Cupped hands hold soil while water drops sprinkle in the background. Image courtesy of Gabriel Jimenez on Unsplash.

CBC interviews Dr. Paul Arnold of Acadia's Ivan Curry School of Engineering to discuss backyard composting tips and guidance.

Director and Curator of the Acadia University Art Gallery and Adjunct Professor Dr. Laurie Dalton’s new book Painted Worlds: The Art of Maud Lewis, A Critical Perspective provides a much-needed critical examination of Maud Lewis’ art and places it within the context of modern art history and cultural analysis. We sat down with Dr. Laurie Dalton to learn more about this iconic Nova Scotian artist, and to separate the myth from reality.  

This May, Acadia University student Valerie Campbell will be joining 11 other students from the Maple League of Universities (Acadia, Mount Allison, Bishop’s, and St. Francis Xavier) for a two-week study abroad experience in Belize. This Global Skills Opportunity program aims to remove barriers for Indigenous students and build Indigenous knowledge internationally by sharing their experiences and learning from Indigenous communities abroad.  

Dr. Laura Robinson is the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and professor of English and Women’s and Gender Studies at Acadia University. She has published widely on the work of L.M. Montgomery, the celebrated author of Anne of Green Gables.

We caught up with Laura Robinson to ask about the new book and what sparked her interest in L.M. Montgomery.

Saltwire consults Acadia professor Dr. Nicoletta Faraone about the increasing prevalence of ticks in Nova Scotia, especially those that may transmit Lyme disease. Climate change is making Nova Scotia and other regions of Canada more habitable to ticks.




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