Acadia President Dr. Peter Ricketts Named Chair of the Maple League of Universities

Acadia University’s President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Peter Ricketts, has been elected Chair of the Maple League of Universities, succeeding Michael Goldbloom, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Bishop’s University. The Maple League is a consortium of universities -- which includes Acadia, Bishop’s, Mount Allison, and Saint Francis Xavier Universities -- that fosters reciprocal relationships and engages across institutional boundaries to enhance the student experience while leading the way on what it means to be educated in the 21st century.

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Keeping the entrepreneurial spirit alive

A new scholarship has been created by Gerry and Margaret Kazma and the Kazma Family Foundation to honour the memory of Margaret’s brother and his wife.

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Acadia professors' research is published in most recent edition of Scientific Reports

Research conducted by Acadia’s Dr. Kirk Hillier and Dr. Rodger Evans has been published in the most recent edition of Scientific Reports. The paper entitled “Novel Insect Florivory Strategy Initiates Autogamy in Unopened Allogamous Flowers” describes a new insect-plant interaction which has never been described previously.

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Bruce Galloway and classmates

50th reunion sparks matching gift pledge

The Chancellor’s Challenge calls on Class of 1968 to donate to Campaign for Acadia.

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Writing Centre strives to help students become successful academic writers

Acadia’s Writing Centre provides students with the tools to improve their academic writing skills in any discipline or area of study.

At the Centre, students can book 50-minute appointments or drop in for one-on-one or group sessions where they receive guidance on a variety of issues with their writing process, from grammar, to essay structure, or any other questions related to their writing. The sessions are free and open to all students at any stage of their writing process. Dr. Stephen Ahern, Writing Centre Coordinator, says the Centre strives to be a welcoming space for students from all disciplines.

 

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