Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 10:26 am
Call for Nominations Outstanding Teaching Award
ELIGIBLE TO BE NOMINATED: full-time faculty members
ELIGIBLE TO NOMINATE: StFX alumni, graduating students, and faculty
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 3:57 pm
Excitement. Disbelief. Pride. Celebration. Family. December 3—the Feast of St. Francis Xavier—couldn’t be more poignant for over 900 senior StFX students, members of the Class of 2014, who received their much-coveted and long anticipated X-Rings during the X-Ring ceremony held in the Keating Centre.
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women commemoration ceremony to be held on campus Dec. 6Monday, December 2, 2013 at 9:53 am
On Friday, December 6th, National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, a commemoration ceremony will be held on campus starting at 12.15 p.m. in the Gerald Schwartz auditorium.
Friday, November 29, 2013 at 4:31 pm
StFX master’s earth sciences student Chris MacIntyre of Antigonish, NS is off to Antarctica as part of a team investigating soil biological activity in the extremes of the earth. The expedition is led by the International Centre for Terrestrial Antarctic Research in New Zealand, and is aimed at developing additional depth in its biological survey activities. Mr. MacIntyre will spend several weeks at a camp.
Friday, November 29, 2013 at 1:19 pm
After four years of hard work and fond memories, more than 900 St. Francis Xavier University senior students will receive the iconic X-Ring during the famous X-Ring ceremony at 2 p.m. on Dec. 3 in the StFX Charles V. Keating Centre.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 3:52 pm
Dr. Patrick Clancy, a 2004 StFX physics graduate, has won a major scientific prize, receiving the 2013 Polanyi Prize, named in honour of the achievement of John Charles Polanyi, recipient of the 1986 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 3:08 pm
“Are you ready to change the world?” Craig and Marc Kielburger, co-founders of Free The Children, challenged the crowd of nearly 8,000 strong at Atlantic Canada’s first-ever We Day. At StFX, the answer was a resounding “Yes!”
Several hundred high school students from Antigonish, Pictou, Guysborough, and Richmond counties converged on StFX Nov. 27, 2013 for a local We Day celebration. StFX is the official education sponsor of the Halifax We Day event—an initiative of international charity and education partner, Free The Children, We Day is known as the largest youth empowerment event of its kind. For those students who couldn’t make the Halifax event, StFX hosted its own We Day.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 1:06 pm
Three hundred students from across northern Nova Scotia will be coming to St. Francis Xavier University tomorrow, Nov. 27, to celebrate We Day.
Monday, November 25, 2013 at 3:07 pm
Casey Jones, a fourth year StFX student from White Rock, BC who is completing a Bachelor of Arts with honours in mathematics and subsidiary in economics, has beat out over 800 undergraduate students nationally to land a coveted position at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa.
Monday, November 25, 2013 at 2:24 pm
St. Francis Xavier University will bestow honorary degrees on Kevin William Concannon and Gordie Sampson during Fall Convocation taking place on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 at 3 p.m. at the Charles V. Keating Centre.
Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 1:28 pm
First came positive reviews and much attention for the new light it shed. Now, StFX art history professor Dr. Sharon Gregory has been recognized for outstanding scholarship for her book Vasari and the Renaissance Print (Ashgate, 2012).
Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 10:43 am
A 1996 StFX graduate and former StFX rugby player is being remembered by friends and former teammates through the creation of the James Fugard Memorial Bursary, an annual award to be presented to a returning StFX men’s rugby player who is studying full-time and demonstrates financial need.
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 1:46 pm
Professors Lei Wang and Yi Zhang, both professors at South Central University for Nationalities in Wuhan, China, are at StFX for the fall semester to learn more about teaching methods and course design in their areas of study, psychology and political science.
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 11:22 am
The StFX Dean of Arts and the Department of Modern Languages will host a book launch on Thursday, November 28 to celebrate the publication of StFX French professor Dr. Edward Langille’s critical edition of Pierre-Antoine de La Place’s 18th century French translation of The History of Tom Jones by Henry Fielding. Classiques Garnier, a top Parisian publishing house, one of the oldest in France, has published the 670 page critical edition prepared by Dr. Langille.
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 11:10 am
A St. Francis Xavier University researcher and golf-tech start-up have developed a system that will enable any golfer to get their game on.
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