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April 2017

Staff  –  News
Friday, April 28, 2017
Highlights of decisions and presentations from the Monday, April 24 meeting of the Dalhousie University Senate.
Rebecca Rawcliffe  –  Dal 200, Computer Science, News
Friday, April 28, 2017
Toward 200: The Faculty of Computer Science will not only be celebrating diversity during Dal's 200th anniversary year — it will be taking concrete steps to make it a reality.
Michaela Gardner  –  Environment, Sustainability and Society, Chemical Engineering, Student Life, Engineering, Theatre, Arts and Social Sciences
Friday, April 28, 2017
Two Dalhousie students are among 10 individuals across Canada selected for one of the country’s top student leadership awards. Learn about why Bai Bintou Kaira (Chemical Engineering) and Anika Riopel (Theatre and Environment, Sustainability & Society) have deservedly been named 3M Student Fellows for 2017.
Matt Reeder  –  Health Professions, Student Life, Health and Human Performance, Computer Science
Friday, April 28, 2017
Students Mariam Ragab (Computer Science) and Madison Campbell (Kinesiology) travelled to Nunavut last month for Global Vision’s Arctic Youth Ambassador Caucus, an opportunity for youth from across Canada to share ideas on how to approach some of the challenges faced by Northern communities.
Michaela Gardner  –  Research, Science, Oceans, Biology, Oceans
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Dal postdoc Dara Orbach has earned international media coverage for her research into how dolphins and other cetaceans manage the physical side of sex.
Ryan McNutt  –  News, Community & Culture
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Dalhousie's new Community Report — titled "Look What We Can Do Together" — celebrates the possibilities of partnership, profiling how the university and its cross-sector partners are helping build a stronger future for our region, country and planet.
Matt Reeder  –  Dal 200, Community & Culture, News
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Dalhousie will put diversity and inclusion front-and-centre during its 200th anniversary year in 2018 with a series of public forums, days of action and more.
Genevieve MacIntyre  –  International Development Studies, Research, Law, Science, Economics, Arts and Social Sciences, Political Science
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Last month, Dalhousie was one of two Canadian universities to host a launch event for the World Bank's 2017 World Development Report, titled "Governance and the Law."
Lindsay Dowling  –  Student Life, Science
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Medical Sciences student Aaron Prosper, a member of the Eskasoni First Nation, is passionate about representing Indigenous students on campus — in governance, culture, art and more.
Stephanie Rogers  –  Research, Agriculture
Monday, April 24, 2017
On Friday, the Government of Canada announced a $1.7 million investment in research at Dal's Faculty of Agriculture to develop technologies, practices and processes to help farmers reduce greenhouse gas emissions.