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Staff  –  News, Senior Administration
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
A Q&A about Dalhousie's involvement as part of Nova Scotia’s team in REAP: MIT's Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program, an initiative to help regions achieve economic growth and social progress.
Genevieve MacIntyre  –  Research, Arts and Social Sciences, Sociology and Social Anthropology
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Both the Canadian Anthropology Society and the Canadian Sociological Association have recently welcomed leading Dal researchers as their new presidents — Martha Radice and Howard Ramos, respectively.
Matt Semansky  –  International, Community & Culture
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
The new Global Connections Welcome Ambassador program from Dal’s International Centre has upper-year international students helping first-year newcomers navigate their first steps into university life in Canada.
Cheryl Bell  –  Student Life, Dentistry
Friday, August 26, 2016
Abdulrahman Alkahmees (BSc ’10, DDS ’14) talks about his experience returning to Dal from his native Kuwait this fall to continue graduate studies in Dentistry.
Ryan McNutt  –  Computer Science, Student Life, Community & Culture
Friday, August 26, 2016
More than 30 Syrian newcomers to Halifax took part in a five-day programming camp hosted by Dal students, in which they learned website development skills and explored opportunities in computer science.
Michelle Thompson  –  Agriculture, Research
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Dal’s Faculty of Agriculture has been selected to help lead a country-wide review and improvement of Ethiopia’s agricultural education system, a partnership that builds on the Faculty’s six-year, $18-million development project in the country.
Matt Semansky  –  Health Professions, News
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Alice Aiken, who came to Halifax first as a naval officer and later to complete a degree in Physical Therapy at Dal, is now serving as Dal's new dean of the Faculty of Health Professions.
Mary Jane Webber  –  Facilities Management, News
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Installation is set to begin this coming weekend on Dal’s cycle track pilot project, which will add a protected bike lane along the north and south sides of University Avenue from Robie Street to LeMarchant Street.
Matt Reeder  –  Community & Culture
Friday, August 19, 2016
Close to 2,000 children and youth spend part of their summer at Dal's Athletics and Recreation camps. April MacQueen, the new inclusion counsellor for this year's camps, is there to make sure children with cognitive or physical challenges get the support they need.
Ryan McNutt  –  Community & Culture
Friday, August 19, 2016
Last week, Dalhousie’s Elders in Residence hosted their first “Blanket Exercise” event for faculty and staff — an interactive opportunity to learn about the history of Canada’s relationship with its Indigenous peoples.