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AU Graduate Profile

Sandra Moore spoke with Erin at AU convocation: AU GRADUATE PROFILE OF ERIN WARDLAW AGE: 23 LIVES IN: Lethbridge, Alberta TRAVEL TIME TO ATHABASCA: 7 hour drive PROGRAM COMPLETED: Bachelor Of Arts – Psychology YEARS IT TOOK TO COMPLETE: 4 FAVORITE COURSE: PSYC 343 – Issues & Strategies in Counselling Women and PSYC 406 –… Read more »

Canadian Fedwatch! News Across the Nation

AU Misses Opportunity The Honourable Dr. Lyle Oberg, Minister of Alberta Learning will be taking a trip (http://www.gov.ab.ca/acn/200308/14892.html) to Vietnam for a leadership summit in the field of post-secondary education. Dr. Oberg will be participating in a seminar on how government works and collaborates with post-secondary institutions. Travelling with Dr. Oberg are: Dr. Paul Byrne,… Read more »

Flicks & Folios – Film Review: Wicked Stepmother

“That was a very odd film.” I’d like to say Wicked Stepmother is bad but it’s not. I’d like to say that I loved it but I didn’t. It has a peculiar set of characteristics that make this film worth taking a look at. First, it has screen legend Bette Davis, post-stroke and I believe… Read more »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra, I’m just about done my studies at AU and I’m not sure what to do next. Should I take a break from school and work, or go on to do my Masters? Do you have any advice for me? Confused in Alberta Dear Confused, As an upcoming university graduate, a variety of options… Read more »

Flicks & Folios

Who could imagine the original film Alien would be such a hit? Or that its sequel Aliens would kick butt a second time – and who could stay awake during Alien 3:what a snooze. I thought the series was going to be another Jaws situation when Alien Resurrection came out. I was wrong. The fourth… Read more »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra, As a new student I’d like to know more about the actual university. Where is it located, how many people work there, what is the community like, etc: I just want to be able to “picture” it better in my head. Thanks Rookie Student in Ontario Dear Rookie, Every year at convocation the… Read more »

Sounding Off

This week, AU students Sound Off on AU’s request to be removed from the Alberta Government’s tuition cap. The Voice will continue to offer coverage on this controversial subject as more becomes known. AU has not released a statement on their position so far. If you have a comment on this subject, send it to… Read more »

AU Graduate Profiles

Sandra Moore spoke with JACQUELINE ROCHELEAU at convocation: AGE: 45 LIVES IN: B.C. TRAVEL TIME TO ATHABASCA: 16 Hours PROGRAM COMPLETED: Bachelor of Nursing YEARS IT TOOK TO COMPLETE: 6 FAVORITE COURSE: Senior focus – palliative care LEAST FAVORITE COURSE: STATS FAVORITE TUTOR: Many were very helpful, singling one out would be tough. HIGHEST FINAL… Read more »

Canadian Fedwatch! News Across the Nation

Newfoundland Studies Post-Secondary The provincial government of Newfoundland has announced (http://www.gov.nf.ca/releases/2003/youth/0722n01.htm) almost $74,000 in funding for a feasibility study on whether postsecondary education needs to be expanded within the province. The studies to assess various needs of the region including educational, cultural, social, and developmental ones. The study is also supposed to come up with… Read more »

AU Graduate Profiles

Sandra Moore spoke with Wanda Laurin at AU convocation: AU GRADUATE PROFILE OF WANDA LAURIN AGE: 45 LIVES IN: Peace River, AB TRAVEL TIME TO ATHABASCA: 4 hours PROGRAM COMPLETED: BA – French YEARS IT TOOK TO COMPLETE: 14 FAVORITE COURSE: Geology 201 – The History Of The Earth LEAST FAVORITE COURSE: “I can’t say… Read more »