The Study Dude—Building a Super Brain

Do you want a smarter, younger brain?  Well, “you can build your brain just like body builders build their bodies” (Haze, location 169 of 1700, 10%). My Papa is no body builder, but he has a sharp brain at age eighty.  He moves, looks, and thinks more youthfully than most fifty-year-olds.  His doctor calls him… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

FHSS Research Talks:  The knowledge of breaking free? Abusive relationships, Learning Obejectives, and Motherhood in Prison Peace Hills Trust Tower, Room 1222, 10011 109 St NW, Edmonton  AB Fri, Mar 1, 2:00 to 4:00 pm MST In person and online Hosted by AU FHSS No pre-registration necessary Online MBA  Info Session Tues, Mar 5,… Read more »

Course Exam—HIST 336

HIST 336 (History of Canadian Labour) is a six-credit course that is designed to provide you with an extensive and detailed investigation of Canadian labour and working-class history.  It consists of eight units, which cover the periods from 1763 to 2000.  This course has no prerequisites, though LBST 200 (Introduction to Labour Studies) or LBST… Read more »

Dear Barb—Leading by Example

Dear Barb: Hi, I am a single mother of a ten-year-old daughter.  My daughter often has friends over for dinner and sleepovers and movie nights.  I have always taught my girl to have good manners when at home and at other people’s homes.  The problem I have is with my daughter’s friends.  The girls are… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Jeff wonders if he should take ECON 247 and ECON 248 at the same time; responders agree that one at a time is best, with ECON 247 being first.  Angela seeks help with a website citation; the AU library and help are just a phone call away.  Sharaya wonders what the cut-off… Read more »

Top Ten Advantages of Self-Employment

No matter what your goals are after attaining a university education, there is no guarantee a cushy job with company benefits awaits at the end of your journey.  While various students aim for a specific position with a business or institution, self-employment may be the sole purpose for many at the end of their studies,… Read more »

Porkpie Hat—The Night Picnic

In the English seaside town I grew up in, there was an urban legend about a certain apple tree that grew on the edge of the town park, or the Recreation Grounds, as the place was known. The story went that a woman, a single mother with three young daughters, had brought her family to… Read more »

AUSU Update

This space is provided free to AUSU: The Voice does not create or edit this content. Contact with any questions. IMPORTANT DATES Feb 15: March degree requirements deadline Feb 18: Office Closure Feb 19: AUSU Council Meeting Feb 19: AU Zotero and Mendeley Citation Webinar Feb 28: Deadline to apply for course extension for… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Writer-in-Residence Katherena Vermette’s Inaugural Talk Wed, Feb 27, 2:00 to 3:30 pm MST Peace Hills Trust Tower, Room 1112, 10011 109 St NW, Edmonton  AB In person and online Hosted by AU See above link for info and to connect online Business Undergraduate Info Session Thurs, Feb 28, 12:00 to 1:00 pm MST Online… Read more »