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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!

AU-Thentic Events

Research Webinar Series: Learning Analytics: Exploring the Knowledge Boundary Thurs, Mar 14, 2019, 10:00 to 11:00 am MDT Online Hosted by AU athabascau.adobeconnect.com/lnl/ No pre-registration necessary AUSU Council Meeting Thurs, Mar 14, 6:30 to 8:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/march-council-meeting-tentative/ No pre-registration required; e-mail governance@ausu.org  for meeting package Bannock and a Movie “The… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Veronica experiences difficulty accessing journal articles through the AU library; troubleshooting tips include clearing cache/cookies or switching browsers.  Alicia wonders if an essay word count limit includes the works cited page; the consensus says no, but always wise to check with the person who will be marking it. Other posts include informal… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship Program Sponsored by:  BeArt-Presets Deadline:  April 1, 2019 Potential payout:  $2500 USD Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be students at the undergraduate, graduate, or senior high school level. What’s required:  An online application form, including a maximum 700-word essay describing how winning this award will help you achieve your education and… Read more »

Vintage Voice

As we mark International Women’s Day March 8, we look back at The Voice‘s coverage of the day in years past. Bread and peace.  Columnist Hazel Anaka looks at the origin and evolution of IWD.  “The UN and others are focused on stopping female genital mutilation, rape as a weapon of war, and the burning… Read more »

Student Sizzle–AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Sharaya notices that a course was still marked as in-progress months after completion; turns out the prof hadn’t completed the marks process correctly—but all fixed now.  Leslie wonders when T2202a forms will be issued; as usual they were posted February 27, beating the deadline by one day.  Katy kicks off a discussion… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  IBABC Post-secondary Scholarships Sponsored by:  Insurance Brokers Association of BC (IBABC) Deadline:  March 31, 2019 Potential payout:  $1000 to $5000 Eligibility restriction:  Varies by specific award.  Applicants must be residents of British Columbia and employed in, or related to someone employed in, the BC insurance industry.  See the application for full eligibility requirements… 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 athabascau.adobeconnect.com/fhss-research/ No pre-registration necessary Online MBA  Info Session Tues, Mar 5,… 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 »

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 news.athabascau.ca/events/gene-rations-making-poetry-out-of-metis-history-katherena-vermette/ 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 »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  HotDeals “Magic Travel Experience” Scholarship Sponsored by:  HotDeals Deadline:  March 30, 2019, 11:59 pm Pacific Time Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and enrolled at an accredited university or college in Canada, the U.S., the UK, Australia, or Hong Kong for the 2018-2019 school year. … Read more »