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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:  Canadian Women in Municipal Government Scholarship Sponsored by:  Federation of Canadian Municipalities Deadline:  January 15, 2021 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be female Canadian citizens currently enrolled in any year of study at a Canadian secondary school or CEGEP. What’s required:  An online application, along with a 3-minute video regarding your… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Angey has an exam booked to write at a library and wonders if exams can be written a few days earlier than scheduled, before the libraries are closed in AB; short answer: yes.  Zach expresses frustration about the delay in work-around phone access to AU; discussion follows which sheds some light on… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Bannock and a Movie December Edition: Birth of a Family Dec 1 to Dec 31 Online Hosted by AU Nukskahtowin indigenous.athabascau.ca/bannock/index.php Access through above link Talk to a Librarian Drop-in Session Tues, Dec 15, 9:00 to 9:30 am MST Online via Microsoft Teams Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/orientations.html No pre-registration necessary; access through above link… Read more »

Vintage Voice

On the eve of Poinsettia Day, December 12, we dig back to find more uses for the best-selling potted plant in Canada and the U.S. The Feng Shui connection.  Laura Seymour channels the Poinsettia’s fiery nature to spur some moments of fame.  “I jumped up, flung my napkin over my head and strutted up to… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Group admin adds a few units to facilitate posts on recurring topics, like e-texts and exams.  Jennifer shares experiences with ProctorU’s tech difficulties during an exam; responses offer similar stories and also suggestions.  Jesse wonders how soon a missed exam must be re-written without having to notify AU; responses suggest the usual… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Bannock and a Movie December Edition: Birth of a Family Dec 1 to Dec 31 Online Hosted by AU Nukskahtowin indigenous.athabascau.ca/bannock/index.php Access through above link Talk to a Librarian Drop-in Session Tues, Dec 8, 9:00 to 9:30 am MST Online via Microsoft Teams Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/orientations.html No pre-registration necessary; access through above link… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  Alberta Blue Cross Scholarship for Mature Indigenous Students Sponsored by:  Alberta Blue Cross Deadline:  January 15, 2021 Potential payout:  $1500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be members of a first nation or band, or have Inuit, Métis, or Indian Status; must be enrolling in the first year of a full-time post-secondary or diploma program… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Erin posts about problems experienced during an attempt to write an exam through ProctorU; a torrent of responses with similar experiences flood in, plus some helpful suggestions about alternative assessments. reddit One post floats the notion that AU might refund ProctorU fees; not going to happen—invigilation services are always on the student’s… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Google Scholar Webinar Mon, Nov 30, 12:00 to 1:00 pm MST Online via Adobe Connect Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/orientations.html No pre-registration necessary; access through above link Talk to a Librarian Drop-in Session Tues, Dec 1, 9:00 to 9:30 am MST Online via Microsoft Teams Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/orientations.html No pre-registration necessary; access through… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  Mike Puhallo Memorial Scholarships Sponsored by:  The BC Cowboy Heritage Society Deadline:  December 31, 2020 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian or U.S. students, and about to enter, or continue, a program of study at a post-secondary institution. What’s required:  A completed and emailed entry form, along with an original… Read more »