THIS WEEK: AU Tuition increases & news about funding at Athabasca University. Debbie Jabbour gives us the scoop on what’s changing, what’s not, and some insights into the future of AU A new AU Student profile on student Marilyn Oprisan, as well as her first fiction submission, Midnight Sun. FEDWATCH – A New Direction. Let… Read more »

Dear Heather

Dear Heather, Last fall, I married a wonderful man. Things are great right now, and I want to make sure they stay that way. I see other couples who have been married for a long time and have grown apart, and I don’t want that to happen to my husband and I. How can we… Read more »

A Bug In Your Ear

WEBSITE STATUS We are continuing to work on the redevelopment of our website. The Voice is finally back online, temporarily in pdf. format. Other features of the site may take a bit longer. Unfortunately we’ve lost our discussion board and course reviews and it may be a few weeks before we can get something going… Read more »

Quote of the Week

QUOTE OF THE WEEK: “I began my education at a very early age – in fact, right after I left college” — Winston Churchill

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 »


Join us in a city near you to hear the latest information on creating next-generation applications. Learn all about developing and accessing XML Web Services on the Windows .NET Framework and Shared Source CLI (Rotor). Be one of the first to check out new mobile device programming techniques and preview the upcoming Visual Studio .NET… 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 »


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 »