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Poetry against the pipelines
"I’ve written about the desire for change in a world that is already rapidly changing — in ways that alarm us, or at least should alarm us."
Jul 25th, 2016
We the City Community Summit explores the power of cities
Later this month, SFU Public Square is launching its fourth large-scale community summit aimed at provoking thought and action around the challenges and opportunities of cities. The We the...
Oct 6th, 2015
SFU Celebrates its 50 Year Anniversary and Reflects on a Legacy of Engagement
In five short decades, SFU has grown from 'radical roots' to become Canada’s 'Engaged University.'
Sep 9th, 2015
You'll love what these seniors are planning
There may be a lot more grey hairs in classrooms in coming years as a generation of boomers are seeking to pursue lifelong learning through Simon Fraser University’s Continuing Studies and other...
Aug 21st, 2015
SFU alumni engaging with Downtown Eastside Neighbourhoods
Simon Fraser University alumni Landon Hoyt and Wes Regan are helping reinvent how business associations operate in the downtown core.
Aug 13th, 2015
Bill Nye to receive SFU honorary degree
Scientist, educator and television performer “Bill Nye, the Science Guy,” is one of the individuals set to receive an honorary degree from SFU.
Mar 16th, 2015
SFU scientists among Stanford’s Leopold Leadership fellows
Training will focus on effectively communicating scientific research on hot environmental topics
Jan 26th, 2015
Lynne Quarmby elected Green Party Candidate in Burnaby North-Seymour
Lynne Quarmby was unanimously acclaimed this past weekend as the Green Party’s candidate in the new federal electoral district of Burnaby North - Seymour.
Jan 14th, 2015
#EastVanLove tweetup explores the history behind one of Vancouver's most loved neighbourhoods
In collaboration with Heritage Vancouver and the Museum of Vancouver, grassroots organization East of Main presents a history-themed tweetup at the Goldcorp Centre for the Arts on April 11, 2013....
Mar 31st, 2013
The all-you-can-eat-buffet of planet earth
We need to start living within our means and stop believing in the myth of human exceptionalism where we think we can decouple ourselves from the ecosystems within which we live.
Mar 13th, 2013