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- SCA's Arne Eigenfeldt in The Conversation: Why the growth of AI in making art won’t eliminate artists
- FCAT hosts Safe Space for White Questions online discussion
- Our Way and The Klabona Keepers among 5th Annual Skoden Film Festival award winners
- FCAT supports northern BC communities with increased learning opportunities
- Master of Digital Media Grads Tackle Plastic Waste Blanketing Our Oceans with Group Shopping App
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- Cody Sawatsky Memorial Plaque Unveiled at the SFU Surrey Campus
- Scholarly Impact of the Week: Michael Filimowicz
- School of Interactive Arts & Technology professor Wolfgang Stuerzlinger inducted to prestigious VR academy
- Meet Nico Hernandez, 2022 Lighthouse Lab Prize Recipient
- Jon Corbett Joins School of Interactive Art and Technology
- Welcome Kota Ezawa, the 2023 Spring Audain Visual Artist in Residence
- MPUB Alumnus Claire Cavanagh Becomes Literary Agent
- Alumnus designs Canucks Lunar New Year jersey
- 2023 Skoden Indigenous Film Festival
- How the Online Streaming Act will support Canadian content
- Meet Jonathan Newman, the 2022 Recipient of the Cody Sawatsky Memorial Award in Gaming
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- Eight SFU innovators bestowed with Canada’s highest academic honour
- SIAT Convocation Features October 2022
- Graduating Student Sharlyn Monillas Tells Us About Her Time in CMNS
- Centre for Digital Media partners with Ethọ́s Lab to improve Black representation in digital media
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- FCAT June 2022 Convocation: Looking back
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- SFU researchers receive over $6 million to tackle online disinformation, foster data fluencies
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- FACTS AND FALSEHOODS IN THE TIME OF COVID-19
- Celebrating Black History Month across the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology
- SFU professor shares experience living and teaching in war-torn Ukraine
- SFU artists and researchers showcase art installation on Surrey’s ‘UrbanScreen’
- Leadership and Agile Production Management micro-credential established in partnership with DigiBC
- Leading with heart: Meet Staff Achievement Award winner Corbin Saleken
- HOW GOOGLE’S SEARCH ENGINE SUPPORTS CONSPIRACY THEORISTS AND HATE FIGURES
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- Episode 0: Welcome to FCAT After School Series 2!
- Episode 1: Entrepreneurship in UX Design with Eric Lee
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- Episode 11: Exploring Study Focus in Contemporary Arts with Sophie Tang
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- Season 2, Episode 4: Navigating your Educational Journey with Broadcaster Simi Sara
- Season 2, Episode 5: Career Transitions of a Software Engineer with Vic Ong
- Season 2, Episode 6: Becoming Your Own Boss with Kirstin Richter
- Season 2, Episode 7: Kai Bockmann
- Season 2, Episode 8: Finding Your Place in Publishing with Heidi Waechtler
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Brett Gaylor Brett Gaylor has been making documentaries about and with the internet since the early 2000s. As a...
Sam Barnett and Isabelle Louie September 08, 2023
The FCAT Dean’s Student Advisory Council is a collection of students from across the Faculty of...
Featured Student: Jullianna Oke Jullianna Oke is a student in the contemporary dance program in the School for the Contemporary...
Anastasia Halapats ANASTASIA HALAPATS: SFU CMNS STUDENT SHARES HER EXPERIENCE WITH THE CO-OP PROGRAM AND TRANSFER...
Shion Skye Carter Shion Skye Carter shares her experience with interdisciplinary teaching and how it helped her grow...
John Desnoyers-Stewart SIAT PhD student John Desnoyers-Stewart is an interdisciplinary...
Bernice Mau Flickering Storm is an Etsy store selling stickers, prints and embroidery run by CMNS student...
Casey McCarthy After graduating in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in communication and English, Casey McCarthy knew...
Elaina Styka Elaina Styka was initially hesitant to join student clubs and get involved on campus, but during...
Estela Xu, Nikie Zuo, Nusrath Imtiaz, Cassey Peng, and Keefe Liew With their app Medilog, the winners of the student category at the 2019 Vancouver User...
Kitty Walker Now in her final year of the visual art program at our School for the Contemporary Arts, Kitty...
Rachel Wong Rachel Wong is a communication honours student who has made the most of her time at SFU. Before...
Carr Sappier and Grace Mathisen SFU film students Carr Sappier and Grace Mathisen have founded the Skoden Indigenous...
Amanda Sum Although Amanda Sum studied dance, music, and theatre from a young age, she hasn’t always planned...
Alexa Tarrayo Alexa Tarrayo is an Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT)...
Naina Grewal July 19, 2016
Naina is a Communication and Business joint major with an interest in marketing who hosts her own...
Sepideh Hashtroodi November 18, 2015
Sepideh is a student in the Interactive Arts and Technology Program with a concentration in design....
Chris McCluskie April 07, 2016
Chris is a Communication Student who has completed a Co-op and Contemporary Arts Field School to...
A Yeong Kim August 31, 2016
A Yeong Kim loves art and design, making the Visual Art program a natural fit
Victor Luna June 10, 2014
Victor Luna discovered Fraser International College and Simon Fraser University through an...
Cydney Paddon May 21, 2015
As a Contemporary Arts student with a concentration in Visual Art, Cydney acts...
Emily Taylor May 29, 2014
Emily Taylor is an engaged Co-op student who studies both Communication and Print...
Hobson Lin May 19, 2015
Hobson Lin is all about FCAT. Currently in his third year at SFU, Hobson is working towards a major...
Kassandra Mihaly May 28, 2015
Like most students, Kassandra was looking for a program that would be the right fit for her,
Kyle Ball February 11, 2014
Interactive Arts and Technology student Kyle Ball is a content creator and videographer. His...
Lillian Chow September 19, 2014
A keen communicator, Lillian Chow had always known she wanted to study in Communication.
Lily Cryan May 29, 2014
A compelling example of a student who follows through with her passion...
Qinwen Yu August 03, 2016
Qinwen is a master’s student in the Global Communication MA Double Degree program.
Richard Ainscough September 15, 2015
Richard is an upper level Communication and Print and Digital Publishing student.
Sean Warwick May 29, 2014
With a love for computers and a desire to explore his creative side, Sean Warwick...