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SFU People in the News - December 9, 2014

December 09, 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 Tuesday, December 9, 2014.

Faculties & Departments

Threats to Canada from ISIS should be expected: expert

News1130 Radio - December 08, 2014
“We’ve been lucky so far,” says SFU professor Andre Gerolymatos. “We’ve had attempts that have been foiled, but now we’ve had two terrorist attacks that unfortunately were not foiled. This will become a recurring theme in our lives.” Gerolymatos also appeared on Global BC1.

Sarah Lubik - BIV top 40 under 40

Business in Vancouver - December 09, 2014
Sarah Lubik is a lecturer in entrepreneurship and innovation at the Beedie School of Business and the director of Tech E at SFU and was recently named in the BIV's top 40 under 40.

How likely is another North Shore rockslide?

Global News - December 08, 2014
Officials on the North Shore are closely monitoring the scene of a rockslide that blocked a section of the Seymour River. The slide came down late Saturday night, north of Riverside Drive. SFU geologist Brent Ward talked about the rockslide and the impact it had on the area.

Independent producers add private juice to B.C.’s public power grid

Business in Vancouver - December 04, 2014
If Site C is built, it will be BC Hydro’s last major dam project, predicts Mark Jaccard, an energy economist with Simon Fraser University and former BC Utilities Commission chairman.

Also in the News

UBC, SFU move to join growing ‘divestment’ campaigns

The Vancouver Sun - December 05, 2014
Groups at both the University of B.C. and Simon Fraser University are asking the schools to divest their endowment funds of investments in the oil and gas industry.

Athletics

SFU Clan plays speedy new offense

Global News - December 08, 2014
If you want to play for the SFU basketball team you better be in shape. This will be known as the year the SFU Clan ran, and ran, and ran…it’s all about running and shooting.

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