Royal Architectural Institute of Canada honors two of AU’s own

The 2016 Governor General's Medal (recipients) in Architecture (for outstanding buildings across Canada) 
[photo credit: RAIC 2016]

  On Friday, June 10, the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) presented Honorary Memberships to Lisa Carter, dean of AU's Faculty of Science and Technology, and to Program Administrator Carole Mason. The prestigious awards were presented to the pair at the 2016 RAIC Festival of Architecture by the Ottawa-based, RAIC President Allan Teremura. Held at the … [Read more...]

Just in Time for ARBRI DAYS: AU appoints a new CAIP Research Chair – introducing Dr. Chris Glover

Athabasca University's newly appointed CAIP Chair Dr. Chris Glover in Whitemud Creek, Nov. 13, 2015, at the water's edge of the Athabasca River Basin in Edmonton. [photo credit: Christy Dean, Edmonton]

Athabasca University and the Faculty of Science and Technology and Research Centre has appointed a new Campus Alberta Innovates Program (CAIP) Research Chair in Hydroecology and Environmental Health. Dr. Chris Glover joins Athabasca River Basin Research Institute (ARBRI) and AU alongside fellow CAIP Research Chair, Dr. Junye Wang, as a member of the Faculty of Science and … [Read more...]

Meet Chris Horn, AU’s Science Guy and ‘Rising-Star’ Alumnus

Chris Horn, AU Bachelor of Science in Human Science graduate, AU Alumni Award Winner for the Rising Star category [photo credit: Christy Dean Photography, 2015]

As a pathology scientist working at Alberta Children’s Hospital, Chris Horn has a big role managing work and research with "Daddy duties." But it's not a whole lot different from three years ago when he was still an undergraduate science student at Athabasca University. Only now his role has the potential to save lives. For the layperson, says Horn, pathology involves … [Read more...]

Nature Calls: Celebrated Alberta Wildlife Filmmaker to Debut Swan Song

(from l to r) Film-making Dream Team: Pirkko and Albert Karvonen

STORY UPDATE: May 21, Replay of The Forest is Calling -TONIGHT - May 21 2015,  in the Community Centre at the Buffalo Lake Métis Settlement from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.. This DVD was originally released in Athabasca on April 9th. See Article Below.         Famed Canadian wildlife and conservation filmmaker Dr. Albert Karvonen will debut his latest and … [Read more...]