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SFU in the News

August 12, 2016
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Provided by University Communications, Media Matters is a snapshot of Simon Fraser University in the news as of Friday, Aug 12, 2016.

SFU in the News

Lack of winter clothes may have led to extinction of the neanderthals
The Globe and Mail - August 11, 2016
A new study led by SFU archaeologist Mark Collard reveals that Neanderthals may have died out because of their failure to make cold weather clothing. This story also appeared in CFAX 1070, Canada Standard, 24 Hrs and other media outlets. 

Why SFU launched a terrorism studies program
Global News - August 11, 2016
SFU is offering a new Terrorism, Risk, and Security Studies Professional Master's Program (TRSS) beginning this fall.

Study finds food insecurity "extremely high" among homeless, mentally ill
CFAX - August 12, 2016
A new study by SFU’s Somers Research Group reveals that homeless, mentally ill adults suffer from a higher prevalence of food insecurity. This story also appeared in Pulse FM

SFU hosts World Indigenous basketball tournament
Burnaby Now - August 11, 2016
SFU hosts the first-ever HaiCo World Indigenous Basketball Challenge. 

SFU Experts in the News

The next wave of foreign investors? They could be American
Vancouver Magazine - August 11, 2016
SFU geography professor Simon Donner comments on the Californian climate. 

'Significant Probability' of Severe Lead Contamination in LA County, Say Experts
The Epoch Times - August 11, 2016
SFU health sciences professor Bruce Lanphear comments on the lead contamination in Los Angeles County.