SFU People in the News - December 19, 2014

December 19, 2014

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 Friday, December 19, 2014.

Faculties & Departments

SFU Expert reacts to “The Interview” pulled
Breakfast Television - Vancouver - December 18, 2014
SFU Communications expert Peter Chow-White reacts to Sony deciding to pull the move “The Interview” from theatres. Many people say this move is a freedom of speech violation.

New Hospital Funding Method Discharges Patients "Quicker But Sicker"
Huffington Post - December 18, 2014
SFU health science adjunct professor Karen Palmer co-authored an op-ed about the changes to Canadian health care which could significantly impact patients.

Site C dam - what are the long-term benefits?
Vancouver Sun - December 18, 2014
Marvin Shaffer, adjunct professor at the School of Public Policy at SFU along with Philip Hochstein, president of the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association look at the long-term effects of the Site C dam in B.C.

Christmas cheer has a place at the office – but not at the expense of other religions
The Globe and Mail - December 18, 2014
“It’s important that organizations are sending the message that a diversity of religious beliefs and values are okay and open for discussion,” says Brent Lyons, assistant professor of management and organizational studies at Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business.

Also in the News

Pop-up store brings holiday joy to homeless in Vancouver
Metro News Vancouver - December 18, 2014
After seeing the Street Store concept on a friend’s Facebook page, Christina Wong, a student at Simon Fraser University, said she knew she wanted to join the movement.


Local pair at Soccer Canada camp
Surrey Leader - December 19, 2014
Priya Sandhu played 18 games for the Simon Fraser University Clan this past fall, posting a 2.49 goals against average with two shutouts.

Marauder Smith signs with Clan
Maple Ridge News - December 18, 2014
...believes his performance in that tournament, which was heavily scouted by Canadian universities, helped him turn the heads of the SFU staff. I did...

Coast sister act coming to SFU
Coast Reporter - December 18, 2014
A Coast sister act is coming together to help the Simon Fraser University women's volleyball...

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