For a full list of past news stories, refer to the News Archive.
December 19, 2017
SFU launches new initiative to champion equity, diversity and inclusion
The Provost's Office on Faculty Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement is creating a new strategic plan supporting equity, diversity and inclusion for students, staff and faculty at SFU.
December 15, 2017
International Studies Alum wins runner-up prize in #MadeBySFU contest
International Studies alum Tate Mason's product, Postureaze, earned him a prize at an event celebrating entrepreneurs at SFU.
December 12, 2017
SFU History professor and alumni named 2017-2020 Wilson Associates
McMaster University Wilson Institute for Canadian History names SFU History's Tina Adcock and alumni Eryk Martin (PhD 2016) and Laura Ishiguro (MA, 2006) among 37 Wilson Institute’s Associates for 2017-2020.
December 04, 2017
Ted Wilson, MEd, is the new coordinator for the Interim Aboriginal University Preparation Program
New IAUPP coordinator, Ted Wilson comes to the program with a varied background in community relations and wealth of knowledge in First Nations cultures.
November 30, 2017
History’s Paul Garfinkel earns American Historical Association book award
Garfinkel's Criminal Law in Liberal and Facist Italy earns the Helen and Howard R. Marraro Prize in Italian history or Italian-American relations.
November 29, 2017
Field Notes: Anna Lechintan, World Literature
In July 2017, World Literature student Anna Lechintan traveled to Copenhagen to attend the Institute for World Literature (IWL) annual month-long program organized by Harvard University.
November 27, 2017
Mastery grading: How one professor uses tests to help his students learn
Psychology's Mark Blair rethought the role of tests in his course, resulting in a dramatic improvement in student engagement and learning.
November 22, 2017
David Chariandy’s second novel, Brother, wins 2017 Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize
SFU English professor David Chariandy’s second novel acclaimed as a “poignant meditation on love, loss and humanity.”
November 20, 2017
SFU community loses Donald Grayston, humanities and religious studies scholar, retired priest, and activist.
A member of the SFU community since 1989, Grayston was an inspirational intellectual, peace activist and community-builder.
November 15, 2017
Postdoctoral researcher in linguistics, Katharina Ehret, studies why online comments matter
Katharina Ehret says there is much to learn about language, subjectivity and linguistic genre through studying online news comments sections.