Globe and Mail: Profs Who Love to Teach

Wells has developed a number of cool courses—there’s one devoted to The Beatles. Another, Music and Difference, comes with a warning label about the R-rated content. Wells is part of a growing movement called the scholarship of teaching and learning, which advocates that professors constantly refine their methods of how …

Five questions with Music Department head Dr. Elizabeth Wells

Dr. Elizabeth Wells is a music professor and head of the Music Department. She was recently honoured with a 3M National Teaching Fellowship – widely regarded as Canada’s top teaching honour. Mount Allison has won more 3M National Teaching Fellowships per capita than any university in Atlantic Canada. Five questions …

“Silences in Teaching and Learning” — Oct. 3

A dramatic reading of “Silences in Teaching and Learning” will be held on Friday, October 3 at 4 p.m. in the Avard Dixon building, room G10, Mount Allison University campus. Admission to the 60-minute lecture is free and everyone is welcome to attend. This event is sponsored by the Purdy …

Musical Theatre Scholar wins Tucker Teaching Award

Students of Elizabeth Wells wish she could teach Eight Days A Week. The Mount Allison University music professor is the 2008 recipient of the Herbert and Leota Tucker Teaching Award, the highest teaching award given at Mount Allison. Musical Theatre Scholar wins Tucker Teaching Award (

Elizabeth Wells to give lecture on Nov. 27

Elizabeth Wells, faculty member in the Music Department of Mount Allison University, will give a public lecture entitled “Reading Opera Productions: Rare Covent Garden Scores of the 1950s” on Wednesday, Nov. 27th at 4:00 pm in Brunton Auditorium. Elizabeth Wells to give lecture on Nov. 27 (