NotableThe Collected Stories of Roger Zelazny, Volumes 1-6, edited by Dr. Christopher Kovacs, Medicine, is one of five finalists for the Locus Award for Best Collection of 2009, as voted by the readership of science fiction and fantasy. The winner will be announced on June 26th at the Locus Awards Banquet, held at the Science Fiction Hall of Fame and Museum in Seattle. Dr. Kovacs also wrote a biography and story annotations for the collection.
Former Memorial president Dr. Axel Meisen was appointed president of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO at the organization’s 50th annual general meeting held in Québec from May 6-8. The appointment is for an initial two-year term. Dr. Meisen currently holds the inaugural Chair in Foresight at Alberta Innovates: Technology Futures (formerly the Alberta Research Council).