News from the Faculty
The importance of new perspectives
Tora Oliphant, who double majors in Microbiology & Immunology and Sociology, has been rallying her peers in support of science and scholarship in Canada. She’s helped organize the “Support the Report” campaign on campus, advocating for the recommendations of Canada’s fundamental science review.
The Conversation: Kim Jong‑un is a gangster ‑ Here’s how to sort him out
In the latest piece for The Conversation, Robert Huish (International Development Studies) says Chrystia Freeland and Rex Tillerson should remember one point when they meet in Vancouver soon to discuss North Korea: Kim Jong-un runs a feudal gangland, not a nation state.
The Conversation: Unliked – How Facebook is playing a part in the Rohingya genocide
Dal researchers Robert Huish and Patrick Balazo, writing for The Conversation, describe how Facebook is unwittingly helping fuel a genocide against the Rohingya people in Myanmar. Does Cuba’s internet model provide lessons to manage social media amid political chaos?
Learning to evolve
Whether it's performing as part of the Dalhousie Originals project or helping bring "Dal This Week" to life, Theatre student Andrew Chen has honed his craft through a wide variety of experiences on campus.
EU ambassador visits Dal to discuss strategic partnership with Canada
Peteris Ustubs, the European Union Ambassador to Canada, was on campus last month for a talk sponsored by Dalhousie's Jean Monnet European Union Centre of Excellence.
FASS sings big for the holidays
Photos and videos from a special "Jingle Bell Rock"-ing edition of The Big Sing, a local drop-in singing event run by two Dal alumni, co-hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
52 stories of achievement: Dal set to celebrate its "Originals" in 2018
Dalhousie Originals will highlight a different individual from the university's 200-year history each week during 2018. Learn more about how the Originals were chosen, how their stories and videos were produced (with the help of Fountain School student performers, pictured), and what to expect from the university’s signature storytelling project for its anniversary year.
Dual passions lead to dual degrees
Pursuing two master's degrees at once would be a daunting task for most. But for Becky Shaw, completing degrees in Library & Information Studies and Musicology concurrently was a perfect fit.