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A young Iranian helps Syrian refugees adjust to Canada
A young Iranian, himself, new to Canada reaches out to help Syrian refugees settle here. But with the war in Syria, tensions between Iranians and Syrians are rising. How will he succeed?
Oct 12th, 2016
UBC alumna files human rights complaint over response to sex assault reports
VANCOUVER — A former University of British Columbia student has filed a human rights complaint alleging the school discriminated against her and other complainants in its handling of sexual assault...
The Canadian Press
Mar 31st, 2016
UBC faculty vote no confidence in board over handling of president's resignation
VANCOUVER — The University of British Columbia's faculty association has passed a resolution of non-confidence in the institution's board of governors amid ongoing turmoil prompted by the abrupt...
The Canadian Press
Mar 30th, 2016
How to parent in a digital world
How should we prepare our kids for an online world? That’s the question I’ll help families address in my March 4th workshop for Hollyhock Vancouver on How to Parent in a Digital World, and it’s a...
Mar 1st, 2016
What does the Iran nuclear deal mean for Iran, the Middle East and the world?
We can’t protect life in a vacuum. The Iran nuclear deal offers Iran the hope of normalizing its economy and opening relations with the world.
Oct 7th, 2015
SFU Woodwards transports audiences with Hidden Pasts, Digital Futures Festival
A brave new world co-created by the National Film Board of Canada’s award-winning Digital Studio in Vancouver and internationally acclaimed artist Stan Douglas.
Sep 22nd, 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
University Hill hosts Lower Mainland West Regional debate
University Hill Secondary Grade 12 student Sarah Tang says debate is one of the most important things she learned while attending secondary school. "I believe you must do something that your future...
Feb 11th, 2015