Scholarships and Awards

OLIVE W. GARVEY FELLOWSHIPS Value: Students up to the age of 35: First Prize: $2,500; Second Prize: $1,500; Third prize: $1,000 Junior faculty members not yet tenured: First Prize: $10,000; Second Prize: $5,000; Third Prize: $1,500 APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2003 Administrator: The Independent Institute Notes: Beginning with the 2002-2003 Contest, essay submissions may be… Read more »

VOICE Contest

The Voice is going through some changes. Soon the website will be updated and more new content will be introduced. In order to make the new Voice everything that you want it to be, we need your input. As a thank you for taking the time to comment, we’ll enter everyone who fills out our… Read more »

AU Welcomes new governing council member and VPFA

New Governing Council Member Athabasca University is pleased to announce that the Lieutenant Governor in Council has appointed Joy Romero as a member of the Athabasca University Governing Council. Ms. Romero is presently the Director, Bitumen Production at Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. in Calgary, where she resides. She has served in various leadership roles in… Read more »

Flicks & Folios – Movie Review: Conan The Barbarian

Flipping channels one afternoon I bumped into Arnold Schwarzenegger in a fur outfit. Since much of Alberta was locked in sub zero temperatures and there were fires in the scenes I felt a bit warmer watching. I wondered if I’d previously missed Arnold in One Million Years B.C. but then I remembered he wasn’t in… Read more »

Fiction Feature – Forgotten Promise, Conclusion

This week marks the conclusion of our original short novel, Forgotten Promise. Let us know what you thought, and if you would like to see this type of feature in the Voice again. We are still seeking student fiction for our upcoming fiction column. Send your stories, poems, plays, or any other short fiction to… Read more »

Canadian Fedwatch! News Across the Nation

GOVERNMENT DISCOVERS STUDENTS IN DEBT! The Canada Millenium Scholarship Foundation has found ( that 70% of students undertake some type of debt in order to further their education. Hardly news, but it certainly seems to be to the Federal Government. More interesting, however, is that the study goes much deeper into looking at what types… Read more »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra is on hiatus this week while Sandra takes a much deserved vacation. To keep the column relevant to you, Sandra needs more questions to answer! If you have a question that you would like Sandra to answer, write her at The Voice does not collect information on people who send in questions,… Read more »