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Getting to Know You: The StFX Chemistry Department

This article, written by StFXAUT Communications Officer Philip Girvan, originally appeared in the Spring/Summer 2017 edition of The Beacon. Small classroom sizes, individual opportunities like small and private lab spaces, and close, personalized instruction are among the benefits that the StFX Department of Chemistry have provided third year honours student Oliver Kuehm. Kuehm extolled the […]

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Food for Thought: A Profile of Riley Chisholm

This article, written by StFXAUT Communications Officer Philip Girvan, appeared in the Winter 2018 edition of The Beacon. Shortly after completing PhD studies at York University, Dr. Riley Chisholm joined StFX University’s Department of Sociology. A desire to be in a coastal, rural setting was part of what prompted Dr. Chisholm to seek a position […]

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Invitation from the Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology is pleased to invite you to “Challenges with the Field of Environmental Advocacy” a talk by Dr. Howard Ramos, Associate Dean of Research, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences; Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University. Dr. Ramos’s bio is here. Time: Monday January 16th beginning 2:00 pm Location: […]

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The Looming Attack on Course Enrollment

Written by Brad Long I just wrapped up a meeting with an international student who wanted to discuss potential areas of research for his honours thesis. In this chat he remarked upon his brief experience at StFX and what made it “

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Reflections on the Quality of Work Life Survey Results

Written by Brad Long. On September 28 2015, the StFX administration released the results from the Quality of Work Life survey that took place across campus last March, announced in a press release  in which a link to the full report may be found. The StFXAUT Executive has read this report and takes little comfort […]

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