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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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Season’s greetings from Capilano University

Turn up your speakers for a gift of song performed by the Capilano University Singers.
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24 books & movies to keep you company for the holidays

Looking for something to read or watch over the holidays? No matter your interests, the library’s got you covered! 5...

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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What do a milk frother, a personal shaving device, an outdated overhead projector and a satellite receiver have in common?...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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November is Fine & Applied Arts Month

It’s November—you know, that month when the skies get ominous and you pull out your umbrella, boots and sweaters as...

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We Day 2015 — Storified!

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Capilano University was on location at We Day Vancouver this week, live broadcasting on social media, showcasing our two We...

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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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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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New to Cap U? Don’t miss these must-do events!

If you’re attending university, chances are high that you’re here to succeed and graduate. So, want to know the first...

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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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CUSP: Bigger than ever!

The Cap U Street Party (CUSP) will return for its second year on Tuesday, September 8, 2015. With Capilano University...

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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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The teachable moment

I have been doing a great deal of thinking recently, and while I was considering the questions and uncertainties lying...

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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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About Cap, Fine & Applied Arts

Come for Open Studio Day, stay for The Secret Garden!

Calling all theatre lovers! This Thursday, March 19, we’ll be throwing open the stage doors (plus a few more) for...

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This week at Cap: Mar 16-20

Changemakers are on fire this week at Capilano U! They’re supporting the homeless, standing up for threatened communities and pledging...

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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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