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Dalhousie's Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers a world of choices: thousands of courses, two hundred professors, thirty-five academic programs. Learn more about the Faculty.

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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.
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