Posts By: The Voice

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 Jason hints that he’ll soon be looking for research subjects; a queue begins forming immediately.  Wayne wonders how to tell if a course’s exam is online or paper; replies suggest that info isn’t always easy to find.  Angela seeks feedback on student loans versus lines of credit; lots of province-specific feedback flows… Read more »

Vintage Voice

With Mother’s Day coming up May 12, we cast a nostalgic glance back at mother’s in our past. Unpaid and under-appreciated.  Writer Carole E. Trainor describes how the family survived after her mother went on strike.  “Like many men of his day, my father believed that a mother’s love was best conveyed through a lifetime… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Chanelle wants to know the fee for a 6-credit AU course; another group member posts a link to AU’s fee calculator page.  Jeffi’s frustrated because OSAP semester rules are preventing her from taking a 6-credit course without delaying her graduation next year; no solution in sight so far. Other posts include AU’s… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Research Webinar Series: Why you should never accept a dinner request from a hagfish Tues, May 14, 1:00 to 2:00 pm MDT AU Edmonton, Peace Hills Trust Building, Room 1217 In person and onliine Hosted by AU No registration necessary; access Skype link from above link Preparing an Abstract for a Conference Tues, May… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  Got a Spine Scholarship Sponsored by:  Arctic Chiropractic Deadline:  June 2, 2019, 11:59 pm EST Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian or U.S. residents, attending college or university in Canada or the U.S. full-time as of October 2019, and have a GPA of 2.5 or greater in their last academic… Read more »

Student Sizzle–AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Mach asks whether it’s worth the time and expense to go to AU Convocation; lots of feedback both ways on this one!  Amélie is looking for course suggestions that will get her away from her HR program.  Thomas wonders if proctor fees can be claimed with tuition on his tax return; most… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  DeBeers Group Scholarships for Canadian Women Sponsored by:  DeBeers Group Deadline:  June 1, 2019, 11:59 pm EDT Potential payout:  $4800 USD Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be female, Canadian citizens or permanent residents, and entering their first year of an undergrad STEM or STEM-related program at an accredited institution. What’s required:  An online application… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

AU Open House Wed, May 8, 10:00 to 11:00 am MDT Online Hosted by AU Register online at above link second session:  Wed, May 8, 5:00 to 6:00 pm MDT Inferring Deterministic L-systems using Artifical Intelligence Algorithms Thurs, May 9, 2:00 to 3:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Graduate Studies… Read more »

Student Sizzle!—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Julia seeks laptop shopping tips; so far the MS Surface is winning.  Katy comes up with a great way to re-purpose AU textbooks.  Melanie wonders how to get her local library added to the AU invigilator list; students weigh in with their experiences. Other posts include finished courses lingering in myAU, procrastination,… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarship Sponsored by:  4-H Canada and John Deere Deadline:  May 31, 2019 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be 4-H members, at least 16 years old, in their final year of high school, CEGEP, or an undergrad student, planning to attend college or university in 2019, and pursuing… Read more »