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From My Perspective – Graduation – What Comes Next?

For most of us who are working on a degree at AU, our motivations combine several elements. Personal development and challenge are important, of course, and many of us are trying to set good examples for our children by placing a high value on university education. But practical reasons are generally primary. We want a… Read more »

White-Collar Crime, From Enron to Martha

“The ceo’s of Enron and Worldcom are Al Capones, while Martha is Oliver Twist,” according to Cynthia Tucker, editorial page editor of The Atlanta journal-Constitution (Thottam, 2003). These words are little comfort to already battered and betrayed share holders of big names like Enron, Worldcom and now Imclone. White collar crime (http://www.law.cornell.edu/topics/white_collar.html) is a crime… Read more »

Free AUSU Student Gift Packs!

FREE STUFF FOR AU STUDENTS FROM AUSU! Do you want a package filled with cool AUSU study related items? This year instead of sending out student planners AUSU has compiled a package filled with products to help you study (and in some cases play). We’ve also included in these packages the latest issue of REALM… Read more »

From My Perspective – A Tribute To My Piano Teacher

It was with great sadness I read an obituary notice the other day to discover that Thelma Johannes O’Neill had passed away, one day short of her 88th birthday. Her obituary states that Mrs. O’Neill was “dedicated to motivating and encouraging her students to search for the highest musical expression.” I can testify to the… Read more »

NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DAY. June 21, 2003. Notes from A Special Insider

The following is an overview of the contents of Athabasca University’s National Aboriginal Day special edition of The Insider, as well as a portion of a press release from The University of the Arctic, of which AU is a member. See: http://www.athabascau.ca/insider/2003/June20-03.htm to read the entire issue of the special edition insider. In Memoriam “This… Read more »

News From AU – Contributed by The Insider

AU graduate appointed to COC Christian Farstad, financial officer, chartered financial analyst and AU graduate, has been named Director, Athletic Relations for the Canadian Olympic Committee. Read more here. AU Profs Get Piece of Funding Pie AU’s Drs. Oscar Lin and Peter Holt have each been named to receive some of $325 million in new… Read more »

Free AUSU Student Gift Packs!

FREE STUFF FOR AU STUDENTS FROM AUSU! Do you want a package filled with cool AUSU study related items? This year instead of sending out student planners AUSU has compiled a package filled with products to help you study (and in some cases play). We’ve also included in these packages the latest issue of REALM… Read more »