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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!

Notice to AU graduate students and those considering entering graduate studies at AU

Athabasca University Students’ Union is in the process of establishing an AU Graduate Students’ Association. Here’s a sampling of benefits of belonging to a Graduate Students’ Association: · Graduate student representation on University Committees · University and government advocacy and lobbying · Affiliation with provincial and national graduate students’ organizations · Assistance with university/student dispute… Read more »

‘Vibrant Communities Initiative’. Published November 27, 2002

Contributed by The Community Networks Group Canada is a country of countless opportunities. We have exceptional health, education and social programs, a robust economy and a quality of life that is envied around the world. It’s hard to think of Canada as a “poor” country. And yet more than 16% of us live in… Read more »

CLASSIFIEDS! The Voice November 27, 2002

CLASSIFIED SPACE: Students of AU may print classifieds in The Voice free of charge (maximum three per issue) as long as they are not representing a company or product. Classified ads must follow the direct guidelines and ethics stated in the Voice Policy and should be submitted to the editor at with “?CLASSIFIED AD’… Read more »


From: Action on Smoking & Health (ASH) Re: Support a Smoking Ban in Restaurants, Bars and Lounges Edmonton City Council is now considering amendments to the smoking bylaw to ban smoking in public places, including restaurants, bars and lounges. Last year, City Council amended the existing bylaw to protect children from second hand smoke by… Read more »


ESSAY CONTEST 2003 The Elie Wiesel PRIZE IN ETHICS SUGGESTED TOPICS: *Reflect on the most profound, moral dilemma you have ever encountered and analyze what it taught you about ethics. *How can human beings move beyond hate toward reconciliation? *Explore ethical responses to fanaticism, hate and violence. *What ethical issue concerns you most and what… Read more »

Diverse Voices: Bridging Troubled Waters. Annual Family Violence Conference

November 28-29, 2002 Infoline: 437-8013 / Fax: 439-6819 · E-mail: At the Santa Maria Goretti Community Centre 11050 – 90 Street, Edmonton, Alberta Join outstanding speakers & colleagues to: · Learn how to develop educational initiatives · Explore how to reach people with varying needs · Share success stories and best practices with colleagues… Read more »


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This is to advise you of an important change in the undergraduate Grading Policy at Athabasca University. Athabasca University has approved a new Alpha/4.0 grading scale for undergraduate studies effective January 1, 2003. The grades that students achieve will be stated, on transcripts and in student records, as alpha grades on a scale from A… Read more »

Be part of the Global Picture with Canada World Youth

ATTENTION: PLEASE INFORM YOUNG PEOPLE OF THIS UNIQUE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY – Be part of the Global Picture with Canada World Youth Contributed By The Community Networks Group How BIG is your world? How big would you like it to be? Next year you could be living, working and learning in Bénin, Burkina Faso, Brazil, Canada,… Read more »