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SFU in the News - Dec 4

December 04, 2015
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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 Friday, December 4, 2015.

SFU in the News

University degrees help B.C. grads land well-paying jobs, study finds
CBCnews British Columbia - December 03, 2015
SFU President Andrew Petter comments on the impact a university education has on graduates who enter the job market.

Calm Christmas: 15 tips to beat festive stress
MSN Health - MSN UK - December 04, 2015
A study co-authored by SFU psychology professor Lara Aknin found that giving a gift that reflects your own interests may promote “closeness” in your relationship.

Call for Arms And Stings: Social Wasps Use Alarm Pheromones to Coordinate Their Attacks
Technobahn - December 03, 2015
A study led by SFU biology professor Sean McCann found that social wasps use alarm pheromones to coordinate their attacks.

Fishing adds ups and downs to fish populations
Futurity.org - December 03, 2015
A study by SFU fellow Daniel Okamoto found that fluctuating food supplies and competition can alter the survival of adult fish.

SFU Experts in the News

Gordon Clark: Who is our hobnobbing mayor actually serving?
The Province - December 04, 2015
SFU political science professor Patrick Smith comments on the issues related to Mayor Gregor Robertson and his plans for tax-funded green projects.

Discussons of Climate Change progress at home during Summit in Paris
EnergeticCity.ca - December 03, 2015
SFU energy economist professor Mark Jaccard comments on Canada’s role at the COP21 Paris climate talks.

Athletics

Clan GNAC openers: SFU swept but unranked women push No. 2 Anchorage to the buzzer
The Province - December 03, 2015
SFU women’s basketball team put up a valiant effort against the number two Anchorage team.