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    November 2009

    Acadia Launches New Environmental and Sustainability Studies Program

    Acadia University is launching a new, dynamic program designed for students with an interest in environmental sustainability. Beginning in September 2010, Acadia will offer a four-year program in Environmental and Sustainability Studies. The program will be limited to 30 students per year and will emphasize individual and group hands-on learning. Students entering the program can choose to pursue either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Recreation Management.

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    Nova Scotia Sports Hall of Fame Honours Acadia Alumni

    Nova Scotia will honour some of our finest Acadia athletes during its 2009 Sports Hall of Fame Induction this Saturday, November 7 at the World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax.

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    Maclean’s ranks Acadia one of Canada’s top undergraduate universities

    Acadia University has maintained its reputation as one of Canada’s best primarily undergraduate universities in the annual Maclean’s magazine ranking of post-secondary institutions. This year, Acadia placed second behind Mount Allison University, up from third overall last year. In the 19 years that Maclean’s has published its annual comparisons, Acadia has been in the top three 18 times.

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    Researchers find birds deposit pollutants from oceans to land

    Acadia University biology researchers have discovered sea birds are depositing contaminants on land that they've picked from food sources in the ocean. CBC Report

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    Inuit elder Peter Irniq brings his wisdom to Wolfville

    Inuit elder Peter Irniq (HON ’06) brought his humble wisdom to Acadia University recently, telling his audience that whatever happens in the Arctic happens here. novanewsnow.com report

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