Achievements

Alumni awards announcements

December 08, 2010
Print

Congratulations to the recipients of SFU’s 2010 Outstanding Alumni Awards! We’re pleased to highlight the two former SFU graduate students in the list of four exceptional alumni.

Mae Burrows, BA Engl (72), MA Cmns (‘96), is the former executive director of Toxic Free Canada. Deeply committed to the health of our communities, Burrows is courageous and steadfast in naming the dangers posed by toxic substances. She works tirelessly with those affected to help reduce their risk of exposure. Her capacity to build alliances shines throughout her work. She has led a broad spectrum of groups in the journey to protect salmon habitat, ban pesticides, improve product labeling, and eliminate toxins. She strives to foster a healthier environment and healthier families for generations to come. Burrows lives in Burnaby and works in Vancouver.

Added on December 13: Burnaby NewsLeader interview with Mae Burrows

Alan Rugman: PhD Economics (‘75)  is a professor of international business at the University of Reading based in Henley, Oxfordshire, England. A leader in his field and an inspiring educator, Rugman has significantly influenced public policy through his research and produced theories taught to students worldwide. Rugman has published more than 250 articles and 14 books on international trade and policy. He played a critical role in the formation of the North American Free Trade Agreement and spent nearly a decade advising two Canadian prime ministers on free trade, foreign investment, and international competitiveness. Rugman resides in the United Kingdom.

No comments yet

Recent Blog Posts

  • Job Posting: CNRM Climate Research Fellowship in France October 19, 2017
    Applications are invited for a 18-month postdoctoral position in atmospheric science. The position starts in February 2018, and is based in Toulouse, France. Apply by October 31, 2017.

  • UBC Gairdner Symposium October 19, 2017
    SFU is a sponsor for the free 2017 Gairdner Symposium on Monday, October 23, 2017 in British Columbia.The event will also be live webcast at SFU's Burnaby Campus in the Big Data Hub.

  • Job Posting: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Sweden on Microsystems October 19, 2017
    The KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden is looking for postdoctoral applicants to conduct research in the field of RF/microwave/THz microsystems. Apply by October 31, 2017.

View Posts by Category