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Random posts from the last few months

Athabasca University’s Wellness Committee has joined our local Primary Care Network to host the premiere Muskeg Creek trail run, Sept. 19. If you haven’t taken in the majestic autumnal sights and scenery around Athabasca before, then it’s time to hit the Creek! This active-living initiative is the perfect venue to hit the trails with your […]
July 30, 2015 - 12:12pm
Athabasca University is officially safer – and a wee bit wealthier as as result. The Alberta Safety Council (ASC) recently proclaimed AU with its Certificate of Recognition (COR) status with respect to its current health-and-safety program. The ASC is a non-government, not-for-profit organization providing safety training in the areas of Workplace, COR, Children’s and Motorcycles. […]
July 16, 2015 - 3:51pm
Did you know that there are in-classroom options for Alberta students looking to take AU courses? The following AU grouped study (classroom) courses are available on-site at our partner locations for the Fall 2015 semester. Courses follow the traditional semester format and will run from September – December. For more information on dates and times, […]
July 16, 2015 - 3:23pm
In the early years of the Great Depression, thousands of unemployed homeless transients settled into Vancouver’s “hobo jungle.” The jungle operated as a distinct community, in which goods were exchanged and shared directly, without benefit of currency. The organization of life was immediate and consensual, conducted in the absence of capital accumulation. But as the […]
July 14, 2015 - 10:00am
“I’d also like to see if I can’t make my own portrait in writing. First I start by saying that to my mind the same person supplies material for very diverse portraits.” ~ Vincent van Gogh, Arles, 1888 Vincent van Gogh’s life and work has been thoroughly studied by art critics, historians, and biographers. We […]
July 14, 2015 - 8:48am
They say seven is a lucky number. Perhaps that’s why the recent Athabasca University Master of Health Studies graduate, Gregory Toffner, decided to finally finish his seven years of studies while working the C-Suite level of the Hamilton-based, Ontario Association of Medical Radiation Sciences. Toffner, 39, says getting his MHS while juggling two jobs, a […]
July 9, 2015 - 1:31pm
By  Heidi Staseson One of Athabasca University’s own is making waves in the Canadian literary scene. Dr. Tracey Lindberg is a professor of Indigenous Studies in the Centre for World Indigenous Knowledge and Research (where she is also a Canada Research chair), and a professor of law at the University of Ottawa. She’s the recipient […]
July 6, 2015 - 3:26pm
In May of 1868, Elizabeth Bingham Young and her new husband, Egerton Ryerson Young, began a long journey from Hamilton, Ontario, to the Methodist mission of Rossville. For the next eight years, Elizabeth supported her husband’s work at two mission houses, Norway House and then Berens River. Unprepared for the difficult conditions and the “eight […]
June 30, 2015 - 10:00am
Exciting News from Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business – Blogging from Fort Lauderdale, Fla. June 26, 2015 Our students arrived in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, yesterday to participate in the NHL Draft. Last night, they met with Business of Hockey Institute directors Ritch Winter, LLB, managing director (North America) 4sports & Entertainment AG, and Craig Button, director of […]
June 26, 2015 - 12:22pm
Athabasca University has received $40,000 in research grants from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). On Monday, June 22, NSERC announced the results of the 2015 Discovery Grants, scholarships and fellowships competitions in Oshawa at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.   NSERC awarded AU a pair of Discovery Development […]
June 22, 2015 - 11:58am