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April 2015

Cory Burris  –  Medicine, Research
Friday, April 17, 2015
First-year Medicine student Victoria Bentley is co-author on two new cancer research studies out of Dalhousie Medical School's Zebrafish Core Facility that hope to improve treatments for patients with leukemia.
Ryan McNutt  –  Health Professions, Social Work, News, Health and Human Performance
Friday, April 17, 2015
Next week Dal's Faculty of Health Professions is launching two new online courses that anyone in the world can take for free, featuring internationally renowned faculty members Michael Ungar and Sara Kirk.
Kelly Taylor  –  Human Resources, News
Friday, April 17, 2015
This year's edition of Dal's workplace survey will provide more information to both the university and its faculty and staff.
Nicole LeBlanc  –  Research, Science, Chemistry
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Chemistry Professor Mary Anne White has uncovered new discoveries about the disorderly nature of the periodic table's fifth element.
Staff  –  Convocation, Senior Administration, News
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Ten outstanding individuals will receive honorary degrees at Spring Convocation this year, including autism activist Dr. Temple Grandin, Mayo Clinic President Dr. John Noseworthy, human rights advocate Sheila Watt-Cloutier and economic thought leader Kevin Lynch.
Canadian Interuniversity Sport  –  Sports
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Tigers swim coach Lance Cansdale will lead Canada's swim team at the 2015 FISU Games in Gwangju, Korea this July.
Marie Visca  –  Research, Architecture, Architecture and Planning
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Dal grad Matthew Griffin-Allwood's award-winning masters thesis explores how infrastructure on Nova Scotia's Sable Island could be integrated with a changing natural environment.
Ryan McNutt  –  Graduate Studies, Student Life, News
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Masters and PhD students from across the university presented their research last week at the preliminary heats for Dal's Three-Minute Thesis competition. The final round takes place this Thursday night.
Emma Geldart  –  Research, Agriculture
Friday, April 10, 2015
Faculty of Agriculture food chemist Chibuike Udenigwe is exploring how chains of proteins called "peptides" in dairy products affect certain areas of human health
Miriam Breslow  –  Commerce, News, Student Life, Community & Culture, Management
Friday, April 10, 2015
Students in the fourth-year Marketing Strategy class have been helping local businesses and non-profits like Neptune Theatre, Freak Lunchbox and the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia develop marketing plans.