KPU in the News - October 13, 2014

This report is a modified summary of Kwantlen Polytechnic University's media coverage for the week of October 13, 2014. For more KPU news, visit:

Celebrated author and KPU creative writing instructor Aislinn Hunter will be discussing her latest novel The World Before Us at the Vancouver Writers Fest this week. Events will be held on Granville Island Oct. 21-26.
    - Read the story here

The Langley Sustainable Agriculture Foundation will host The Future of Food and Farming this November. Among the featured workshop participants is Joel Salatin, who has authored nine books, and teaches the goat husbandry and business planning components of KPU's Richmond Farm School. Salatin has been described by The New York Times as the "High Priest of the Pasture."
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World-renowed ecotoxicologist Dr. John Giesy will share how his work helped avert a global environmental disaster at KPU Langley on Tuesday, Oct. 21. The event is part of The Royal Society of Canada's Romanowski Lecture Series.
    - Read the story here

For his fourth-year business class, Maxence Arignon was tasked with scholarship fundraising. Going over-and-above expectations, the KPU student raised $50,000 in scholarships for the university's School of Horticulture.
    - Read the story here and here.

Girl Global Power hosted a conference at KPU Surrey on the UN's International Day of the Girl. Issues facing women and girls were discussed by students and community leaders. 
    - Read the story here.