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Tuesday, May 9, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:15am

Dragon's Den Challenge (Session 2)

Calling all creative problem solvers! We are looking for the next best entrepreneur to promote our mystery product. Students will be divided into teams and given 30 minutes to develop a business pitch and present to our panel of "investors", who are looking for the most creative, well-rounded and realistic plan. If you are up for the challenge, sign up today!

 

Beedie School of Business


Tuesday, May 9, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:15am

Why your blue jeans are evidence that all ravens are black (Session 2)

From two unproblematic assumptions, it seems to follow that your blue jeans are evidence that all ravens are black, a result that many consider ridiculous. We'll talk about the reasoning that leads to the "paradox" (a classic in philosophy of science), and responses to it. The wearing of blue jeans is neither required nor prohibited.

Presenter: Dr. Jill McIntosh

SFU Philosophy


Tuesday, May 9, 2017 -
9:30am to 10:15am

Dragon's Den Challenge (Session 1)

Calling all creative problem solvers! We are looking for the next best entrepreneur to promote our mystery product. Students will be divided into teams and given 30 minutes to develop a business pitch and present to our panel of "investors", who are looking for the most creative, well-rounded and realistic plan. If you are up for the challenge, sign up today!

 

Beedie School of Business


Tuesday, May 9, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:15am

Building a Social Media Vending Machine (Session 2)

Interested in social media, programming or making things?

Get creative and explore the possiblities in digital technology. From design to fabrication, learn how to build a vending machine that’s powered by your tweets, posts and likes on Twitter and Instagram.

 

SFU Faculty of Communication, Art & Technology, School of Interactive Art & Technology


Tuesday, May 9, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:15am

Found in Translation (Session 2)

Found in translation: Ever Google Translate something and laugh at the result? Ever marvel at the fact that the Harry Potter books have been translated into almost 70 languages? Here’s your chance to learn more about the art and craft of literary translation: by trying it yourself! No knowledge of foreign languages required.

Presenter: Dr. Melek Ortabasi.

 

SFU World Literature


Tuesday, May 9, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:15am

How to Succeed on Exams (Session 2)

Whether the next big exams you write will be in high school, college, or university, this workshop will teach you study strategies shown by research to be the most effective. Come learn how to study for your exams, manage your time during exams, and deal with common types of questions: multiple choice, problem solving, essay and short answer.

 

SFU Library


Tuesday, May 9, 2017 -
9:30am to 10:15am

How to Succeed on Exams (Session 1)

Whether the next big exams you write will be in high school, college, or university, this workshop will teach you study strategies shown by research to be the most effective. Come learn how to study for your exams, manage your time during exams, and deal with common types of questions: multiple choice, problem solving, essay and short answer.

 

SFU Library


Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
11:00am to 2:00pm

Knit2gether at Tommy Douglas

Come work on your crafty projects with experienced knitters and dyers around you at Burnaby Public Library. We are making another charity blanket to celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday!  Please make your red and/or white, knitted or crocheted acrylic squares  8" x 8". Bring in all your squares by May 13 so that we can sew the squares together by mid-June. 63 squares will be perfect!


Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
1:30pm to 2:20pm

Science Rendezvous: Wonders of Gases (1:30PM show)

Find out which common gas is heavier than air?  Who discovered that fast moving air is less dense than still air? Learn more about gases and science in this spectacular magic show, Wonders of Gases

Wonders of Gases
Showtimes: 
12PM - 12:50PM (FULL)
1:30PM - 2:20PM (FULL)


Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
12:00pm to 12:50pm

Science Rendezvous: Wonders of Gases (12PM show)

Find out which common gas is heavier than air?  Who discovered that fast moving air is less dense than still air? Learn more about gases and science in this spectacular magic show, Wonders of Gases

Wonders of Gases
Showtimes: 
12PM - 12:50PM (FULL)
1:30PM - 2:20PM (FULL)


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