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Cap in Photos: September 2017

Cap in Photos is a monthly retrospective of campus life. Each gallery will feature...
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Better together

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In the spirit of Truth and Reconciliation, an historic agreement was signed between the shíshálh Nation and Capilano University, September...

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5 ways to stay healthy and active on campus

gallery The CapU Athletics & Recreation (A&R) department strives to promote and develop health and wellness across campus...
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CapU welcomes a new class of students

gallery Last week, the campus was a hub of activity as CapU welcomed new students at the biggest orientation and CapU Street Party ever...
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CIE welcomes more than 400 new international students

gallery The weather forecast was in our favour — not too hot, not too cold — perfect for our Fall New International Student Orientation event...
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Chef in Residence prepares to welcome students

CapU Residence students can expect a great dining experience when they arrive at their home away from home on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. Chef Andrew Chan...
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Bringing CapU’s Student Residence to Life

“A place students can call home.” That’s the vision Chad Johnstone and Bailey Kew, Capilano University’s new student housing team, are working to create at CapU Residence...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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We Schools scholar models resilience and caring

Chelsie Ram’s typical day is like many other 18-year-old’s—attending university by day, listening to some music along the way, and...

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Employee donors support student success with bursary funding

Capilano University’s Campaign for Student Success is aiming to increase the amount of general bursary funding for Cap U students.
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You’re invited to Cap U’s Garbage Gala!

Capilano U’s Waste Audit takes place on the Tuesday of Waste Reduction Week each year, meaning our 8th annual audit...

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Fostering a culture of changemaking

Helping students reach their fullest potential as agents of change and active global citizens is an important goal at Capilano...

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Meet the Fall 2015 CapU Works Student Organizers!

If you’re a member of the Capilano U community, you’re probably familiar with the Sustainability initiatives that occur each semester,...

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