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September 2017

Matt Reeder  –  Community & Culture
Friday, September 29, 2017
Pink Day, the flagship event of Dalhousie's annual Respect Week, had students, faculty and staff sporting pink on Thursday as a colourful showcase of the power of respect.
Matt Reeder  –  Chemistry, News, Science
Friday, September 29, 2017
Mita Dasog may be relatively early in her career, but the Chemistry faculty member is already making her mark, with bold new research into clean-tech materials. Her latest honour: being named one of the top 150 Canadian women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).
Stephanie Rogers and Raj Lada  –  Agriculture, Research
Friday, September 29, 2017
AIM to Grow, focused on studying technology-based approaches toward food production in Atlantic Canada, was launched with a conference this week bringing together experts both from the region and from the Netherlands.
Alana Cattapan and Françoise Baylis  –  Research, Medicine
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Egg donors, sperm donors and surrogates are critical participants and patients in the use of reproductive technologies - so why are their rights and health repeatedly overlooked? Dalhousie's Françoise Baylis and co-author Alana Cattapan discuss the issues.
Molly Marcott  –  Student Life
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
The Dal Society and Volunteer Expo last week provided students with a glimpse of the hundreds of options they have when it comes to getting involved both on campus and in the community.
Patti Lewis  –  Research, Oceans, Science, Oceanography, Oceans
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Starting this fall, construction crews will be converting the unfinished space on the third and fourth floors of Dal's Steel Ocean Sciences Building into high-tech research areas that will support ocean science.
Tashianna LaRose  –  Research, Health Professions
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
As the Invictus Games take place in Toronto this week, Dal postdoc Celina Shirazipour, together with VP Research Alice Aiken, are helping lead new research into the role that adaptive sport plays in the lives of soldiers and veterans.
Dalhousie Sports Information  –  Sports
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Nominations are now open for the 2018 Sport Hall of Fame Class of Inductees.
Tom Mason  –  Research, Law, News
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Earlier this month, experts from around the world came to Halifax for the second International Conference on End of Life Law, Ethics and Practice, exploring the complicated legal, health and moral issues surrounding the topic. The conference was co-hosted by Dal's Health Law Institute.
Stefanie Wilson  –  Student Life, Student Services, Arts and Social Sciences, International Development Studies, International Centre
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Fourth-year International Development Studies student Grace Carline volunteers her time supporting students who come to Dal from around the world — experiences that have inspired her commitment to supporting diverse cultures and communities.