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Fwd: SFU Events and Invitations, Nov. 23-29, 2009
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The following message is from SFU Public Affairs and Media Relations :
SFU Events and Invitations, Nov. 23-29, 2009
Monday Nov. 23: A memorial service will be held at 4pm in the West Gym, Burnaby campus, for Bernd Dittrich , SFU student and quarterback of the SFU Clan football team, who died Nov. 11. For those unable to attend, a webcast will be at: http://www.educationcdn.com/schools/clan A memorial scholarship fund for international student-athletes at SFU is being set up in Dittrich's name. See http://at.sfu.ca/nCyFpz
Monday Nov . 23: SFU holds its second annual Winterfest on the Burnaby campus: Find out how best to deal with severe winter conditions on Burnaby Mountain. Learn about winterizing your vehicle, safe winter driving skills, SFU’s traffic-management measures for severe weather, and more. Academic Quadrangle, North Concourse, 10am-1pm. At 12:15pm there’s a half-hour presentation in the Halpern Centre, Room 126, on winter preparedness and SFU’s Severe Weather Plan. Give-aways, food and free emergency supplies; and a prize drawing with two iPod shuffles to be won. Info: http://www.ehs.sfu.ca/NEW S
Monday Nov . 23: The SFU Learning & Instructional Development Centre presents: Art of Presenting: An Introduction to Design Tools and Techniques . How do you create polished and elegant visual material for your presentations? Burnaby campus, Education Building, Room 7512, 10am-11am. Info : https://webserver.lidc.sfu.ca/tep/fall-09/progdesc.php?c_id=126
Monday Nov. 23 : Deadline to RSVP to the SFU Faculty Cross-Border Financial Planning Seminar, via e-mail to email@example.com . [For details of the seminar see below under Wednesday Nov. 25.]
Tuesday Nov. 24: SFU’s United Way campaign holds a bake sale on the Burnaby campus, in the Academic Quadrangle, South Concourse, from 9am to noon. If you would like to donate, please bring items on Monday Nov. 23 to Career Services (Maggie Benston Centre, Room MBC 0300) or today, Nov. 24, to the AQ South Concourse by the Art Gallery.
Wednesday Nov. 25: The SFU Faculty of Environment presents a lecture by Shane Gunster , associate prof in SFU Communication: Framing Climate Change Policy: The Case of the BC Carbon Tax. Burnaby campus, Halpern Centre, Room 126. Presentation at 1pm, discussion 1:30pm-2pm. Light refreshments . Info : http://www.fenv.sfu.ca/upcoming-events/
Wednesday Nov. 25: SFU Faculty Cross-Border Financial Planning Seminar. Pacifica Partners Capital Management and Larson Gross Tax Accountants present t ax, investment and estate planning info for faculty who are expatriate Americans, Canadians who at one time lived and worked in the U.S., and faculty members who plan to relocate, temporarily or permanently, to the U.S. Images Theatre, Burnaby campus, Robert C. Brown Hall (by Academic Quadrangle North Concourse), 3:30pm-5:30pm. Refreshments will be served. Deadline to RSVP is Monday Nov. 23 , by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday Nov. 26: Jay Solman, SFU ombudsperson and ultra-marathoner, is back from Egypt after completing the gruelling six-day, 254-km Sahara Race. He’ll describe it all, and show photos. Burnaby campus, Blusson Hall, Room 9660, 12:30pm-1:20pm. Free.
Thursday Nov. 26: SFU Canada Research Chair Seminar. Speaker: Mary-Ellen Kelm of SFU History, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples of North America, on “ What is the point of cultural history?” Burnaby campus, IRMACS Presentation Studio, Applied Science Building Room 10900, 11:30am-12:30pm. Free. Lunch to follow.
Info : http://www.irmacs.sfu.ca/events/crc-seminar-series
Thursday Nov. 26 : Dances on The Hill: the Finale . SFU Contemporary Arts presents this final faculty dance show in their old home, the SFU Theatre on the Burnaby campus. 12:30pm. Free. Info: http://cgi.sfu.ca/~scahome/?q=node/800
Thursday Nov. 26: The SFU City Program presents a public lecture: Learning from Toronto , with Elyse Parker, director of the public realm section for Toronto’s Transportation Services Division. Find out how Toronto is taking designs for a healthy city—and healthy people—to the streets. UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, 7pm-8:30pm. Free but reservations required: Call 778-782-5100 or email email@example.com Info: http://www.sfu.ca/city/fpl5popup.htm
Thursday Nov. 26: Today is the deadline for input from the SFU community on SFU's Strategic Research Plan for 2010-2015. You can submit ideas to the VP-research at firstname.lastname@example.org
Info : http://www.sfu.ca/vpresearch/
Friday Nov 27: SFU Clan basketball, women’s and men’s teams, vs. University of Lethbridge, Burnaby campus, West Gym. Women at 6:15pm, men at 8:15pm.
Friday Nov. 27 and Saturday Nov. 28: Dances on The Hill: the Finale . SFU Contemporary Arts presents this final faculty dance show in their old home, the SFU Theatre on the Burnaby campus. 8pm both nights. Tickets $7 for students, alumni, seniors, children; $10 for general (adult/faculty/staff). Cash only at door. Info: http://cgi.sfu.ca/~scahome/?q=node/800
Saturday Nov. 28: SFU Clan basketball, women’s and men’s teams, vs. University of Calgary. Burnaby campus, West Gym. Men at 5pm, women at 7pm.
Saturday Nov. 28: Date for the next guided “Supertour” of the Burnaby campus, hosted by SFU Student Services. It offers a half-day tour to meet with faculty representatives and tour the Burnaby campus. If you know anyone who’d like a tour, please point them to: http://students.sfu.ca/tour/
Sunday Nov. 29: The SFU Centre for Dialogue, SFU International Studies, the Canada's World project at SFU and the Canadian International Council, Vancouver, host an evening with Daryl Copeland, author of Guerrilla Diplomacy . Vancouver campus, Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings Street, Room 1400, 7pm. Free but seating is limited. Info: http://at.sfu.ca/JecKcH
Until Nov. 30: The SFU Local Food Project is working to promote local food through individual and institutional purchasing and urban agriculture initiatives. It invites you to participate in an on-line survey on local food. This should take about 10 minutes to complete. There is a draw prize of a $50 gift certificate for the local farmers market of your choice. The survey has been approved by SFU Ethics. To access the survey:
All month: November marks the United Way campaign at SFU. President Michael Stevenson encourages you to join him in supporting the work of the United Way in three distinct areas: children aged 0-6, children 6-12 and seniors. Info: http://www.sfu.ca/unitedway/