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Global & Community Studies, Hot Topics

Let your career take you places

From five-star beachfront hotels to world-class ski resorts, the tourism industry offers exciting opportunities to build a career in places...

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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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Education, Health & Human Development, Hot Topics

5 reasons to become an education assistant

Did you know that there are currently more than 9,800 full-time education assistants working in schools in B.C.? According to the...
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Applied Smarts, Changemakers, Hot Topics

Capilano U’s president draws on legendary influences

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We may be going out on a limb here, but we’re pretty sure that Paul Dangerfield might be the only...

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Hot Topics, How To, Student Life

On October 20, get ready to ShakeOut

Capilano University is participating in the ShakeOut BC earthquake drill At 10:20 a.m. on Thursday, October 20, get ready to...

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Applied Smarts, Changemakers, Hot Topics

Capilano University helps animation flourish in Jamaica

JoWayne McFarlane slips a satiny black animator’s glove that covers palm, ring and baby fingers, presses a digital pen to...

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About Cap, Hot Topics, Student Life

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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About Cap, Hot Topics, Student Life

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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Alumni, Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

James Brown’s rising career is One to Watch

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Capilano University awarded six outstanding alumni, employees and partners with 2016 Alumni Awards of Excellence on June 21, 2016. James...

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Alumni, Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

Chelsey Reist is “One to Watch” on The 100

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Capilano University awarded six outstanding alumni, employees and partners with 2016 Alumni Awards of Excellence on June 21, 2016. Chelsey...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Hot Topics

Emma Postl soars at Cap U-infused Jazz Fest

Vocalist Emma Postl feels energized every time she sees Capilano University jazz instructors perform.
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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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Applied Smarts, Changemakers, Hot Topics

Long-time supporter of students receiving honorary doctorate degree

Jeri Krogseth has never shied away from making cold calls for donations to Capilano University’s Foundation, but the thought of...

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About Cap, Changemakers, Community Life, Hot Topics

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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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, Hot Topics

Finding a voice in Afghanistan

“Are you waiting there for me?” It’s a phrase that may well have saved Sima Parwani’s life. While in Afghanistan...

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Arts & Sciences, Community Life, Hot Topics

It’s gender-cational

Ivan Coyote has been hauled out of a bathroom at an airport by a security guard without discussion or a...

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About Cap, Fun Stuff, Hot Topics

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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About Cap, Community Life, Hot Topics

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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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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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

Cap U film alumni in festival spotlight

He doesn’t enjoy equal status to the Godfather of Soul, but Capilano University’s James Brown continues to make a name for himself in the film industry alongside other graduates of the University’s Motion Picture Arts program (MOPA).
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Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies, Hot Topics, Student Life

Business student makes top 5 in AMA sales competition

Growing up listening to shop talk around the dinner table made a strong impression on Capilano U business student Richard...

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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences, Hot Topics

A cabinet for the Canada of 2015

Electoral winds of change swept through Ottawa, taking a male-dominated Conservative cabinet with it.
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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

Doc film alumna brings pianist’s life into focus

“I didn’t grow up wanting to be a filmmaker,” admits Vancouver-based Josephine Anderson. However, the 29-year-old documentary filmmaker was recently...

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Changemakers, Community Life, Global & Community Studies, Hot Topics

Cancer survivor gives back through The Lipstick Project

In June this year, Natasha Thom received an urgent call from the BC Children’s Hospital. Natasha and her volunteers—a group of stylists, makeup artists, and massage therapists, were told that a grade 12 girl had been admitted to the intensive care unit...
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Arts & Sciences, Community Life, Hot Topics

PoliSci students hot on the 2015 campaign trail

Elections, the heart of the democratic process, comes around only once every four years or so and students are seizing the opportunity to engage in all kinds of political analysis and debate.
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Hot Topics, How To

On Oct 15 DROP, COVER and HOLD ON

At 10:15 am on Thursday, October 15, get ready to DROP, COVER & HOLD ON as Capilano University takes part...

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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences, Hot Topics

Syria and the vandals of imagining

I clambered up the immense rubble mound, all that remains of the Temple of Zeus Belos, and surveyed the ruins below. My eyes were drawn along the column-lined avenue that ran for kilometers through this ancient city’s heart—indeed, the route was called the cardo, or “heart.”
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Changemakers, Community Life, Hot Topics

Weaving Histories book launch: art as resistance

As the culmination of more than a year’s worth of work, the Weaving Histories Response Book is being released today....

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