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December 2017

Staff  –  Community & Culture
Friday, December 15, 2017
Video: Watch Dalhousie's holiday video for 2018, celebrating not only the spirit of the season but the celebrations to come with Dal's 200th anniversary next year.
Matt Reeder  –  Health Professions, Occupational Therapy, News
Friday, December 15, 2017
Occupational Therapy prof Diane MacKenzie has played a pivotal role in shaping interprofessional health education at Dalhousie, winning the university’s top award for innovation in teaching this year for her work on developing a stroke care simulation.
Nick Pearce, Genevieve MacIntyre and Tim Mombourquette  –  Alumni, Arts and Social Sciences, Community & Culture
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Photos and videos from a special "Jingle Bell Rock"-ing edition of The Big Sing, a local drop-in singing event run by two Dal alumni, co-hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
Ryan McNutt  –  Dal 200, Arts and Social Sciences, Theatre
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Dalhousie Originals will highlight a different individual from the university's 200-year history each week during 2018. Learn more about how the Originals were chosen, how their stories and videos were produced (with the help of Fountain School student performers, pictured), and what to expect from the university’s signature storytelling project for its anniversary year.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, Arts and Social Sciences, News, European Studies
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Peteris Ustubs, the European Union Ambassador to Canada, was on campus last month for a talk sponsored by Dalhousie's Jean Monnet European Union Centre of Excellence.
Kirk Jessome  –  Sports
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
As the first half of the 2017-2018 season winds down for the holiday break, we’re taking the opportunity to look back at the standout performances from the fall semester.
Nicole Maunsell  –  Research, Computer Science, Management, Science, Agriculture, Health Professions
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
The newly released Canada’s Food Price Report — built on the expertise of authors from five Dal faculties, led by Dean of Management Sylvain Charlebois — says food price increases are expected to be modest in most categories in 2018, but spending on vegetables and food in restaurants will significantly increase.
Jane Doucet  –  Law, Community & Culture
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Dalhousie Legal Aid Service’s groundbreaking advocacy in the case of the East Preston-based Sparks family changes the conversation about poverty’s impact on women and children.
Angela Barrett-Jewers & Stephanie Rogers  –  Sports, Agriculture, Dal 200
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Dalhousie’s anniversary year begins on day one — January 1 — as the university hosts free community skates in Halifax (Emera Oval) and Truro (Truro Civic Centre). All are invited to attend!
Stephanie Rogers  –  Sports, Student Life, Agriculture
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
For Dal AC student athlete Thea McLachlin, desire is the fuel for her success.