Publications - 19.02.2017 - 00:00 

Dossier on "Old Age" in HSG Focus

The latest issue of the digital University magazine HSG Focus is appearing at the beginning of Spring Semester 2017. This time, the dossier is homing in on "Old Age".

20 February 2017. The borderlines of old age are dynamic. Many senior citizens are extremely active and enjoy their state of being "retired but not tired". Our dossier provides perspectives on the topic of "Old Age" in the 21st century. A selection of titles:

The "Campus" section includes articles on a study about how digital natives deal with information from the internet, on the retirement of Professors Günter Müller-Stewens and Roland Kley, as well as on the 30th birthday of the HSG student association oikos, which has been campaigning for a sustainable economy ever since 1987 and has been copied numerous times at universities at home and abroad. Meanwhile, Switzerland’s oldest legal research project – the compendium of Swiss sources of law – is being coordinated from the University of St.Gallen between 2017 and 2020.

HSG Focus appears free of charge as an app, optimised for tablets and available in a smartphone version. Landing page for the app download: Also, a web app version is available for all PC and laptop users:

Our digital University magazine appears four times a year and besides video, audio and text contributions about the particular dossier topic, also contains news and background information about University life, about research and from our alumni.

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