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A COUNTRY OF FAT FOLKS:And I’m One of Them!

My husband’s adoptive parents refer to him constantly by the nickname Skinny. He’s one of those people who are naturally slim, just as I was. But no more. I’ve joined the world of those who whine at the mirror, or avoid it. I’m right there along with others who keep “several sizes ago” of clothes… Read more »

The Myth of Monogamy: Fidelity and Infidelity in Animals and People. By Authors David P. Barash, Ph.D. & Judith Eve Lipton, M.D.

One of my interests is science and I have, for years, subscribed to Scientific American magazine. One of its ongoing sections is dedicated to reviewing newly released science-related books and a couple of years ago (it takes me a while to get through my yet-to-read list) I bought a book on the magazine’s recommendation with… Read more »

THE CLASSIFIEDS!

CLASSIFIED SPACE: Students of AU may print classifieds in The Voice free of charge (maximum three per issue) as long as they are not representing a company or product. Classified ads must follow the direct guidelines and ethics stated in the Voice Policy and should be submitted to the editor at voice@ausu.org with “?CLASSIFIED AD’… Read more »

Boreal Majesty, an Evening for Canada’s Northern Forests

November 30, 2002 7:00 p.m. @ the Provincial Museum of Alberta Infoline: 432-0967 (or) e-mail: jill-sturdy@cpaws-edmonton.org The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society proudly presents Boreal Majesty, an Evening for Canada’s Northern Forests. This event features two eminent science writers, Dr. Wayne Lynch and Dr. David Henry. Both have volunteered their time to share with Canadians… Read more »

The People’s Movement for Human Rights Education

Introducing Human Rights Cities & Shulamith Koenig Contributed By The Community Networks Group Nov. 29, 2002 10-noon @ City Hall – Heritage Room Infoline: 474-6058 / 995-6819 / e-mail: leocamposa@aol.com Since 1989, the People’s Movement for Human Rights Education (PDHRE), an international NGO, instrumental the launching a UN Decade for Human Rights Education, 1995-2004, has… Read more »

AU News From Academic Council. Contributed by The Insider

Academic Council passed the following Action Items at its Nov. 6th meeting: · Step II & III approval of a Master of Nursing program (open for applications on April 1, 2003 with courses beginning Sept. 1, 2003) · Regulation changes to the Master of Health Studies program (effective Sept. 1, 2003) · Step II approval… Read more »

AU HONOURARY DEGREES! – The Call for Nominations

Athabasca University Governing Council invites nominations for Honourary Degrees to be presented at Convocation ceremonies on June 13 and 14, 2003 in Athabasca, Alberta. Candidates will have distinguished themselves in education, science, the arts, public service, or other areas, and have made significant life-long contributions to endeavours consistent with the mandate and purpose of Athabasca… Read more »

CHANGES TO THE UNDERGRAD GRADING POLICY AT AU!

This is to advise you of an important change in the undergraduate Grading Policy at Athabasca University. Athabasca University has approved a new Alpha/4.0 grading scale for undergraduate studies effective January 1, 2003. The grades that students achieve will be stated, on transcripts and in student records, as alpha grades on a scale from A… Read more »