Vol. 12 Iss. 34

Volume 12 Issue 34 - 09/01/2004

Dear Barb – Making Decisions

Dear Barb: I grew up in a very strict, structured home environment. My parents made all my decisions for me. Consequently, now as an adult I have a great deal of difficulty making decisions. In fact when faced with a decision I become almost paralyzed with fear. Can you possibly help me? Anxious Al in… Read more »

Lost & Found – Don’t Go Changing

One day I was volunteering in my daughter’s kindergarten class, watching the kids doing “show and tell”. Of course, there were the usual Barbie dolls and stuffies and flashing magic wands. One kid, though – a chubby girl with spiky red hair and thick black-framed glasses, orthotic shoes and an elfin grin – had brought… Read more »

AUSU This Month – AUSU On The Klein Paper

AUSU On Klein’s Paper AUSU members continue to write to The Voice concerned about AU’s response to Premier Klein’s essay earlier this year. Specifically, our members want to know how the media attention directed at the academic quality and marking of Mr. Klein’s essay will affect the integrity of their hard-earned degrees. The students’ union… Read more »

Making it Work

Falling in love is as easy as tumbling through an unmarked manhole cover, but living together is hard. As everybody who has ever had one knows, making a long term cohabitational relationship work is a pretty tricky business. Now that I’m mid-way through my fourth marriage, I feel that I’m entitled to pass on some… Read more »

Making Your PC Work For You – eBay

WHAT IS IT? If you haven’t heard of it, you’re really living under a rock. EBay is the world’s largest on-line auction. It may even be the world’s largest auction. It is listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange as EBAY. Over 24 billion dollars were generated by this site last year and you can buy… Read more »

Fiction Feature – Poetry by…

Village Hello, there. You don’t know me. That is, you know my name, I think, And can, at times, Connect it to a face. I have made efforts to extend to you Regard you have not thought to grant to me, But I have failed. I’ve tried to think of all of you as real… Read more »

Scholarships & Awards

MAMASHEALTH.COM SCHOLARSHIP AWARD Value: $300 Application Deadline: October 31 Notes: First, second or third year students attending college or university in Canada or the United States Must have minimum GPA of 2.3 on a 4.0 scale. Submit 750 word essay on topic related to healthcare benefits. Transcripts required. For further information, please visit the website… Read more »

Searching for Internships

UBS Financial Services Internships Website: http://graduates.ubs.com/career/intern/en/ UBS has internships available in Chicago, Deutschsweiz, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Melbourne, Milan, New York, Paris, Romandie, San Francisco, Singapore, Stamford, Sydney, Ticino, Tokyo, and Weehaken. On their website you can search for internships by location, field of work or business group. Available fields of… Read more »

Conference Connections

Know of a conference that is not on this list? Contact voice@ausu.org with the details and we’ll list it in Conference Connections. WLICSMB’2004 – HANGZHOU CHINA Oct 30 – Nov 1 The Sixth West Lake International Conference on Small & Medium Business The WLICSMB is an important international conference on small businesses. Its basic objectives… Read more »

We Love to Hear From You

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