Friday, March 7, 2014 at 3:57 pm
Atlantic Canada leaders and trailblazers will gather to celebrate the accomplishments of one of Canada’s longest serving university presidents. After 18 years, Dr. Sean Riley, President of St. Francis Xavier University, is known for not only transforming StFX but playing an important role in advancing post-secondary education in Canada.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 11:24 am
Andrew Bucci, a 2013 StFX Bachelor of Arts history and political science graduate from Newmarket, ON, is in the running for top spot in a national competition hosted by the Government of Canada.
Mr. Bucci, now pursuing his Master of Public Administration degree at Dalhousie University, has made the top 15 for a paper he wrote and submitted to the Blueprint 2020 National Paper Competition, which invited graduate level students to share their ideas and recommendations for what the Canadian public service should focus on moving forward.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 10:59 am
St. Francis Xavier University physics professor Dr. Peter Marzlin is now the only person in Nova Scotia to ever be recognized by the American Physical Society as an ‘Outstanding Referee.’
StFX chemistry professor honoured for excellence, leadership in providing hands-on science opportunities for youthTuesday, March 4, 2014 at 10:45 am
Actua, a registered charity with 20 years experience providing hands-on, interactive education experiences in science, engineering, technology, and mathematics (STEM) to Canadian youth, has recognized StFX chemistry professor Dr. Truis Smith-Palmer for her leadership and excellence in a director position at X-Chem Outreach for over five years.
The honour comes in celebration of Actua’s 20th anniversary year.
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 11:05 am
International Women’s Week will have special significance for two StFX faculty members celebrating a book launch of scholarly achievement that touches on feminism in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and a generation of activists pivotal in creating an international women’s day.
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 2:48 pm
StFX’s Sodexo Executive Chef Michael Pollock recently returned from Florida where he participated in the Global Chef Program. Chef Mike was the guest chef at Lynn University, Boca Raton, and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona. The events were a tremendous success.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 2:22 pm
Members of St. Francis Xavier University’s X-Men football team made a lasting impression on students at St. Mary’s Education Centre/Academy in Sherbrooke, NS as part of African Heritage Month celebrations.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 2:48 pm
StFX music faculty, students, and alumni are well represented in this year’s East Coast Music Award (ECMA) nominations.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 2:30 pm
StFX music professors Paul Tynan and Jake Hanlon have combined their musical forte in jazz trumpet and guitar respectively to produce an atmospheric, textural jazz recording full of new compositions, improvisation, and the classic ballad “The Night We Called It A Day.”
The just-released CD, Autumn Song, produced on the Armored Records label out of Texas, is already charting on iTunes. The album, released Feb. 11, 2014, was already among the top 25 iTunes new jazz releases on Feb. 16.
Friday, February 14, 2014 at 6:03 pm
It’s a St. Francis Xavier University research project that grabbed national headlines. StFX researchers, students and local health professionals had unveiled intriguing information about babies’ first contact with mothers. Now, a few years later, the same researchers are hard at work to find out if those babies, now six to eight years old, received long-term social cognitive and communication benefits.
Vision and values key to success, Richard Peddie tells students during McKenna Centre for Leadership EncounterWednesday, February 12, 2014 at 5:32 pm
Vision and values are key ingredients to a successful career and life, Richard Peddie, former President and CEO of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE), told a large and enthusiastic group of students at StFX on Feb. 12 as he offered leadership lessons gleaned from his remarkable 41-year career during a McKenna Centre for Leadership Encounter.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 12:39 pm
Did William Shakespeare, the great Bard, find influences for his plays in a book that could be dubbed ‘the Harlequin of the Elizabethan Age?’
Yes he did, says StFX English professor Dr. Joseph Khoury, a Shakespearean scholar, who through extensive research has written a critical edition of The Adventures of Brusanus, Prince of Hungaria (1592) by Barnabe Riche, a romance he says Shakespeare used as a source for Measure for Measure along with some of his other plays.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 10:26 am
A team of five students from StFX’s Gerald Schwartz School of Business placed first in Atlantic Canada in the recent CFA Institute Research Challenge.
Monday, February 10, 2014 at 4:29 pm
Siobhan Morris, a second year StFX physics student, has won the ACEmat Award in Computational Modeling of Materials at the 2014 Atlantic Undergraduate Physics & Astronomy Conference (AUPAC) held at Saint Mary’s University from Jan. 31-Feb. 2.
Friday, February 7, 2014 at 2:12 pm
Former X-Men football linebacker Henoc Muamba is heading to the NFL. The 6’0’, 238 pound native of Mississauga, Ont. signed with the Indianapolis Colts on February 6th as an undrafted free agent.
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