All Acadia News

    November 2011

    Ivany, Paris, Herman, and Deslauriers

    Province invests in innovative companies

    Nova Scotia announced 35 additional businesses that are working with universities and colleges to increase productivity. Acadia is proud to partner with local businesses.

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    Cummins Named CIS Coach of the Year

    Acadia’s Jeff Cummins was named the footbal lcoach of the year in Canadian Interuniversity Sport by his peers Vancouver on Friday.

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    Axemen honoured by Canadian Interuniversity Sport

    Axemen student athletes Squires, Wade, and Thomas were named CIS Football All-Canadians November 24 at a Vancouver awards ceremony.

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    Lesley Frank
    Lesley Frank

    Acadia researcher reports on stalled child poverty reduction

    Lesley Frank authored a report released today that shows the child poverty rate in Nova Scotia has actually increased, despite a 22-year-old federal government promise to reduce it. Read the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia report.

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    Danny Silver
    Danny Silver

    Silver Named Science Champion at 2011 Discovery Awards

    Acadia's Director of Computer Science, Dr. Danny Silver, has been named Science Champion at the 2011 Discovery Awards for Science and Technology.

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    New head swimming coach announced for Acadia

    The Acadia University men's and women's swim teams will return to the pool this fall with a new head coach. Former Dalhousie Tiger swim team head coach and Acadia alumnus David Fry will take over the program for the 2014-15 season.

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    Wu Welcome Centre construction set to begin

    As the beginning of the new academic year approaches, so, too, does construction of Acadia’s Wu Welcome Centre at Alumni Hall. 

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    Acadia researcher focuses on loons contaminated with mercury at Kejimkujik

    Researchers began worrying about mercury contamination at Kejimkujik National Park back in the early 1990s, after scientists found loons at the park have the worst mercury contamination in all of North America. NovaNewNow.com Report.

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