Acadia’s world-class research facilities rival the largest institutions. With our unique location and small campus, Acadia fosters collaboration across disciplines and with industry, community, and sister institutions.
The school of Kinesiology and Acadia Athletics are working together to provide exciting learning experiences for students and to improve high-performance student-athletes. This collaboration is beneficial for both individual students and Acadia’s varsity teams.
Acadia grad, Peter Donat (’49) passed away last Monday, September 10th. After graduating from Acadia, Donat went on to study at the Yale School of Drama. He became a successful theatre, television and film actor, playing roles such as King Lear in theatre and Agent Moulder’s father in the TV series The X-Files.
Fourth year Politics student, Colin Mitchell, travelled to Geneva, Switzerland for three months this summer to work as a Junior Research Officer with the United Nations Broadband Commission, conducting research for his Honours thesis. Mitchell was the recipient of the Honours Summer Research Award, granting him $4050 to work abroad.
Acadia’s Axemen baseball team is ready for the UBaseball season starting this September with the team’s home opening game on September 8, against the UNB Cougars. All games are in Kentville, they’re free, and on weekends. Come out and cheer them on!