’s new Faculty of...

May 08, 2007
Chemist captures national Top 40 Under 40™ award
Caldwell Partners is honouring SFU chemistry professor Neil Branda as a 200...

May 08, 2007
SFU, Kwantlen partner in unique science dual enrolment program
Kwantlen University College and Simon Fraser University are launching a...

May 08, 2007
Health students to benefit from TD gift
Frank McKenna, Deputy Chair of TD Bank Financial Group will announce...

May 07, 2007
Cut salt use in half - SFU-led study
Reducing the average Canadian's salt intake by half would eliminate...

May 03, 2007
What’s Happening at SFU Surrey, May - June
There's always lots going on at SFU Surrey. Several exciting new continuing...

May 02, 2007
Eight to receive Convocation honours
Honorary degrees will be conferred on eight distinguished individuals...

May 01, 2007
Forum addresses sustainable future
Jonathan Porritt, co-founder of the Forum for the Future and chairman of...

May 01, 2007
Workplace Mental Health and Addiction Conference
Key researchers in mental health and addiction will discuss their findings...

April 30, 2007
Canadian ATLAS researchers meet at SFU
Researchers from 10 Canadian universities and Vancouver’s TRIUMF facility...

April 30, 2007
Team pedals to raise $1 million
Five Simon Fraser University students and recent grads are among the 22...

April 30, 2007
New science building opening
Simon Fraser University opens its new science and technology building today...

April 27, 2007
Canadian ATLAS players meet at SFU
Researchers from 10 Canadian universities and Vancouver’s TRIUMF facility...

April 27, 2007
SFU unveils new science and tech building
Simon Fraser University will officially open its new science and technology...

April 27, 2007
Backgrounder TASC2: Additional features
TASC2 contains a number of energy and water-conserving technologies such as...

April 27, 2007
Backgrounder TASC2: Opening day tours of research facilities
4D Labs: West Wing
Host: Ross Hill, 604.291.4872;
ross_hill@sfu.ca
Research...

April 27, 2007
Backgrounder TASC2: 4D LABS
The $40 million research centre is the flagship enterprise in SFU's TASC2...

April 24, 2007
Environmentalism goes interactive
An interactive art display created by a fourth-year class at Simon Fraser...

April 24, 2007
Same-sex marriage label changes support
Controversy aside, support for same-sex marriage tends to increase when the...

April 23, 2007
Earth Day events highlight salmon, trees
Reforestation and watershed restoration were the focus of Earth Day...

April 23, 2007
IBM teams with SFU to fight crime
Simon Fraser University is the recipient of a $5-million donation of new...

April 20, 2007
Research chair honours Jack Austin
Simon Fraser University and the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada will...

April 20, 2007
Child poverty in Canada
The number of Canadian children living in poverty has grown 15 per cent...

April 19, 2007
Fashionable fundraiser promises to please mom
Simon Fraser University will host Matrimony, Maternity and Motherhood...

April 18, 2007
Miki receives career achievement award
Simon Fraser University English professor Roy Miki, a Governor General's...

April 18, 2007
Green flicks screen at SFU Surrey
Simon Fraser University will screen four provocative documentaries Friday,...

April 18, 2007
Iraqi professor’s talk cancelled
A public talk by Riyadh Lafta of Baghdad’s Al-Mustansiriya University...

April 17, 2007
BC BookWorld publisher named SFU Shadbolt scholar
SFU has named Alan Twigg, author, filmmaker and publisher of the...

April 16, 2007
SFU student wins first Paul Tai Yip Ng award
Peter Eng, a long-time benefactor of Simon Fraser University, was on hand...

April 16, 2007
Bias cited in endangered species listing
A group of Canadian scientists is raising questions about how Canada...

April 16, 2007
SFU President reacts to Virginia campus shooting
At least 33 people have been killed after a shooting at Virginia...

April 16, 2007
Something fishy at Burnaby campus
There's something fishy about SFU's upcoming Earth Day celebration.

On...

April 13, 2007
Labour shortage answer: Hire more women
B.C.'s critical skilled trades shortage could be eased from within its own...

April 12, 2007
Earth scientist wins top national honour
The Geological Association of Canada (GAC) has awarded Simon Fraser...

April 11, 2007
Nano lab produces world’s smallest book
It’s a big feat of the tiniest proportions. Simon Fraser University’s Nano...

April 11, 2007
Iraqi professor addresses war casualty research
Simon Fraser University is the venue for an Iraqi medical school...

April 10, 2007
HD video conferencing — almost like the real thing
Video conferencing may soon seem almost as real as meeting in person,...

April 05, 2007
New method rates species on the EDGE
Some endangered species are now living on the EDGE.

EDGE (Evolutionarily...

April 04, 2007
Sex workers bare history
A multimedia art installation and book chronicling the history of Vancouver...

April 03, 2007
Coral reef overfishing sounds alarm
Island communities that depend on coral island fisheries could face a...

April 02, 2007
Multiple interpretations of mapping

What do satellite images, a Palestinian refugee camp and a wooden chest

...

March 29, 2007
Swim for Cystic Fibrosis

SFU varsity swimmers hope to break a few world records for a good cause.

...

March 28, 2007
Canfor Chairman to receive President’s Leadership Award
Peter J.G. Bentley, chairman and director of Canfor Corporation, is the 200...

March 27, 2007
Getting smart about sustainability
Educators, policy planners, administrators, government representatives and...

March 23, 2007
Prof honoured for teaching – and leadership
He may score high marks in the classroom, but Dennis Krebs, SFU’s newest...

March 22, 2007
SFU cooks up Sustainable Iron Chef competition
Two campus chefs will go knife-to-knife for the title of Sustainable Iron...

March 22, 2007
Battling staph: The search for a new antibiotic
Shahriar Mobashery, a world leader in the search for a new antibiotic to...

March 21, 2007
Deepening relations with Ghana
SFU President Michael Stevenson will welcome Ghanaian High Commissioner...

March 20, 2007
Greater access to higher education at SFU
Simon Fraser University is making higher education more accessible to high...

March 20, 2007
SFU Surrey PSA notice
It promises to be a busy and exciting Spring at SFU Surrey. Whether it's...

March 16, 2007
National Co-op Education Week: Backpack to briefcase
For Simon Fraser University co-op students like Kia Eskandar, the...

March 15, 2007
SFU garners green salute from Natural Resources Canada
To Sam Dahabieh and the rest of Simon Fraser University’s Facilities...

March 15, 2007
Psychology unplugged – and coming to the city
Violent adolescents, national security, childhood anxiety disorders,...

March 14, 2007
Making Connections theme of BCNET event
Making Connections: Sharing Knowledge for Greater Innovation, is a two-day...

March 13, 2007
Zombie flick latest for SFU alumnus
Brace yourself; the Zombies are coming. Fido, an internationally-acclaimed...

March 09, 2007
A new spin on world literature
Simon Fraser University is introducing a unique program in world literature...

March 08, 2007
Students to tackle crime reduction
First-year students at Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus will be...

March 06, 2007
Scholarship change ensures well-rounded students
Hundreds of top SFU students breathed a sigh of relief this week after...

March 02, 2007
Better scholarships await Canada’s brightest at SFU
Simon Fraser University is setting a new gold standard for post-secondary...

March 01, 2007
An Olympic dialogue: The 2010 Games and its legacies
Students from Simon Fraser University's Undergraduate Semester in Dialogue...

February 28, 2007
Mechatronics to produce new breed of engineers

Editors: note that the early admission deadline is March 6; the final

...

February 27, 2007
Cory Doctorow: Iconoclast of the blogosphere

If you already have a blog, imagine two million people reading it daily.

...

February 26, 2007
Making a case for women’s stewardship

Is a "women's perspective" still needed? Maude Barlow, head of The Council

...

February 23, 2007
Synergies project advances scholarly publishing
Simon Fraser University is leading a pair of national projects that promise...

February 22, 2007
Conference explores globalization and political authority
An international conference, Hegemonic Transitions and the State, will...

February 22, 2007
Career Expo becomes B.C.'s largest

More than 110 companies under one roof will make the SFU Business/UBC

...

February 21, 2007
SFU Muslim Centre opens with art auction
SFU’s new Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures...

February 20, 2007
Device restores movement in the partially paralyzed
For people who can't walk or move their limbs because of neurological...

February 19, 2007
A Changing Sense of Home
Canada is home to a diverse population with a changing sense of home....

February 15, 2007
Sustainability education network
When it comes to tackling sustainability issues, it’s time to walk the talk...

February 15, 2007
Upcoming Surrey campus events

Simon Fraser University's Surrey campus is host to a number of exciting
...

February 14, 2007
Open house at SFU's Surrey campus
Simon Fraser University is inviting high school students, parents and the...

February 14, 2007
Leadership forum features outstanding alumni
Editors’ note:  The general public is welcome to attend this event

This...

February 14, 2007
Spaxman, Forbes to receive Chancellor's awards
SFU will honour urban planner and designer Ray Spaxman and banker Barry...

February 12, 2007
Awards celebrate alumni achievements

Their achievements are diverse – from advancing children’s health to

...

February 12, 2007
Study confirms benefits of small schools

When it comes to schools, size matters: that’s the verdict of Simon Fraser

...

February 12, 2007
Cupcakes for cancer

Contact: Kate Scheel, 604.291.3633, scheel@sfu.ca
Manjeet Gill, 604.268.6819

...

February 09, 2007
Canada follows U.S. after 9/11

Despite costly new measures aimed at protecting North America from another

...

February 09, 2007
New Westminster hot-type guru crafts SFU's new look
To create the unique three-initial logo for its new visual identity, Simon...

February 08, 2007
SFU launches new visual identity

Simon Fraser University today unveiled its new logo, wordmark and tagline,

...

February 07, 2007
Igali follows oil conflict in Nigeria

Twenty-four Filipino hostages are the latest victims caught in a battle

...

February 07, 2007
Striving for equality in developing countries

Research shows that the treatment of women as a subservient class that has
...

February 06, 2007
Discover applied sciences at SFU event

Micro, robo, nano, gyro: if those scientific buzzwords speak to your inner

...

February 06, 2007
SFU radio celebrates 40 years

Forty years after it began as a small music club on campus, CJSF Radio is

...

February 06, 2007
Mitsubishi gift enables studies in Japan

Simon Fraser University students have a new opportunity to experience Japan

...

January 29, 2007
Bing Thom - free public lecture

Free public lecture on The Making of Central City and Beyond with renowned
...

January 26, 2007
Flag Chevrolet theatre opens at SFU Surrey
A $100,000 gift from Sherrold and Marina Haddad, owners of Flag Chevrolet,...

January 25, 2007
SFU experts - Pickton trial

The murder trial of Robert Pickton is now under way. Simon Fraser

...

January 24, 2007
Haggis, pipes and going plaid

Bagpipes and haggis typically make an appearance around Simon Fraser

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January 22, 2007
Probing biology's influence on crime
Gail Anderson’s new book — the first written by Simon Fraser University’s...

January 18, 2007
Prof tackles tsunami warning needs

The 2004 South Asian tsunami has triggered new approaches to handling...

January 17, 2007
Adding Dialogue to the Negotiator's Tool Kit

Name almost any world, national or local conflict and you'll usually hear...

January 16, 2007
SFU Urban Studies Appoints New Advisory Council

Simon Fraser University's Urban Studies program welcomed its new advisory...

January 11, 2007
Punjabi classes attract local politicians

NDP MLAs Sue Hammell (Surrey Green Timbers) and Bruce Ralston (Surrey...

January 10, 2007
Volcano course attracts students North America-wide

For the first time at Simon Fraser University, volcanologists in training...

January 09, 2007
New president to head SFU Community Trust

Gordon Harris, an award-winning, Vancouver-based urban planner and real...