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November 2017

Michele Charlton, Nicole LeBlanc, Dawn Morrison and Anja Samardzic  –  News, Engineering, Physics and Atmospheric Science, Research, Health Professions, Science, Oceans, Biology
Friday, November 24, 2017
Engineering prof Ghada Koleilat won the Emerging Professional award at this year's Discovery Awards, which celebrate research and innovation in Nova Scotia. Diagnostic Radiology prof Mohamed Abdolell's company Densitas Inc won the Innovation Award, Engineering faculty member Peter Allen was named to the Science Hall of Fame and many other Dal individuals were among the varied nominees.
Melanie Jollymore  –  Research, Medicine, Pathology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Friday, November 24, 2017
From new cell-analysis equipment to the expansion of the the tumour bank at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, the Molly Appeal fundraising campaign is helping improve cancer research and treatment in Atlantic Canada.
Staff  –  Health Professions, Dal 200, Health and Human Performance, Computer Science
Friday, November 24, 2017
Learn more about some of the exceptional students seen across campus on Dal’s 200th anniversary banners. Get to know Hasmeet Singh Chandok (Computer Science) and Michele Tchiakoua (Therapeutic Recreation)
Matt Reeder  –  Community & Culture, Arts and Social Sciences
Friday, November 24, 2017
Dal students interested in traditional Chinese calligraphy received a first-hand lesson Tuesday from a local master well versed in the art’s many distinct styles.
Stephanie Rogers  –  Research, Agriculture
Friday, November 24, 2017
Dalhousie's Christmas Tree Research Centre celebrates the first successful development and licensing of SMART Balsam Fir technologies — ones that help Atlantic Canadian Christmas tree growers produce stronger, longer-lasting trees.
Jaan Islam  –  Management, Information Management, News
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Mike Smit, Information Management prof and this year's recipient of Dal's Early Career Teaching Award, gets creative when it comes to engaging students in the classroom.
Cherry Au  –  News, Arts and Social Sciences, Political Science
Thursday, November 23, 2017
A top NATO official, a Nobel Peace Laureate, and others discussed the future of U.S. and global leadership during a roundtable at Dal to kick off this year's Halifax International Security Forum — one of the top annual gatherings of its kind in the world.
Kirk Jessome  –  Sports
Thursday, November 23, 2017
The Dalhousie Tigers have had no shortage of great family legacies. The latest: the MacIntyre clan, with three siblings all making contributions to Tigers teams.
Melanie Jollymore  –  Research, Microbiology and Immunology, Medicine, Pediatrics
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
From shedding light on a potentially deadly side effect of a new prostate cancer drug to helping solve the mysteries of childhood leukemia, the tiny zebrafish is a mighty resource for Dal medical researchers.
Ryan McNutt  –  Dal 200
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
At the first of four Sneak Peek events, members of the Dal community got a look at some of the programming for Dalhousie’s 200th anniversary in 2018, including new “Year of Belonging” speakers and other signature events. Check out the Dal 200 teaser video and don't miss the remaining "Sneak Peek" events.