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December 18, 2008
SFU stars in Living Vancouver
Blusson Hall, the home of Simon Fraser University’s Faculty of Health...
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December 11, 2008
Plan to reduce poverty and homelessness
An economic downturn is the perfect time to tackle poverty, say the co...
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December 8, 2008
Youth mass dialogue on climate change
Amber Church hopes that mass dialogues aimed at inspiring worldwide youth...
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December 8, 2008
Surrey counselling clinic to benefit students, parents
Surrey school district students and their parents will soon have access to...
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December 4, 2008
Tech toys make holiday treats
Global economic conditions got your family down? Get their spirits up again...
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December 2, 2008
Senate approves environment faculty programs
A new environment faculty at Simon Fraser University got its final green...
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December 1, 2008
Turning super bad bugs into benign bugs
Simon Fraser University molecular biologist Fiona Brinkman and one of her...
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November 28, 2008
Mosquito-mad scientist seeks bed nets for Africa
Carl Lowenberger is determined to raise $25,000 to buy 2,500 anti-malarial...
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November 27, 2008
New network will improve HIV/AIDS treatment
Simon Fraser University health sciences professor Robert Hogg, who is...
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November 26, 2008
LEGO robots to invade SFU Surrey
Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus will be alive with robots and LEGO...
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November 25, 2008
Recognizing World AIDS Day
SFU’s tagline is ‘thinking of the world’ and we will be recognizing World...

November 25, 2008
Outstanding alumni are community leaders
Simon Fraser University’s 2008 Outstanding Alumni Award recipients’...

November 20, 2008
Home computer could diagnose diseases
Scientists are one giant step closer to turning the CD/DVD player of an...

November 19, 2008
Backgrounder: Award honours Down syndrome partnerships
The Down Syndrome Research Foundation (DSRF) is the recipient of a Canadian...

November 18, 2008
SFU launches Venture Connection to link entrepreneurs
November 20 is Entrepreneurship Day at Simon Fraser University when the...

November 13, 2008
Public invited to hear Virk parents speak at SFU
To mark the simultaneous Restorative Justice and Bullying Awareness Weeks ...

November 13, 2008
People power - human energy highlights Café
The creator of a device that generates power while walking, a health...

November 13, 2008
First-year undergrad reflects on higher education
Ever wonder what goes on in the mind of a first-year undergrad, fresh out...

November 12, 2008
Series examines impact of bullying
Bullying happens at school, at work, and elsewhere in the community. Its...

November 12, 2008
Competing genes linked to mental illness
A genetic 'tug of war' between a mother and father's genes may be behind...

November 6, 2008
Take a whirlwind tour of SFU’s interdisciplinary world
Pick your path and never stray: for generations, that’s the message parents...

November 5, 2008
SFU’s Praxis hosts American Psycho screenwriter Guinevere Turner
Simon Fraser University’s Praxis Centre for Screenwriters will host a free...

November 5, 2008
Emaar Canada scholarship winner announced
Heather Kamitakahara is the first recipient of the Emaar Canada Annual...

November 5, 2008
Arts and culture fundraiser joins SFU
Mauro Vescera has joined SFU as Fundraising Director for Special Projects in...

November 4, 2008
SFU teams up with Australia to offer double degree
Beginning in 2009, Simon Fraser University and Monash University in...

October 30, 2008
Energy harvester makes TIME 'best invention' list
Time magazine is honoring an innovative device from Simon Fraser University...

October 29, 2008
SFU gains on ‘Top 50’ research university list
Simon Fraser University ranks fourth among comprehensive universities and 2...

October 27, 2008
Immigrant heart health worsens over time - study
A study by Simon Fraser University kinesiologist Scott Lear and a team of...

October 24, 2008
First Nations project nets UN award
A website collaboration between Simon Fraser University and the Fraser...

October 24, 2008
Looking for Mr. Good Gene
The search for genetic compatibility determines why harvester ants (...

October 22, 2008
Hot cones provide hot meal for major pest
A new discovery by a Simon Fraser University biologist could help stop...

October 20, 2008
SFU entomologist receives gold medal
Simon Fraser University biologist Bernard Roitberg is the recipient of a...

October 20, 2008
Diabetes contributions lead to Banting award
Diane Finegood’s contributions to the study of obesity and diabetes are...

October 10, 2008
Bird study finds maternal stress ‘positive’
Maternal stress can be a good thing – if you’re a mother starling. ...

October 10, 2008
List of graduands - Fall 2008 Convocation
For a list of graduands from your city, please click the appropriate...

October 9, 2008
The globalization of addiction
In his third book, The Globalization of Addiction: a study in poverty of...

October 8, 2008
SFU’s Fall Convocation set for Oct. 9-10
Simon Fraser University’s fall convocation ceremonies will be held Oct. 9...

October 8, 2008
Simon Fraser Bicentennial Special Events
2008 marks the 200th anniversary of Simon Fraser’s epic journey down the...

October 8, 2008
Controversy, Conflict and Democracy: 2008 Sterling Prize
On Wednesday, Oct.15 sociologist Heribert Adam receives the 2008 Nora and...

October 8, 2008
Cell fossilizes in living humans
SFU criminologist Lynne Bell calls it a “mind-blowing” discovery - a cell...

October 6, 2008
Thinking of saving the world
The stock market, global recession, climate change…they are gripping the...

October 2, 2008
Mowafaghian ups commitment to SFU by $1.5 million
At a recent dinner celebrating the opening of the Djavad Mowafaghian Atrium...

October 2, 2008
SFU ranks as a top employer
Simon Fraser University is ranked for the second year running as one of...

October 1, 2008
Backgrounder: The polls - according to Pickup
Simon Fraser University political scientist Mark Pickup’s website, The...

September 26, 2008
Assessing Canada’s 2008 Climate Policy
This six-page brief outlines the state of the country's current climate...

September 26, 2008
Canada's current climate policies unlikely to reach emission reduction targets
The Conservative government's policies on emissions reduction are "highly...

September 26, 2008
Number of grads up at SFU’s fall convocation
The picturesque procession of students traveling over the stepping-stones...

September 26, 2008
Mover and shaker earns 16th honorary degree
As a youngster growing up in Lorain, Ohio, Martha Piper dreamed of teaching...

September 26, 2008
SFU confers honorary degree on visual arts pioneer
Known as the visual Marshal McLuhan of our times, Iain Baxter& is a...

September 26, 2008
Agricultural superman receives SFU honorary degree
Many politicians, policy makers and scientists worldwide view Cary Fowler...

September 25, 2008
SFU stakes its claim at the Vancouver International Film Festival
Simon Fraser University Contemporary Arts students and alumni are once...

September 25, 2008
Thinking about graduate studies? Think about SFU.
That's the message, along with an invitation to a free information session...

September 24, 2008
The Greenest person on the planet is revealed
The votes are in – Matthias Gelber in Malaysia is the greenest person on...

September 23, 2008
Young voters, Global Issues and the Federal Election
Young voters are calling on federal candidates to address global issues in...

September 19, 2008
New website delivers IT project-management tips and techniques
It's no secret that information technology (IT) projects have a high risk...

September 18, 2008
SFU thinkers help ponder Surrey’s future
Simon Fraser University professors Sean Markey, Catherine Murray and Gordon...

September 18, 2008
First Nations language learning drives SFU Kamloops’ success
Twenty years after its inception as a bare bones university program in a...

September 17, 2008
Greenest Person on the Planet Announcement
Those vying for the chance to be the Greenest Person on the Planet will be...

September 17, 2008
Child advocacy group wins international humanitarian award
Free The Children, an internationally renowned child advocacy group run by...

September 16, 2008
Green with health: Blusson Hall opens Wednesday, Sept. 17
Blusson Hall, the greenest building at Simon Fraser University, officially...

September 12, 2008
SFU to celebrate Diwali with gala dinner
Simon Fraser University is celebrating Diwali with a gala dinner on October...

September 10, 2008
Backgrounder: SFU physicists ready for historic science experiment
The buzz at the CERN facility in Geneva, Switzerland over the start of the...

September 10, 2008
SFU unveils Blusson Hall: mean, green health science machine
It’s a building as innovative as the faculty it houses: Blusson Hall, the...

September 5, 2008
SFU Pipers win medals
Members of the SFU pipe band won big honours in the prime events for...

September 4, 2008
Engineer-turned-journalist receives Fulbright prize
An SFU honors graduate in engineering now hooked on investigative reporting...

August 28, 2008
SFU PSA: Edible & Earthly Community Events
It’s back to school time in BC. At SFU’s Burnaby campus, even non-students...

August 21, 2008
SFU expects busy orientation week as enrolment jumps
Football players, drummers, a hypnotist, a dog and a luau dance are just...

August 20, 2008
Rising climate-change star wins Trudeau scholarship
When the highly popular book Hot Air: Meeting Canada’s Challenge on Climate...

August 20, 2008
Record showing for SFU film students at major film festivals
For the second time in three years, a film produced by a fourth-year Simon...

August 16, 2008
SFU pipe band wins world championship
The famed Simon Fraser University Pipe Band won its fifth world...

August 8, 2008
Islamic and civil law can coexist, says top Egyptian jurist
*Note: Justice Sherif will be available for interviews Aug. 11-13. Please...

August 1, 2008
Spanish crew’s lack of English sank Henry VIII’s flagship: study
English King Henry VIII's favorite warship, the Mary Rose, may have sunk...

July 30, 2008
Pipe band previews World Final tunes Aug. 3
The seven-time runner-up, four-time world champion Simon Fraser University...

July 28, 2008
Top five vying for Greenest spot
The Greenest Person on the Planet contest is down to its top five list –...

July 17, 2008
Chinese, SFU faculty to review dual degree program
A joint program between Simon Fraser University and China’s Zhejiang...

July 15, 2008
Imagine Prince George youth to explore community future
Prince George young people will gather at the Native Friendship Centre, 160...

July 11, 2008
Olympic-bound Igali to coach Nigerians
Daniel Igali is heading once more to the Olympics – not as a competitor,...

July 8, 2008
SFU eases admission exam requirements
Simon Fraser University has decided to ease the requirement of four...

July 8, 2008
Backgrounder: ‘Good virus’ to fight child porn
SFU Surrey campus to house International Cybercrime Research Centre

A ‘good...

June 23, 2008
Top 50 make ‘Planet’s Greenest’ contest list
The 50 top candidates vying to be the Greenest Person on the Planet are now...

June 20, 2008
Collaborations to grow between SFU and India
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New funding that will support alliances between India...

June 18, 2008
Parking Rate Increase
To: Members of the University Community
On May 29, 2008 the Board of...

June 18, 2008
Study calls for changes to farm worker conditions
Immigrant and migrant farm workers in B.C. need drastic improvements to...

June 18, 2008
SFU Contemporary Arts and City TV sponsor Graham Greene tribute
Simon Fraser University’s Praxis Centre for Screenwriters will celebrate...

June 17, 2008
Back to the future-Simon Fraser style
What’s in a name? It’s all in the name at Simon Fraser University as we...

June 13, 2008
Trout losing sense of smell to chemicals
Pesticides are causing rainbow trout to lose their delicate sense of smell....

June 13, 2008
ATLAS researchers go over final plan at SFU
More than 100 researchers from North and South America and Europe will meet...

June 12, 2008
Funny papers mean serious business at SFU Special Collections
There’s something funny about Simon Fraser University’s recent record...

June 11, 2008
Study targets critical need for salt reduction
Reducing our salt intake to an optimal daily level could mean as many as 17...

June 10, 2008
Indo-Canadian collection to enrich online project
Simon Fraser University Library is now home to a collection of 300...

June 10, 2008
Trio receives Canada Research Chairs funding
Three Simon Fraser University researchers are the latest to receive funding...

June 9, 2008
Researchers shed new light on human enzyme
Researchers studying the little known role of a human enzyme are getting...

June 6, 2008
Respiratory research attracts $12 million
In an effort to intensify research on what is causing an exponential...

June 5, 2008
Gold medallist creates tiny technologies
It seems appropriate that Ian Foulds loves reading science fiction because...

June 5, 2008
Coquitlam grad portrays definition of a high achiever
Her high school newspaper once described Kaili Rand as “the definition of a...

June 5, 2008
Grad to play role in carbon market
The carbon market is coming and SFU Business honours BBA graduand Tom...

June 4, 2008
List of graduands - June 2008 Convocation
For a list of graduands from your city, please click the appropriate...

June 4, 2008
Richmond grad improves aboriginal math skills
During a stint as president of the B.C. Association of Mathematics Teachers...

June 4, 2008
Top scholar-athlete heading to Europe
Rob Drapala was attracted to SFU five years ago partly because of its dual...

June 3, 2008
SFU climate initiative launched
Simon Fraser University’s Adaptation to Climate Change Team (ACT) is...

June 3, 2008
SFU accepts First Peoples' course
Simon Fraser University will accept a new English course for aboriginal...

June 3, 2008
SFU to mark 100,000th graduate at June 5 ceremony
Simon Fraser University will tally its 100,000th graduate this week when...

June 3, 2008
SFU education show enlists second TV broadcaster
Novus Entertainment, a cable television broadcaster with an audience of...

June 3, 2008
Man in Motion to visit campus
Rick Hansen will visit SFU’s Centre for Students with Disabilities and the...

June 2, 2008
Archaeologists study little known Sunshine Coast site
Archaeologists from Simon Fraser University and members of the Tla’Amin...

May 31, 2008
Open House draws the crowds
Thousands of visitors enjoyed Simon Fraser University’s 2008 Open House at...

May 30, 2008
SFU gets environment faculty
A new Faculty of the Environment is to be established at Simon Fraser...

May 30, 2008
Overcoming effects of bullying earns Terry Fox medal
Deyar Asmaro, 2008 winner of Simon Fraser University’s Terry Fox Gold...

May 30, 2008
SFU to confer honorary degrees on six during Convocation
Simon Fraser University will honour six distinguished individuals during...

May 30, 2008
SFU honours Mossadiq Umedaly with honorary degree
Mossadiq Umedaly, chairman of B.C. Hydro, and chairman of Xantrex...

May 30, 2008
Rick Hansen to receive honorary degree
An honorary degree will be conferred on Hansen on Friday, June 6, 2:30 p.m....

May 30, 2008
Science fiction writer to be honoured by SFU
William Gibson will receive his degree on Thursday, June 5, 2:30 p.m.  ...

May 30, 2008
Prominent cancer research to be honored by SFU
Dr. Nelly Auersperg will be recognized on Wednesday, June 4, 9:45 a.m. ...

May 30, 2008
Mental Health Commission chair to be honoured by SFU
Michael Kirby will receive his honorary degree on Thursday, June 5, 9:45 a...

May 30, 2008
Coast Salish artist receives honorary degree from SFU
Susan Point is a Coast Salish artist who lives and works on the Musqueam...

May 29, 2008
Korean drummers find balance between stage and studies
The powerful rhythms of Cheondoong – a talented local Korean drumming...

May 29, 2008
Open House: Virtual tour to showcase ATLAS
The world’s biggest physics experiment – the ATLAS project – begins this...

May 29, 2008
20 Photo Ops at SFU’s Open House May 31 (noon-4:30 p.m.)
Feel the thunder
Convocation Mall, 12:15 & 2:15
Studies aside, these...

May 27, 2008
Spring Convocation set for June 3 – 6
B.C.’s Man in Motion Rick Hansen and Coast Salish artist Susan Point are...

May 27, 2008
SFU gains world-renowned political scientist
Prominent German scholar Hans-Dieter Klingemann will spend a year at Simon...

May 27, 2008
Climate change policy researcher nets Trudeau prize
SFU researcher Nicholas Rivers, who co-authored Hot Air: Meeting Canada’s...

May 27, 2008
YWCA honours SFU with innovative workplace award
Simon Fraser University is the recipient of the YWCA Vancouver’s innovative...

May 26, 2008
Focus on Southeast Asia's frontier environments
Southeast Asia’s frontier environments – and the roles of its many and...

May 23, 2008
Boeing grant targets emerging visual analytics field
A $1.35 million grant from The Boeing Company will put Simon Fraser...

May 22, 2008
Backgrounder: Study targets shark extinction risk
Half of oceanic shark and ray species are at risk of extinction because of...

May 21, 2008
Backgrounder: Study finds global terrorism on the decline
A new report by a Simon Fraser University-based research team says...

May 21, 2008
Breast cancer survivor attains academic goal
What a difference a year has made in Liana Zwick’s life. This time last...

May 20, 2008
PSA: Experts discuss ‘Aging in Place’
The idea of aging in one’s own familiar home surroundings raises a variety...

May 20, 2008
Backgrounder: Agreements strengthen ties with Yonsei University
Simon Fraser University and South Korea's Yonsei University are signing a...

May 16, 2008
PSA: Letter on behalf of the Chinese Students and Scholars Association (SFU)
Dear all:
As you may have known, a strong earthquake measuring 7.8 on the...

May 16, 2008
Chinese students to raise funds for earthquake aid
Simon Fraser University’s Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA)...

May 15, 2008
Backgrounder: Report urges major changes in salmon management
Two Simon Fraser University professors are contributors to a high-profile...

May 15, 2008
Mark your calendars-SFU’s Open House 2008 is Saturday, May 31
Where can you make a mini-film, take a virtual tour of the biggest machine...

May 14, 2008
Co-op students rise to the top
Paul Carriere (Port Coquitlam resident) and Tristen Gilchrist (Vernon...

May 14, 2008
Design and video creativity reap national awards
Interactive website design and video work at Simon Fraser University is...

May 13, 2008
Students 'okay' in Zhejiang
Eighteen Simon Fraser University computing science students currently in...

May 9, 2008
Scientists push for fresh embryos in stem cell research
Governments worldwide should approve the use of fresh human embryos in stem...

May 9, 2008
“Art of Documentary” Intensive hosted by SFU
In cooperation with the National Film Board of Canada, Simon Fraser...

May 7, 2008
Backgrounder: Province approves new Gerontology PhD program
SFU will introduce a new PhD program in gerontology in September 2008 that...

May 7, 2008
New facility to fuel research in medicinal chemistry
A new research facility promises to significantly expand Simon Fraser...

May 5, 2008
New award to protect seniors’ access to SFU credit courses
Concern over the end to Simon Fraser University's credit course tuition...

May 1, 2008
Conference tackles global health challenges
For the first time, an international conference that grapples with...

April 30, 2008
Global experts focus on transgender issues
 A conference that will centre its attention on transgender embodiment...

April 29, 2008
SFU hosts cadet marksmanship contest
 SFU will host 125 young members of the Royal Canadian Sea, Army and...

April 23, 2008
SFU Board of Governors approves lean budget
The 2008/09 operating budget approved today by Simon Fraser University’s...

April 22, 2008
Green Day at SFU
You’re invited to attend an Earth Day celebration event at SFU’s Burnaby...

April 22, 2008
Welfare changes intensify hardship
A new report says that British Columbia’s welfare benefits are so low, and...

April 18, 2008
Wanted: the Greenest Person on the Planet
You use halogen light bulbs, turn off the taps when you brush, and recycle....

April 14, 2008
Applications up at SFU
Applications to first-year Simon Fraser University degree programs at all...

April 14, 2008
Curbing eating disorders
Prevention is the key to curbing eating disorders like anorexia nervosa —...

April 10, 2008
Barriers keep employable people with disabilities from working
A new study co-authored by Simon Fraser University students says several...

April 10, 2008
Audain to receive Distinguished Community Leadership Award
Michael Audain, O.B.C., LL.D., is the 2008 recipient of the SFU President’s...

April 8, 2008
SFU plans new environment faculty
The creation of a new Faculty of the Environment at Simon Fraser University...

April 7, 2008
Commercial Drive study tracks perceptions ‘then and now’
Ten years after a survey tracked community perceptions of crime, safety and...

April 7, 2008
Business, energy and the greening of B.C.
It’s not easy being green - as B.C. politicians and businesses have ...

April 3, 2008
Breakthrough improves brain-function understanding
Two SFU neuroscientists have made a major breakthrough in human brain...

April 3, 2008
Performing at their peak – Psych in the City
David Cox knows well the pressures of competing to be the best. The SFU ...

April 2, 2008
Global warming swamps major delta
A new study co-authored by Simon Fraser University geographer Lance Lesack...

March 31, 2008
Up for a Webby Award
Two SFU grads are on a team from the new Masters of Digital Media (MDM)...

March 25, 2008
Powering off for Earth Hour
It’s just one small contribution, but SFU’s Matthew Laird believes that...

March 19, 2008
Jaccard receives Academic of the Year honor
Simon Fraser University professor Mark Jaccard is being honored by the...

March 18, 2008
Scholarships available to students from India
For the first time at Simon Fraser University (SFU), students graduating...

March 18, 2008
From peak performance to laughter – revealing psychology
How to exceed in performance, why marriages fail, what prompts laughter and...

March 17, 2008
Adapt now or face transportation crisis
In the time it took to interview SFU political scientist Anthony Perl about...

March 14, 2008
Backgrounder: Funds aimed at Antenna Pattern Measurement Facility at SFU
Western Economic Diversification Canada is providing $325,000 in funding...

March 14, 2008
SFU launches pioneering First Nations university-wide plan
A $100,000 grant from the B.C. Ministry of Advanced Education is enabling...

March 14, 2008
Backgrounder: First Nations plan announced
•    A recent study by Keith James (2001) found that...

March 13, 2008
Backgrounder: Nailing down the real homeless count
Michelle Patterson was one of about 400 volunteers scouring the streets of...

March 13, 2008
Nailing down the real homeless count
Michelle Patterson was one of about 400 volunteers scouring the streets of...

March 11, 2008
Simon Fraser grave site restoration complete
Famed explorer Simon Fraser might rest a little easier, now that his grave...

March 10, 2008
SFU announces 2008 Honorary Degree recipients
B.C.’s Man in Motion, a former UBC president and a prominent First Nations...

March 6, 2008
New mass-notification system delivers university alerts
Simon Fraser University today launched SFU Alerts, a mass-notification ...

March 6, 2008
Two new members appointed to Board of Governors
Businessman Peter Dhillon and lawyer Brian Taylor are new appointees to ...

March 5, 2008
Louie to serve second term as SFU Chancellor
SFU Chancellor Brandt C. Louie will serve a second three-year term as the...

March 4, 2008
SFU Business celebrates milestone anniversaries
Forty years ago Simon Fraser University launched one of North America’s ...

March 3, 2008
Unique software tool measures cultural IQ
A new web-based tool for assessing an individual’s cultural competence could...

February 29, 2008
SFU researchers prepare for world’s biggest physics experiment
Word that the final piece of the mechanical puzzle has been fitted into the...

February 29, 2008
Tool promises to reduce fisheries tug of war
Turtles and dolphins ensnared in tuna nets are a grim reminder of the...

February 27, 2008
Recognizing Senior Leaders
The Gerontology Research Centre at Simon Fraser University is looking for...

February 26, 2008
Project targets ownership of the past
Ownership and access to ancient material and research data - even the use...

February 25, 2008
Autism experts to chart new research directions
Canada’s top autism researchers agree there is a critical need for study in...

February 25, 2008
Students, parents and public invited to SFU Surrey Open House
Simon Fraser University is inviting high school  students, their...

February 21, 2008
SFU Library leads multicultural heritage project
A $500,000 grant from the Department of Canadian Heritage’s Canadian Culture...

February 21, 2008
Competing in extreme environments
A world-class environmental physiology unit (EPU) in Simon Fraser ...

February 19, 2008
Immigrant teachers flock to SFU program
For the first time immigrant teachers can attend an information session in...

February 19, 2008
Chancellor’s Service award goes to Trust chair
SFU will honour David Gillanders, QC, who chairs the SFU Community Trust’s...

February 18, 2008
First general textbook on women’s health
A groundbreaking new book on women’s health, co-edited by three researchers...

February 15, 2008
Math lover rises to the top nationally
Malgorzata Dubiel’s dedication to turning a student’s loathing for...

February 13, 2008
Brains, beauty and brawn earn kick at Miss World Canada title
Known for her brawn and athletic prowess, Simon Fraser University...

February 7, 2008
Breakthrough technology makes charging batteries a walk in the park
Simon Fraser University researchers have developed a new wearable...

January 27, 2008
SFU Experts on the Environment
Global concerns about climate change and the environment are on the rise....

January 25, 2008
SFU students go to Washington – with their solar house
Students and faculty from Simon Fraser University’s School of Interactive...

January 25, 2008
SFU joins universities in Climate Change initiative
Simon Fraser University researchers will play a key role in the new Pacific...

January 24, 2008
Donation of $4 million to improve children’s health
A $4 million donation to Simon Fraser University from philanthropist Djavad...

January 23, 2008
Forum on pros/cons of a Metro Vancouver Police Service
The advantages and disadvantages of a single Metro Vancouver Police Service...

January 22, 2008
Scientists find origin of electrical signals in nerve cells
A long-standing controversy in scientific circles over where the electrical...

January 22, 2008
Emergency communication vehicle to aid Sri Lanka
Sri Lankans will soon be able to take disaster communication capabilities...

January 21, 2008
Archbishop Miller to celebrate Mass at SFU
Vancouver Coadjutor Archbishop J. Michael Miller, C.S.B., will celebrate...

January 17, 2008
School for the Contemporary Arts receives $2 million donation
Michael Audain, well-known arts philanthropist and chair of Polygon Homes...

January 17, 2008
New Dean for SFU Business
Long-time SFU Business professor Daniel Shapiro is the newly appointed dean...

January 15, 2008
Healthy homes are good medicine for asthma suffers

Living in a healthily designed and environmentally friendly home may reduce

...

January 11, 2008
Pipe bands host dinner to celebrate Burns
Here’s an opportunity to celebrate Scotland’s favorite bard with two world...

January 11, 2008
SFU alumnus honours mentor with endowment
SFU alumnus Terrance Snutch, founder of Neuromed Pharmaceuticals, and his...

January 10, 2008
Former UN advisor named to Simons chair
Simon Fraser University’s School for International Studies this month ...

January 9, 2008
Dean champions aboriginal/developing countries’ health issues
A Simon Fraser University professor with high-profile research interests...

January 9, 2008
Backgrounder on John O’Neil
Prior to coming to SFU, John O’Neil was:      ...

January 9, 2008
SFU earns international ‘Go Green’ status
Simon Fraser University’s decades-long commitment to energy management and...

January 9, 2008
SFU Munro Lecture: AIDS Pandemic and Prospects for Control
David Ho, prominent AIDS researcher and Time magazine's 1996 Person of the...

January 8, 2008
SFU launches B.C.’s only education TV program
Simon Fraser University’s faculty of education is launching the only...

January 7, 2008
Outstanding alumni changing our world
Mark Jaccard, one of four Simon Fraser University alumni receiving SFU’s...

January 7, 2008
Backgrounder: What SFU OAA would do to change the world
They were all recently asked:  “What would you do to change the world...