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Author: Laura Porter-Muntz

Laura Porter-Muntz
Laura Porter-Muntz is a fourth-year BSc. Biology (co-op option) student and current science editor for The Athenaeum.

Official Lichen of Nova Scotia Announced

As of January 30th 2019, the Blue Felt Lichen (Pectina Plumba) has been declared the official provincial lichen of Nova Scotia! A poll was held by LichenNS that was met...

8 jobs that aren’t being a doctor in case you disappoint your mom and don’t make it into medical school

As the last semester of university approaches for our graduating class of 2019, so does the anxiety about what’s beyond the horizon. For many, disappointment is...

Research Feature: Chaiti Seth

My research aims to identify key leverage points for shifting towards more...

Robofest 2019

Robofest is a robotics programming and building event created by Lawrence...

Research Feature: Julia Koppernaes

Allied health networks that incorporate exercise professionals into primary...

Research Feature: The Well Sibling Experience

Siblings play a major role in our lives. For many people, they’re our first...

Research Feature: Sarah Charnock

Sarah Charnock is a 4th year kinesiology student from Newmarket, Ontario. She...

A Guide to some Common late-season Nova Scotia Mushrooms

Although known for containing some tasty edible species, the fascinating...

Biology Teaching Gong Show: A Recap

Acadia’s Biology Research Gong Show recently took place on October 23rd,...