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"Acadia’s tradition of academic rigour and excellence is part of who we are, and part of being a top tier university in Canada and in the world,” says Ray Ivany, Acadia’s 15th president and vice-chancellor. “Our motto embodies the Acadia spirit – through hard work, we succeed.”
When university is in session, the town of Wolfville, Nova Scotia, features a population that is almost equally balanced between students and full-time residents. This means that Acadia’s activities – from sports and leisure to arts and culture – are integral to the town.
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Acadia University biology researchers have discovered sea birds are depositing contaminants on land that they've picked from food sources in the ocean. CBC ReportLearn more… Researchers find birds deposit pollutants from oceans to land
Inuit elder Peter Irniq (HON ’06) brought his humble wisdom to Acadia University recently, telling his audience that whatever happens in the Arctic happens here. novanewsnow.com reportLearn more… Inuit elder Peter Irniq brings his wisdom to Wolfville
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