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The Voice

The Voice is the collective presence of the writers who submit on behalf of the magazine. All praise to them!

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  1800wheelchair Scholarship Fund Sponsored by:  1-800wheelchair.ca Deadline:  May 1, 2018 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be enrolled in an undergrad program at an accredited Canadian college or university and have a GPA of at least 3.0. What’s required:  A mailed application including contact info and a statement or transcript showing GPA,… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

MBA in Hockey Management Info Session Tues, April 24, 10:00 to 11:00 am MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business business.athabascau.ca/event-details/executive-mba-business-hockey-info-session-5pm-mst-online-4/ Register online at above link Online MBA Info Session Wed, April 25, 10:00 to 11:00 am MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business business.athabascau.ca/event-details/online-mba-executives-information-session-7/ Register online at above link Writing for Publication… Read more »

Student Sizzle

AthaU Facebook Group The winter uglies invaded the group, with group moderators having to step in to delete or suspend comments when discussions became heated.  Kazzlow is curious if any students have graduated with a GPA of 3.7 or higher; many report that they have or soon will.  Mer seeks tips on exam invigilation outside… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

New Program Students Orientation (Undergrad) Tues, April 17, 5:00 to 6:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business business.athabascau.ca/event-details/business-undergraduate-new-students-information-session-april2018/ Register online at above link Conducting a Literature Review Thurs, April 19, 2:00 to 3:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Graduate Studies fgs.athabascau.ca/news/presentations/ e-mail fgs@athabascau.ca with your student number to register… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Charles Labatiuk Scholarship Award Sponsored by:  Nature Canada Deadline:  May 1, 2018, 5:00 pm EDT Potential payout:  $2000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be entering or continuing at an accredited Canadian college or university in the interdisciplinary study of natural environment systems (ecosystems), how they operate, how they interact with people, and how people… Read more »

Vintage Voice

With Friday the 13th marking the beginning of two-wheeling season, we polished up a pair of motorcycle articles. Rebel on two wheels.  In this short story, a runner-up in The Voice’s 2005 writing contest, Wanda Bakker plots the rise and fall of Aunt Barb’s coolness.  “She had a way of pushing the rules without ever… Read more »

Student Sizzle

AthaU Facebook Group Xtina discovers an essay she wrote has been posted online without her permission; AU is investigating at her request.  Steph’s looking for recommendations for a new laptop; the MacBook Air leads the list and she ends up ordering one. Other posts include purchasing textbooks, writing quizzes in airports, and courses ENGL 305… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

AUSU Council Meeting Tues, April 10, 5:30 to 7:30 pm MDT Online Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/april-council-meeting-2/ No pre-registration required; e-mail governance@ausu.org  for meeting package Writing for Publication – Pearls and Pitfalls Wed, April 11, 2:00 to 3:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Graduate Studies fgs.athabascau.ca/news/presentations/ e-mail fgs@athabascau.ca with your student number to… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Fund Sponsored by:  True Sport Deadline:  April 30, 2018 Potential payout:  variable; estimated at $2000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, active in Canadian sport, and engaged in post-secondary education.  See Terms of Reference for full eligibility criteria. What’s required:  An… Read more »

Student Sizzle

AthaU Facebook Group Jennifer is curious what to expect from ProctorU if her young children need attention during her exam; in the end her exam went smoothly but other students report various issues with interruptions—both from children and from the ProctorU invigilators themselves.  Elizabeth seeks assurance that AU course evaluations are anonymous (they are.) Other… Read more »