SFU People in the News - December 5, 2014

December 05, 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 5, 2014.

Faculties & Departments

Arresting Hope gives voice to women in prison

Vancouver Sun - December 04, 2014
Lynn Fels, a professor at SFU's education faculty, and three co-editors, including former inmate Mo Korchinski, published a book to tell those stories.

B.C. film celebrates 100 yers

CBC - Early Edition - December 04, 2014
Colin Browne, SFU Contemporary Arts professor, was interviewed about B.C.'s first feature film called In the Land of the Head Hunters. (~2:40:29)

Home building not quick, not easy

24 Hours Vancouver - December 04, 2014
The findings are from the first report of Getting to Groundbreaking (G2G), a Simon Fraser University-led initiative that looks at Metro Vancouver’s ability to meet the housing needs of a projected one-million more residents by 2041.

SFU study examines ‘victim blaming’

24 Hours Vancouver - December 04, 2014
The phenomenon of blaming rape victims can be influenced by how the sexual assault is defined, finds a new study out of Simon Fraser University.


SFU brings Indian film Rang Rasiya to Vancouver

Vancouver Sun - December 04, 2014
Thanks to an SFU scholarship fund, two filmmakers from India are in Vancouver this weekend to present the North American premiere of their film about a groundbreaking Indian painter.

Also in the News

Terry Fox left a basketball legacy at SFU, Clan set to raise banner Saturday in his honour

The Province - December 04, 2014
Thirty-eight years ago, perhaps on this very day, you could have peaked your head into the old West Gymnasium at SFU and seen him, all of 18 years old and a member of the Clan’s junior varsity basketball team, a walk-on hopeful from Port Coquitlam whose incredible future no one could have guessed.


Simon Fraser Clan’s radical experiment a big step forward for basketball analytics

National Post - December 04, 2014
“It’s put some grey hairs on me and resulted in some long nights,” said Blake, the coach of Simon Fraser University’s men’s basketball team, over the phone this week.

Teddy Bear Toss night this Saturday at Copeland

Burnaby Now - December 04, 2014
Simon Fraser University closes out its 2014 B.C. Intercollegiate hockey schedule against Eastern Washington University this Saturday.

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