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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!

2003 Bryon Paege Memorial Award – Call For Nominations

CUPE Local 3911 is currently accepting nominations for the 2002 Bryon Paege Memorial Award. This annual $450 award, sponsored by CUPE Local 3911, is presented at the end of June in each year to a recipient selected by the Bryon Paege Memorial Award Selection Committee from among those nominated. The election committee is composed of… Read more »

Scholarship News

HAL ROGERS ENDOWMENT FUND Value: $1000 APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 01, 2003 Administrator: Hal Rogers Endowment Fund Notes: Must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant, plan to register as a full-time student in September at a post-secondary institution, and demonstrate high ideals and qualities of citizenship. Applicants must be entering or in their first year… Read more »

News From AU – Conference Connections

CONTRIBUTED BY AU’S THE INSIDER “¢ CASE District VIII – March 8-11, 2003 – Coeur d’Alene, Idaho – “Connect in Coeur d’Alene.” Details: “¢ CU Expo – Community-University Institute for Social Research – “Partnerships, Policy & Progress” – May 8-10, 2003, Saskatoon, SK. Details: “¢ Distance Education Technology Symposium (DETS-03) – sponsored by… Read more »


THIS Magazine is now accepting poetry and short fiction entries for its 7th annual Great Canadian Literary Hunt. First prize in poetry is $1000 and national publication, first prize in fiction is $1000 and national publication. For entry guidelines and details visit


TWO NEW BOOKS OF INTEREST FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION STUDENTS Terry Anderson, Canada Research Chair in Distance Education, reports that two new books are now available: Anderson, T. & Kanuka, H. (2002). E-Research: Issues, Strategies and Methods. Allyn Bacon. Details at This book addresses the way the Net changes the research process from problem setting,… Read more »


The Student Mom’s Club of Athabasca University is now online and ready for new members. As the SMC front page welcome message attests, this club is: LESS ACADEMIC ! MORE FANTASTIC !! SMC is dedicated to bringing together student moms across Canada to share study and parenting tips, easy quick recipes, articles and essays about… Read more »


Fireweed Institute Spring 2003 Workshop Information & Registration: 492-3116 / 492-7237 e-mail: THE ART OF MINDFUL LIVING Today’s environment promotes perpetual activity that can become overwhelming with demands, worries, and distractions. This leaves little time to reflect upon what has meaning in our lives and to attain a wholesome balance. This two-session course… Read more »


UVIC FIRST IN BC TO OFFER BACHELOR OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERING UVIC Press Release February 20, 2003 – Software is ubiquitous and central to everyday life. It drives computer games, online services, office services and control systems in cars. Beginning this fall, the UVic faculty of engineering will be offering a full undergraduate degree program in… Read more »

AUSU SPEAKS: January 19th Session – Provided By AUSU

News from the January 19, 2003 council meeting AUSU Council met on the evening of January 19th for a regularly scheduled council meeting. The main item of business for the evening was AUSU finance, and the annual audit for the 2002 financial year was reviewed and discussed. Following this, tentative plans were set for the… Read more »

ATTENTION: Psychology Students

Every Monday from 9:30 – 10:30 AM MST and Wednesday from 7-8 PM MST the Athabasca University Psychology Students’ Society gets together to chat about issues pertaining to the world of psychology at AU. Go to and log on the discussion forum link, from there click on Psychology at the top written in blue… Read more »