casino truc tuyen mien phi_chơi bài baccarat online_tỷ số kết quả bóng đá https://www.google.com//b8e/news/press-releases/rss en KPU alumni bring their talents back to alma mater https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2019/01/17/kpu-alumni-bring-their-talents-back-alma-mater <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>They have travelled the world and made a name for themselves. Now, three Kwantlen Polytechnic University alumni are coming back to the university to perform in the Music Faculty Showcase 2019.?</p> <p>“This concert is the perfect pairing of young voices and glorious, masterful music, and it’s a delight to welcome our alumni back to KPU as part of our faculty concert series,” says Gail Suderman, director of voice and choral studies.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:13:36 +0000 sucheta.singh 22324 at/b8e Understanding complex issues in science with art https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2019/01/14/understanding-complex-issues-science-art <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Can art and science come together to explain complex issues? That’s what Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s first artist-in-residence will discuss at the next KPU Science World Speaker Series.</p> <p>“In the sciences, you’re thinking of hard principles,” says Sylvia Grace Borda, KPU’s first artist-in-residence. “What most people don’t realize is that both the sciences and arts can embrace participatory action and ideas to distribute messages. Both disciplines are platforms where people can engage in conversation.”</p></div></div></div> Mon, 14 Jan 2019 18:29:38 +0000 sucheta.singh 22218 at/b8e Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s food systems research project gets more funding https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2019/01/07/kwantlen-polytechnic-university%E2%80%99s-food-systems-research-project-gets-more-funding <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>A study of food systems in the Okanagan by the Institute of Sustainable Food Systems (ISFS) at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is getting a boost in funding from the?<a href="http://icm-tracking.meltwater.com/link.php?DynEngagement=true&amp;H=3ZUQjNycMu7D%2Fe%2Bm%2FOmi3Qi1eTNrfRb0HcFplK3KYerw%2B6SfjwwI9ttLgaNKz72Fq2TvHRU%2F2FE4uX0gN9b8IvCkd9JuRW4ksdhsiH1tssqidWv0EPflEC%2FgTPp1Z67M&amp;G=0&amp;R=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.centralokanaganfoundation.org%2F&amp;I=20190107184741.00000033f040%40mail6-53-ussnn1&amp;X=MHwxMDQ2NzU4OjVjMzM5ZWNiZDJlODA5MzE5NWVlMTlkZDsxfDEwNDY3NTk6dHJ1ZTs%3D&amp;S=e5GM_SX9&lt;/body&gt;&lt;/html&gt;"></a></p></div></div></div> Mon, 07 Jan 2019 18:57:43 +0000 sucheta.singh 22149 at/b8e KDocs returns with a Spring mini-fest in February https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2019/01/03/kdocs-returns-spring-mini-fest-february <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:10.5pt" xml:lang="EN-CA"><span style="font-family:Helvetica">KDocs, Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s official documentary film festival, is back in 2019 with a double bill of award-winning documentaries, <i>RBG</i>?and <i>Won’t You Be My Neighbor?</i></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt">?</p></div></div></div> Thu, 03 Jan 2019 17:50:12 +0000 sucheta.singh 22117 at/b8e Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s new AVP of Research https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/12/06/kwantlen-polytechnic-university%E2%80%99s-new-avp-research <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Dr. Deepak S. Gupta has been appointed the new Associate Vice President Research at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.?</p> <p>Dr. Gupta comes to KPU from Centennial College in Toronto where he served as the Executive Director for Applied Research, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Services.?</p> <p>“Dr. Gupta brings to KPU a strong international background in innovative research and industry developments that will boost KPU’s research capability,” says Dr. Salvador Ferreras, KPU provost and vice-president, academic.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 06 Dec 2018 18:20:01 +0000 sucheta.singh 21498 at/b8e Finding a career in an unlikely place https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/12/04/finding-career-unlikely-place <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Stacey Brown has always worked a trades environment. From auto-glass repair to HVAC equipment, roofing, and more. So, when she was looking for a new career, welding wasn’t too far out of her comfort zone. </span></span></p> <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt">?</p></div></div></div> Tue, 04 Dec 2018 19:53:51 +0000 sucheta.singh 21466 at/b8e Technical apparel design students to showcase innovative designs for everyday life https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/11/29/technical-apparel-design-students-showcase-innovative-designs-everyday-life <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Technical apparel design students from the Wilson School of Design at KPU are getting ready to showcase creations that can improve life for their wearers.</p> </div></div></div> Thu, 29 Nov 2018 21:39:30 +0000 David.ConnopPrice 21389 at/b8e Students at KPU Tech get boost from Bosch Home Appliances https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/11/27/students-kpu-tech-get-boost-bosch-home-appliances <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Kwantlen Polytechnic University appliance service technology students will be practising on some of the most modern devices thanks to Bosch Home Appliances.</p> <p>The company is providing a range of its latest products for the students to work on as they develop their skills, plus practicum opportunities to give them a chance to use those skills outside the classroom.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 27 Nov 2018 18:28:48 +0000 sucheta.singh 21350 at/b8e The antidote to alternative facts at the next KPU-Science World Speaker Series event https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/11/22/antidote-alternative-facts-next-kpu-science-world-speaker-series-event <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>In the age of ‘alternative facts’, the scientific method is the best way of acquiring knowledge about our objective reality. This is what Dr. Jay Hosking, instructor of psychology at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, will argue at the next KPU and Science World Speaker Series on November 27.</p> <p>“We're living in an era of profound and deliberate distortions of the truth, and the solution to such lies is, in part, to live a life that takes advantage of the scientific method and embraces when information comes from scientific sources,” says Hosking.?</p></div></div></div> Thu, 22 Nov 2018 17:44:27 +0000 sucheta.singh 21316 at/b8e Restorative justice event addresses sexual violence https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/11/20/restorative-justice-event-addresses-sexual-violence <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Since 2017, the #MeToo movement has garnered greater awareness about sexual assault and sexual harassment. With high profile public figures being publicly shamed, blamed and in some cases, taken to court, experts working in the restorative justice field say punishment is not always the answer.</p> <p>“Many victims and survivors are not calling for this?punitive response?but want to share their stories and have their experiences?acknowledged,” says Alana Abramson, a criminology instructor at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.?</p></div></div></div> Tue, 20 Nov 2018 18:22:06 +0000 sucheta.singh 21306 at/b8e KPU associate dean on list of 10 Most Influential Hispanic Canadians https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/11/16/kpu-associate-dean-list-10-most-influential-hispanic-canadians <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s associate dean in the School of Business is one of “TD’s 10 Most Influential Hispanic Canadians”. </span></span></p> <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt">?</p> <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Dr. Luis Fernando Villalba, along with nine other recipients, received the award at a ceremony in Vancouver on November 2. </span></span></p></div></div></div> Fri, 16 Nov 2018 21:17:55 +0000 sucheta.singh 21303 at/b8e Show off your design skills at National Portfolio Day https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/11/15/show-your-design-skills-national-portfolio-day <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Aspiring art and design students will have a chance to have their portfolios reviewed and impress instructors from prestigious North American and European schools at a Wilson School of Design-hosted event.</p> <p>This will be the first time the Wilson School of Design at Kwantlen Polytechnic University has hosted?<a href="https://nationalportfolioday.org/">National Portfolio Day</a>?and it is only one of two schools in Canada where the multi-city event will be held this year.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:55:18 +0000 sucheta.singh 21270 at/b8e NEVR conference highlights the toll of domestic abuse on victims and families https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/11/09/nevr-conference-highlights-toll-domestic-abuse-victims-and-families <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>In North Delta alone, about 300 women and children fleeing domestic violence were turned away from shelters last year,?according to Cori Kleisinger, of YWCA Arbour House.</p> <p>That was one of the shocking statistics presented at the Network to Eliminate Violence in Relationships (NEVR) annual conference, which looked at the resources available to help victims like them across the Lower Mainland and how to combat the lack of shelter beds.</p></div></div></div> Fri, 09 Nov 2018 17:55:01 +0000 sucheta.singh 21241 at/b8e Learn about a career in trades at the KPU Tech open house https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/11/07/learn-about-career-trades-kpu-tech-open-house <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Find your career in trades and technology at the KPU Tech open house on November 20. This is the first open house at the Cloverdale campus.</p> <p>“At KPU Tech, thought meets action every day. Our trades programs and courses integrate theory with practical hands-on training to prepare our graduates for booming local and global industries,” says Kwantlen Polytechnic University President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Alan Davis.?</p></div></div></div> Wed, 07 Nov 2018 18:21:36 +0000 sucheta.singh 21236 at/b8e Innovative food, horticulture and nutrition research at KPU secures major funding https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/11/05/innovative-food-horticulture-and-nutrition-research-kpu-secures-major-funding <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p style="margin:0in 0in 8pt"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Helvetica&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">A search for natural alternatives to pesticides is one of the innovative Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) research projects benefitting from nearly $600,000 of new funding.</span></span></span></span></span></span></p></div></div></div> Mon, 05 Nov 2018 22:17:56 +0000 David.ConnopPrice 21230 at/b8e Calling all beer lovers: come learn about home brewing at KPU this weekend https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/11/02/calling-all-beer-lovers-come-learn-about-home-brewing-kpu-weekend <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>For some it’s a hobby and for others it’s a passion. If you love beer and want to learn about how to brew it at home, the KPU Brewing Program is hosting a ‘Learn to Homebrew Day’ on November 3.</p> <p>"With the rise of craft brewing in Canada as a whole, many commercial brewers are often coming from the passionate homebrewing crowd,” says Scott Butchart, director of the Canadian Homebrewers Association.</p></div></div></div> Fri, 02 Nov 2018 19:43:52 +0000 sucheta.singh 21213 at/b8e A night of Indigenous storytelling at KPU https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/10/26/night-indigenous-storytelling-kpu <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Kwantlen Polytechnic University student Tawahum Justin Bige grew up urban Indigenous, not knowing much about his culture and background. It wasn’t until he was 20 that he learned to embrace his heritage. </span></span></p> <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt">?</p> <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Now, he is showcasing his culture and background as part of his creative outlet. </span></span></p></div></div></div> Fri, 26 Oct 2018 21:01:05 +0000 sucheta.singh 21195 at/b8e Beyond the legalization of cannabis https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/10/25/beyond-legalization-cannabis <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Cannabis legalization is more than just buying and selling legal marijuana. At Kwantlen Polytechnic University, one course delves into several different aspects of cannabis to engage first-year students.</p> <p>“One of the purposes of?Arts 1100 is that it introduces first-year KPU students to a range of arts?departments,” says criminology instructor Tara Lyons.</p> <p>The course changes instructors and topics every semester. This semester Lyons has invited various instructors with different backgrounds to speak about cannabis.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 25 Oct 2018 18:44:06 +0000 sucheta.singh 21187 at/b8e KPU instructor presents at United Nations https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/10/23/kpu-instructor-presents-united-nations <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Kwantlen Polytechnic University expert Rajiv Jhangiani has presented at the United Nations on how open educational practices can support sustainable development.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 23 Oct 2018 19:55:13 +0000 sucheta.singh 21178 at/b8e Brew students tap silver at the BC Beer Awards https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/10/22/brew-students-tap-silver-bc-beer-awards <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The high quality of beers and brewers coming out of B.C.’s only brewing diploma program were recognized at the 2018 BC Beer Awards.</p> <p>Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) won second place in the German Wheat Beer?category with their 50/50 Hefe (Hefeweizen) beer?at the awards ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 20. At least ten program alumni are part of teams that won trophies for their brews, including five first-place wins.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 21:54:14 +0000 sucheta.singh 21176 at/b8e Meet the 2018 Distinguished Alumni and Outstanding Young Alumni award winners https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/10/19/meet-2018-distinguished-alumni-and-outstanding-young-alumni-award-winners <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Since 2007, KPU and the KPU Alumni Association has recognized many deserving KPU alumni through the Alumni Awards Program. The purpose of these awards is to recognize KPU Alumni who have enhanced the reputation of the university through their outstanding career, public service, community service, athletic, arts and culture, or academic achievements.</span></span></p> <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt">?</p></div></div></div> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 23:18:56 +0000 sucheta.singh 21168 at/b8e KPU alumna inducted into IDC College of Fellows https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/10/16/kpu-alumna-inducted-idc-college-fellows <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">A Kwantlen Polytechnic University alumna has been inducted into the <span class="MsoHyperlink" style="color:#0563c1"><span style="text-decoration:underline"><a href="https://www.idcanada.org/english/" style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline">Interior Designers of Canada</a></span></span> (IDC) College of Fellows, along with 12 other individuals. </span></span></p> <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt">?</p></div></div></div> Tue, 16 Oct 2018 18:50:53 +0000 sucheta.singh 21136 at/b8e How islands shape political identity https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/10/15/how-islands-shape-political-identity <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The way land can shape political identity is explored by a Kwantlen Polytechnic University instructor in her new book launched today (Oct. 15).</p> <p>In?<em>Une ?le, une nation?</em>?(<em>One island, one nation?</em>)<em>,</em>?Dr. Valérie Vézina examines the sense of identity that exists among people living on islands and how that affects their political perspectives.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 15 Oct 2018 20:45:53 +0000 sucheta.singh 21129 at/b8e Discover new opportunities at KPU Richmond’s Open House https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/10/12/discover-new-opportunities-kpu-richmond%E2%80%99s-open-house <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Discover the possibilities of a future career at Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Richmond Open House. High school students getting ready to graduate and mature students looking for new career options, or to upgrade their skills, can learn about different programs and opportunities available to them. The public is also invited to explore KPU.</p></div></div></div> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 17:59:20 +0000 sucheta.singh 21112 at/b8e Conference and documentary highlight need to protect peatlands and bogs https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/10/10/conference-and-documentary-highlight-need-protect-peatlands-and-bogs <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Burns Bog once covered 10,000 to 12,000 acres. Today, with industrial development and agricultural use, only 5,000 acres remain in the ecological conservancy area. Overall, peatlands cover less than three per cent of the Earth’s surface.</p> <p>To help understand why peatlands are important, KDocs, Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s documentary film festival, is presenting a special screening of Metamorphosis: Tale of a Wetland on October 12.?</p></div></div></div> Wed, 10 Oct 2018 17:23:34 +0000 sucheta.singh 21102 at/b8e New KPU alumnus and VSO create music for future grads https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/10/03/new-kpu-alumnus-and-vso-create-music-future-grads <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>A recent graduate of Kwantlen Polytechnic University is giving back to his alma mater by composing an original piece of music for upcoming convocations. The piece was recorded by members of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.?</p> <p>The music, commissioned by KPU Provost and Vice President, Academic, Dr. Salvador Ferreras, will receive its premiere this week as it accompanies students walking into the hall for their graduation ceremony.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 03 Oct 2018 17:21:15 +0000 sucheta.singh 21058 at/b8e Indigenous forest grows at KPU Langley https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/10/01/indigenous-forest-grows-kpu-langley <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><b>Langley, B.C.</b> – A new cohort of students<b> </b>has taken up the challenge of indigenizing and revitalizing the Logan Creek Floodplain around KPU’s Langley campus.</p> <p>The vision for an urban forest at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is coming to fruition thanks to a $25,000 grant from Tree Canada and the Canadian National Railway Company. The project is spearheaded by Dr. Kathy Dunster, urban ecosystems instructor at KPU, with help from students and faculty.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 01 Oct 2018 21:18:23 +0000 sucheta.singh 21048 at/b8e Building revamp creates new space for future scientists, artists and healthcare professionals https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/09/28/building-revamp-creates-new-space-future-scientists-artists-and-healthcare <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p style="margin:0in 0in 8pt"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:10.5pt" xml:lang="EN-CA"><span style="line-height:107%"><span style="font-family:Helvetica">Future scientists, health professionals and artists will have more opportunities for creative, hands-on learning with the opening of the refurbished Spruce building at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU).</span></span></span></span></span></span></p></div></div></div> Fri, 28 Sep 2018 21:42:22 +0000 sucheta.singh 21042 at/b8e Broadening horizons and job opportunities through language https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/09/27/broadening-horizons-and-job-opportunities-through-language <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p style="margin-bottom:8.0pt; margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Aaron Throness was in Grade 5 when he felt inspired to learn Mandarin. He met a new friend who had immigrated to Canada from China and, as he got to know him and his family, Throness knew he had to learn the language. </span></span></p> <p style="margin-bottom:8.0pt; margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt">?</p></div></div></div> Thu, 27 Sep 2018 19:23:39 +0000 sucheta.singh 21037 at/b8e TALK into the evening – more educational options added for the over 50s https://www.google.com//b8e/news/2018/09/25/talk-evening-%E2%80%93-more-educational-options-added-over-50s <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:15.0pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Helvetica&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"><span style="color:#222222">Third Age Learning at Kwantlen (TALK), which offers educational activities for adults over 50, has added evening sessions for the first time.</span></span></span></span></span></span></p> </div></div></div> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 22:27:11 +0000 David.ConnopPrice 21030 at/b8e