FASS in Dal News
Affordable housing: It's not just a big city problem anymore
In Atlantic Canada, leaders must avoid the mistakes made in the country’s largest cities where people are being pushed out due to high housing prices, write researchers Howard Ramos and Emma Kay.
Paving the way for young women in politics
With their new book, two Dal students are doing more than shining a light on women in Nova Scotia politics. Thanks to a fundraising campaign, they're also aiming to help their fellow students as well.
The Contenders: Dal's annual battle of brains and brevity set to begin
From video game addiction to vampire fears, 3 Minute Thesis gives the Halifax community a way to discover groundbreaking research from Dal graduate students — before it changes the world. Get to know just some of this year's contestants.
From a friendship to a legacy
When The Honourable Don Oliver (LLB ‘64), retired Senator, met businessman Wade Dawe at a conference more than a decade ago, it was the start of a great friendship — and of a journey that would lead to a donation for a new, state-of-the-art practice space in Dal's Arts Centre expansion.
News from FASS
FASS essay competition winners announced
Winners of the Irving ane Jeanne Glovin Award, Mushkat Memorial Essay Prize, and Halifax Overseas Club Essay prize announced
Bob Huish, of the department of International Development Studies, talks to the Halifax Examiner about how stigma around the Covid‑19 virus might hurt vulnerable populations
“If you think about it historically, that’s often how viruses and diseases that become global are often labelled. They’re given this national or racial underlying tension to it and then it goes from there.”
Howard Ramos, of the department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, talks to the Halifax Examiner about people's actions and reactions during a crisis
Howard Ramos shares some interesting insights on people's actions and reactions during a crisis, with regards to the Covid-19 pandemic
BA alumna Sarah Dobson featured in The Coast's Career Minded edition
A degree in the arts has never been more valuable than right now