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June 2013

Jessica Chisholm  –  Dentistry, Community & Culture
Friday, June 28, 2013
Tom Boran, dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, rappelled down 32 storeys of Fenwick Towers to raise funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Jane Affleck  –  Physics and Atmospheric Science, Science, Community & Culture
Friday, June 28, 2013
Dal PhD student helps schoolchildren in Igloolik, Nunavut build their own atmospheric measurement tools and learn about the weather as part of a week-long education outreach program.
Cory Burris  –  Medicine, Research, Physiology and Biophysics
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Med School researcher Robert Rose is part of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada's Research Leadership Circle, which aims to reduce the rate of death from heart disease and stroke by 25 per cent by 2020.
Nikki Comeau  –  Agriculture, Facilities Management, Community & Culture
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Faculty and staff volunteers ditched their labs and offices last week for a morning of gardening at the Agricultural Campus.
Katelynn Northam  –  Office of Sustainability, Community & Culture
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
The Office of Sustainability hosted a cycle track demonstration during SWITCH Open Streets Halifax to promote the idea of a segregated bike lane on University Avenue.
Ryan McNutt  –  Community & Culture, Senior Administration
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
The Dal community gathered together on a beautiful Thursday afternoon last week to pay tribute to Tom Traves as he nears the end of his term as president.
Regis Dudley  –  Research, Biology, Science, News
Monday, June 24, 2013
Husband and wife team Heike Lotze and Boris Worm win Peter Benchley Ocean Award for Excellence in Science.
Ryan McNutt  –  Community & Culture
Friday, June 21, 2013
Annual ceremony celebrated Dal faculty and staff who have worked at the university for a quarter-century.
Jessica Chisholm  –  News, Biology, Science
Friday, June 21, 2013
Biology's Arunika Gunawardena, this year's recipient of Dal's top teaching award, creates a classroom environment where asking questions is the norm and students are equal partners in their education.
Dal News  –  News, Video
Thursday, June 20, 2013
A survey of 18 years of growth and change -- and reflections on Dr. Traves's leadership from the faculty, staff, alumni and community leaders who worked with him.