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Fwd: SFU Events: June 14-20, 2010

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From: "Fiona Burrows" <fiona@sfu.ca>
To: fiona@sfu.ca
Sent: Monday, June 14, 2010 7:18:54 AM GMT -08:00 US/Canada Pacific
Subject: SFU Events: June 14-20, 2010

SFU events, important dates and invitations 
The following message is from SFU Public Affairs/Media Relations. Please submit any ideas for consideration to  fiona@sfu.ca 

Tuesday, June 15-Friday, June 18 
Spring Convocation-SFU Burnaby, Convocation Mall 
More information:   http://www.sfu.ca/convocation/ 

June 15 - 17 
Convocation Buffet lunch-Diamond Alumni Centre 
from 11 am until 2pm 
Price : $ 21 per person 
Reservation recommended but not necessary.    778-782-4795    or  778-782-4796 

Tuesday, June 15 2:30 p.m. 
SFU Burnaby-EDB 7512 
LIDC Workshop: Blogs in Education 
Blogs (journal web sites designed to be updated regularly) can compliment and enhance existing courses activities and assignments. In this one hour workshop, we will demonstrate basic features of the SFU blogging software, show some innovative examples of college and university course blogs, and discuss principles for designing blog-based learning activities.   Free but register at:  https://webserver.lidc.sfu.ca/tep/summer-10/progdesc.php?c_id=106 

Wednesday, June 16 12noon-6 p.m. 
SFU Burnaby-Town Square (by Cornerstone building) 
SFU Pocket Farmers Market 
Local and organic produce, freshly baked bread and preserves, live music and more. The market runs every Wednesday from May 19 to October 27. For more information:  www.sfulocalfood.ca . 

Wednesday, June 16 12noon-2 p.m. 
SFU Burnaby campus-Town Square (by Cornerstone) 
Summer Busker Series 
Performers:  Kelly Brock Duo ,  Pop Vocalist & Pianist. 

Wednesday, June 16 7 p.m. 
SFU Surrey-Room 5320 
Career Practitioner Training Program Information Session 
Call 778.782.5095 for registration. More information: http://www.sfu.ca/cstudies/mpprog/careerpractitioner.htm 

Wednesday, June 16 7 p.m. 
Heritage Grill, 447 Columbia Street, New Westminster 
Philosophers’ Café 
The morality of laughter .  A discussion of the claim that laughter announces and enforces a code of behaviour through the jester’s signal of superiority over the comic vice of another person—the butt.

Thursday, June 17 7 p.m. 
Russian-Language Café (Philsophers’ Café) 
Richmond Public Library 
Seven wonders of the ancient world: fact or fiction?   Guest speaker:   Dr. Arslan Illiasov . 

Friday, June 18 10:30 a.m. 
West Vancouver Memorial Library, Welsh Hall East, 1950 Marine Drive 
What gifts or incentives should drug manufacturers be permitted to bestow on prescribing physicians?   When would it be reasonable to give gifts or items that will remind the physician of the name of the pharmaceutical and its use? 

Friday, June 18 3:30 p.m. 
SSB 7172 
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Seminar 
Speaker:  Sandra Schulze, Western Washington University 
Topic:  The Nuclear Envelope and Premature Aging: Studies in Drosophila. 

--Fiona Burrows 
Assistant Director, Community Relations 
Public Affairs & Media Relations 
Simon Fraser University 
778.782.3928 (Burnaby office) 
778.782.9017 (Surrey office)