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  • 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.
  • June 02, 2014
    SFU French language program gains federal support
    Simon Fraser University’s Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs (OFFA) won’t mark its 10th anniversary until this fall. But with $2 million in funding for each of the next five years from Canada’s Department of Canadian Heritage, Official Languages, OFFA has plenty of reason to celebrate now.
  • June 02, 2014
    L’appui fédéral aux programmes en langue française de SFU est renouvelé
    Le Bureau des affaires francophones et francophiles (BAFF) de l’Université Simon Fraser (SFU) se prépare à célébrer ses 10 ans cet automne.
  • June 02, 2014
    Researchers to expand child exploitation web-crawler
    Researchers in Simon Fraser University’s International Cybercrime Research Centre are expanding their Child Exploitation Network Extractor (CENE)—an online “web crawler” that identifies and tracks child exploitation networks online—to determine where networks are located.
  • June 01, 2014
    Climate engineering can’t erase climate change
    Tinkering with climate change through climate engineering isn’t going to help us get around what we have to do says a new report authored by researchers at six universities, including Simon Fraser University.
  • May 30, 2014
    Eight SFU associates receive B.C.’s highest honour
    Eight British Columbians associated with Simon Fraser University will be among 25 fellow British Columbians formally receiving B.C.’s highest honour, the Order of British Columbia (OBC), at an investiture ceremony on Nov. 6.