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April 2016

Ryan McNutt  –  Senior Administration, News, Community & Culture
Friday, April 29, 2016
First Nations chiefs from across Atlantic Canada gathered at Dalhousie on Wednesday for a roundtable discussion on education with the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minster of Indigenous and Northern Affairs.
Matt Reeder  –  Physics and Atmospheric Science, Research, Science, Chemistry
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Physics prof Jeff Dahn and his team represent one of the world’s most renowned hubs of expertise in battery technology, developing material now used in about one-third of all lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery cells produced worldwide. On Thursday, he was announced as one of six inaugural recipients of Canada's new Governor General's Innovation Award.
Ryan McNutt  –  Science, News, Oceanography, Alumni, Earth Sciences
Thursday, April 28, 2016
After completing her PhD at Dalhousie in 1978, Kathryn Sullivan became the first American woman to walk in space. Now one of the most senior science administrators in the U.S. government, Dr. Sullivan returned to campus this week to meet with students and talk about different ways of looking at our planet.
Matt Reeder  –  Management, News
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
On Monday, MP Darrell Samson was on campus at the Collider space to announce funding for Dal's Norman Newman Centre for Entrepreneurship to support its many programs and initiatives.
Staff  –  Convocation, News
Monday, April 25, 2016
At Spring Convocation ceremonies (May 13 and May 30-June 4), eight outstanding individuals will be presented with the highest accolade Dalhousie can bestow: an honorary doctorate.
Janet Bryson  –  Science, International Development Studies, Student Life, Psychology, Community & Culture, Arts and Social Sciences
Friday, April 22, 2016
Anthony Saikali, this year's recipient of the "Live Well @ Dal" student wellness award, is the founder of the Dalhousie Medical Campus Response Team.
Matt Reeder  –  Medicine, Research, Industry Liaison and Innovation
Friday, April 22, 2016
Dal's Industry Liaison and Innovation office hosted its first drug development boot camp this week, bringing together Dalhousie researchers and pharmaceutical industry reps to discuss successful partnerships across academic and industry boundaries.
Kelly Taylor  –  Community & Culture, News
Friday, April 22, 2016
Dalhousie is one of six universities and 65 total employers across the country recognized in this year's edition of Canada's Greenest Employers.
Kelly Taylor and Ryan McNutt  –  Community & Culture
Friday, April 22, 2016
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month — an opportunity to highlight the work of individuals and groups across campus supporting survivors, from Dal's Human Rights, Equity and Harassment Prevention Office to the DSU's Sexual Assault Phone Line.
Staff  –  News
Friday, April 22, 2016
From the classroom to campus operations — Dal's got a lot of impressive