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This Week at Cap: Oct. 16-22

7 Things You Need To Know This Week at #CapU! Welcome to your week at CapU! Wondering what you can take part in this week to expand your knowledge...
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About Cap, Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This Week at Cap: Sept. 18-24

7 Things You Need to Know This Week at CapU! It's a busy week featuring our Truth & Reconciliation events...
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Alumni, Arts & Sciences, Changemakers

Amanda Vick is using her voice

Amanda Vick initially found it difficult as an Indigenous student at Capilano University. “I struggled with my identity as an...

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Alumni, Arts & Sciences, Business & Professional Studies, Changemakers

Selina August: A voice for her people

Selina August, a shíshálh Nation councillor, poses for a portrait after a round of negotiations as part of the Day...

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Changemakers, Community Life

Shelley Joseph: A new way forward

As the co-director of community engagement for Reconciliation Canada, Shelley Joseph is all too familiar with the lingering effect residential schools have on the survivors’ loved ones.
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Changemakers, Community Life

Join us for Truth and Reconciliation Week 2016

“As Canadians, we share a responsibility to look after each other and acknowledge the pain and suffering that our diverse...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This Week at Cap: Feb 29-Mar 6

Learn to clear your mind and focus on the present this Thursday, as we celebrate a day of mindfulness. Also...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Changemakers

5 awesome experiences you can only get at Capilano University

Thousands of students choose to study at Capilano University each year due, in part, to its innovative hands-on programs. The...

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Fine & Applied Arts, Student Life

Advanced Education Minister tours film school

“It’s a far cry from Abbey Road on a four-track tape,” said Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson when he checked out a remixing room...
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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences, Student Life

Amanda J. Vick: Discovering Daughter Culture

Her family led the movement to reclaim traditional Gitxsan land from the Government of Canada in the famous 1997 Delgamuukw...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This Week at Cap Dec 7-13

The holidays are almost here, and the fresh scent of pine needles and baking is in the air! Good luck...

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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences, Hot Topics

A cabinet for the Canada of 2015

Electoral winds of change swept through Ottawa, taking a male-dominated Conservative cabinet with it.
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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies

DJ O-Show inspires, empowers young entrepreneurs

“When your life is almost taken, it pushes you and gives you more purpose,” says Orene Askew, recounting the moment...

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Changemakers, Community Life, Hot Topics

Weaving Histories book launch: art as resistance

As the culmination of more than a year’s worth of work, the Weaving Histories Response Book is being released today....

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This Week at Cap: Sep 21-27

You’re into the swing of classes now and it’s time to take advantage of some of the other great opportunities...

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Changemakers, Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

A film instructor, her father and a profile in courage

In the cold of a June night, through the top of her teepee, Doreen Manuel could see stars sparkling against...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This Week at Cap: Aug 17-23

With the start of school just around the corner, it’s a good time to begin preparing for fall term. Get a head...

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Arts & Sciences, Fun Stuff, Hot Topics

Ancient footprints bring archaeology to life

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Human footprints from thousands of years ago aren’t often preserved—but when they are, they are usually important. Footprints have a...

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Applied Smarts, Education, Health & Human Development

Squamish ‘knowledge keeper’ shares wisdom with ECCE students

Capilano University’s Early Childhood Care and Education program teaches much more than how to care for and teach the very...

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Arts & Sciences, Changemakers

Megan Smetzer uncovers hidden gems in Dartmouth collection

When art historian Megan A. Smetzer took on the challenge of helping to digitize the Hood Museum’s huge collection of...

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Alumni, Fun Stuff, Student Life

Convocation 2015 – Storified!

June 1, 2015 – a day to remember for the Capilano community! Three honorary degrees were awarded and over 600...

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Alumni, Fun Stuff, Student Life

Hats off to the Class of 2015

It’s our favourite day of the year! Today we celebrate the achievements of the graduating class of 2015...
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Hot Topics

Honouring Indigenous knowledge

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How can we weave Aboriginal knowledge into Capilano University’s curriculum? What can we do to ensure that Aboriginal learners feel...

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Community Life, Hot Topics

Response Book furthers residential school dialogue through art

The classroom is cramped and dark: black walls, black chairs and a black dunce cap at the back. The chairs...

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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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About Cap, Community Life, Hot Topics, Student Life

This week at Cap: Mar 2-6

We’re celebrating our diverse community in a big way this week!  Grab the chance to marvel at First Nations culture...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This week at Cap: Nov 10-14

From the IDEA School of Design’s Open Studio Day to creative writing workshops and live concerts and theatre, there is...

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About Cap, Hot Topics

Bearing witness

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In this edition of View from the President’s Window, Capilano U President Kris Bulcroft shares her thoughts on the Witness...

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About Cap

This week at Cap: Oct 20-24

It’s going to be an exciting week Capilano U! Here’s a rundown on some events you won’t want to miss....

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Fun Stuff, Student Life

Mmm… bannock tacos

A powwow favourite has found a home in Capilano’s Fir building café thanks to Dulcie August. A Squamish Nation member...

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