S. Laurel Weldon wins Human Rights Book award for The Logics of Gender Justice
Understanding the political forces that lead to advances—or rollbacks—in gender equality policies. learn more →
Indigenous weavers gift Muslim community rugs in symbolic ceremony with support of CCMS
In a historic and unprecedented ceremony at Vanier Park, Indigenous weavers presented the Vancouver Muslim community with a collection of handwoven rugs symbolizing partnership and collaboration on June 27. learn more →
Psychology assistant professor Michelle Kline awarded SSHRC Insight Development Grant
Assistant professor of psychology Michelle Kline has been awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant worth up to $71,701 for her project, “Where Parents Come From: How Socioecology shapes parental learning opportunities and strategies.” learn more →
MA student and co-founder of start-up business Aplica! wins Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection Award for female entrepreneurship
Vanessa Milost Gonzalez, MA student co-founder of international start-up Aplica!, has won the 2019 Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection Female Founder Award along with co-founder Luciana Saldanha Fortes. learn more →
Mitacs internship with national advertising agency Rethink Canada opens career doors for MA graduate
A Mitacs internship with national advertising agency Rethink Canada opens career possibilities for MA in English graduate Marie Horgan. learn more →
Coast Salish Elder and linguist Ruby Peter given SFU honorary degree
Ruby Peter, Sti’tum’at, Coast Salish Elder and linguist, will receive an honorary doctor of laws from Simon Fraser University this spring in honour of her language restoration work. learn more →
Successful business consultant and humanitarian returns to SFU for history degree
Ian Rose, founder of IBR Consulting Services and a humanitarian who helped build schools and orphanages in Africa and Central America, will graduate from SFU with a BA in history this summer. learn more →
Lifelong human rights champion Jennifer Wade receives honorary SFU doctor of laws degree
Jennifer Wade, an English teacher and professor who’s made it her life’s goal to help others, will be receiving an honorary doctor of laws degree from SFU this summer. learn more →
Psychology student wins $150,000 Vanier award to support research on psychopathic personality disorder
Congratulations to Katherine Hanniball, who has received a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship for $150,000 to support her PhD program in Clinical Psychology. learn more →
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Indigenous student overcomes addiction to pursue BA studies at SFU August 09, 2019
Frank Watts is a student in the Interim Aboriginal University Preparation Program who overcame...
Diana Solomon gets students involved through historical role-play August 01, 2019
Role-playing games where students take on the personas of historical figures have made Diana...
Psychology assistant professor Michelle Kline awarded SSHRC Insight Development Grant July 31, 2019
Assistant professor of psychology Michelle Kline has been awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities...
FASS Courses Open Fall 2019 July 30, 2019
This list of FASS courses with available spaces and no (or low) prerequisites will help you...
Nicky Didicher awarded FASS Teaching Fellowship July 30, 2019
If you see a woman walking the halls of SFU’s Burnaby campus in an 18th-century skirt and...
Joyce Schneider weaves together reconciliation and education July 30, 2019
The Department of First Nations Studies is excited to announce its newest tenure-track faculty...
Dongwoo Kim joins the Department of Economics July 29, 2019
Dongwoo Kim will be joining the Department of Economics at Simon Fraser University this July as an...
Long-time criminology instructor Tamara O'Doherty becomes full-time lecturer July 26, 2019
Tamara O’Doherty, who has been teaching at the Department of Criminology since 2003, has...