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Applied Smarts, Education, Health & Human Development

Aleysha Karmali: Dancing her way to a teaching career

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Fun Stuff, Student Life

Win big in our Brand Refresh Instagram contest

You may have seen Capilano University’s new ad campaign flying by on the back of a bus, in a transit...

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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences, Business & Professional Studies

Claire Tallman: Just go for it

Capilano University introduced its new brand and visual identity to the world this January with an ad campaign on billboards,...

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Community Life, Education, Health & Human Development, Student Life

International students engage with their host community

Capilano University instructor, Carrie Jung shares the importance of community engagement in the development and integration of international and domestic...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Global & Community Studies

Uncapped Rail Jam 2017

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The 2017 Uncapped Rail Jam did not disappoint on Thursday as students got to witness some great talent show off...

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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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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies, Fine & Applied Arts

Jumping into entrepreneurship with both feet

Capilano University Business and IDEA graduates collaborate on a new business that takes weatherproof gear to the next level After...

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How To, Student Life

Make 2017 the year of good study habits

It’s a new year and a new term. Now’s the perfect time to retool, when you’re still relaxed from the...

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Business & Professional Studies, Fun Stuff, Student Life

Kerrigan Cartner: Be inspired

Have you ever considered studying abroad? For many, it is a life-changing experience. Take it from Kerrigan Cartner, a Capilano...

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Student Life

Winter wonderland

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It’s hard to beat Capilano University’s North Vancouver campus with its fresh mountain air and lush green forest, but a dusting of...

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Business & Professional Studies, Changemakers

Driving change: Communication professor teaches by example

Michael Markwick is passionate about creating dialogue. The father of five and Capilano University School of Communication instructor has been actively teaching and promoting social change...
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Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies

Business student Tom Rajaeieh dreams big

“My goal? Leading a Fortune 500 company as Chief Executive Officer.” For some business students, that is the ultimate career...

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Applied Smarts, Changemakers, Fine & Applied Arts

Former refugee helps others and meets the Royals

In 2010, Marlio Herrera Lira was a refugee claimant living in limbo in the Lower Mainland, struggling with English and...

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Applied Smarts, Changemakers, Fine & Applied Arts

Petie Chalifoux: Breaking the silence

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Motion Picture Arts student Petie Chalifoux is a born storyteller. A hoop dancer since her teen years, the Woodland Cree...

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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, Global & Community Studies, Student Life

Jamie Ferguson: Showing off Canada

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Jamie Ferguson has always been an outdoor adventure enthusiast. So enrolling in Capilano University’s Outdoor Recreation Management diploma straight out...

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Applied Smarts, Changemakers, Education, Health & Human Development

Jennifer Ivings: Thriving outdoors

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Jennifer Ivings is passionate about outdoor education for children. “I enjoy the look on a child’s face when they learn...

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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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Arts & Sciences, Community Life

Andrea Westcott: Triathlon adventure

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Congratulations to Capilano U English instructor, Andrea Westcott, who just returned from the Triathlon World Age Group Championships in Cozumel,...

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Changemakers, Community Life

Shelley Joseph: A new way forward

As the co-director of community engagement for Reconciliation Canada, Shelley Joseph is all too familiar with the lingering effect residential schools have on the survivors’ loved ones.
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Cap’s new president is almost here

Paul Dangerfield assumes the role of president of Capilano University next week
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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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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

5 ways to get fit with campus recreation

The lazy days of summer are over, and now’s the perfect time to incorporate some exercise into your routine! It’ll give...

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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, 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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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

Life’s a picnic for Capilano U jazz group

Take a dash of Mexican rock, add in some punk, a shot of metal and a good helping of progressive...

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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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Alumni, Community Life, Global & Community Studies

Christy Dodds leads with co-op education excellence

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Tourism instructor Christy Dodds is a champion of student success through her facilitation of practical industry co-op placements for Capilano University’s Tourism...

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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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