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Taking the celebration online: Dalhousie's second‑annual Ramadan Iftar goes virtual

Taking the celebration online: Dalhousie's second‑annual Ramadan Iftar goes virtual

Members of the Dal community united last Thursday for a virtual Ramadan Iftar, marking the end of the traditional fast with an event that included a special meal delivered to students still living in residence.  Read more.

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Obinna Esomchukwu
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
What happens when many of the special occasions and gatherings a Poet Laureate would frequently be called upon to mark in verse have been put on hold? Dal Creative Writing instructor Sue Goyette, HRM's new appointee to the role, is about to find out.
Matt Reeder
Friday, May 1, 2020
The launch of Dalhousie's Transition Year Program — an initiative that helps African Nova Scotian and Mi’kmaq individuals gain access to university — 50 years ago this week was a modest, yet game-changing, step in the university’s journey to becoming a leader in equity, diversity and inclusion.
Ryan McNutt
Friday, May 1, 2020
Inside the Dalhousie University Community Report for 2019-2020, you’ll learn about stories, projects and experiences that demonstrate Dal’s important role in its local community and across the region, country and world.

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Emily Thompson
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Faculty of Science graduate Graeme Wach ran 53 kilometres in 24 hours to raise donations for victims of Nova Scotia’s mass shootings.
Erica Gagnon
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Members of the Dal community united last Thursday for a virtual Ramadan Iftar, marking the end of the traditional fast with an event that included a special meal delivered to students still living in residence.
Stephanie Rogers
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Alumnus Georgia Lewis is not only making her mark in the scientific side of the cannabis industry — she's helping inform and education cannabis workers through extended learning at Dalhousie.
Michele Charlton
Thursday, May 7, 2020
The Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) is turning its focus on technological innovation towards the current pandemic with a new program focused on public health and economic recovery.
Stephanie Rogers
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
A retired horticulture professor from the Faculty of Agriculture, Kris Pruski’s Raging Crow Distillery has been producing hand sanitizer not just for the public, but to donate to local nurses and first-responders.