Read our latest newsletter for videos and photos from a five-day Mawio'mi that began on The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, updates on campus events and COVID-19, and Acadia University students and faculty in the news.

Nova Scotia Health profiles affiliate scientist Dr. Jonathon Fowles of Acadia's School of Kinesiology. Dr. Fowles leads a provincial Exercise is Medicine initiative to help support physical activity counselling in health care and create supports for exercise prescription and referral in communities. His work in developing exercise regimens to improve the lives of diabetes patients is also lauded.

This illustration shows a syringe being injected into stylized COVID-19 molecule. Image courtesy of Ivan Diaz on Unsplash.

Acadia's Dr. Joseph Hayes spoke with CBC Information Morning to discuss the psychology behind vaccine hesitancy and how we can encourage reluctant people to choose to be vaccinated. Read the transcript or listen to the segment here.

The Arthur L. Irving Scholars for 2021 are Annelies Yates (Biology) and Abby Falkenham (Engineering). The Arthur L. Irving Family Scholarships in Environmental Study are among the most prestigious awards in Canada, offering financial assistance as well as mentorship and research project options.

ASU VP Tanvi Dabas, President Dr. Peter Ricketts, and Olivia Lynch (Coordinator, Student Conduct and Community Support) pose for a selfie while canvassing downtown Wolfville.

Read our latest newsletter for a special welcome message from President Ricketts, information on upcoming COVID-19  testing and vaccine clinics, an introduction to new Black Student Success Navigator Janique Ellis Panza, and more.

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