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Alumni, Arts & Sciences, Changemakers

On the conservation frontlines: alumnus Daniel Zayonc

“I still don’t have a degree!” Capilano alumnus, Daniel Zayonc, says jokingly. Even though he has yet to finish his bachelor’s...

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Arts & Sciences, Community Life, Sustainability

Everything is connected: The surprising story of B.C. sea otters

In many ways, the natural history of coastal British Columbia is the history of sea otters. That’s one of the...

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Arts & Sciences, Changemakers, Community Life, Sustainability

Ocean acidification: the “other” CO2 problem

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Imagine for a moment that everything we ate and drank suddenly became more acidic. Talk about heartburn! Would our digestive...

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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences, Community Life, Hot Topics

A trip to Geneskool

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What do you picture when you think of “molecular biology genetics” or “genomics?” Underground government laboratories? Covert experiments? Jurassic Park?...

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Arts & Sciences, Community Life

Experience life as a science student

From the mysterious to the macabre, there are many weird and wonderful things to be found in Capilano University’s science...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences

Like mother, like daughter: Alexandra de Jong Westman

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Love of natural science flows like blood through the veins of Capilano University graduate Alexandra de Jong Westman. She completed...

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Arts & Sciences, Hot Topics, Sustainability

To bee or not to bee

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They’re small, sometimes fuzzy. They generally mind their own business as they go about their work. And they’re essential to...

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Arts & Sciences, Community Life, Sustainability

Workshop to help students forge community partnerships

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A healthy, sustainable North Shore and Sea to Sky region is a vision shared by environmental stewardship organizations, local governments,...

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Arts & Sciences, Sustainability

Global stewards of Lighthouse Park

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Hiking in parks is a much-loved activity on the West Coast. But, what happens when these parks become too popular?...

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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences, Community Life

Solve a murder mystery with genetics

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Genome BC and Capilano University have once again teamed up to deliver a unique workshop series in December 2013 and...

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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, 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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