Recent media releases

Monday, March 2, 2015
The university’s response continues to consist of four initiatives, aimed at addressing both the specific incident and its broader implications.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Dalhousie University announced today that former Deputy Prime Minister Anne McLellan (P.C., O.C., A.O.E.) will become its next chancellor. A celebrated politician, lawyer and academic, McLellan will officially be installed as Dalhousie’s seventh chancellor on Monday, May 25 during Dalhousie’s spring convocation season.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Dalhousie University and its main food services provider, ARAMARK, today received the first delivery of seafood purchased through Off the Hook -- a community-based fishery co-op whose members use “hook and line” and other environmentally friendly fishing methods. It marks the first time a large institution has purchased seafood through the program, currently managed by the Ecology Action Centre.
Monday, February 23, 2015
Recent research conducted by Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Agriculture indicates a high prevalence of a green crab pathogen now being found in lobsters in some Atlantic Canadian locations.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Dalhousie University is honoured to join the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) to celebrate Dr. Axel Becke, a professor in the Faculty of Science, and his pioneering achievements in the field of computational chemistry. Dr. Becke will be awarded with the prestigious Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering.
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Recent Dal News stories

  • Many hands make right work
    March 3, 2015 10:30 AM
    Student society profile: Dal Action: For the fifth year in a row, a large group of Dal students spent their Reading Week in the U.S. with Habitat for Humanity.
  • An icy throne
    March 3, 2015 8:30 AM
    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: A Game of Thrones-style chair of ice.
  • Sustainable seafood: From sea to table
    March 2, 2015 8:30 AM
    With a new certification from the Marine Stewardship Council and a new partnership with the Ecology Action Centre, Dal students will find more sustainable fish offerings at Dal's Halifax dining halls than ever before.

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