FASS in Dal News
Answering society's most complex questions: Dal researchers help us navigate the world with support from SSHRC
Humanities and social science researchers at Dal are receiving $1.5 million in new grants from Canada’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Learn more about the knowledge they promise to deliver.
As tuition waiver programs multiply, study seeks input on effectiveness
A team of researchers in Atlantic Canada is examining the impact of tuition waiver programs for youth who have spent time in foster care.
Grad profile: Finding the right balance
Claire Mercer, a Combined Honours in History and Political Science grad, leaves Dal with valuable work and volunteer experience both on and off campus and several special achievements to be proud of.
Grad profile: An instrumental change brings joy of performance back to music student
When Jonathan Haggett began at Dalhousie in the fall of 2008, he focused his studies on the trumpet. Now, as he completes his degree as a mature student, he does so as master of a different instrument — the euphonium — that's helped him blossom and find his voice as a musician.
Dal’s latest Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar deciphers our changing democracy
Tobias Gerhard Schminke was one of 13 scholars selected out of 500 applicants to receive the prestigious Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholarship and becomes the third Political Science doctoral student at Dal to receive it in 10 years.
Pig‑human transplants may be a misguided attempt to address the organ shortage
The heart used in the first pig-human transplant was infected with a pig virus. This reveals that using other species as organ donors may not provide a solution for organ shortages, writes Dal researchers Françoise Baylis and Andrew Fenton.
"Wonder"‑ful launch: FASS student celebrates debut novel
English and Creative Writing student K.R. Byggdin has always been a storyteller. Now, with a debut novel "Wonder World" set to launch this week, their story is about to enter a whole new chapter.
Costume Studies students capture how women in 1896 challenged social norms through clothing
At this year's historical dress showcase, "Propriety and Protest," students took to the stage in their own designs to present a picture of a time in history when women began to wear clothing that went against the standards of the status quo.
It’s the 40th anniversary of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, but recent protests show a serious misunderstanding of what those mean
Our freedom is limited as soon as our speech and behaviour become harmful to other people, writes Clarisse Paron.
Unlocking the power of the past: Dal history student awarded McCall MacBain Scholarship
Anna Gaudet, a fourth-year honours student, was selected from more than 700 applicants to receive the prestigious leadership-based scholarship for master’s and professional studies.
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