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How can the study of humanities and social sciences inform policy, improve health and restore the environment?  Find out how FASS research and researchers are changing the world.  


  • Making the most of first year
    This fall, Dal launched a new initiative to help students transition to university: First-Year Interest Groups that connect students who share similar academic interests. We spoke with some of the organizers and students involved in this fall's cohort about their experiences.
  • President Trump: Now what?
    On Friday, Donald Trump officially becomes the 45th president of the United States. We asked Dal experts and others taking part in this week's panel event on campus to weigh in on what a Trump presidency may mean for the U.S. and the world.
  • An active activist
    A course on post-industrial work sparked a passion for social justice in Canadian Studies and Anthropology major Joy Shand — and she hasn’t looked back since.
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