Capital Campaign: What’s Coming For Autism

If you live in Calgary you’ve likely heard or seen information posted by Society for Treatment of Autism: radio spots, brochures, posters on the sides of Calgary’s buses and bus stops, as well as all kinds of interviews and media coverage. This has been part of the communication objective that Society for Treatment of Autism… Read more »

Canadian Fedwatch! News Across the Nation

Alberta Attacking Students The Government of Alberta was pleased to announce ( Bill 43, in support of a seamless post-secondary system. Unfortunately for Alberta and Athabasca University post-secondary students; apparently seamless means sealing themselves away from pesky student requests. One of the most interesting things about the Act is that the tuition cap, that small… Read more »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra, I have doubts about my relationship; hope you can help! I don’t know if I’m in love or in love with the idea of being in love?? How do you know if a relationship is right or wrong? How do you know whether to stay or move on to greener pastures? My boyfriend… Read more »

Science, Chemistry, Research, and AU Students

To read the first two parts of this article, see: Part 1: May 7th [v11 i19] ( Part 2: May 14th [v11 i20] ( My daughter presented her research the following afternoon, and I arrived with my textbook in tow so that I could sneak some study time in between sessions. I enjoyed a tour… Read more »

Fiction Feature – The Transfer, Conclusion

To read part one of The Transfer, see May 14th issue of The Voice [v11 i 20] ( “That’s a pretty doll Aggie. Can you bring it closer so I can see it?” The old woman shuffled forward until she stood a few paces from Angel’s bed. Tentatively the old women reach out and gingerly… Read more »


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Edmonton Events

To suggest listings for events, conferences, or opportunities in your area, contact GHOST ROCK MEN’S GATHERING August 20 – 24, 2003 – Info: 921-3980 The Ghost Rock Men’s Gathering is an event inspired by the ‘mythopoetic’ approach of Robert Bly for men dedicated to inner work. In a culture starving for the sacred, Ghost… Read more »

Conference Connections

CONTRIBUTED BY AU’S THE INSIDER Distance Education Technology Symposium (DETS-03) – sponsored by the Centre for Distance Education – May 15-17, 2003 – Edmonton, Crowne Plaza Chateau Lacombe. Details: or contact Pat Fahy ( AMTEC (Association of Media & Technology in Education in Canada) – “E-convergence: Education, Media & Technology” – May 25-28, 2003,… Read more »

Scholarships and Awards

For scholarships available through the Athabasca University Student’s Union, see the AUSU website at Also see the the Athabasca University website for information on AU scholarships. KINSMEN AND KINETTES BURSARY, THE (VARIES) Value: $1000 DEADLINE: February 1, 2003 Administrator: Kinsmen & Kinette Clubs of Canada Notes: To be eligible you must be a… Read more »

2003 Bryon Paege Memorial Award – Call For Nominations

CUPE Local 3911 is currently accepting nominations for the 2002 Bryon Paege Memorial Award. This annual $450 award, sponsored by CUPE Local 3911, is presented at the end of June in each year to a recipient selected by the Bryon Paege Memorial Award Selection Committee from among those nominated. The election committee is composed of… Read more »