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Were you one of the ten million Canadians that tuned into Grey Cup 104 on Sunday evening? The exciting match-up between the Ottawa Redblacks and the Calgary Stampeders drew in record numbers of viewers including 5.7 million of us during overtime to watch Henry Burris and the Redblacks defeat Bo Levi Mitchell and the Stampeders […]
December 2, 2016 - 11:06am
Save ‘last-minute’ activities for holiday shopping, NOT your exam requests!   Here’s what you need to know (for AU courses with a December 31 end date): AU will be closed from 3 p.m., Friday, December 23, 2016, until 8:30 a.m. (MST) Tuesday, January 3, 2017 Edmonton and Calgary Exam Services will re-open on Tues. Jan. […]
November 30, 2016 - 10:43am
Take your courses in the classroom this winter! The following AU Grouped Study courses are available on-site at our partner locations for Winter 2017. Courses follow the traditional semester format, running from January – April. The deadline to register is December 1, so get registered today! Contact us to get started. Note: Online registration is not […]
November 30, 2016 - 9:00am
For Joy and Diego Romero, giving back is second nature. On Thursday, Nov. 10, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Edmonton & Area Chapter, are awarding the pair at its annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon.  The Calgary-based engineers have kept themselves busy blazing trails in science and engineering. But their commitment to charitable giving […]
November 9, 2016 - 3:41pm
A power of being online Much of the discussion surrounding the U.S. election has taken place on social media: memes of Donald Trump’s latest outrageous statements, extremist groups pledging allegiance to candidates on Twitter, fact-checkers verifying a candidate’s claims in real-time, and heated exchanges in the comment boxes of every major news outlet. It’s clear that […]
November 8, 2016 - 11:20am
Nothing tells the story of Athabasca University better than the success of our students and alumni — people who are making their marks on the job and in their communities. Meet Nina Sangra, MC ’16, AU Future Alumna recipient, Calgary It takes a special person to be a good therapist, especially when helping individuals along […]
November 7, 2016 - 10:50am
How one SVU detective fought crime and managed time between the police force and his MBA When Detective James Wingate proposed to his girlfriend back in August 2015, it was a simple, understated, yet elegant affair. There were candles and flowers to grace the couple’s cozy abode in Rockwood, Ontario, a tree-lined community 10 km […]
November 4, 2016 - 4:05pm
In the final entry in a series entitled U.S. Election Notebook, Athabasca University professor Paul Kellogg identifies some of the possible future directions in U.S. politics, made visible by the 2016 U.S. presidential election. In the last blog post, Kellogg discussed insight from W.E.B. Du Bois. Hopes Whatever the short-term result of the 2016 election, in […]
November 3, 2016 - 9:02am
Nothing tells the story of Athabasca University better than the success of our students and alumni — people who are making their marks on the job and in their communities. Meet Jeremie Landry, BPA Criminal Justice ’13,  Cold Lake, Alberta Forming a sea of crimson among the flotillas at the 26th annual Pride Parade in downtown […]
November 2, 2016 - 2:05pm
In the twelfth of a series entitled U.S. Election Notebook, Athabasca professor Paul Kellogg reminds us of a great insight from W.E.B. Du Bois. In the tenth of the, Paul Kellogg examined arguments which equate the Democratic and Republican Parties. Populist voices It is not uncommon to see working class populist anger as the key to the 2016 election […]
November 2, 2016 - 9:09am