Articles

Is Our Policy of Multiculturalism Too Lenient?

Canada is known for its multicultural heritage and the freedom that it offers refugees and immigrants from other countries. In high school we all learnt how important it is to remain open to things such as new cultures and religions. Since we live in a democratically free country all residents have rights such as the… Read more »

Martin’s Eye on the Sky

(photo provided by The Insider) Martin Connors has good reason to smile. AU’s own mathematician, physicist, and astronomer has been awarded a Canada Research Chair in Space Science. His research in the measurement of the Northern Lights and their magnetic fields has led to an improved understanding of space weather. The Government of Canada announced… Read more »

New scholarship program awards $165,000 to apprentices

Edmonton… Apprentices in Alberta are reaping the benefits of a new $3.3 million scholarship created by industry, the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board, and Alberta Learning. In its inaugural year, 165 scholarships of $1,000 each have been awarded from the endowment to encourage registered Alberta apprentices to complete their training. “The collaboration of industry… Read more »

Scholarship News

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 »

Play With Words

While letters form the basic elements of our language, they are, of themselves, without meaning. Typically, we don’t attach any sense to letters, and if someone was to utter “A, H, P, Z, N,” we would not have any means to understand what this person might be trying to say”?indeed, we would likely think that… Read more »

A Bug In Your Ear: OUR SECOND AU PROFILE:

The student/staff profile of those whose lives are involved with AU is a new column in The Voice. It is our hope that reading about those who are part of the make-up of what makes AU unique will draw our students closer together although we span countries and continents. We are a part of AU,… Read more »

Christmas Shopping Online: Save Time But Be Careful

Christmas shopping can be a lot of fun, but it can also be incredibly time consuming and stressful if you have a busy schedule. The closer it gets to Christmas, the more stressed shoppers become, and it is difficult not to feed off of that negative energy when you are in the stores. Part of… Read more »

Conference Connections!

· CASE District VIII – March 8-11, 2003 – Coeur d’Alene, Idaho – “Connect in Coeur d’Alene.” Details: http://www.connectincda.com · ICDE World Conference – 21st annual – June 1-5, 2003 – Hong Kong. Deadline for abstract submission is Aug. 1, 2002. Details: http://www.ouhk.edu.hk/HK2003

Acronym Nightmares!

My hubby is fawnnnyy! He’s always saying things that trigger ideas for articles. He’s a computer and math type so I’m the one who bashes out the words:or as his PCA says, “Put together some more of those pretty words!” And here is the latest focus. What’s the main common denominator below? · I’m in… Read more »