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FASS in Dal News

  • Breaking ground with glorious sound
    Last week, the Fountain School brought together several prominent supporters of Dalhousie’s Performing Arts Campaign to set the stage for groundbreaking on the $38.5M expansion to the Dalhousie Arts Centre – a project set to further transform performing arts education in Atlantic Canada.
  • French department chair named a Knight in the Order of the Palmes Académiques
    Christopher Elson, chair of Dalhousie’s French department, has been named to the rank of Chevalier (Knight) in the Ordre of the Palmes Académiques — one of the oldest civil orders of the French Republic, honouring distinguished individuals in education.
  • Applauding arts and social sciences research at annual FASS showcase
    This year’s FASS publication and performance launch featured a breadth of works covering immigration, indigenous research, religion, health, animal welfare, media, performing arts, languages, and gender, sexuality and race.
  • Blood sweat and tears mark the Fountain School's "Grand Parade"
    Bringing together the creative talents of the Dalhousie Wind Ensemble and the Costume Studies program, this weekend's unique production of The Grand Parade is poised to be a spectacular end to the Fountain School's season.
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