News & Events

Notice to AU graduate students and those considering entering graduate studies at AU.

Athabasca University Students’ Union is in the process of establishing an AU Graduate Students’ Association. Here’s a sampling of benefits of belonging to a Graduate Students’ Association: · Graduate student representation on University Committees · University and government advocacy and lobbying · Affiliation with provincial and national graduate students’ organizations · Assistance with university/student dispute… Read more »

AU HONOURARY DEGREES! – The Call for Nominations

Athabasca University Governing Council invites nominations for Honourary Degrees to be presented at Convocation ceremonies on June 13 and 14, 2003 in Athabasca, Alberta. Candidates will have distinguished themselves in education, science, the arts, public service, or other areas, and have made significant life-long contributions to endeavours consistent with the mandate and purpose of Athabasca… Read more »

AUSU Council News 2002: FALL, SPRING & SUMMER EDITIONS

on behalf of AUSU FALL EDITION AUSU met on the evening of September 16th for the last regular council meeting of the 2001/2002 fiscal year. Finances and our preliminary budget for the upcoming fiscal year were the main topics of discussion, and we laid the groundwork for some exciting new scholarships and student awards. Also… Read more »

AU News From Academic Council. Contributed by The Insider

Academic Council passed the following Action Items at its Nov. 6th meeting: · Step II & III approval of a Master of Nursing program (open for applications on April 1, 2003 with courses beginning Sept. 1, 2003) · Regulation changes to the Master of Health Studies program (effective Sept. 1, 2003) · Step II approval… Read more »

The People’s Movement for Human Rights Education

Introducing Human Rights Cities & Shulamith Koenig Contributed By The Community Networks Group Nov. 29, 2002 10-noon @ City Hall – Heritage Room Infoline: 474-6058 / 995-6819 / e-mail: leocamposa@aol.com Since 1989, the People’s Movement for Human Rights Education (PDHRE), an international NGO, instrumental the launching a UN Decade for Human Rights Education, 1995-2004, has… Read more »

Boreal Majesty, an Evening for Canada’s Northern Forests

November 30, 2002 7:00 p.m. @ the Provincial Museum of Alberta Infoline: 432-0967 (or) e-mail: jill-sturdy@cpaws-edmonton.org The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society proudly presents Boreal Majesty, an Evening for Canada’s Northern Forests. This event features two eminent science writers, Dr. Wayne Lynch and Dr. David Henry. Both have volunteered their time to share with Canadians… Read more »

CLASSIFIEDS! The Voice November 27, 2002

CLASSIFIED SPACE: Students of AU may print classifieds in The Voice free of charge (maximum three per issue) as long as they are not representing a company or product. Classified ads must follow the direct guidelines and ethics stated in the Voice Policy and should be submitted to the editor at voice@ausu.org with “?CLASSIFIED AD’… Read more »

SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

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 »