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This week at Cap: Jan 30-Feb 5

It’s a great week to visit CapU! Five open houses and info sessions between Monday and Thursday will give you...

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The School of STEM opens its doors

Are you passionate about protecting our environment and diverse species? Do you enjoy building things and solving problems? Maybe you...

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About Cap, Business & Professional Studies, Hot Topics

Every brand has a story: Insights from a marketing guru

Mary Charleson knows a thing or two about branding. An international authority on marketing, columnist and author, Charleson’s work is...

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This Week at Cap: Jan 16-22

This week, take your learning outside the classroom with a wide variety of speakers on thought-provoking topics. The much talked-about...

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Explore dozens of university programs in one night

You want a good life and a rewarding career. Maybe you’ve heard that a university education leads to higher lifetime...

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Navigate CUSP 2016 with new app!

Capilano University welcomes new and returning students for the third annual Capilano University Street Party (CUSP) on September 6. From...

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CUSP 2016 wants you!

The Capilano University Street Party is back at it again and is looking for volunteers! New students will be attending...

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About Cap, Alumni, Community Life

Janet Burgess adds value to School of Business

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Janet Burgess, senior manager at BlueShore Financial, has mentored students at Capilano University for nearly 10 years. She has contributed...

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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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About Cap, Hot Topics

Lessons in kindness

I love the month of June—time spent whiling away the hours in my garden, barbecues with friends and the all-important...

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About Cap, Applied Smarts, Global & Community Studies

CBT Vietnam: A one-of-a-kind learning opportunity

“When you are able to see, in person, how tourism is occurring as we did in Lao Chai [village], you are better able to grasp what cultural, social and political factors are actually shaping that tourism.”
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Sunshine Coast campus gets shíshálh name

“Beautiful,” is how shíshálh Nation elder Anne Quinn described her Nation’s act of naming Capilano University’s Sechelt campus “kálax-ay,” on May 24, 2016.
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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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Meet Paul Dangerfield, Capilano U’s next president

Paul Dangerfield has had good reason to reflect upon leadership, and what makes organizations excel, over the past few months....
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Building bridges

David T. Fung has mastered an advanced form of math. To Fung, Capilano University’s chancellor-elect, one plus one equals five.
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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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Capilano U hosts PacWest Basketball Championships

Capilano University is hosting the 2016 PACWEST Basketball Provincial Championships beginning this Thursday, March 3 at 1 p.m. in the Sportsplex....

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About Cap, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

James Shavick: Helping the next generation of talent

For a man who has made his living behind the lens of a camera, James Shavick is surprisingly relaxed in front of one.
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Pride on campus

When you identify as something outside the gender-binary of male/female, it can get pretty hard to go to the bathroom. Especially if...
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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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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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6 reasons to take the Health Care Assistant program

With an aging population in B.C., there’s an increasing demand for health care assistants to help out in hospitals, care...

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About Cap, Fun Stuff

Season’s greetings from Capilano University

Turn up your speakers for a gift of song performed by the Capilano University Singers.
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24 books & movies to keep you company for the holidays

Looking for something to read or watch over the holidays? No matter your interests, the library’s got you covered! 5...

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About Cap, Alumni, Applied Smarts, Changemakers

Call for Nominations: 2016 Alumni Awards of Excellence

Do you know Capilano University alumni who have made remarkable contributions to their professions or communities? Then consider nominating them...

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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, Community Life, Fine & Applied Arts

Second Chance puts Bosa Centre on the silver screen

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As the cameras rolled and the background extras prepared for their cue, Capilano University’s Nat and Flora Bosa Centre for...

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About Cap, Fine & Applied Arts

Bosa Centre: Motion capture, 3D filming on display

video Remember the behind-the-scenes footage of Andy Serkis performing in a motion capture suit as Gollum in Lord of the Rings, or for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes?
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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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About Cap, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

November is Fine & Applied Arts Month

It’s November—you know, that month when the skies get ominous and you pull out your umbrella, boots and sweaters as...

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