EarthWorks activities are dominating this week! Get out there and support sustainable initiatives around campus. This week also hosts International Women’s Day, and a panel symposium with special guests promises to be a thought-provoking event. 

  1. Student Success Workshops  The Counselling Services and Learning Skills Services department offers a number of free workshops designed to provide students with the skills and tools they need to achieve both personal and academic success. Upcoming workshop:
  1. Program Information Meeting & Open Houses  Want to learn more about programs at Cap? Attend one of the many open houses, general info nights and program information meetings offered throughout the year! Upcoming sessions:
  1. EarthWorks: Capilano University Invasive Species Plant Pull  Join REC 152 students in pulling up weeds and other invasive plant species such as giant hogweed, ivy and knotweed. Bring your own gloves and dress for the weather. Monday, March 6, Cedar building courtyard
  1. EarthWorks: Capilano University Recycling Fair  Together we can develop innovations that encourage reducing, reusing and recycling, and remind us to be mindful of the life cycle of the materials we consume. No matter whether coffee cup or plastic bag, it’s gotta land somewhere! Tuesday, March 7, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Birch building, cafeteria
  1. EarthWorks: Ecological Restoration, A Field of Hope  Ken Ashley talks about renewing degraded ecosystems to a high state of natural functioning with biological integrity and sustainability. Thursday, March 9, Bosa Centre for Film and Animation Theatre
  1. ChatLive: The Significance of International Women’s Day in 2017  ChatLive presents “The Significance of International Women’s Day in 2017” – Women’s & Gender Studies. ChatLive is a series of informal, face-to-face discussions over lunch (FREE PIZZA!) where you can explore interesting ideas with other students. Facilitated by a different faculty member each week, we discuss thought-provoking topics and current issues. All CapU students are welcome. Thursday, March 9, Library building, room LB188
  1. International Women’s Day Panel Symposium  Social Justice and Racialized Workers: The Changing Faces of Politics and Labour in B.C. Please join us for a special panel with guest speakers: Natasha Tony (Assistant Steward for the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 891), Shanee Prasad (BCFED Worker of Colour Rep) and Kassandra Cordero (Director of Equity and Human Rights at the B.C. Federation of Labour). Thursday, March 9, Library building, room LB217

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