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Walking for a cure
Simon Fraser University | October 20, 2006
As her eyes meet those of Terry Fox’s statue at SFU Burnaby, Manjeet Gill grabs hold of the legendary cancer victim’s fist and leans into a leg stretch....[continue]

God, Heaven and the Afterlife
Simon Fraser University | October 17, 2006
Simon Fraser University's continuing studies Seniors Program has launched a new outreach initiative aimed at promoting dialogue among often socially isolated seniors....[continue]

Marilyn Jacobs passes away - funeral service to be held Monday
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 6, 2006
Marilyn Jacobs, a well-known, respected and admired presence on the Laurier campus for more than 20 years, passed away Friday morning following a lengthy illness. She was 54....[continue]

Urban issues come under scrutiny
Simon Fraser University | September 20, 2006
A new public lecture series aimed at making communities safer — called Safe Streets, Safe Communities — begins at Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus on September 28....[continue]

Open house to showcase new Surrey campus
Simon Fraser University | September 8, 2006
SFU Surrey invites the community to check out the new Surrey campus at an open house on Saturday, Sept. 9 (noon-4 p.m)....[continue]

SFU opens permanent Surrey campus
Simon Fraser University | September 8, 2006
Simon Fraser University’s new Surrey campus was officially opened September 8 at a ceremony attended by SFU President Michael Stevenson, Premier Gordon Campbell, Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts and other community leaders, students and local residents....[continue]

REALTORS® support urban sustainability program
Simon Fraser University | September 6, 2006
The Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia and the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board have created an endowment fund with $500,000 capital to support a new Initiative in Urban Sustainability and Development program at SFU’s new Surrey campus....[continue]

Mail order brides face risky business
Simon Fraser University | September 6, 2006
All may not be fair in love and marriage — if you happen to be a mail order bride. Jen Marchbank, director of explorations in arts and social sciences at SFU Surrey, says women who become mail order brides typically have little information about their rights and could face exploitation....[continue]

TRU, City, celebrate BCNET high-speed global connection
Thompson Rivers University | September 5, 2006
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) and community leaders in education, research and business kicked off the fall semester today with the launch of accelerated, super high-performance connectivity for research and higher education communications through BCNET's Kamloops transit exchange....[continue]

SFU Surrey invites community to opening
Simon Fraser University | September 5, 2006
Simon Fraser University is inviting the community to help celebrate the opening of its permanent Surrey campus on September 8 and 9....[continue]

From prof to poet via the Fringe
Simon Fraser University | August 24, 2006
SFU Surrey professor Sasha Colby will trade her lectern for the footlights when her one-woman play H.D. A Life debuts at the Vancouver Fringe Festival on Friday, September 15, at 8 p.m. at the Fletcher Challenge Theatre at SFU Downtown....[continue]

Terrorism scare makes band pipe up
Simon Fraser University | August 18, 2006
Members of the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band hope some pressure in high places will help them and thousands of travellers, worldwide, recover missing property....[continue]

Shopping for education at SFU Surrey
Simon Fraser University | August 17, 2006
Not too long ago, it was inconceivable – a marriage of academics, shoppers and office workers. But the vision of an internationally renowned architect and two interior design companies has done more than wed a shopping mall and office complex to Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus in Whalley....[continue]

School of Music 100th Anniversary Reunion: August 18 – 20, 2006
Brandon University | August 14, 2006
The School of Music reunion, celebrating 100 years of music instruction at Brandon University, takes place August 18-20, 2006...[continue]

Playing the homeless game
Simon Fraser University | August 4, 2006
There is no fun in seeing people suffer, but a computer game about their plight may help players appreciate human suffering. It’s that kind of thinking that motivated Terry Lavender, the communications manager at SFU Surrey, to design Homeless: It’s NO Game — the first game of its kind in the world....[continue]

Something to pipe about
Simon Fraser University | July 28, 2006
One is an accountant, the other is a retail store manager, but you put brothers Jack and Terry Lee in kilts and give them bagpipes, and you’ve got world-class musicians with something to pipe about....[continue]

Firefighters help SFU tackle mental health
Simon Fraser University | July 28, 2006
The Surrey Firefighters Charitable Society (SFCS) is donating $100,000 to support a lectureship in mental health and addiction research at SFU Surrey....[continue]

Women shoppers prefer online ‘warmth’
Simon Fraser University | July 24, 2006
Online shopping that offers a warm and social environment is more appealing to women shoppers than to men — and that could have significant implications for web designers, according to a new study on gender differences in e-commerce....[continue]

Geography professor tackles poverty in Surrey
Simon Fraser University | July 18, 2006
Sean Markey, a geography professor at SFU Surrey, doesn’t just teach about poverty and other community issues; he’s actively trying to change things for the better. Markey is SFU’s representative with Vibrant Surrey, a community action group whose goal is to encourage efforts to reduce poverty in Surrey....[continue]

Simon Fraser University to open new Surrey campus
Simon Fraser University | July 12, 2006
Simon Fraser University will celebrate the opening of its new Surrey campus on Sept. 8 and 9....[continue]

Computer simulation to help battle HIV/AIDs
Simon Fraser University | June 23, 2006
Health care professionals may soon have a new tool to fight HIV/AIDS, thanks to researchers at Simon Fraser University’s School of Interactive Arts and Technology....[continue]

Asteroids named after U of T couple
University of Toronto | June 23, 2006
Percys honoured for their contributions to science...[continue]

CBU profs receive federal research funding
University College of Cape Breton | June 15, 2006
Four Cape Breton University faculty have received funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for their research, it was announced in Montreal on Thursday....[continue]

School of Music Reunion to celebrate 100 years of music instruction at BU
Brandon University | June 15, 2006
The School of Music reunion, celebrating 100 years of music instruction at Brandon University, takes place August 18-20, 2006....[continue]

Goddard family issues statement regarding their daughter, Captain Nichola Goddard, killed in action in Afghanistan
University of Calgary | May 18, 2006
Our daughter, Captain Nichola Goddard, has been portrayed in the media as a strong leader, an officer who cared for her soldiers, and one who believed in the importance of her work and of the Canadian mission in Afghanistan....[continue]

Donation Helps Fund New Theatre for SFU Surrey
Simon Fraser University | May 5, 2006
When students at Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus head to class this fall, they’ll be taking some of their courses in the state-of-the-art Westminster Savings Credit Union theatre....[continue]

SFU celebrates 40th anniversary with Open House June 3
Simon Fraser University | April 26, 2006
Simon Fraser University’s 40th anniversary Open House on Saturday, June 3 from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. is shaping up to be a huge community celebration....[continue]

Richard Johnston receives Honorary Degree
Malaspina University College | April 18, 2006
More than 3,000 spectators gathered at Mejiro University in Japan to watch Malaspina University-College President Richard Johnston receive an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Education earlier this month....[continue]

Website Explores Our Relationships with Technology
Simon Fraser University | April 11, 2006
Students in a fourth-year class at Simon Fraser University have created a multimedia interactive website to explore how people relate to technology....[continue]

Wosk Donation Launches SFU Surrey Campaign
Simon Fraser University | March 30, 2006
A $100,000 gift from Yosef Wosk marks the first contribution to the $3 million fundraising campaign for Simon Fraser University’s expanded campus in the award-winning Central City development in Surrey....[continue]

SFU Surrey to Host National Design Research Centre
Simon Fraser University | March 27, 2006
Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus will be the home of a new national Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) initiative on design research....[continue]

SFU Scientist Key Player in U.S. Anti-terrorism Project
Simon Fraser University | March 23, 2006
A Simon Fraser University scientist is a key player in a major US government research project focused on preventing terrorism by means of a powerful and relatively new scientific field known as visual analytics....[continue]

Classes cancelled due to snow
Simon Fraser University | March 8, 2006
Classes at SFU tonight (as of 5:30 p.m.) are being cancelled due to heavy snow on Burnaby Mountain. Classes at SFU Vancouver and Surrey campuses will be held as scheduled....[continue]

SFU Business achieves international accreditation
Simon Fraser University | February 16, 2006
Simon Fraser University's faculty of business administration has achieved international accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)....[continue]

New UNBC Campus Opens in Quesnel
University of Northern British Columbia | January 27, 2006
The new North Cariboo Community Campus officially opened its doors today, with space for more than 400 students in a state-of-the-art building that doubles the amount of space for programs offered by the College of New Caledonia and the University of Northern B.C....[continue]

Executive Search Company selected to recruit new President for Malaspina University-College
Malaspina University College | January 23, 2006
The search is underway for a new President of Malaspina University-College....[continue]

High school students have chemistry at TWU
Trinity Western University | December 15, 2005
This winter, the Trinity Western University chemistry department organized a campus chemistry expo for grade 11 and 12 students. Initiated and largely organized by the student-led Chemistry Society, the event hosted over 80 students from four schools in Surrey and Langley....[continue]

Techie toys for the holidays from the elves at SFU Surrey
Simon Fraser University | December 9, 2005
Last-minute gift shopping got you down?...[continue]

Men's Soccer takes CIS Bronze Medal
Trinity Western University | December 5, 2005
The TWU Spartans Men's Soccer team secured the University's fourth Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) medal with a victory over the University of Prince Edward Island....[continue]

Construction Continues on New Teaching & Learning Centre
University of Northern British Columbia | November 3, 2005
The University’s new Teaching and Learning Centre is gradually taking shape at the north end of the campus, as the concrete and structural steel are now visible above ground....[continue]



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