News Archive

October 2009

Kudos
Monday, November 2, 2009
Kudos across campus from the Vice President Academic and Provost.
Do dogs detect deception?
Friday, October 30, 2009
Mark Petter, a Dalhousie PhD student in clinical psychology, wanted to find out whether dogs could recognize if humans had the intention of deceiving them.
The nose knows
Friday, October 30, 2009
Dogs are trained to pick up the scent of endangered species.
Inspiring a new generation of researchers
Thursday, October 29, 2009
Every summer, scores of talented students are employed in labs across the university. Now, thanks to a $1 million endowment from the David and Faye Sobey Foundation, undergrads will benefit from the creation of 10 more research jobs.
Athletes of the week
Thursday, October 29, 2009
Simon Farine impresses in pre-season play. Soccer player Teresa Morrison leads her team to victories.
H1N1 update
Monday, November 2, 2009
Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to get immunized as the best method of preventing the spread of the H1N1 virus once the vaccine becomes more widely available.
Borrow anywhere, return anywhere
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Dalhousie Libraries are participating in a new program that gives cardholders access to 100 libraries throughout the province.
To hell and back
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Over the past two decades, Dr. Joni Guptill has visited Iraq, Syria, China, Somalia, the Sudan and Turkey, bearing witness to the humanitarian crises created by famine, flood and war.
Degrees of interpretation
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
A sculptor, a dancer and a musician argue that perception and creativity are enhanced by blending the arts and sciences.
Collaborative campus
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Scientists at the top-ranked universities in The Scientist's annual survey celebrate collaboration, team building and students with inquisitive minds.