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Random posts from the last few months

Trading places Three teams from AU’s Faculty of Business are currently competing in the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Trading Challenge. At the end of the preliminary round, two of AU’s teams have finished in the top ten per cent of challengers and will go on to the one-day CME Market Education Conference in Chicago. “Our students […]
February 27, 2015 - 8:46am
Approximately 11 per cent of Albertans and a similar percentage of Canadians are employed in health care and social assistance. The sector includes both social work and human services. In the future demand will be high for supervisory and management staff The broad set of skills needed to work in human services, a generalist form […]
February 26, 2015 - 11:37am
Dear students, I’m sure many of you are aware of recent social and media coverage about the financial challenges we are facing as a university. Some of that coverage has gone as far as to suggest that Athabasca University is in danger of closing down, or being taken over by another institution. I want to […]
February 24, 2015 - 9:16am
Learning to Learn Online is a five week online course – and it’s free! Anyone can register regardless of experience, education, age, gender or location. The course is designed to be a fun and engaging experience in online which actually helps you become a better online learner! Participants will learn about themselves as learners and […]
February 19, 2015 - 9:52am
Friday, June 12, 2015 – an Honorary Doctor of Laws will be conferred in recognition of her ongoing commitment to community, and her mentorship of Aboriginal women and youth. Ms. Clarke is the owner of Claire Clark & Associates, and was the founder of the Aboriginal Women’s Professional Association (AWPA), an organization committed to the […]
February 18, 2015 - 1:56pm
Dr. Jeff Vallance’s new book Fighting Breast Cancer with Exercise is now available on iTunes. He talks about the book, and his reason for writing it. Q: What’s the concept of the book, in a nutshell? Jeff: Fight Breast Cancer with Exercise is one of the first evidence-based, patient-centered exercise resources designed specifically for breast […]
February 13, 2015 - 2:57pm
I believe governments need to implement a comprehensive new approach to nutritional education and nutrition policy, something I call “strategic nutrition”. In my new paper published in the journal Public Health Nutrition, I argue traditional approaches to nutrition have not worked in combating the epidemic of various nutrition-related diseases, including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease […]
February 10, 2015 - 2:39pm
The Undergraduate Student Orientation team is happy to announce that, after a full review and update,  the online orientation is now being re-launched. The goal of the project has been to gather information spread across many pages and resources into a comprehensive, single-stop experience for new and prospective AU students. Additionally, the tool is developed […]
January 16, 2015 - 11:00am
When Louann Poirier’s cancer came back in 2014, she was told she had only a few months to live. She had been diligently working away at a human services degree from Athabasca University for over a decade, but now she feared she might not have time to finish it. And it was a dream she […]
December 15, 2014 - 9:00am
Dr. Virginia Vandall-Walker, an associate professor in Athabasca University’s Centre for Nursing and Health Studies, has been named lead for the Patient Engagement platform of the Alberta SPOR (Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research) SUPPORT Unit. “I am extremely pleased to welcome Virginia into this critical leadership role and platform,” said Tim Murphy, executive director of the […]
December 11, 2014 - 10:04am