Vol. 14 Iss. 19

Volume 14 Issue 19 - 05/26/2006

Dear Barb – Coping with an affair

Dear Barb: I have been married for five years and I recently discovered that my wife had an affair. I was aware that our marriage was difficult at times, but I was devastated when learning of my wife’s infidelity. She is very sorry and wants to work on our marriage. I know that affairs are… Read more »

AUSU This Month

Health Plan for AUSU Members – Announced Finally, AUSU members can save on health and dental benefits in Canada! Your council has struck a deal with Student Benefits Administrators, an affiliate of Ingle International and Imagine Financial Ltd., to provide great rates to AUSU members on their commercial insurance products. The program offers a range… Read more »

Lost & Found – Time on Earth (Interview With a Dead Man)

Q: When you think back to your time on Earth, what are your fondest memories? A: Well, I always thought it be the cum laude university degree or the Lexus, with its leather seats and ivory-coloured dash. Maybe it’s closing that last-minute deal with Insulcon. Turns out, though, it’s a whole bunch of weird things…. Read more »

From Where I Sit – The Best I Can Do

I’ve been writing this column for several years now. Sometimes it’s easy and sometimes it’s not. Sometimes the words come spilling onto the page and the biggest job becomes pruning and shaping until only the best five hundred words I can muster that week are left. Sometimes, in passing, I think about you dear reader… Read more »

Course Exam – Software Engineering (COMP 410)

Calling all computer programmers! Athabasca University’s School of Computing and Information Systems is proud of their newly-opened course, Software Engineering (COMP 410), written by Associate Professor Dr. Fuhua (Oscar) Lin. Software Engineering (COMP 410) is designed to give computer science students the tools necessary for programming large-scale software projects, including planning techniques, software reusability, different… Read more »

Parade Day

All along the sun-drenched Avenue of the Affluent, the cheering throngs are gathered. Right at the very front, there are the few hundred or so very important industrialists. Occasionally, they turn to entertain and enlighten the crowd with their talking-head hand puppets, calling out the news of the day. There are the hangers-on, the brightly… Read more »

Women You Should Know

May 2, 1676, Mary Rowlandson and her two children were released after having been captured by Indians in King Philip’s War. Mary’s six-year-old daughter did not survive the ordeal. In 1682, an account of her captivity was published as A True History of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson. Reference: Rowlandson, M. W…. Read more »

Scholarships & Awards

ABORIGINAL HEALTH CAREERS BURSARY Sponsored by: Alberta Health and Wellness and Alberta Scholarship Programs. Purpose: To improve the health status of Aboriginal Albertans by increasing the number of aboriginals working in Alberta’s health system. Value: Determined by the Selection Committee. Eligibility: Applicants must be Indian, Inuit, or M├ętis and have been living in Alberta for… Read more »

Voice Events Listings

To list events in your area, e-mail voice@ausu.org with “events” in the subject line. british columbia DIFFERENT SPOKES BIKES & TRIKES FESTIVAL June 04, 2006 – 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM Burnaby, BC – Burnaby Village Museum Ticket Prices – $5.05 – $8.30 At both the main gate and carousel entrance. 604.293.6501 – bvm@burnaby.ca http://www.burnabyvillagemuseum.ca… Read more »

Conference Connections

THE 5TH ANNUAL HAWAII INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL SCIENCES May 31 – June 3, 2006 – Honolulu, Hawaii, USA http://www.hicsocial.org The main goal of the 2006 Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various social sciences related fields from all over the world to come together… Read more »

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