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June 2016

Cheryl Bell  –  Dentistry, Community & Culture
Thursday, June 30, 2016
For two decades, a partnership between the community of North Preston and Dal's Faculty of Dentistry has enabled local children to receive dental care in a community previously underserved.
Jane Doucet  –  Law, Community & Culture, News
Thursday, June 30, 2016
The Schulich School of Law’s Indigenous Blacks & Mi’kmaq Initiative was recently the recipient of a 2016 Zenith Award from Toronto-based Lexpert magazine, an honour that celebrates Canadian lawyers’ contributions in achieving diversity and inclusion in society and the legal profession.
Allison Gerrard  –  Medicine, Research, Microbiology and Immunology
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Dalhousie Medical School researchers are investigating how common over-the-counter drugs used for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders might enhance the body’s immune system and ability to fight off cancer.
Miriam Breslow  –  News, Student Life, MBA, Management
Thursday, June 30, 2016
A team from Dal's Rowe School of Business will be headed to Las Vegas this fall as one of three finalists in IBM’s international Watson Analytics Global Competition.
Michelle Thompson  –  Student Life, Research, Agriculture
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Third-year Faculty of Agriculture student Brianna Downey is spending her summer studying peptides, short chains of proteins that can have a big impact on human health — for the better.
Cheryl Bell  –  Student Life, Dentistry
Monday, June 27, 2016
Dentistry student Khaled Albusairi is chair of the National Union of Kuwaiti Students in Canada, supporting students coming to Canada to study and helping them make the transition to a new country and a new culture.
Matt Reeder  –  Research, Health Professions, Social Work, International Development Studies, Arts and Social Sciences
Monday, June 27, 2016
A cross-Canada coalition — led by Dal and linked with the Children and Youth in Challenging Contexts Network — is partnering with German researchers to study the experiences of young Syrian refugees as they face the challenges of settling in a new country.
Ryan McNutt, Matt Reeder and Matt Semansky  –  Community & Culture, News
Monday, June 27, 2016
June 27 was Canadian Multiculturalism Day. To mark the occasion, we spoke with a number of individuals across the university about the concept and why it's important — to both Canada and to Dalhousie.
Marlo MacKay  –  Libraries, News
Friday, June 24, 2016
Earlier this month Dalhousie hosted the 37th annual International Association of University Libraries conference, with attendees spanning 11 countries and four continents.
Allison Gerrard  –  Medicine, Research
Friday, June 24, 2016
A new partnership led by Dal's Dr. Christine Chambers and Dr. Jennifer Stinson from SickKids in Toronto will bring parents the best research evidence about pediatric cancer pain.