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June 2017

Ryan McNutt  –  News, Senior Administration
Friday, June 16, 2017
This week, Dal President Richard Florizone hosted the first sessions in his annual “Inspiration and Impact” year-in-review series, which offers an opportunity for the Dal community to discuss highlights and progress over the past year. The series continues next week on Sexton Campus.
Kelly Taylor  –  Human Resources, Community & Culture
Friday, June 16, 2017
Last week, Dalhousie held its annual Milestones Tea to honour the contributions of more than 60 faculty and staff who've reached 25, 35 or 45 years of service to the university.
Matt Reeder
Friday, June 16, 2017
Next week, Dalhousie will host the national conference for the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Titled "Gateways in Higher Education: Cultures, Transitions, Transformations," it will bring nearly 900 participants and volunteers to campus to discuss the future of higher education.
Staff  –  News
Friday, June 16, 2017
Highlights of decisions and presentations from the Monday, June 12 meeting of the Dalhousie University Senate — the final meeting of this academic year.
Kaitlin Burek
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Photos: More than 1,000 vistors dropped by Dalhousie's Steele Ocean Sciences Building during Doors Open Halifax earlier this month — hanging out with mermaids, having close encounters with ocean life and learning about exciting research in our region.
Ryan McNutt and Matt Reeder  –  Information Management, Health Professions, Occupational Therapy, Management, Arts and Social Sciences, Science, Political Science, Chemistry, Psychology, News, Nursing
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Dalhousie’s teachers make a difference in the lives of our students each and every day. Get to know the eight impressive individuals who are being recognized with this year’s University-Wide Teaching Awards.
Marlo MacKay  –  Libraries, News, Dal 200
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Toward 200: Dal Libraries are doing things "by the book" for the university's 200th anniversary, celebrating the importance of literature, literacy and archival work.
Michele Charlton  –  Agriculture, Research
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Aided by Dal faculty member Sarah Stewart-Clark and the Aquatron research facility, a collaborative effort organized by the Aquaculture Association of Nova Scotia is working to help rebuild a 100-year-old industry in the province.
Rebecca Rawcliffe  –  Computer Science, Student Life
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
PhD student Trishla Shah has taken her expertise around the world: as the the only student outside of Germany to be named a finalist in the Berlin-based “Hack the Beach” competition, she earned the opportunity to attend a month-long "Hackathon" in India.
Molly Marcott  –  Student Life, Science, Community & Culture, Engineering
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
A group of Halifax junior high students and their two Dal mentors earned one of 20 spots in the Global Innovation Awards, an international robotics competition, for developing an animal-deterrent system for the wild horses of Sable Island, N.S. The students, part of the Dal-hosted Imhotep's Legacy Academy, are currently crowdfunding to pay for the trip.