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August 2017

Elizabeth MacDonald  –  Engineering, News
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Irving Oil's new gift to Dalhousie will support Engineering students with new scholarships, co-op opportunities and a new 450-seat auditorium as part of the IDEA Project revitalization of Dal's downtown Sexton Campus.
Michele Charlton  –  Health Professions, News
Monday, August 21, 2017
Margaret Robinson, assistant professor in Dal's Indigenous Studies program, has been appointed vice‑chair for the Institute Advisory Board on Indigenous Peoples' Health for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
Matt Semansky  –  Student Services, Bookstore, Health Professions, Social Work, Student Life
Friday, August 18, 2017
Whether it's in his Bachelor of Social Work degree or helping support communications with his fellow students, Jordan Zarvie has been building skills to set his career on the right path.
Dalhousie Sports Information  –  Sports
Friday, August 18, 2017
The 2017 Canada Games wrapped up on August 13 in Winnipeg. Dal Tigers athletes were well represented, with over 40 current and incoming athletes and coaches participating.
Mary Jane Webber  –  Facilities Management, Security, News
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Parking availability remains the same on all campuses this upcoming academic year, while rates will see only a modest increase.
Nikki Beauchamp  –  Biology, Research, Science
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Dalhousie Veterinarian Chris Harvey-Clark and Dal Biology students had a unique opportunity this week to work with a rare shark species when a specimen washed up on Nova Scotia's shores.
Niecole Comeau  –  Research, Science, Oceans, Biology, Oceans
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Dalhousie’s Kimberley Davies is one of the leading researchers working to understand why a high number of North Atlantic right whales have turned up dead this year — and what can be done to prevent future harms to this critically endangered species.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, Science, Oceans, Biology, Oceans
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
For Dal postdoctoral fellow Dara Orbach, taking part in necropsies to determine cause-of-death for several North Atlantic right whales this summer has offered a rare opportunity to better understand one of the rarest whale species on the planet.
Michele Charlton  –  Medicine, Engineering, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physics and Atmospheric Science, Research, Science, Civil and Resource Engineering, Psychology, Biomedical Engineering
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Six Dal researchers receive new funding from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation's John R. Evans Leaders Fund.
Lori Harrop  –  Public Administration, News, Management
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
With growing demand for public service training and research — and rising enrolment in its programs — Dal’s School of Public Administration is nearly doubling its faculty contingent this September, bringing new expertise to the classroom and beyond.