The Newsroom | October 4, 2023 | View as Webpage


Acadia hosts inaugural Festival of Teaching and Learning

"I am both humbled and inspired by the commitment, dedication and excitement with which teaching and learning take place at Acadia," says Dr. Juan Carlos López. "Regardless of the discipline, our colleagues are continuously innovating and creating ways to improve the academic experience of our students." López teaches in Acadia's biology department and is the Teaching and Learning Centre Director for the Maple League of Universities.

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Acadia and Université Sainte-Anne forge unique educational agreement

Acadia University and Université Sainte-Anne have joined forces to bolster the educational experiences of their students through a new collaboration agreement focusing on modern languages and literature.

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Empowering Acadia students - research on rural mental health care

A report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives features the research of graduate Robin Lauzon, whose thesis delves into rural communities' unique challenges and needs when using virtual mental health programs.

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Arthur L. Irving Scholarship recipients announced

“The Arthur L. Irving Family Foundation Scholars have the opportunity to explore and develop research skills in a living laboratory.” - Dr. Ian Spooner, Director of Research, K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre. Congratulations to Kirsten Gallant, Juliet Gardner, Maggie Graves, and Carmen Peng.

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NSERC invests in Acadia science and research

Three faculty members have been awarded $696,379 to support cutting-edge research by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC). Congratulations to Dr. Laura Ferguson, Dr. Mark Mallory, and Dr. Nelson O'Driscoll.

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Empowering students to adapt to climate change

Acadia University and the K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre continue their commitment to nurturing the next generation of environmental leaders by hosting the annual Nova Scotia Envirothon. This program brings together high school students from grades 9-12 for a unique hands-on learning experience in environmental conservation.

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Yahoo!News - Environment and Climate Change Minister Steven Guilbeault says misinformation and Pierre Poilievre threaten climate progress

CHILD MAGAZINE - When Fears Take Over

SALTWIRE - Thinking about using a health app on your phone or watch? Here are some things a Nova Scotia professor recommends considering first

CBC - Some parties have cut back on Meta advertising — but experts say it's a hard habit to kick

CBC - Nova Scotia ramps up tick awareness with permanent signs

NATIONAL OBSERVER - Upstart federal political party wants to provide centrist alternative

SALTWIRE - HOW TO: Use more inclusive language to make members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community feel welcome

YAHOO!NEWS - Environment minister calls Pierre Poilievre ‘easy to attack’ on environmental record outside Tory convention 

WEBMD - The Surprising Way to Fight Asthma Symptoms

CBC - Maritime mushroom researchers partner with public in summer Mycoblitz 

CBC - Barbie movie draws attention to fat phobia, dietitian says

NATIONAL POST - Canada's judicial watchdog to probe apparent political donations by judges 



Acadia's Matriculation Ceremony marked the start of the academic year for new students and our new President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Jeff Hennessy. See photos from Move In, Matriculation, and More on Flickr.


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