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Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  Foundation Scholarships Sponsored by:  Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada Deadline:  March 13, 2023 Potential payout:  $2500 to $5000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be, or have been, a permanent ward of a Child Welfare Agency for at least 12 months, or are/were eligible for a provincial or territorial extended care program such as Continued… Read more »

Student Sizzle—Following What’s Hot!

AthaU Facebook Group Over and out.  A student wonders if they can access the study guide from a previous course through myAU; replies suggest that it’s not possible to go back to view older courses. Twitter @AthabascaU tweets:  “Why is, “I don’t have anything to hide,” not the best mindset when it comes to data… Read more »

Vintage Voice

Plenty of folks working from home probably don’t need a special day for this, but February 3 is National Working Naked Day.  Turn the heat up and have a read! In the privacy of your own home office.  Barbara Lehtiniemi examines the rationale behind the creation of a Work Naked day.  “Since AU’s unofficial motto… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Library Chat Tues, Feb 7, 10:30 am to 2:30 pm MST Online Hosted by AU Library www.athabascau.ca/library/index.html No pre-registration needed; access through chat box on home page Writing Forum: Academic anxiety and imposter syndrome Tue, Feb 7, 12:30 to 1:30 pm MST Online via Microsoft Teams Hosted by AU’s Write Site www.athabascau.ca/write-site/writing-forum.html No pre-registration needed;… Read more »

AUSU Update!

Join us on Feb. 9 at 5 p.m. MT on Zoom and celebrate Black History Month with Dr. Olukoju from AU as he discusses Politics, Voting, and the Inclusion of the Black Community in Canadian Governance.  Dr. Olukoju holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration and a second in Theology. RSVP on Eventbrite! Then… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Toward Co-operative Commonwealth: Transition in a Perilous Century MOOC Jan 29 to Jun 10 Online Hosted by AU and Synergia news.athabascau.ca/events/toward-co-operative-commonwealth-transition-in-a-perilous-century-mooc/ Register through above link Library Chat Tues, Jan 31, 10:30 am to 2:30 pm MST Online Hosted by AU Library www.athabascau.ca/library/index.html No pre-registration needed; access through chat box on home page Writing Forum: Research:… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Youth Education Program Sponsored by:  Export Development Canada (EDC) Deadline:  February 28, 2023 Potential payout:  $5000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be pursuing post-secondary studies at a Canadian university or college for the 2023-2024 academic year in a field relating to EDC’s work (Business and Finance, Operations and Administration, or Information Technology), and have… Read more »

Vintage Voice!

UNESCO has proclaimed each January 27 to be International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust.  From among Voice articles on the topic, we selected two that link history to the present day. Walking with history.  In a photo essay, John Buhler recounts his impressions of Berlin as he arrives for… Read more »

Student Sizzle—Following What’s Hot!

AthaU Facebook Group Where it hurts.  A comment about announced tuition increases elicits dozens of responses as students discuss the rationale behind the increase, and what the impact is on students outside Alberta. reddit Learning the AU language.  A new AU student is confused by mismatches between screenshots of moodle in the orientation, and what… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Ad Standards Scholarships Sponsored by:  Ad Standards Deadline:  February 28, 2023 Potential payout:  $1500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be students enrolled in an undergrad advertising or marketing program at a Canadian university or college. What’s required:  A completed application form, along with a current academic transcript, a letter of recommendation, and a maximum… Read more »