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June 2016

Caitlynne Hines  –  Mathematics and Statistics, Science, Community & Culture
Friday, June 24, 2016
Thanks to Math Circles — a partnership between Dalhousie, Eastlink, the Government of Nova Scotia and Halifax Regional School Board — elementary school students across the province are getting to explore math in interactive and entertaining new ways.
Matt Reeder  –  Research, Science, Oceanography, Physics and Atmospheric Science, Engineering
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Scott Brison, president of the Treasury Board of Canada, was on campus Thursday morning to announce the latest round of funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), including $10.1 million in support for more than 70 Dal researchers.
Matt Reeder  –  Student Life, Management, News
Thursday, June 23, 2016
The Workplace Experience Program, created by Dal's Management Career Services, was recently recognized with an Excellence in Innovation for Diversity award for offering students from abroad exposure to Canadian workplace culture.
Hilary Creamer and Allison Gerrard  –  Research, Medicine, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Dr. Thomas Pulinilkunnil of Dal's Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology recently received the first Canadian Diabetes Association grant ever in New Brunswick, supporting his work on obesity-related diabetic heart complications.
Dalhousie Tigers  –  Sports, Science
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Dal Tigers women's volleyball player Anna Dunn-Suen was in Cambodia recently to help a village in need.
Michelle Thompson  –  Agriculture, Research
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Actuarial Science student Sean Mekers has returned home to Truro this summer to work with Faculty of Agriculture faculty member Haibo Niu on adapting global climate models to local weather predictions in Nova Scotia.
Matt Semansky  –  News
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Each year on June 21, Canadians mark National Aboriginal Day, a celebration of the heritage, cultures and societal contributions of Canada’s First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.
Mary Jane Webber  –  Facilities Management, News
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
The Province of Nova Scotia has announced a land-transfer deal is in the works to allow Dalhousie to build a new hockey arena on South Street for use by varsity athletes, community members and sports leagues.
Matt Semansky  –  Student Life, Computer Science, Management, Science, Engineering
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
The student-led Creative Working Group, based out of Dal-hosted sandbox ShiftKey Labs, helps build excitement and engagement around innovative student ideas and applications.
Matt Reeder  –  Student Life, News, Arts and Social Sciences
Monday, June 20, 2016
Launching this fall, Dal's new minor in Black and African Diaspora Studies will allow students to analyze and celebrate the history, culture and sociology of Black people in Canada and the global African diaspora.