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April 2018

Molly Marcott  –  Student Life, Theatre, Arts and Social Sciences
Monday, April 30, 2018
Dalhousie took its first step toward gender equality in academia when it admitted its first female students in 1881, something Costume Studies students celebrated this year by recreating women’s choice of dress during those early years of change.
Stefanie Wilson  –  Student Life, Health Professions, Health Promotion
Monday, April 30, 2018
First-year student Kendra Slawter finds novel connections between her studies in Health Promotion and her own personal and work experiences.
Ryan McNutt  –  Senior Administration, News
Friday, April 27, 2018
Invited to deliver a keynote address at the 2018 Liberal Party National Convention in Halifax, Dal President Richard Florizone shared inspiring Atlantic Canadian success stories and encouraged delegates to embrace the potential of new collaborations.
Emily Borgal  –  Student Life, Biology, Science
Friday, April 27, 2018
Students in Dal's “Plants in the Human Landscape" course offered up their takes on redesigning campus space as part of their course-ending project.
Ryan McNutt  –  News, History, Sociology and Social Anthropology, Community & Culture, Arts and Social Sciences
Thursday, April 26, 2018
This week Dr. Afua Cooper, the most recent James R. Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies at Dalhousie and a pioneering voice in Canadian dub poetry and spoken word, was installed as the Halifax Regional Municipality's seventh Poet Laureate.
Delainey Wescott  –  Student Life, Agriculture
Thursday, April 26, 2018
The hands-on experiences that Maddie Empey has had in Dal's Bio-Veterinary Science have reinforced her desire to help animals — and to make a difference in her community.
Staff  –  Community & Culture
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Offering a summary of the past year through the lens of Dal's impact on its communities, this year's Dalhousie University Community Report shares stories about the momentum building across the university.
Ryan McNutt  –  Research, Commerce, News, Management
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Over four decades, Rowe School of Business faculty member Mary Brooks has reshaped government policy, changed industry thinking and elevated the scholarship of shipping management. Now, she's the first woman to ever receive the top award in her field: the Onassis Prize in Shipping.
Emma Geldart  –  Student Life, Agriculture
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Growing up on a dairy farm and pursuing a career as an obstetrician-gynecologist (OB/GYN) may seem like two very different paths. But to Julie Vermeer, the two aren’t all that different.
Jocelyn Downie and Jennifer Chandler  –  Research, Law
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
In Nova Scotia, it's clearer now who qualifies for medical assistance in dying, writes Dal Law prof Jocelyn Downie and her University of Ottawa colleague Jennifer Chandler. Will the other provinces and territories follow suit?