News Archive

« Back to 2017
Matt Reeder  –  Student Life, Facilities Management, News
Friday, January 20, 2017
Student and university leaders gathered Wednesday afternoon to celebrate the successful completion of renovations to Dal's Student Union Building, changes that make its spaces brighter, more comfortable and more welcoming than ever.
Mike Still  –  Sports, Community & Culture
Friday, January 20, 2017
After taking part in Special Tigers Day events for individuals with developmental disabilities, 16-year-old Scott Chaddock has become more than just the men’s hockey team’s biggest fan — he’s a friend, and an inspiration.
Cherry Au  –  Research, Science, Oceans, Biology, Oceans
Thursday, January 19, 2017
PhD student Joana Augusto is the lead author of new research finding that babysitting, or alloparental care, is an integral part of the social structure of pilot whale pods.
Ryan McNutt
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Dr. Afua Cooper, James R. Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies, is leading Dal's interdisciplinary panel exploring the university's founder and namesake and his relationship with slavery and race.
Delainey Wescott  –  Student Life, Sports
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Student-athletes are helping spark important conversations about mental health and wellness through the Student-Athlete Mental Health Initiative.
Dalhousie Sports Information  –  Sports
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Former Tigers women’s track and field star Adrienne Power, men’s volleyball coach Al Scott and swim coach David Fry will be inducted to the Dalhousie Sport Hall of Fame on Thursday, May 4.
Xavier Hartley  –  Student Life, Science, Arts and Social Sciences
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
This fall, Dal launched a new initiative to help students transition to university: First-Year Interest Groups that connect students who share similar academic interests. We spoke with some of the organizers and students involved in this fall's cohort about their experiences.
Allison Gerrard  –  Medicine, Research, Physiology and Biophysics
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Dalhousie Medical School's Dr. Alex Quinn has found that electrical connections between scar tissue and healthy tissue occur in the heart — a discovery that could have significant implications for rehabilitating people with heart damage.
Matt Reeder  –  Alumni, Management
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
A big win on Dragons' Den is the latest in growing series of successes for Iconic Brewing, a beverage company founded by alumni with roots in the university's Starting Lean class.
Dalhousie Sports Information  –  Sports
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Close to 90 Dalhousie student-athletes earned CIS Academic All-Canadian status in the 2015-16 school year — an honour that recognizes success on and off the field of play.