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About Cap, Community Life, Sustainability

Susan Doig brings sustainability to life on campus

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Susan Doig embodies Excellence in Empowering Learning. Doig, director of facilities for Capilano University, is an extraordinary sustainability ambassador for the University...

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Fun Stuff, Student Life, Sustainability

Challenge yourself to a new sustainability habit

Capilano University’s 30-Day Challenge is launching at the International Student Orientation on September 3 and at the Capilano University Street...

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Changemakers, Student Life, Sustainability

Meet Susan Doig, sustainability champion

“I’m like this crazy learner,” says Susan Doig. Perched on the edge of her chair in a sparse office, tucked...

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Fun Stuff, Student Life, Sustainability

The 30 Day Challenge for sustainability

This year’s 30 Day Challenge is kicking off at the Cap U Street Party (#CUSP) on September 2! We’re asking you...

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Global & Community Studies, Sustainability

Tourism students’ sustainability potluck a culinary delight

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This semester, Tourism Management students had the opportunity to showcase their culinary talents for their Environmental Stewardship class (REC 152)....

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Hot Topics, Sustainability

What is blocking sustainability?

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Dr. Bill Rees will close this year’s EarthWorks series by addressing the fundamentally important question: “Is humanity inherently unsustainable?” The...

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About Cap, Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This Week at Cap: Oct. 2-8

11 Things You Need to Know This Week at CapU! Discuss sustainability issues, learn about managing your money...
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Cap in Photos, Community Life, Fun Stuff, Portfolio, Student Life

Cap in Photos: July-Aug. 2017

Cap in Photos is a monthly retrospective of campus life. Each gallery will feature...
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About Cap, Community Life, Fun Stuff

This Week at Cap: Apr 10-16

Give yourself a pat on the back — the spring term is almost over! Attend lectures, de-stress at the library...

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About Cap, Community Life, Fun Stuff

This Week at Cap: Mar 6-12

EarthWorks activities are dominating this week! Get out there and support sustainable initiatives around campus. This week also hosts International Women’s...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This week at Cap: Nov 14-20

What does a climate change talk, an international fair, and a production of Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol have in...

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Changemakers, Fine & Applied Arts, Sustainability

Taking Styrofoam out of the equation

In 2004, Orith Fogel was a third year Jazz Studies student when she landed a job as the University’s environmental issues coordinator...
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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This week at Cap: Oct 31-Nov 6

It’s that time of year when we throw open the doors and invite the community to explore Capilano University! Join...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This week at Cap: Oct 24-30

This week is all about sustainability at Capilano U. Come to a panel discussion or test drive an electric vehicle!...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This week at Cap: Oct 3-9

It’s an exciting week at Capilano U as we welcome our new President, Paul Dangerfield, for his first official day...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This week at Cap: Sept 26-Oct 2

Why are wild salmon so important to our ecosystem, and how can we help them thrive? Explore this issue at...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences

Christy Brain: Blazing her own trail

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As a highly creative person, Christy Brain loves being able to chart her own course. Realizing she wanted something more...

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Changemakers, Global & Community Studies, Sustainability

Wandering mind leads to an honorary degree

As a boy, Mario Hardy’s wandering mind made school a challenge.
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Applied Smarts, Changemakers, Sustainability

Chancellor David Fung keeps on learning

David Fung’s mother wanted him to be an architect. But Fung couldn’t draw. He dreamt of building...
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About Cap, Changemakers, Community Life, Sustainability

Sweater Day 2016: the results are in!

On February 4, 2016, as part of National Sweater Day, Capilano University turned down the heat on campus by two degrees...

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Changemakers, Fun Stuff, Student Life, Sustainability

Building Challenge – On now until the end of March!

Keep your eyes open for BADM 218 students in Robin Furby’s Leadership in Teams class, getting the campus community to...

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About Cap, Hot Topics

Lessons in the garden

“A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it...

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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences

7 classes you didn’t know you can take at Capilano University

Combine math with art, become more eco-literate, or learn to build a drone via Capilano University’s Faculty of Arts &...

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Changemakers, Hot Topics, Sustainability

Mitchell Thomashow: New teaching for a new geological era

“Sometimes I feel like I’m living in a science fiction movie,” Dr. Mitchell Thomashow told Capilano University leaders and educators...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This week at Cap: Jan 25-31

It’s an action-packed week at Capilano U! Here’s a snapshot of what’s coming up...
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About Cap, Community Life, Sustainability

J.B. MacKinnon’s Rewilding kicks off EarthWorks series

You know him for books like The 100-Mile Diet—the bestseller widely-regarded as a catalyst of the local foods movement worldwide—and for award-winning productions...
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About Cap, Applied Smarts, Changemakers

Community conservation focus of Ecoliteracy Field School

For Capilano University Global and Community Studies instructor Catherine Evans, there’s nothing more exciting than seeing students connect with the...

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About Cap, Changemakers, Student Life, Sustainability

Can you say “Eeew-waste”?

What do a milk frother, a personal shaving device, an outdated overhead projector and a satellite receiver have in common?...

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About Cap, Changemakers, Student Life, Sustainability

Chartwells grant to kick start aquaponics on campus

Sometimes, long drives with lots of space for thought can be a good thing. For Tourism Management student Ben Glassen,...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This week at Cap Oct 19-25

It’s going to be another exciting week at Cap! Pick up some recycling tips at our first Garbage Gala. Catch...

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