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SFU Vancouver Events: May 9-16, 2014

posted on 9:56 AM, May 9, 2014

The following is a look ahead at select upcoming events held at SFU Vancouver, for the week of May 9-16, 2014. For the full calendar of events, please visit:

Coming up next week at SFU Vancouver:

Tuesday, May 13

Brain Food- How to Eat Smart

Time: 12:30-1:30pm
Place: Rm. 1520, Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings St.
Cost: Free

Have you ever noticed that  when you’re nervous you get “butterflies” in       your stomach? Or      that some days, your focus or mood seems better than others? Did you ever think that it might have to do with the food you eat?

We now know that the digestive system contains millions of neurons just like the brain! In essence, when you eat you are feeding two brains. Come to this talk and you will learn:

  • How to feed your brain for steady energy
  • Which foods improve your concentration and memory
  • Which foods leave you tired and blue
  • Learn the five foods to avoid for brain health

Wednesday, May 14

Information Session – SFU’s Professional Coaching Certificate

Time: 5:30-7pm
Place: Rm. 1425, Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings St.
Cost: Free, register

Build your coaching knowledge and skills so you can help individuals, teams, and organizations reach their highest level of effectiveness. This program is ideal for human resources personnel, career practitioners, counsellors, managers, and leaders in both the public and private sectors. It's also designed for those who wish to establish a new career as a life coach, career coach, leadership coach or executive coach.

Information Session – SFU’s Chinese/English Interpretation and Translation Program

Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Place: Rm. 1600, Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings St.
Cost: Free, register for the waitlist

Are you looking for a new learning experience that offers you linguistic and cultural immersion in a North American setting? Are you planning a career in international development or business in cross-cultural communication in Mandarin Chinese and English? Join us to learn more about our programs and how we can get you on your way.

Thursday, May 15

Euro-Atlantic Meets Asia Pacific: NATO, Partners and the US Rebalance

Time: 8am-5:30pm
Place: Rm. 100, Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, 580 West Hastings St.
Cost: Free, register