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Girl power: Dal group supports women in the sciences

The Female Leaders in Academia group offers mentorship and support to women in Dal's Faculty of Agricuture. This weekend it hosts its first community outreach event: a workshop for junior high girls called "Girls Get Wise."  Read more.

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Ryan McNutt
Friday, February 13, 2015
A look at the continuing work of Dalhousie's James R. Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies, Dr. Afua Cooper, in leading the mission of Canada's only national Black Studies chair.
Amanda Kirby-Sheppard
Friday, February 20, 2015
In an initiative led by students in the Dalhousie/King’s Swimming Society, Dalplex will be piloting a weekly women-only swim session this term, responding to a growing need for swim instruction for women who are unable or uncomfortable participating in open or public swims for religious and/or cultural reasons.
Mary Bateman
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Jack Bennet, who received the Canadian Red Cross' Young Humanitarian Award last fall, has been able to take his dual passions of music and sustainability to help build stronger communities.

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Matt Semansky
Thursday, March 5, 2015
The report from Dal's strategic initiative on diversity and inclusiveness is intended to spark a conversation. For those senior leaders who've been able to spend time with the document, that conversation has already begun.
Misha Noble-Hearle
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
After leading the build of a surprise ice wall last February, Dal student Hadrian Laing decided to bring a different kind of winter fun to the Studley Quad this year: a Game of Thrones-style chair of ice.
Amanda Kirby-Sheppard
Friday, February 20, 2015
In an initiative led by students in the Dalhousie/King’s Swimming Society, Dalplex will be piloting a weekly women-only swim session this term, responding to a growing need for swim instruction for women who are unable or uncomfortable participating in open or public swims for religious and/or cultural reasons.
Ryan McNutt
Friday, February 13, 2015
A look at the continuing work of Dalhousie's James R. Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies, Dr. Afua Cooper, in leading the mission of Canada's only national Black Studies chair.
Mary Bateman
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Jack Bennet, who received the Canadian Red Cross' Young Humanitarian Award last fall, has been able to take his dual passions of music and sustainability to help build stronger communities.