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Write Site and FHSS are pleased to announce the winners of the Write Site 10th Anniversary Essay Contest  in the Graduate Category  The first- and second- place winners are Heather Setka and M. Jane Ritchey. Heather will receive a free AU graduate course of her choice and a certificate of award for her very engaging analysis […]
October 9, 2015 - 11:10am
Athabasca University has a number of student scholarships and awards with an October 15 application deadline. A complete listing of all the available scholarships and awards and how to apply is available at our online Student Awards office. Alberta Blue Cross 50th Anniversary Bursary Value: $1,000 The Alberta Blue Cross 50th Anniversary Bursary is awarded […]
October 5, 2015 - 3:59pm
Athabasca University’s Master of Arts – Integrated Studies Program (MA-IS) has recently developed the Heritage and Social History focus area which integrates the heritage and history programs and provides a unique opportunity for students to study theoretical and applied issues in heritage and history, social traditions and institutions and historical patterns, using an interdisciplinary approach. […]
October 5, 2015 - 1:31pm
Write Site and the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences are pleased to announce the winners of the Write Site 10th Anniversary Essay Contest, in the Undergraduate Category. First-place winner is Barbara Lehtiniemi. For her winning entry entitled “Caring for an Aging Parent,” Barbara will receive a free AU undergraduate course of her choice and […]
October 2, 2015 - 1:33pm
Three Registered Nurse (RN) professors in AU’s Centre for Nursing and Health Studies have just launched a peer-reviewed e-text. Drs. Sherri Melrose, Caroline Park, and Beth Perry have co-authored Creative Clinical Teaching in the Health Professions —a home-grown, must-read for nurses and other health professionals “who strive to teach with creativity and excellence in clinical […]
October 1, 2015 - 11:20am
Athabasca University is hosting its annual Employee Recognition Event next Tuesday, Oct. 6.   The following offices will be closed and/or AU staff unavailable between 11:00 a.m. and  1 p.m. on this day: Counselling Services Unit (CSU) Centre for Distance Education Faculty of Health Disciplines (Athabasca Office) Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate and […]
September 30, 2015 - 4:09pm
AU graduate students who are involved in major research projects or theses: there’s funding available to you—but you have to act fast! Funding falls under Graduate Student Research Fund (GSRF) which covers out-of-pocket expenses for conducting research and dissemination of research. The application deadline for the Graduate Student Research Fund (GSRF) is  Tues. Oct. 13, […]
September 30, 2015 - 12:17pm
Are you passionate about the conservation of historic places, landscapes, or artifacts? Does the interaction between people and places, culture and nature intrigue you? How about history and heritage resources—or digging around in the dirt, through time, to understand the past? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these, you might want to attend a […]
September 18, 2015 - 12:02pm
Just a few weeks ago, Athabasca University headed down to McMahon Stadium in Calgary to shoot a series or short commercials – commercials that have already started airing nationwide on the CFL website. With a formal partnership between the Canadian Football League Players Association (CFLPA) and Athabasca University, it was time to share what this […]
September 10, 2015 - 4:27pm
We invite you to the first CIDER session of the 2015-16 season. This free, online session will feature Dr. Rory McGreal, UNESCO/Commonwealth of Learning/ICDE Chair in OER. CIDER is the Canadian Initiative for Distance Education Research Title: Why Open Educational Resources? Open Educational Resources (OER) are important for the expansion of online learning. Open licensing […]
September 10, 2015 - 1:54pm