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KPU Wilson School of Design set to broaden students’ horizons with new state-of-the-art facility

Originally featured on KPU.ca

Design students at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) will soon be in a new high-tech facility that will drive their budding design, creative and business goals to the next level, announced Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.

KPU student recycles ghost fishing gear

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Sherry Chang is saving our oceans by turning trash into treasure.

Over 640,000 tonnes of commercial fishing gear is abandoned, lost or discarded in oceans annually. Chang, a recent graduate from the product design program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University's (KPU) Wilson School of Design, is working on keeping polyethylene fishing nets from being discarded by recycling them into useable products, such as cups.

Dr. Gira Bhatt of Kwantlen Polytechnic University to receive Canadian Psychological Association Award

Originally published by VoiceOnline.com

The Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) announced on Tuesday that Dr. Gira Bhatt of Kwantlen Polytechnic University has won this year’s CPA Award for Distinguished Contributions to Public or Community Service for her support of the South Asian community in Surrey, B.C., and her work to help curb youth gang involvement in the Metro Vancouver area.

Daniel and Henrik Sedin to be awarded honorary degrees from KPU

Originally featured on KPU.ca

For all the work they do making a difference in their communities, Daniel and Henrik Sedin really are from Sweden with love.

The two veteran Vancouver Canucks will be awarded honorary degrees from Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) June 1 for the citizenship, sportsmanship, civility, respect, and care they demonstrate both on and off the ice in their adopted province of B.C.

Industry 4.0: accelerating evolution in employee capability and institutional agility

The phrase "Industry 4.0" seems to keep popping up in trade publications, higher education news sources and in wider media circles. Conceptually, this term denotes an increasingly connected and integrated world, harnessing big data, analytics, the internet of things, automation and new work patterns that seek to integrate human and automated processes in more flexible ways.

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