Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 5:39 am
To The StFX Community,
With the weather system projected to arrive early this morning, please be advised that the university will be closed as of 6:30 a.m. until 11:59 p.m today, Tuesday, January 27th. Essential services will be maintained (Morrison Hall, security, cleaning, and snow removal).
Monday, January 26, 2015 at 4:17 pm
To the StFX Community,
At 11:00 am this morning, Environment Canada posted a heavy snowfall advisory/blizzard warning for Antigonish and the surrounding area. The safety of our students, faculty and staff is our priority.
As conditions can change, please be aware that we are monitoring the situation, including recommendations from Environment Canada and the RCMP, and will be making an announcement regarding university operations on, or before, 6:00am tomorrow, Tuesday, January 27th.
For the latest announcement from StFX, please check StFX.ca, StFXUniversity on Facebook, or @stfxuniversity on twitter.
VP Finance and Administration
Friday, January 23, 2015 at 9:48 am
Dr. Ricardo Scrosati’s Marine Research Lab at StFX is celebrating the achievements of two graduate students whose research work has been accepted for publication in two major journals.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 2:53 pm
To recognize and support the importance of mental health awareness, StFX will be hosting a week-long series of events, workshops and special guest lectures during Mental Health and Awareness Week, Jan. 26-31.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 1:08 pm
StFX students, from engineering to environmental sciences to chemistry, packed the Scotiabank Lecture Hall in the Physical Sciences Centre on Jan. 22 to hear Dan MacDonald, senior project manager with CBCL Limited in Sydney, NS, speak about the Sydney Tar Ponds project, as well as the Nova Scotia Power Inc. Point Tupper Marine Coal Terminal.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 1:25 pm
The Hon. Dr. Donald J. Johnston, former federal cabinet minister under Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and former secretary-general of the OECD, will be at StFX on Monday, Feb. 2 to deliver the Allan J. MacEachen Annual Lecture in Politics.
It is always the right time to do right, guest speaker says at StFX's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrationMonday, January 19, 2015 at 4:08 pm
“The time is always ripe to do right.”That was the message guest speaker, multi-award winning Nova Scotia filmmaker, writer, and artist Sylvia Hamilton, delivered to nearly 150 people who packed Dennis Hall January 19th for StFX’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 1:05 pm
The nation's largest professional obesity association for health professionals, researchers and policy makers has shined the spotlight on several StFX students' innovative approach to addressing obesity through engagement with the local community.
Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 11:47 am
Dr. John Phyne, a professor in StFX’s Department of Sociology, is the recipient of a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant (IDG) valued at $64,752 for a two-year period.
Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 10:49 am
Dr. Stefan Litz, an associate professor in StFX’s Schwartz School of Business, recently organized with colleague Dr. Hermann Lassleben of the European School of Business (ESB), an international workshop on career management.
StFX economics professors receive over $130,000 to study the economic impact of climate change on coastal areasWednesday, January 7, 2015 at 2:34 pm
StFX’s Economics Department continues to build upon a strong record of research excellence this year, as researchers in the department have attracted two national grants and contracts totaling more than $130,000.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 10:21 am
On Monday, January 19, from 12:15-1:30 p.m., StFX will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a speaking engagement featuring Sylvia Hamilton, a multi-award winning Nova Scotian filmmaker, writer, and artist.
Colleagues pay tribute to StFX professor Dr. Burton MacDonald’s archaeological contributions in new book, as he publishes his 10th bookMonday, January 5, 2015 at 1:48 pm
The archaeological contributions of Dr. Burton MacDonald, Senior Research Professor in StFX’s Department of Religious Studies, are being honoured in a new book.
Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 1:36 pm
StFX sociology professor Dr. Patricia Cormack now has a very important footnote in history. In what many scholars call ‘the Bible of sociology,’ the new edition of Durkheim’s Rules of Sociological Method (1895), edited by Dr. Steven Lukes, she is given the first footnote, a huge academic recognition.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 3:09 pm
St. Francis Xavier University students and professors have joined forces with a rural Nova Scotia bee producer to create a product that will heal some illnesses.
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