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Random posts from the last few months

Science Outreach – Athabasca presents: The Athabasca River Basin Watershed Blues Speaker: Wayne Brehaut Date: April 21, 2015 Place: Athabasca University  Governing Council Chambers Time: 7 to 8:15 PM Presented by: The Athabasca River Basin, BARB, and ARBRI Come and learn about: The Athabasca Watershed Council WPAC Science Outreach’s contributions to the AWC-WPAC. Our responsibilities […]
17 hours ago
Last week, AU Press unveiled its recent book, We Are Coming Home, depicting the long and complicated artifact repatriation to the Blackfoot Confederacy from Calgary’s Glenbow Museum. First Nations authors of the book, executives of the museum and Athabasca University, along with Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi, were on hand to sign copies and speak about […]
April 15, 2015 - 1:28pm
Plagiarism Exists at Every University – Even Online. Review these Tips to Keep Yourself Fraud-Free. In today’s increasingly online world, there are many social media sites popping up that purport to provide “homework help” or “study resources” for students. Beware. They’re really a front for fraud—the soliciting of students by a contracting party to provide assignment […]
April 14, 2015 - 10:42am
In the complicated interaction between sport and law, much is revealed about the perception and understanding of consent and tolerable deviance. When a football player steps onto the field, what deviations from the rules of the game are considered acceptable? And what risks has the player already accepted by voluntarily participating in the sport? In […]
April 7, 2015 - 10:00am
After recent break-ins and subsequent incidents of theft at Bow Valley College (where our Calgary office is located), it’s important to keep the safety of your valuables top-of-mind come exam time. “When it comes to exam writing at one of our AU locations, we work hard to provide an appropriate and safe environment for students,” […]
April 7, 2015 - 9:00am
Famed Canadian wildlife and conservation filmmaker Dr. Albert Karvonen will debut his latest and last film at 7 p.m., Thurs. April 9, in the Governing Council Chambers at AU. The Forest is Calling is the esteemed octogenarian’s swan-song on celluloid as he enters into retirement following a long and illustrious career as Alberta school teacher-turned-filmmaker […]
April 2, 2015 - 3:57pm
  As a designated provincial and national historic site, Edmonton’s Government House serves the city, Alberta, and Canada as a powerful symbol in connection with our political system and its people. This interpretive plan seeks to define activities that will help visitors understand the House’s historic creation and evolution through its architecture and collections. The […]
April 2, 2015 - 10:00am
Today we are faced with extraordinarily rapid and sometimes disruptive changes on a global scale to a degree perhaps never seen before. It is has become virtually impossible to think of one’s culture, tradition, or nation apart from the global context that increasingly defines it or exerts various sorts of pressure upon it. Political policies, […]
April 2, 2015 - 9:23am
Reasons why we have a peer-reviewed graduate journal at AU staffed by MAIS students and open to any graduate student writer on the planet Reinekke Lengelle, PhD (Faculty coordinator for JIS) When I did my master’s degree twenty years ago, we learned about communication, policy development, power relations, and research methodology. We learned what social […]
March 26, 2015 - 10:58am
Despite those who said it would never happen, Athabasca University’s first major fundraising campaign not only met its goal of $30 million but surpassed it. At a closing event on March 19, Campaign Cabinet Chair Heather Kennedy announced the amount of $32, 175,224.59. And that figures continues to grow. That is the legacy of the […]
March 25, 2015 - 3:50pm