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Dr. Neil Fassina will become Athabasca University’s eighth president on October 11, 2016. The announcement was made Wednesday morning at the university’s main campus in Athabasca by Margaret Mrazek, the interim chair of the university’s Board of Governors. Fassina will lead Athabasca University as it develops and implements sustainable solutions to its financial challenges and modernizes its work to serve students […]
August 18, 2016 - 11:47am
The Board of Governors of Athabasca University is pleased to be making an announcement regarding Athabasca University’s next president. Please join Margaret Mrazek, Interim Board Chair, and Members of the Board for this announcement. Advanced Education Minister Hon. Marlin Schmidt and other dignitaries will also be present. When: 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Where: […]
August 16, 2016 - 4:30pm
Funded by the Government of Alberta and administered by Athabasca University, the 2016-17 Indigenous Careers Award and Indigenous Graduate Award are intended to encourage a larger proportion of indigenous Albertans (First Nations, Métis, and Inuit) to pursue and complete full-time undergraduate or graduate studies in Alberta. We had a successful application turnout for the 2015-16 awards […]
August 12, 2016 - 11:28am
AU’s Athabasca River Basin Research Institute (ARBRI) has joined the Canadian Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) as an associate member. This new affiliation with Canada’s oil sands producers will enable ARBRI’s researchers to further their work into environmental modelling, greenhouse gases and water health through greater networking and collaboration opportunities with other academic and industry […]
August 11, 2016 - 2:33pm
Beginning on Friday, August 12th, 2016, Athabasca University’s Banner student information system will be undergoing a temporary background upgrade that will greatly enhance the current system. Current and prospective AU students will see nothing different on their Banner system. However, some services will be temporarily unavailable. What the Banner upgrade means to current  and prospective AU students […]
August 5, 2016 - 12:02pm
Have you ever wanted to explore Italy’s Old World Tuscany countryside from a New World, Eco-educational vantage point? Athabasca University is providing an opportunity for interested students to do just that in September. In partnership with The Synergia Institute, and co-conceived by AU’s Dr. Mike Gismondi, professor of Sociology and Global Studies in the Faculty […]
August 5, 2016 - 9:28am
It’s no secret there have been financial challenges at Athabasca University. This is a complex situation – one that was shaped over decades and won’t be fixed overnight. Our government is committed to working with AU to find a sustainable solution, and we are taking the time to ensure our government and the AU Board […]
August 4, 2016 - 11:58am
Dear students, I’m sure you are aware of recent reports in the mainstream and social media expressing concerns both about Athabasca University’s financial state and even about the future viability of the university itself. I’d like to take this opportunity to provide an update on both. The Board of Governors last week approved the draft […]
August 3, 2016 - 12:11pm
Join us this fall for an exciting opportunity to take MA-IS 752, a graduate seminar taught for the Master of Arts-Integrated Studies (MA-IS) by internationally known Canadian poet and author Di Brandt. “Poetry and Drama of the Canadian Prairies and the North” addresses an extraordinary collection of exciting, challenging, inspiring, beautiful, diverse works by Aboriginal and […]
July 29, 2016 - 4:22pm
The impressive work to date of our very own AU Press is being lauded by The Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA). Last week it announced the 2016 contenders for its annual Alberta Book Publishing Awards, and AU press is on the shortlist in two categories. The BPAA award shortlist recognizes the works of publishers […]
July 22, 2016 - 11:17am