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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 A student by any other name.  One students wonders how the process to change their name works at AU, and other students offer advice and suggestions on timing (to avoid issues with exam ID, for example.) reddit Online doesn’t always equal instant.  A student wonders why they can’t access the course they… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Seeing into the future.  A student wonders if there’s any way to know that a course is going to be closed for revision in the near future; one AU insider responds that sometimes a course is temporarily closed due to sudden lack of materials and even AU doesn’t know in advance. Discord… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) Info Session Wed, Dec 15, 3:00 to 4:00 pm MST Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business news.athabascau.ca/events/doctorate-in-business-administration-dba-information-session-20211215/ RSVP through above link Sacred Circle of Squares for Indigenous learners Thur Dec 16, 1:00 to 3:00 pm MST Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences news.athabascau.ca/events/sacred-circle-of-squares-for-indigenous-learners/ Indigenous learners… Read more »

Vintage Voice

With National Cookie Day just passed on December 4, we got a craving to take a peek at what our Voices past had to say about that tasty little snack. I’ll have what you’re not having.  Katie D’Souza offers advice on holding fast to your diet resolutions under the seasonal onslaught of baked goodies.  “Even… Read more »

Vintage Voice–Bonus Edition

The eruption of Mt Semeru on Indonesia’s Java island recently got us thinking about what The Voice‘s contributors have had to say about volcanoes. Something is bound to get us.  Voice editor Karl Low reviews the web-based documentary and book, Dystopia: What is to be done?.  “To my mind, it feels too much like propaganda… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Ingenium-NSERC STEAM Horizon awards Sponsored by:  Ingenium Foundation, NSERC, and Indspire Deadline:  January 15, 2022, 8:00 pm EST Potential payout:  $25,000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada; be 16 to 18 years old as of the application date; have been recognized for accomplishments in the fields of… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Pride Student Lounge Tues, Dec 7, 2:00 to 3:00 pm MST Online via Zoom Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/pride-student-lounge/ Email ausu@ausu.org for meeting link AUSUNights Virtual Student Social Thur, Dec 9, 5:00 to 6:00 pm MST Online via Zoom Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/ausunights-virtual-student-social-9/ Email ausu@ausu.org for meeting link Alumni & Learner Virtual Seasonal Cheer Thur, Dec… Read more »

Student Sizzle

AthaU Facebook Group Fresh new-student enthusiasm.  A student notices they already have access to a course that starts January 1 and wonders if they can submit assignments early.  Responses are unanimous:  no. Discord Group rides.  A conversation thread in #coffee-shop-lounge spotlights the online cycling program, Zwift.  Great exercise for students with stationary cycles! reddit From… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group When ten years is old.  A CRJS 360 student observes the course textbook quotes outdated stats, and other students chime in with other course textbooks that are not as current as they’d like. reddit We need a tie-breaker here.  A student asks whether the NUTR 331 exam focuses more on the textbook… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

The Power of (Re)Thinking Tues, Nov 30, 10:00 to 11:00 am MST Online Hosted by AU’s PowerED™ news.athabascau.ca/events/power-of-rethinking/ RSVP through above link How to APA:  The Essentials of Formatting, Citing, and Paraphrasing Tues, Nov 30, 1:00 to 2:30 pm MST Online Hosted by AU’s Write Site news.athabascau.ca/events/how-to-apa-the-essentials-of-formatting-citing-and-paraphrasing/ Register through above link All events are free… Read more »