Temple Grandin is an American doctor of animal science and professor at Colorado State University, bestselling author, autistic activist and consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior.
Dr. Grandin's insights into animal behavior and her innovations in livestock handling have revolutionized food-animal welfare and she has inspired people around the world as a champion for individuals with autism and their families.
A friend of Dalhousie University's Faculty of Agriculture, Dr. Temple Grandin was on campus Tuesday, December 3 to deliver a lecture, "Understanding Animal Behaviour - How animals think, preventing fear memories, reducing stress."
The Student Health Promotion team were happy to stand outside the Killam for their Free Hugs Day. In an effort to raise students' spirits and wish them good luck on exams, the team set up outside the Killam Library and gave out hugs to about 200 students in need of a pick-me-up.
Did you know that more than 110 countries are represented at Dalhousie University? President Richard Florizone joins students, faculty and staff from around the world for this year's Dalhousie holiday video card. Share with friends, family and colleagues - happy holidays to all!
(In order of speaking)
• Daan Janssen & Niels Janssen, visiting students, Management (both from The Netherlands)
• Danuta Illow; staff, Procurement; Jacek Ilow, faculty, Engineering (both from Poland)
• Sundari Pashupathi, staff, Human Resources (India)
• Natan Adelman, student, Kinesiology (Israel)
• Will Yengue, student, Economics (Cameroon)
• Maya Churbaji, staff, Human Resources (Syria)
• Ivonne Paez, staff, Human Resources (Colombia)
• Rafaela Andrade, PhD student, Medicine/Biochemistry (Brazil)
• Maggie Hua, student, Commerce; Alex Jiang, student, Science (both from China)
• Richard Florizone, president, Dalhousie University (Canada)
• Gabriela Quinza, student, Economics/French; Jose Tangante, student, Economics (both from Mexico)
• Khash Pourhamzeh, student, Neuroscience; Mahta Safari, student, Architecture; Masoumeh Sharafimasooleh, student, Civil Engineering; Yasaman Eskandari, student, Management (all from Iran)
• Meela Auaduer, student, Commerce (Malaysia)
• Produced by Firefly Digital (Tracy Bennett & Julian Gibb)
• Stylist: Nadine Beed
• Creative Director: Fran Ornstein
• Art Director: Brenna MacNeil
• Photographer: Nick Pearce (And special thank you to Nick's daughter Alicia for
lending us Frosty the Snowman and the Nutcracker)
• Production Coordinator: Natasha White
This is the first season for Parth Patel and Harsh Patel (no relation), both in their early 20s.
The pair, from the state of Gujarat in western India, are studying engineering at Dalhousie
University and conveniently share an apartment a few blocks from the pitch.
NS campaign could get rough after rancour in legislature: experts
Factor in the potential effects of new media platforms such as Twitter and the fact all three
leaders have something at stake in the outcome, then the recipe is in place for a negative
campaign, said Lori Turnbull, a political scientist at Dalhousie University in Halifax.