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Indigenizing the academy: elders-in-residence

Did you know that Capilano University has two elders-in-residence who visit campus on a regular basis? Or that one of...

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Food services renovation: Big changes on campus

You know what it’s like: those long lineups at lunch hour when your stomach is growling out loud and you’re...

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Energy conservation 101

How can you contribute to energy conservation on campus? Here is one particularly powerful action you can help us with....

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About Cap, Applied Smarts, Education, Health & Human Development

New program supports student work, study transition

Beginning this September, Capilano University’s Access Work Experience Department will offer a new, full-time, eight-month program integrating career-building skills with...

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Blog hits the pause button

You may have heard that the Capilano University Faculty Association (CFA) has begun strike action. Unfortunately, this situation will have...

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From 5 to 45 years: Capilano U’s Employee Long Service Awards

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In 1970, initial construction plans of the library were laid out for the Capilano College North Vancouver campus. It was...

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Meet the 2015 CapU Works student organizers

If you’re a member of the Capilano U community, you’ve probably heard of EarthWorks, a free public lecture, film and...

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Celebrating partnership at the Chancellor’s Circle dinner

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Partnerships are vital to ensuring the university thrives both on our own campus and within our community. Our long-standing partnerships,...

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Blues battle at basketball provincials

Last weekend (March 5 to 7), the Capilano Blues travelled to Abbotsford in the hopes of bringing back a medal...

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Learn artisan craft distilling in Squamish

School spirit has taken on a whole new meaning at Capilano University. The new Artisan Craft Distilling workshop—one of the...

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Simplifying the sort: How to use Cap’s zero waste stations

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Students from this term’s Recreation 245 class were such big fans of Cap’s new zero waste policies, they created a...

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Why a waste audit?

On Tuesday, February 3, more than 200 Capilano University students will participate in Cap’s seventh campus waste audit. This event...

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Cap in Ecuador: The Me to We experience

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For a lot of young people with a desire to make a difference and experience more of the world, the...

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Having fun with… classroom maintenance?

Imagine you’re a university instructor. It’s the start of term and you walk into a room full of bored-looking young...

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About Cap, Alumni, Applied Smarts, Changemakers

Celebrating the #BestofCap2014

Last month, when we were drafting our official 2014 holiday greeting, the first version was… well, let’s just say it...

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The Great Light Switchout a success

Two years after its introduction, the Great Light Switchout is gradually coming to a close. Though LED bulbs will still...

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Your Powerful Shot photo contest winners

Have you had a chance to see the winning photos in the Your Powerful Shot photo contest? PowerWorks student organizer,...

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Art and trauma: The making of Art History 330

Most students have at least one. A course that really had an impact. The discussions challenged you, the readings stayed with you, focused your understanding of the world ...
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The 30 Day Challenge – Another year of new habits

This fall, we challenged the campus community to 30 days adopting various sustainable habits. The results are in and the...

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Get your garden winter-ready

Do you know how lucky we are? While half the continent is up to their windshield wipers in snow, it’s...

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Help fight invasive weeds

Capilano University is lucky to be located in one of the most beautiful places in Canada. Our mild weather grants...

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From project to protocol: Student project saves energy

What better achievement than having a project considered so successful it’s implemented as a school protocol? That’s exactly what happened...

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United Way campaign ramps up

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It takes a community to make lasting change. Every year, the Capilano University community comes together to support the United...

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Introducing the We Act Entrance Scholarships

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Capilano University is serious about attracting high school students who are committed to social change. So serious, in fact, that...

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Top 25 Cap U Library Secrets

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The Library is a familiar and welcome place to some, but to others, it can also be a little intimidating....

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The dream team: international mentors

Here at Cap, we love to brag about our international students. We can’t help it! We admire the ambition and...

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Cap U’s first ever farmers’ pocket market

Summer flashed by and it’s time to “fall” back into the student routine again. With this in mind, the FoodWorks...

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New zero waste centres – in a building near you

Notice anything new in the hallways? Check out our new zero waste centres—centralized sorting stations that we’ve rolled out on...

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Welcoming the world to Capilano U

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Many of you have just completed New Student Orientation here at Capilano University. Exciting, right? Maybe a little intimidating? Now...

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Strike Camps are a go

Do you feel like the new students are looking extra young this year? That might be because Capilano University has...

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