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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!

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Virtually yours.  Some students report receiving emails from AU advising that AU’s administration will be moving to a “near-virtual model.”  Hey, if we can do it, you can do it, AU. Discord Aurora alert.  Breaking news in the #coffee-shop-lounge sends students outside to catch the northern lights on October 11.  Photos posted… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

October Pride Week Presentation – Dr Tobias Wiggins Fri, Oct 29, 5:00 to 7:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/october-pride-week-presentation-dr-tobias-wiggins/ Access through above link or AUSU Facebook page New Library Website Orientation Mon, Nov 1, 2:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Library www.facebook.com/events/894578081177289 No pre-registration necessary New Library Website Orientation Tue, Nov 2,… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  The Smooth Movers Scholarship Sponsored by:  The Smooth Movers Deadline:  Nov 30, 2021 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be students enrolled in high school, college, or university, and be in Canada, U.S., Australia, or Europe. What’s required:  An email with proof of enrolment, along with a 900-word essay about the future… Read more »

Vintage Voice

October is Canadian Library Month, a tempting topic for writers.  The Voice‘s archive reveals dozens of library-related articles, including these two. A library is greater than the sum of its books.  S.D. Livingston ponders how the introduction of library-book vending machines will impact the future of libraries.  “The mistake in thinking (or even suggesting) that… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group But what happens to the “A” in AU?  An opinion piece published in the Edmonton Journal sparks a discussion about what impact a campus-less AU would have on students. Discord Aw, shucks.  Amid posts about course selections and study tips, one student takes the time to thank the student community:  “…Everyone here… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

The 6th IEEE Cyber Science and Technology Congress Oct 25 to Oct 28 Online Hosted by AU and IEEE news.athabascau.ca/events/the-6th-ieee-cyber-science-and-technology-congress/ Register through above link October Pride Week Keynote Address – Author Joshua Whitehead Mon, Oct 25, 2:00 to 4:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/october-pride-week-keynote-address-author-joshua-whitehead/ Access through above link or AUSU Facebook page Faculty… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Depends on what you’re studying for.  Responses to a student’s question about course study guides clarifies they are meant to lead you in your studies for the course, not to be used as exclusive exam-prep materials. Discord TutorialU.  In response to a student query in the #general channel about what to expect… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  10 Words or Less Scholarship Sponsored by:  StudentScholarships.org Deadline:  Nov 30, 3021 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be students between the ages of 14-25, who will be  attending school in the Fall of 2022. What’s required:  Comment on any of the sponsor’s Facebook posts about why you deserve the scholarship, using… Read more »

Vintage Voice

You’d be forgiven for thinking that Global Handwashing Day, which occurs each October 15, is a new thing, but it began back in 2008.  Our prescient writers have been on the topic since before then.. Remember when SARS was stunning the world?  Zil-E-Huma Lodhi  summarizes what is known about a new virus spreading around the… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Make it Happen YEG Student Innovation Day Sat, Oct 16, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU and Post-Secondary Innovation Partners in Edmonton news.athabascau.ca/events/make-it-happen-yeg-student-innovation-day/ RSVP through above link Cultivating ease in academia with Dr Melissa Jay:  Cultivating compassion to support success Wed, Oct 20, 3:00 to 4:00 pm MDT Online via MS… Read more »