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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.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
The Directors of the MacEachen Institute for Policy and Government announced today a donation to Dalhousie University in the amount of $2.25 million. The donation will be used to establish a public policy and governance institute at Dalhousie in the name of the Hon. Allan J. MacEachen.
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Recent Dal News stories

  • Preventing disaster when oil spills occur
    February 27, 2015 8:30 AM
    Haibo Niu of the Faculty of Agriculture's Department of Engineering is developing more accurate models to predict the spread of oil in the ocean, hoping to reduce the environmental and human impacts of oil spills.
  • Dumont named to CIS All‑Rookie team
    February 26, 2015 12:00 AM
    First-year outside hitter Mieke Dumont was named to the All-Rookie Team at tonight's CIS Women's Volleyball Championship Awards Banquet.
  • The Honourable Anne McLellan to become Dalhousie's seventh chancellor
    February 25, 2015 1:00 PM
    Former Deputy Prime Minister Anne McLellan, who currently serves as chair of the Dalhousie Advisory Council, will succeed Fred Fountain as university chancellor this May.

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