Science at sea: Dal VP Martha Crago helps launch gov't science expansion
Martha Crago, Dalhousie’s vice-president research, was in Ottawa Wednesday alongside Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan and Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard Hunter Tootoo as they talked science with high school and university students and announced a significant expansion of the government’s marine and freshwater scientific staff.
Dal hosts minister's roundtable on Aboriginal education
First Nations chiefs from across Atlantic Canada gathered at Dalhousie on Wednesday for a roundtable discussion on education with the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minster of Indigenous and Northern Affairs.
President Florizone welcomes federal infrastructure fund
On Wednesday, the Government of Canada launched its Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund (SIF), a $2-billion infrastructure fund aimed at helping post-secondary institutions improve research and innovation.
Scholarly panel set to consider Lord Dalhousie's history on slavery and race
President Richard Florizone and Senate Chair Kevin Hewitt are establishing a panel to examine and better understand questions surrounding George Ramsay, the ninth earl of Dalhousie, and his historic links to the institution of slavery and to racial injustice.
Budget Advisory Committee releases final budget plan, modifies tuition adjustments
Following consultation and feedback, the Budget Advisory Committee’s Final Operating Budget Plan for 2016-17 was released Monday and features reductions in the tuition adjustments proposed for undergraduate courses in Engineering, Pharmacy and the Faculty of Agriculture.