Kurt Heinrich Feed https://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/2802 en SFU Woodwards transports audiences with Hidden Pasts, Digital Futures Festival https://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/art/sfu-woodwards-transports-audiences-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.<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/art/sfu-woodwards-transports-audiences-hidden-pasts-digital-futures-festival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Technology Media Education Hidden Pasts Digital Futures NFB SFU Woodward's Simon Fraser Wed, 23 Sep 2015 01:54:00 +0000 Kurt Heinrich 21855 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com SFU Celebrates its 50 Year Anniversary and Reflects on a Legacy of Engagement https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/sfu-celebrates-its-50-year-anniversary-and-reflects-legacy-engagement In five short decades, SFU has grown from 'radical roots' to become Canada’s 'Engaged University.'<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/sfu-celebrates-its-50-year-anniversary-and-reflects-legacy-engagement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education SFU Simon Fraser University Thu, 10 Sep 2015 04:11:00 +0000 Kurt Heinrich 21770 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com You'll love what these seniors are planning https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/youll-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...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/youll-love-what-these-seniors-are-planning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education 55+ Program seniors education SFU Simon Fraser University Mon, 24 Aug 2015 23:52:00 +0000 Kurt Heinrich 21701 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com SFU alumni engaging with Downtown Eastside Neighbourhoods https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/sfu-alumni-engaging-downtown-eastside-neighbourhoods Simon Fraser University alumni Landon Hoyt and Wes Regan are helping reinvent how business associations operate in the downtown core. <p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/sfu-alumni-engaging-downtown-eastside-neighbourhoods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Hastings Crossing BIA SFU Simon Fraser University Fri, 14 Aug 2015 01:20:00 +0000 Kurt Heinrich 21665 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouver kicks off Global Renewable Cities Initiative event https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/vancouver-kicks-global-renewable-cities-initiative-event A little over a month after Vancouver city councillors publicly and unanimously pledged to develop a plan to move their city to 100 percent renewable energy, experts from around the world are...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/vancouver-kicks-global-renewable-cities-initiative-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News green living renewable energy urban affairs Fri, 15 May 2015 06:31:00 +0000 Kurt Heinrich 21266 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com University Hill hosts Lower Mainland West Regional debate https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/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...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/university-hill-hosts-lower-mainland-west-regional-debate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education debate U-Hill Secondary University Hill Secondary Vancouver School Board VSB Thu, 12 Feb 2015 02:47:00 +0000 Kurt Heinrich 20646 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Killarney is Becoming the Silicon Valley of the VSB https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/killarney-becoming-silicon-valley-vsb It’s December 11 and clusters of students are hunched over their computers in one of Killarney Secondary’s computer labs working on a coding assignment.&nbsp;They’re part of the school’s Programming...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/killarney-becoming-silicon-valley-vsb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Hour of Code Killarney Secondary Programming Silicon Valley of the VSB Vancouver School District VSB Thu, 15 Jan 2015 08:38:00 +0000 Kurt Heinrich 20504 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Top 10 photos from Vancouver public schools in 2014 https://www.vancouverobserver.com/tags/champlain-heights/top-10-photos-vancouver-public-schools-2014 Each year the countless events happen around the Vancouver school district. Below are a few of the top pictures of activities taking place in schools in 2014. You can explore more photos by clicking...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/tags/champlain-heights/top-10-photos-vancouver-public-schools-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Champlain Heights Douglas Elsie Roy John Oliver Lord photos Tillicum Vancouver School Board Vancouver schools VSB Thu, 08 Jan 2015 03:20:00 +0000 Kurt Heinrich 20451 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Van Tech Volleyball Team Hasn't Lost a Game in Three Seasons https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/van-tech-volleyball-team-hasnt-lost-game-three-seasons Lewis Chifan is the coach of Van Tech’s Grade 10 girls volleyball team that for the past three seasons hasn’t lost a game in their Vancouver city league. Not a regular season game, a playoff match or...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/van-tech-volleyball-team-hasnt-lost-game-three-seasons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Sports Van Tech Vancouver School Board volleyball VSB Fri, 12 Dec 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Kurt Heinrich 20345 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Making Math a Hands-on Experience: Building Model Cranes at Templeton STEM Program https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/making-math-hands-experience-building-model-cranes-templeton-stem-program As a part of the Templeton Secondary School’s STEM Program, Grade 11 and 12 students recently designed, drafted, built and tested load-bearing model cranes. Looking not unlike a steampunk skyline,...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/education/making-math-hands-experience-building-model-cranes-templeton-stem-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Math STEM Templeton Secondary Vancouver School Board VSB Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Kurt Heinrich 20242 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com