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December 2016

Ryan McNutt  –  Community Health and Epidemiology, Research, Architecture and Planning, Medicine, Planning
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Nova Scotia has a new way to visualize health care data thanks to the work of Dal researchers: an interactive website that will help decision makers, researchers and clinicians better understand health indicators across the province.
Nick Pearce  –  Music, Community & Culture, Arts and Social Sciences
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Photo Essay: Christmas classics, Hanukkah favourites, a performance from the All Nations Drum group — members of the Dal community were treated to a sensational suite of seasonal sounds at the Annual Dalhousie Carol Sing this week.
Kelly Taylor  –  Human Resources, News
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
A look at how groups and units across the university are turning the results of Quality of Work Life (QWL) workplace survey into action.
Michele Charlton
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Last month the Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) hosted its first public lecture featuring Benjamin Halpern from the University of California, discussing the patterns of global ocean health.
Michele Charlton  –  Student Life, International
Monday, December 19, 2016
Three outstanding students from Uganda and Belize are Dalhousie’s newest Queen Elizabeth Scholars, part of a national collaborative initiative that fosters cross-cultural study exchange.
Fallon Bourgeouis  –  Community & Culture, Alumni
Monday, December 19, 2016
For 30 years, the Dalhousie Alumni Association's Winter Clothing Bursary has been helping refugee students adjust to their new community and climate.
Matt Reeder  –  Arts and Social Sciences, History
Friday, December 16, 2016
A new course launching this winter, connected with Dal's Black and African Diaspora Studies minor, offers an in-depth look at the African Nova Scotian experience spanning the province's history.
Matt Reeder  –  Physics and Atmospheric Science, Research, Science, Microbiology and Immunology, Medicine
Friday, December 16, 2016
Dal alumnus and Nobel Laureate Arthur McDonald has pushed the boundaries of human knowledge. Now, a new set of Dal research chairs named in his honour is set to support researchers like Randall Martin (Physics & Atmospheric Science) and Jean Marshall (Microbiology and Immunology) striving to do the same.
Lindsay Loomer  –  Law, Community & Culture
Thursday, December 15, 2016
The wrongful conviction of Donald Marshall Jr. shone a light on racism in the criminal justice system and helped lay the foundation for Dal's Indigenous Blacks & Mi’kmaq Initiative. Last month, the Schulich School of Law paid tribute to Marshall with the unveiling of a portrait in his honour.
Emily Côté  –  Medicine, Psychiatry, News
Thursday, December 15, 2016
The Department of Psychiatry's Cheryl Murphy, this year's recipient of Dal's Early Career Faculty Award of Excellence for Teaching, helps students see the relevance of mental health in everything they do.