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SFU People in the News - December 11, 2014

December 11, 2014
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Below is your daily copy of Media Matters.
Provided by University Communications, Media Matters is a snapshot of Simon Fraser University in the news as of Thursday, December 11, 2014.

Faculties & Departments

Experts say more than lights are needed to improve safety around hospital

The Hamilton Spectator - December 11, 2014
SFU criminology professor Robert Gordon says that while bright lights can deter would-be criminals from an area, they are most effective when combined with cameras — regardless of who's watching them.

Health sciences students help narrow knowledge gap in AIDS research

Punjabi Patrika - December 10, 2014
...A chapter contribution to the Encyclopedia of AIDS by two Simon Fraser University graduate students is helping researchers to expand their knowledge...

North Vancouver rockslide causes public safety risks and trail closures

Global News - December 10, 2014
SFU Earth Sciences professor Brent Ward says the area has had landslides in the past, most notably a 2005 slide that destroyed a house on Berkley Avenue and killed Eliza Kuttner, an instructor at Capilano College.

Planned Arizona copper mine would put a hole in Apache archaeology

AAAS Science - December 10, 2014
“This is the best set of Apache archaeological sites ever documented, period, full stop,” says John Welch, a former historic preservation officer for the White Mountain Apache Tribe and a Resource and Environmental Management professor at SFU.

Culture

Artful new projections boost Bah! Humbug!

The Georgia Straight - December 10, 2014
When SFU Woodward’s director of cultural development and programming Michael Boucher and Vancouver Moving Theatre were looking to evolve the production visually this year, Richard Tetrault seemed like the natural artist to turn to, having expressed the settings of Bah! Humbug! for so many years—though never rendering them in a literal way.

Also in the News

COLUMN: Burden of a growing city

Peace Arch News - December 10, 2014
As the study, prepared by Simon Fraser University’s urban studies program, points out, Surrey has some good reasons to demand the charges.

YOUTH VOICE: A place to call home

Peace Arch News - December 10, 2014
SFU student Japreet Lehal wrote an article about statelessness, which prevents an individual from having a nationality or citizenship in any country.

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