Cover Story:

Forever Young

Meet Andrew Wister, professor and chair of SFU's department of gerontology, and a boomer. His recent book, Baby Boomer Health Dynamics (University of Toronto Press), is about the baby boomer population bulge that has been moulding society as it climbs the age ladder.

Features

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  • Mountain High

    The junior Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Band takes first in its class at the world pipe band championships in Glasgow, while the famed SFU Pipe Band places second. The senior band is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.
  • Book Takes

    Barry Shell profiles 24 of Canada’s greatest scientists in his award-winning book for kids (2005 Science in Society Youth Book Award). In clear, easy-to-understand language Shell asks big questions including, “How does the universe work?” “Where does it start?” and “How does it end?” He then introduces us to some of the people who are trying to answer those questions.
  • Who's News?

    Sara Diamond is the 21st president of the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD), Canada’s largest art school. She is internationally known as a new media theorist and historian, researcher, media artist, designer, and curator. Her installations and video works are in the National Gallery of Canada, the Vancouver Art Gallery, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
  • Alumni Watching

    World-renowned maritime archaeologist James Delgado (PhD'06), co-host of The Sea Hunters television program and executive director of the Vancouver Maritime Museum takes on new challenges in Texas. Delgado becomes executive director of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology at Texas A&M University at College Station. His SFU thesis is a synthesis of 28 years of work on the rise of San Francisco as a port.
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