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Philip Moscovitch  –  Dal 200
Thursday, March 29, 2018
The Belong Forums — the cornerstone of Dal 200's "Year of Belonging" initiative, focused on sparking important discussions around diversity and inclusion — kicked off Wednesday night with MIT historian Craig Steven Wilder considering links between the histories of higher education and slavery.
Michele Charlton  –  Medicine, Research
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Dr. Katherine O’Brien, a world-renowned researcher in international health, vaccines and epidemiology, is coming to Dalhousie as part of the Canada 150 Research Chairs program.
Josh Boyter and Amara Bangura  –  Community & Culture, Arts and Social Sciences
Thursday, March 29, 2018
The Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative launches new tools to prevent radicalization leading to violence within Canada.
Dr. Stan Kutcher  –  Medicine, Research, Psychiatry
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
In a contribution to The Conversation Canada, Dr. Stan Kutcher (Sun Life Financial Chair in Adolescent Mental Health) writes that youth mental illness rates are not rising. We don’t need more pills or therapy; we need to stop pathologizing normal life.
Emma Geldart  –  Student Life, Agriculture
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
For the second year in a row, a student team from the Faculty of Agriculture has won the Junior Design category of the Canadian Engineering Competition. The team of four took home top prize for its cargo handler prototype.
Logan Robins  –  Dal 200, Theatre, Arts and Social Sciences, Community & Culture
Monday, March 26, 2018
An in-depth look at “Drums and Organs,” a brand new production based on Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” penned for Dal's 200th anniversary and performed by students in Dal’s Fountain School of Performing Arts.
Pat Lee  –  Dal 200, Theatre, Arts and Social Sciences, Community & Culture
Monday, March 26, 2018
For "Drums and Organs" — the Fountain School's modern spin on Frankenstein for Dal's 200th anniversary — every stitch has been thoughtfully schemed and sewn by students in Dal's Costume Studies program.
Ryan McNutt  –  Student Life, News
Friday, March 23, 2018
A crowdfunding campaign is underway to support a new emergency microbursary program at Dalhousie, one that will offer small bursaries of up to $500 for first- and second-year students with urgent or unexpected financial needs. The campaign’s first donors: Dalhousie President Richard Florizone and his wife, Dr. Mona Holmlund, with a personal commitment of $50,000 in matching funds.
Ryan McNutt, Delainey Wescott, Stephanie Rogers, Emily Borgal, Matt Reeder  –  News, Student Life, Medicine, Nursing, Psychiatry, Health Professions, Agriculture, Computer Science
Friday, March 23, 2018
From campus to the community, Dalhousie's best and brightest students go above and beyond in their quest to make a difference. Meet the five exceptional individuals receiving the university’s top award for student life this year: Yaser Alkayale (Computer Science), Leah Carrier (Nursing), Jeremy Stroud (International Food Business), Martha Paynter (Nursing, PhD) and Jad Sinno (Psychiatry Research, master’s).
Logan Robins  –  Music, Arts and Social Sciences, Community & Culture
Friday, March 23, 2018
On Saturday, March 24, the Fountain School of Performing Arts presents "Called to Action: Living Reconciliation Through Song," an empowering and important choral event.