S Professor NANCY HEDBERG has completed her term as Department Chair.
S Professor PANAYIOTIS PAPPAS has begun their term as Department Chair.
S SANDER NEDERVEEN has successfully defended his MA Thesis on August 12.
S DR. STAN ANONBY has successfully defended his PhD Thesis on August 13.
Grants and Awards
S PhD Candidate KELLI FINNEY was awarded a grant throgh CERi's Faculty-Student Research Program for Fall 2020. The grant will facilitate transcription checking with Haida elder Lawrence Bell and support focus group sessions with teachers and learners.
S Limited-Term Lecturer CLAUDIA WONG was accepted by the Institute for the Study of Teaching and Learning in the Disciplines (ISTLD) for the Teaching and Learning Development Grant.
S PhD Student XIZI DENG received the China Scholarship provided by China Scholarship Committee for her four-year PhD starting from Fall 2020.
S The Social Data Analyatics Minor launched last month with a Q&A panel. SFU linguistics and computing science alumnus VAGRANT GAUTAM discussed xyr work as a speech-recognition engineer at Dialpad. You can watch the video of the event here.