For information on scholarships offered by the Athabasca University Students’ Union [AUSU], see: MATTINSON ENDOWMENT FUND SCHOLARSHIP FOR DISABLED STUDENTS Value: $2500 DEADLINE: JUNE 01, 2003 Administrator: Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) Notes: Available to those in or entering in their first year of study and who have a general disability…. Read more »

Youth Camp: Greece – Voluntary Action for Youth’s Ages 18-32

NGO Youth Camp – Greece Voluntary Action for Youth’s Ages 18-32 The NGO YouthCamp – Voluntary Action for Youth is an independent, voluntary youth organization that is aiming to play a major role in the area of international voluntarism in Greece and Cyprus. Aims a) The protection, conservation and development of natural and social… Read more »


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 should be submitted to the editor at with “?CLASSIFIED AD’ listed in the subject title. The Editor reserves the right to refuse any… Read more »

News From AU – Conference Connections

CONTRIBUTED BY AU’S THE INSIDER “¢ CU Expo – Community-University Institute for Social Research – “Partnerships, Policy & Progress” – May 8-10, 2003, Saskatoon, SK. Details: “¢ Distance Education Technology Symposium (DETS-03) – sponsored by the Centre for Distance Education – May 15 – 17, 2003 – Edmonton, Crowne Plaza Hotel. Details: or… Read more »

ATTENTION: Psychology Students

Every Monday from 9:30 – 10:30 AM MST and Wednesday from 7-8 PM MST the Athabasca University Psychology Students’ Society gets together to chat about issues pertaining to the world of psychology at AU. Go to and log on the discussion forum link, from there click on Psychology at the top written in blue… Read more »

News From AU – Middle States Accreditation

Spearheading AU’s Middle States accreditation efforts are Nancy Parker (liaison officer), Sandy Sales (committee recording secretary), and Ken Collier (committee chair). Athabasca University is proceeding with its efforts to achieve full accreditation with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, an accomplishment that will help facilitate AU’s expansion into the US market. Ken Collier, chair… Read more »

Preventive Medicine

In the past, providers of health care were primarily concerned with diagnosing and treating existing diseases in patients. The quantity and quality of health professionals services were the primary determinants of patient’s health. Nowadays, this view has been reviewed and replaced by more comprehensive vision of health that places a focus on prevention. Evidence of… Read more »

CD Reviews – Juno Awards Album; Hummers

The annual Juno awards take place on April 6, at 8:00 pm on CTV. To promote the event, EMI Canada has produced a CD called A Year of Great Canadian Music, which landed on my desk last week. I sat down to give it a listen and see if the title was deserved: Predictably, the… Read more »