Jesse Wente discusses the future relationship between Canada and its Indigenous peoples This month’s interdisciplinary conversation was focused on the topic of connection. The featured speakers were Carolle de Ste-Croix, Geoff Cruttwell and Hudson Biko. They each spoke for 10 minutes in front of an audience of students, staff and community members, followed by a […]

Farah Mohamed kicks off the President’s Speaker Series with a speech on the topic of service Mohamed’s light-hearted speech was introduced with a joke from Élise Vaillancourt, the MASU VP student life. “Farah is the founder and CEO of Girls 20 – the really good G20 – where she has built an organization dedicated to […]

Mt. A officially welcomes 15th university president On Friday, Mount Allison held the official installation of their 15th president, Dr. Jean-Paul Boudreau. To formally induct the new president, there was a ceremony held in Brunton Auditorium, followed by an informal kitchen party in the Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts. To begin the installation ceremony, […]

Megan Tardiff-Woolgar teaches participants about medical plant uses and naturopathy Megan Tardif-Woolgar, a herbalist who recently moved to Sackville, held a guided walk around her yard to introduce curious community members to herbal medicines that can be found in the Tantramar area. Throughout the workshop, Tardif-Woolgar taught the group about how to identify, collect, and […]

The G&E and Canadian studies departments expand their course lists to include several Indigenous-centred classes This spring, the University hired two Indigenous professors to contribute to the further development of Indigenous-focused courses and programming at Mt. A. Dr. Jesse Popp, a member of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory, is a wildlife ecologist who focuses on large mammal […]

The first talk of this year’s Geography and Environment seminar series looks at tracing environmental damage on an ecosytem through the layers of sediment in the closest lake On Wednesday, Dr. Joshua Kurek gave the first talk of the geography and environment department’s new lecture series. Kurek spoke on the legacy of persistent pollutants associated […]

World-renowned environmental activist, broadcaster and scientist visits the Ralph Pickard Bell library to endorse Green party candidate Megan Mitton David Suzuki spoke to a crowd of students and community members who filled the library in support of local Green party candidate Megan Mitton on Friday evening. Suzuki began by explaining that he supports the Green […]

Newly renovated Gairdner and Barclay buildings create new research space for life sciences Since Monday, Mount Allison science faculty have been moving into the newly renovated Gairdner building and will continue to do so until the end of May. The space, which is focused on environmental science, will provide offices and lab space for research […]