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June 2018

Staff  –  Community & Culture
Friday, June 22, 2018
President Florizone’s news of his forthcoming departure from the university inspired many in the Dal community and beyond to share their well-wishes on social media.
Nick Pearce
Friday, June 22, 2018
Photo Essay: Highlights from the first Dalhousie Legacy Awards this past Wednesday, celebrating faculty and staff achievement across the university.
Staff  –  Medicine, Management, Research, Law, Health Professions, Science, Arts and Social Sciences
Friday, June 22, 2018
Get to know the inaugural recipients of the new President's Research Excellence Awards, which celebrate both early-career reseachers and substantial research impact.
Ryan McNutt  –  Senior Administration, News
Friday, June 22, 2018
Just days after the announcement that he’ll be leaving Dalhousie in early 2019 to lead the new Quantum Valley Ideas Lab in Waterloo, Dal President Richard Florizone shared his annual year-in-review presentation with the Dal community — offering highlights from the past year from across the university and answering audience questions.
Nicole Maunsell  –  Dal 200, Computer Science, Management, Resource and Environmental Studies
Friday, June 22, 2018
For the university's 200th anniversary, Dal Management students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends gathered together with shovels and seedlings to plant 200 trees across the Halifax's campuses.
Staff  –  Agriculture, News
Friday, June 22, 2018
Firefighters were on Dal's Agricultural Campus in Truro on Wednesday night combating a blaze at the Cox Institute. No one was injured, but the cause and extent of the damage are still being investigated.
Ryan McNutt  –  Student Life, Law
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Law grad Malian Levi — this year's recipient of the Donald Marshall Jr. Memorial Award — wasn’t sure if law school was the right place for her. But thanks to the Indigenous Blacks & Mi’kmaq initiative and her own drive and determination, she’s now setting out to improve the experience of Indigenous peoples in the justice system.
Emma Geldart  –  Community & Culture, Agriculture
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Through a partnership between Dal’s Faculty of Agriculture and Correctional Service Canada, women at the Nova Institution in Truro are given the opportunity to get hands-on learning in horticulture.
Allison Kincade  –  Student Life, Computer Science, Community & Culture
Thursday, June 21, 2018
For the second year in a row, ShiftKey Labs — the Dal-hosted innovation sandbox in the Goldberg Computer Science Building — co-designed and delivered a province-wide bootcamp for budding entrepreneurs: the Creativity and Innovation Bootcamp.
Dawn Morrison  –  Health Professions, Dal 200, News, Community & Culture
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
When Lucy Maud Montgomery came to Dalhousie to further her eduction, it solidified her path towards becoming one of the most beloved authors in Canadian history. A new dedication in Dalhousie’s Forrest Building — fictionalized as Redmond College in Montgomery’s novel “Anne of the Island” — pays tribute to one of the university’s most famous alumni.