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Random posts from the last few months

At the launch of AU Press in 2007, Alvin Finkel, a member its editorial committee, told the crowd he is often asked by authors: “Will I make any money if I publish with an open-access press?” He quipped: “Well, you don’t make any money publishing a scholarly monograph anyway, at any press—but AU Press can […]
May 22, 2015 - 10:23am
It is with great sadness we note the passing of the Hon. Frank Appleby, a dear friend and colleague of Athabasca University and a community leader. Born on Dec. 23, 1913, in small-town Alberta, Frank Pierpoint Appleby lived a long and esteemed life until his passing Monday at the age of 101. Mr. Appleby was […]
May 21, 2015 - 3:52pm
The deadline is fast-approaching to register for the popular Photography and the Night Sky workshops this fall. Due to the growing demand, participants need to sign up by Fri., May 29. Space is limited – there’s capacity for up to 12 persons for both the youth and adult workshops. Both sessions are open to anyone […]
May 19, 2015 - 4:01pm
Most Canadians are city dwellers, a fact often unacknowledged by twentieth-century Canadian films, with their preference for themes of wilderness survival or rural life. Modernist Canadian films tend to support what film scholar Jim Leach calls “the nationalist-realist project,” a documentary style that emphasizes the exoticism and mythos of the land. Over the past several […]
May 19, 2015 - 10:00am
Are you a teacher or a school or college administrator, counselor, or psychologist who wants to achieve a graduate degree with a focus on critical approaches to educational issues and practices? Do you want to be able to complete your graduate degree while maintaining your position at your school or college? Enrolment in the Educational […]
May 18, 2015 - 11:00am
Last month, we told you about AU’s Master of Counselling Psychology student Kathleen Kelava who was selected to compete in the Western Regionals 3MT contest —otherwise known as the Three-Minute Thesis. Kelava had won competing against five of her AU peers to claim the winning 3MT title and prize of $1,000 (donated by the Research […]
May 13, 2015 - 2:25pm
Several of Dr. Paul Jerry’s students can be credited for their associate professor’s win of this year’s Psychologists’ Association of Alberta (PAA) Excellence in Teaching Psychology award. As chair and program director, as well as a registered psychologist and associate professor at AU’s Graduate Centre for Applied Psychology (Faculty of Health Disciplines), Paul will officially […]
May 11, 2015 - 1:14pm
The Athabasca University Art Committee would like to invite staff in Athabasca to drop by the AU library to see the Kathy Williams pottery exhibit in the display cabinet just inside the library’s entrance. The exhibit was put together in recognition of Kathy’s contribution to the AU community. In 2014, she retired from AU after 39 […]
May 8, 2015 - 10:05am
Do you know an AU alum or soon-to-be-grad who’s making a difference? Recognizing our students and alumni for reaching milestones in their education, jobs, and communities around the globe is something we think is worth celebrating. Nominate a friend, colleague or family member for one of the four notable Athabasca University Alumni Awards. The award […]
May 8, 2015 - 9:10am
May 15th is the upcoming deadline to apply for some Athabasca University Student Awards, including a few new awards that are targeted to Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Nursing students and a bursary for single parents. The following scholarships have a May 15th application deadline: Albert & Pirkko Karvonen Environment Award Albert & Pirkko […]
May 7, 2015 - 11:00am