Cover Story:

Radical Campus

Someone recently asked what I enjoyed most about doing a history of SFU, and I found it difficult to answer. I wasn’t prepared to choose any one part of the process. It had all been engaging – the interviews, the hunt for material, the wider reading, the pondering, and the writing.

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  • Mountain High

    Interactive designer Gary Stasiuk of the learning and instructional development centre scores more than 3 million hits in nine months on his web site. Liquid Journey, which uses Flash technology to create an interactive art gallery by manipulating and animating objects, has received several awards, including the prestigious international Favourite Website Awards' site of the day. In April Stasiuk will speak at the Flash in the Can Conference in Toronto, the second largest Flash conference in the world.
  • Book Takes

    Roy Miki is a Governor General's Award-winning poet, an editor, a writer, and a faculty member in SFU's English department. He is also a third-generation Japanese Canadian and, with his brother Art, one of the leading members in the redress movement.
  • Who's News?

    Larry Beasley is co-director of planning and director of current planning for the City of Vancouver. His vision of a thriving city with a vibrant urban core is drawing attention from planners and architects from around the world. The United Nations recognizes his work as one of the “world’s 100 best planning practices,” the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada gave him its Medal of Excellence as Advocate for Architecture, he is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Planners, and he has been named a Member of the Order of Canada.
  • Changing Faces

    Noted scholar Peter Buitenhuis was an English professor emeritus who devoted his retirement years to continued teaching and research. He taught in the Seniors’ Program and led countless discussions for the Philosophers’ Café. His devoted students remember him as a passionate, listening, caring teacher who always had a new outlook and a fresh approach to literature.
  • Alumni Watching

    Susan Juby (MPub’03 ) wins the B.C. Book Prize’s Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literary Prize for Miss Smithers, the follow-up to her wildly funny first novel, Alice, I Think. Miss Smithers is also shortlisted for the Stephen Leacock medal for Humour and the White Pine Award.
November 2005 issue cover