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SFU People in the News - December 3, 2014

December 03, 2014
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Provided by University Communications, Media Matters is a snapshot of Simon Fraser University in the news as of Wednesday, December 3, 2014.

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Two forest industry executives among Canada's most powerful women

Pulp and Paper Canada - December 03, 2014
The list of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 for 2014 determined by Women’s Executive Network includes Anne Giardini, president of Weyerhaeuser Co. In addition to her role as president of Weyerhaeuser, Giardini recently became the 11th Chancellor of Simon Fraser University.

Faculties & Departments

To inform or not to inform - often, that is the question

The Vancouver Sun - December 02, 2014
SFU criminologist Rick Parent, a veteran police officer and specialist in counter-terrorism, says the religious and other groups that have most often been linked with terrorism in North America are Muslims, Sikhs, fundamentalist Christians, neo-Nazis and Tamils. People prone to political violence also exist among radical environmentalists, adds SFU ethicist Mark Wexler.

Collaborative Agreement Among Gale and Three Universities in British Columbia Provides Provincial-Wide Access to Research Materials

Newswire Today - December 02, 2014
British Columbia’s 4.6 million residents now have free perpetual access to leading Gale research databases nearly 200 million pages of digital historical content as part of a unique agreement arranged by the University of Victoria Libraries, University of British Columbia Library, and Simon Fraser University Library.

Athletics

SFU to retire Terry Fox's No. 4

Coquitlam Now - December 02, 2014
Simon Fraser University will hoist the No. 4 jersey in honour of Canadian national hero Terry Fox during the basketball program’s home-opener series against Western Washington on Saturday in the West Gym.

Clan split a pair at Thanksgiving Classic

Burnaby Now - December 02, 2014
Simon Fraser University rebounded from its second loss of the season with an 86-42 win over Western State Colorado in women's basketball.

Freshman swimmer qualifies for nationals

Burnaby Now - December 02, 2014
Simon Fraser University freshman Adrain VanderHelm booked his ticket to the NCAA Division II nationals with a record-setting swim at the recent Clan Cup International.

Former international joins Clan soccer ranks

Burnaby Now - December 02, 2014
Former Major League Soccer player and Canadian International Kevin Harmse has joined Simon Fraser University as an assistant coach with the men’s soccer program, Clan head coach Alan Koch announced today.

Clan women open conference season this Saturday

Burnaby Now - December 02, 2014
Simon Fraser University has had no problem scoring so far this season but its defence that has head coach Bruce Langford concerned as the Clan women’s basketball team prepares for its Great Northwest Athletic Conference season opener Saturday against rival Western Washington.

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