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TCR Reading – new fiction live!

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Some of Canada’s best writers will be at Capilano University today. Everyone is welcome to join us at 1:15 p.m....

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Arts & Sciences, Community Life, Sustainability

The Salish Sea: Nature and a Sense of Place

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The Salish Sea – which is the name for the waters of the Strait of Georgia, Juan de Fuca Strait...

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Arts & Sciences, Portfolio

Creative Spaces: Bob Muckle

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Instructor Bob Muckle’s office is a virtual cabinet of curiosities illustrating Bob’s many years teaching anthropology at Capilano, as well...

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Arts & Sciences, Student Life

ChatLive

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Each week at Cap, a group of Cap students and faculty get together to discuss thought-provoking topics, but no grades...

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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences, Student Life

Adventures on the East Central European study tour

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According to Capilano U Geography instructor, Jeanne Mikita, she and fellow Cap instructor, Cam Sylvester, are shown here receiving the...

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Arts & Sciences, Student Life

Inspiration

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Arts & Sciences grad Azy Behnam recently gave this inspiring speech to prospective students at Cap’s annual Arts & Sciences...

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About Cap, Arts & Sciences, How To

Arts & Sciences info evening

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Join us at Capilano U’s annual Arts & Sciences Info Evening on Thursday, May 23, 2013. This free event is...

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Arts & Sciences, Fine & Applied Arts, Student Life

Sacred Space: The Tom Cone Festival of New Plays

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See some of Capilano’s finest upcoming stage and script talent at Sacred Space: The Tom Cone Festival of New Plays...

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Arts & Sciences, Community Life

Secrets of the forest

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This month, archaeologist Bob Muckle presents an unexpected history of early 20th century life in North Vancouver based on more...

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Arts & Sciences

Chris Hadfield

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About two weeks ago, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield assumed command of the International Space Station (ISS), the first Canadian and...

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Arts & Sciences, Fun Stuff

March 1513: March of Popes

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“Habemus Papam!” These words finally echoed through the ancient city of Rome on March 13, 2013 after two days of...

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Arts & Sciences, Fun Stuff

March 15, 1913: The Armory Show closes its doors

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Negative epithets were hurled when the International Exhibition of Modern Art organized by the Association of American Painters and Sculptors...

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Arts & Sciences, Fun Stuff

March 14: Albert Einstein’s birthday

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The scientific achievements of Albert Einstein, born on this day in 1879, are much less well known than his name...

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Arts & Sciences, Portfolio

Excerpt

image "People ask me what I hate most about blindness. A good answer would be blindness. I hate blindness about blindness...
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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences, Changemakers

A ray of hope

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“I’ve seen how parents regain hope when they see their children succeed and acquire skills they thought they would never...

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Arts & Sciences, Changemakers, Sustainability

On thin ice

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If you were 1,400 pounds and as tall as a one-story building, you’d probably feel pretty invincible. However, despite being...

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Arts & Sciences, Hot Topics

“Women don’t paint very well”

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In a recent interview with Spiegel Online, the famous (and cantankerous) German painter Georg Baselitz pronounced: “Women don’t paint very...

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Arts & Sciences, Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

Instructors weigh in on Tupac hologram

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When Tupac Shakur appeared onstage at last year’s Coachella, fans may have thought they were looking into the future. Imagine...

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Arts & Sciences, Hot Topics

Prof vs. Prof: biotech art

image “Genetic engineering has incited much debate. But while activists picket, big business quietly investigates, and intellectuals issue grave warnings, art...
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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences

Do what your heart tells you

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Unsure of where she was going in life, Karine Dubois packed up her life in Quebec City and moved out...

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Arts & Sciences, Changemakers, Sustainability

Inspiration blooms

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In the traditional roles of student and teacher, inspiration generally passes from professor to pupil. But given a passionate student...

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Arts & Sciences, Hot Topics

Are we alone in the universe?

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Astronomy and physics instructor, Dr. Stanley Greenspoon ponders the search for extraterrestrial life. “Can we be sure that we live...

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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences

360 degree thinking

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 How is a liberal arts education relevant in today’s world? Dr. Aurelea Mahood, an instructor in Capilano’s new Bachelor of...

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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences

Degrees apart

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While firmly entrenched in the liberal arts tradition, Cap’s Liberal Studies degree takes a different approach than most. Students take...

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