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Student Sizzle!

AthaU Facebook Group  Sabine is curious if a French course’s prerequisite can be waived, and the consensus seems to be “oui”.  Jayme seeks a second-hand text for BIOL 235 and receives a flurry of suggestions and offers. Other posts include “seasonal cheer” events, electives, GPA calculation, and courses COMP 200, ECON 380, ENGL 423, GOVN… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events—Upcoming AU Related Events

The Research Itinerary Series – Session 4 Wed, November 22, 6:00 to 7:00 pm MST Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Graduate Studies fgs.athabascau.ca/news/presentations/ e-mail fgs@athabascau.ca with your student number to register Bannock and a Movie “Kitaskiwaw l pi Kiskinohamakoya” (The Land Gives Us Our Knowledge) Fri, November 24, 12:00 to 1:00 pm MST Athabasca University,… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  StudyPug 2017 Scholarship Sponsored by:  StudyPug Deadline:  December 15, 2017 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be enrolled at high school, college, or university, in Canada or the U.S. What’s required:  An online application along with a 500-1000 word essay on how a “math teacher, a math class, a math tutor, or… Read more »

Vintage Voice

This week we celebrate Take a Hike Day, with hikes from writers past. Winter camping, hunting, and hiking in BC.  Wayne E. Benedict recalls memorable excursions that turned out well despite some precarious moments.  “…Rick finally got the propane to ignite. He exited the camper as if he’d been shot from a canon, a roiling… Read more »

AUSU Update!

This space is provided free to AUSU: The Voice does not create or edit this content. Contact services@ausu.org with any questions. IMPORTANT DATES Nov 26: Ottawa Student Meet & Greet Nov 30: Deadline to apply for course extension for Jan Dec 8: Deadline to register in a course starting Jan 1 Dec 12: AUSU Council… Read more »

Women of Interest—Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi was born June 19, 1945, in Rangoon, Burma (now Yangon, Myanmar) and was the first State Counsellor of Myanmar, which is comparable to our Prime Minister.  During the 1988 Uprisings, Aung rose to power, becoming the General Secretary of the National League for Democracy (NLD), which was a party she formed,… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  iGotcha Digital Excellence Scholarship Sponsored by:  iGotcha Deadline:  December 1, 2017 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian or US residents and must be enrolled at a college or university. What’s required:  An online application form.  After a screening process, applicants will be given the topic for a 500-word essay. Tips: … Read more »

AUSU Update!

This space is provided free to AUSU: The Voice does not create or edit this content. Contact services@ausu.org with any questions. IMPORTANT DATES Nov 14: AUSU Council Meeting Nov 15: December degree requirements deadline Nov 30: Deadline to apply for course extension for Jan Dec 8: Deadline to register in a course starting Jan 1… Read more »

Women of Interest—Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu

Mother Teresa was born on August 26, 1910, under the name of Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, in Uskup, Kosovo Vilayet, and died September 5, 1997, in Calcutta, West Bengal, India.  Her father died when she was eight years old, leaving Teresa and her sister.  She left home at the age of eighteen and never saw her… Read more »

Canadian Science News

Format of the Canada Research Coordinating Committee A press release from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada said, “When Canada’s scientists have the best support to meet their needs, whether new labs and equipment, access to funding, or opportunities to collaborate with their research peers or train new generations of students—they are able to pursue… Read more »