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May 2017

Michaela Gardner  –  Medicine, Student Life, Community & Culture
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Dalhousie Medical School’s new Service Learning Program, which just completed its first year, pairs second-year Medicine students with community partners to link classroom learning with real-world impact.
Staff  –  Communications and Marketing, Community & Culture
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
From the Dalhousie Alumni water station to the "Relay to #Dal200" team raising funds for Phoenix Youth Programs, there was a lot of black and gold to be found all over the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon this weekend.
Staff  –  Research, Management, Agriculture
Friday, May 19, 2017
A new study from researchers in three Dal faculties finds that women, people with lower incomes and those with a high‑school education are more likely to skip meals, snack more often.
Molly Marcott  –  Senior Administration, News
Friday, May 19, 2017
His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Tom Jenkins, Chair of the National Research Council of Canada, joined Dal President Richard Florizone for a public fireside chat last weekend to discuss their new book on Canadian innovations.
Stephanie Rogers  –  Dal 200, Agriculture
Friday, May 19, 2017
Toward 200: For Dal's 200th, the university's newest faculty will host activities through the year that highlight connection to agriculture, to wellness and to the food we eat.
Michaela Gardner  –  Human Resources, Community & Culture
Friday, May 19, 2017
Human Resources and the Dalhousie Professional and Managerial Group (DPMG), together with the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia and the Halifax Partnership, hosted close to 100 recent immigrants on campus this week to help them develop career skills for success in their new home.
Matt Reeder  –  Dal 200, Community & Culture
Friday, May 19, 2017
Toward 200: Dal professor Mona Holmlund is authoring a commemorative pictorial history book for Dal's 200th anniversary in 2018.
Matt Reeder  –  Commerce, News, Management, Community & Culture
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Canada's top startup accelerator, the Toronto-based Creative Destruction Lab (CDL), is joining forces with Dalhousie's Rowe School of Business to launch a new branch of its program in Atlantic Canada, helping new ventures develop into high-growth companies.
Cheryl Bell  –  Student Life, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Student leaders from Dal's Dentistry and Dental Hygiene programs hosted an open house earlier this month to launch the Dentistry Building’s renovated student lounge — a space meant to welcome and invite a diverse range of students.
Erinor Jacob-Levine  –  Medicine, Pharmacology, Research
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick faculty member Dr. Keith Brunt, together with a colleague at the University of Guelph, has identified the cause of shortness of breath, or “air-hunger,” in heart patients.