EDITOR'S PICK

[BLOG POSTING]

Making the Most of the Co-op Experience: The Case for a Diversified Co-op Portfolio

Co-op Reflections

Ever wonder what type of factors you should take into consideration when seeking out Co-op placements? Mark reflects on his rewarding Co-op journey to make some recommendations on how to best take advantage of the Co-op program!

By: Mark Thompson 1645 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Beast in the East: Why You Should Go Away For Co-op

Engineering

If you’ve only been looking for co-op placements in the Greater Vancouver area, here’s why you should definitely reconsider.

By: Imran Kanji 2017 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Indigenous Career Journey Stories: Marlana “Kaneratenhawi” Thompson-Baker

Indigenous Career Journey Stories

My professor explained, learn the things you don't know, don't waste your time learning what you already know and don't waste time reinventing the wheel.

By: Marlana “Kaneratenhawi” Thompson-Baker 5069 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

SFU Aboriginal Faculty Members to Increase

Indigenous

The Faculty of Education has just hired the first professor to be recruited under SFU’s Aboriginal Faculty Recruitment Plan.

By: Diane Luckow 4668 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Early-Number Learning and Language Revitalization a Dynamite Combination

Mathematics

SFU mathematics education professor Nathalie Sinclair has been working with the Ojibwe and Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations to translate her early-numbers mathematics app into their languages.

By: Diane Luckow 3695 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Summer Camp Prepares Students for University

Indigenous

Anika Robertson says the SFU Aboriginal camp exceeded her expectations and inspired her to aim for university.

By: Allen Tung 3644 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

SFU Indigenous Day Shares Culture with Community

Indigenous

The Burnaby campus community was treated to the sights, sounds and tastes of Indigenous culture during the second annual SFU Indigenous Day in September.

By: Diane Luckow 3725 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

First of Traditional Languages Apps Ready for Testing in New Year

Applications

Marianne Ignace has an ambitious plan. Within the next five years, she hopes to have developed language-learning apps for speakers and learners of some 12 First Nations languages in B.C. and Yukon.

By: Diane Luckow 3495 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Research Chair to Lead Heart Health Research for First Nations Peoples

Research

“I am very excited by the opportunity to focus on prevention of cardiovascular disease and to improve heart health and well-being among First Nations in British Columbia.” Jeffrey Reading

By: Diane Luckow 3634 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

2015 Graduate Aboriginal Scholarships Awarded to Valerie Bob

Indigenous

At 58, Valerie Bob has had a long career in social services and education after earning a BA in social work and an MA in First Peoples’ education. Now, with the help of a Graduate Aboriginal Scholarship, she’s embarking on a PhD program that combines her interests in native language renewal and ceremonial music.

By: Diane Luckow 3392 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

MA Student Seeks to Address Métis Mental Health Issues

Indigenous

Monique Auger, a proud Métis woman from Vancouver Island, thinks there is. She is using her Graduate Aboriginal Scholarship to pursue a master of science, in the Faculty of Health Sciences, to explore this issue.

By: Diane Luckow 2383 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Beedie Hosts Phil Fontaine

Indigenous

“There is a notion that Aboriginal peoples are anti-development, when in fact we are very pro-development – but it must be responsible development,” said Fontaine

 

By: Diane Luckow 3268 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Native Basketball Festival at SFU is Coming May 2016

Indigenous

More than 20 Aboriginal basketball teams from around B.C. and Alberta are expected to turn out for the second Native Basketball Tournament/Festival at SFU’s Burnaby campus on May 20-22, 2016

By: Diane Luckow 4692 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Haida Artist Bill Reid’s Black Eagle Canoe Finds New Home at SFU

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

Haida artist Bill Reid’s Black Eagle canoe is a symbol of knowledge, community and cultural regeneration, so its installation at SFU’s Burnaby campus is a fitting tribute to the University’s 50th Anniversary.

By: Diane Luckow 4157 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

SFU/UBC Indigenous Graduate Symposium, “Indigenizing the Academy”

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

More than 120 guests attended the first SFU/UBC Indigenous Graduate Symposium, “Indigenizing the Academy,” at SFU’s downtown campus last March.

By: Diane Luckow 2080 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Math Catcher and Its Founder Capture National Attention

Indigenous

Veselin Jungic, founder of SFU’s Math Catcher Program—Mathematics through Aboriginal storytelling—was honoured earlier this year when the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) selected him as a 3M National Teaching Fellow.

By: Diane Luckow 3435 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

EMBA Graduates to Blaze New Trails

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

SFU's EMBA The program’s second cohort began in September 2015 with 30 students, five of whom are not Aboriginal. Learn more about the graduates and the program.

By: Diane Luckow 1267 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Beyond the Margins: Examining the Systemic Devaluing & Marginalization of Indigenous Women in Canada

Indigenous

This is a paper written by an Indigenous young male of Ojibway and Dene ancestry who wants to raise awareness on the plaguing social issue of murdered and missing Indigenous women.

I dedicate this paper to all Indigenous women that remain missing or who have been murdered.

By: Pascal Paskittles Erasmus 2024 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Indigenous Literature Series: Lee Maracle

Indigenous

Read about Indigenous scholar and author, Lee Maracle's book, "I Am Woman".

By: Christina Coolidge 1217 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Learning to Design

Evident Point Software

Danny shares how he has developed as a result of his UX design co-op experiences.

By: Danny Blackstock 1480 reads | 0 comments
Syndicate content