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ART OF LIVING PROJECT: U of A Professor Seeks Submissions for AIDS

Press release of Dr. Diana Davidson University of Alberta As people continue to be infected and affected by HIV, and the hope of an effective vaccine recedes longer and longer into the future, education and activism remain our best hopes in battling AIDS. Writing enables people to form arguments; provide testimony; break silences; trace histories;… Read more »

BRIEFS FROM AU’S ‘THE INSIDER’

. . COUNSELLING SERVICES RESOURCES PAGE IMPROVES ACCESS TO STUDY AIDS At Athabasca University we’ve numerous study-related resources, many created by AU staff, some collected by AU staff from other sources. Regrettably, many students seem to find these by chance if at all. Counselling Services has brought the resources together, so AU students in all… Read more »

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Internships with REALM Magazine

ONLINE INTERNSHIP WITH NATIONAL MAGAZINE Position: volunteer editorial intern Location: various – job is fully online Duration: TBD REALM is a national Canadian magazine about life and work in your twenties and creating work you want. Located on every college and university campus across the country, REALM provides young Canadians with the tools they need… Read more »

THIS Magazine – PRIZE FOR CREATIVE NON-FICTION 2003

ABOUT THE PRIZE This Magazine’s Prize for Creative Non-Fiction honours the brightest new voices in Canadian letters. Send us your work, and join This Magazine’s long tradition of publishing outstanding literary and creative non-fiction. We’re looking for personal and journalistic pieces with a strong voice, attention to narrative, experimental styles and, of course, compelling subject… Read more »

Youth Camp: Greece

NGO Youth Camp – Greece Voluntary Action for Youth’s Ages 18-32 http://www.youthcamp.gr/ The NGO YouthCamp – Voluntary Action for Youth is an independent, voluntary youth organization that is aiming to play a major role in the area of international voluntarism in Greece and Cyprus. Aims a) The protection, conservation and development of natural and social… Read more »

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM YOUR UNIVERSITY

NEW COUNSELLING RESOURCE: HOW TO WRITE A TERM PAPER Julia Nielsen of AU’s Counselling Services Unit [CSU] has created a fantastic resource to help students prepare term papers, available at: http://www.athabascau.ca/html/services/counselling/writing/. The interactive slideshow website takes students step by step through the process of planning, researching, writing, editing and documenting a term paper. Also included… Read more »

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Internships with REALM Magazine

ONLINE INTERNSHIP WITH NATIONAL MAGAZINE Position: volunteer editorial intern Location: various – job is fully online Duration: TBD REALM is a national Canadian magazine about life and work in your twenties and creating work you want. Located on every college and university campus across the country, REALM provides young Canadians with the tools they need… Read more »

AUSU SPEAKS: January 19th Session – Provided By AUSU

News from the January 19, 2003 council meeting AUSU Council met on the evening of January 19th for a regularly scheduled council meeting. The main item of business for the evening was AUSU finance, and the annual audit for the 2002 financial year was reviewed and discussed. Following this, tentative plans were set for the… Read more »

Scholarship News

SYNCRUDE/AU ABORIGINAL SCHOLARSHIP Value: $2500 APPLICATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 31, 2003 Administrator: Athabasca University Donor: Syncrude Canada Ltd. # Available: Up to three (3) Announcement date: Late fall · Applicants must be Alberta residents of Aboriginal ancestry: Indian, Inuit, or Métis. · Preference to students entering first year of full-time studies; students in other years may… Read more »