KPU in the News - September 8, 2014

This report is a modified summary of Kwantlen Polytechnic University's media coverage for the week of September 8, 2014. For more KPU news, visit:

Gary Jones's September column in Greenhouse Canada discusses biological controls, natural pest management and beetle puke.
    - Read the storiy here

Research by KPU nursing instructor Lida Blizard shows that students aren't the only victims of cyberbullying - online commentary on sites such as RateMyProfessors has been found to negatively impact faculty in multiple ways.
    - Read the story here.

Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation president and CEO will be receiving an honorary degree from KPU this fall. Jane Adams - along with Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts, former Surrey School District superintendent Mike McKay and KPU chancellor Arvinder Bubber - will be recognized at the university's convocation ceremonies in October.
    - Read the story here.

California raw milk entrepreneur Mark McAfee spoke to KPU students, faculty and the general public last week with talks at the university's Richmond Farm School and the KPU Richmond Melville Centre for Dialogue.
    - Read the story here.


With the start of another academic year, the KPU Eagles' soccer season is well under way.
    - Read the story here.

The men's soccer team also made KPU history, earning the team's first CCAA national ranking.
    - Read the story here.