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Matt Semansky  –  Philosophy, Research, Student Life, Arts and Social Sciences
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
PhD student Tiffany Gordon links her research on equality and responsibility in the justice system with her community work — from facilitating creative writing workshops in correctional facilities to organizing events for Prisoners’ Justice Day.
Rebecca Rawcliffe  –  Student Life, Computer Science, Community & Culture
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
At the NS Sandboxes Project Incubation Bootcamp, held at the Dal-hosted ShiftKey Labs, student groups are developing apps focused on everything from scheduling meetings to helping new Canadians through the immigration process.
Michele Charlton  –  European Studies, Research, Arts and Social Sciences
Friday, August 4, 2017
Students from Canada, Australia and the Netherlands attended the first The International Summer Institute on Migration and Identity last month, hosted by partners including Dalhousie and the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.
Matt Reeder  –  Community & Culture
Friday, August 4, 2017
More than 50 exceptional high school students from across Canada came to campus last month for SHAD, a summer camp that inspired them to tackle ways Canadians can reduce their environmental footprint.
Stephanie Rogers  –  Research, Agriculture, Community & Culture
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Acadian Seaplants Limited has become a world-leader in cultivating and processing seaweed products — with help from its collaborations with Dalhousie researchers.
Nick Pearce  –  Oceans, Community & Culture, Oceans
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Photo Essay: Haligonians, Dalhousians, tourists and more bid adieu to the 2017 Tall Ships Regatta on Tuesday with a blue-coloured showcase of ocean pride.
Ryan McNutt (with files from OTN)  –  Oceans, Community & Culture, Oceans
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
The Dal-hosted Ocean Tracking Network (OTN) has teamed up with Nova Scotia craft brewer Big Spruce on a new IPA called “Tag! You’re It!,” with 50 cents from every purchase supporting research by OTN and others focused on ocean conservation.
Melanie Jollymore  –  Research, Medicine, Engineering, Community & Culture
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Thanks to Dal researchers, a Nova Scotia company is poised to launch an eel-farming industry with potential to generate $250 million in annual sales for the regional economy.
Matt Semansky  –  History, Student Life, Residence, Management, Arts and Social Sciences
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
History student Alyshia Scott's Dal experience has taught her about drive, determination and being accountable for one's own success — whether in the classroom or working on campus in summer accommodations.