For a full list of past news stories, refer to the News Archive.
August 08, 2018
Psychology postdoc partners with BC Hydro to study how innovative light therapy can improve mental health and addictions treatments
Psychology postdoc Myriam Juda studies circadian rhythms and is working with BC Hydro to improve patients’ recovery at Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addiction.
July 30, 2018
Ivan Coyote named 2018-2019 Writer in Residence
SFU's Department of English announces that acclaimed storyteller, writer and performer Ivan Coyote is this year's Writer in Residence.
July 25, 2018
SFU Economics welcomes new faculty member Kevin Schnepel
Economics welcomes its newest faculty member, Dr. Kevin Schnepel, who studies the economics of crime, health economics, labour economics, and environmental economics.
July 04, 2018
Welcome to Dr. Sean Zwagerman, New FASS Associate Dean for Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is pleased to welcome Dr. Sean Zwagerman to the FASS Dean’s Office as Associate Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies this July.
July 03, 2018
2018 Community Engagement Initiative funded proposals announced
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is proud to congratulate the six funded FASS proposals for the 2018 Community Engagement Initiative.
June 27, 2018
2018 Cormack Teaching Award Winners
Congratulations to the 2018 Cormack winners: Tina Adcock (History), Douglas Allen (Economics), Leith Davis (English), Dai Heide (Philosophy), and Steve Weldon (Political Science).
June 26, 2018
FASS Employee Achievement Awards
Dr. Jane Pulkingham, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS), is pleased to introduce three new groups of annual awards to recognize the dedication and hard work of FASS employees including staff, continuing faculty and temporary instructors.
June 25, 2018
History's Mark Leier and Psychology's Jodi Viljoen recognized for excellent graduate supervision
Congratulations to History's Mark Leier and Psychology's Jodi Viljoen on earning a 2018 Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision!
June 21, 2018
First Nations Studies undergraduate Melanie Mercer earns student essay award from Blue Metropolis Literary Prize
In “Dearest Canada: A Letter from your Daughter,” Melanie Mercer writes powerfully and eloquently about her life as an Indigenous woman who was adopted and raised by white parents of European descent.
June 19, 2018
In Memoriam: Maha El Meseery, School of Interactive Arts & Technology
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Maha El Meseery on May 13, 2018 as a result of a car accident in Egypt. Maha joined SFU’s School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT) PhD program in 2016 and worked for the Vancouver Institute for Visual Analytics (VIVA) where she contributed to the Visualize FASS Research project.