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  • June 09, 2014
    PhD hypes hip-hop music for high-schoolers
    High-school English teacher Phong Kuoch’s love for learning has permeated his entire life. A career student, he hasn’t taken a break from school since kindergarten.
  • June 09, 2014
    Community engagement enriches lives
    Amit Bhagat can look back on his Simon Fraser University journey knowing that his community engagement has helped enrich many people’s lives — both close to home, and as far afield as Africa.
  • June 09, 2014
    Math mentorship program helps others succeed
    Ravneet Dhaliwal earned more than $60,000 in scholarships to fund her studies at Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business. Rather than rest on her laurels, however, she helps others emulate her achievements.
  • June 09, 2014
    Capstone project drives real-world experience
    Capstone projects bring real-world challenges into the classroom and Spencer Steele, who graduates with a bachelor of applied science from Simon Fraser University next week, tackled many of these while building a racing car over an eight-month period.
  • June 09, 2014
    It’s never too late for another degree
    Thirty years after Susann Camus completed her first master’s degree in English, the former Simon Fraser University staffer is about to cross the convocation dais to accept another master’s degree, this time in public health.
  • June 09, 2014
    Shrum medallist values volunteer experiences
    For economics graduate Amnit Litt, winning Simon Fraser University’s most prestigious undergraduate honour – the Gordon M. Shrum Undergraduate Medal – is as much a matter of joy as it is a big surprise.
  • June 09, 2014
    PhD sheds light on First Nations violence
    “We often think law is a solution for violence, but law can create violence,” says Victoria resident Sarah Hunt, who receives her PhD in human geography this month.
  • June 09, 2014
    Haiti co-op inspires career path
    A one-month co-op placement at a missionary medical clinic in Haiti reinforced Simon Fraser University’s motto “engaging the world,” says Danielle Jeong, a Langley resident who graduates this month with a B.Sc. (honours) in biomedical physiology.
  • June 09, 2014
    Stargazing a means to an end
    Ciara Morgan-Feir wasn’t a stargazer until she volunteered at one of professor Howard Trottier’s astronomy workshops for kids during her first semester at Simon Fraser University.
  • June 09, 2014
    New citizen celebrates Canadian PhD
    When Maryam Maleki convocates on June 13, she’ll be celebrating her PhD in human-computer interaction—as a new Canadian citizen. For the Burnaby resident, who emigrated from Iran in 2006, these two milestones are dreams come true.
  • June 09, 2014
    Internships, field schools all at sea
    Christine Konrad, who is the recipient of the 2014 Governor General’s Silver Medal, has just returned from two weeks at sea, studying sperm whales in the Galapagos Islands.
  • June 09, 2014
    Shining a light on student health
    If you want something done, give it to a busy person,” says Nadelaine Verzosa, known as Dhylan, who collects her BA in health sciences from Simon Fraser University this month.
  • June 09, 2014
    Coho salmon: pinks’ and chums’ eating cousin
    Newly published research co-authored by scientists at Simon Fraser University and the Raincoast Conservation Foundation shows juvenile coho salmon benefit from dining on the distant remains of their spawning pink and chum cousins.
  • June 06, 2014
    List of graduands - June 2014 Convocation
    For a list of graduands from your city, please click the appropriate city to download a pdf file.
  • June 05, 2014
    SFU spring convocation set for June 10-13
    Honorary degrees will be conferred on a former Canadian prime minister, experimental psychologist, and an award-winning journalist during Simon Fraser University’s spring convocation ceremonies, June 10-13, on Burnaby Mountain.
  • June 05, 2014
    Researcher lauded for advancing landscape ecology
    The United States Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology (US-IALE) has presented a Simon Fraser University researcher with the 2014 Distinguished Landscape Practitioner Award. The award recognizes outstanding applications of the principles of landscape ecology to real-world problems.
  • June 05, 2014
    SFU economist nets research prize
    The Canadian Economics Association (CEA) has awarded Simon Fraser University economics professor Arthur Robson its $10,000 John Rae Prize for his outstanding research over the past five years.
  • June 05, 2014
    PR Daily recognizes SFU video
    PR Daily, an American public relations firm, has awarded Creative Services (SCS) and Safety & Risk Services (SRS) at Simon Fraser University a 2013 Video Award for their creation of Drop, Cover and Hold On!
  • June 04, 2014
    Global strategy to save sawfish
    In an era when global solutions to massive problems like climate change seem elusive, a Simon Fraser University professor is relieved to see that a partial solution exists for rescuing sawfishes from extinction.
  • June 04, 2014
    Statement from SFU Safety & Risk Services, Chief Safety Officer
    Simon Fraser University conducted an emergency training exercise today on all three campuses—Burnaby, Vancouver and Surrey—in conjunction with the RCMP and other first responder partners.