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June 2018

Stephanie Rogers  –  Agriculture, News
Friday, June 29, 2018
The Agricultural Campus's new Indigenous Student Access Pathway program, recently approved to begin in 2019, is a one-year program exclusively for First Nations, Metis and Inuit students who would not otherwise be eligible for admissions and who would benefit from dedicated supports while transitioning to a university environment.
Ryan McNutt  –  News
Friday, June 29, 2018
Dalhousie’s Board of Governors approves formal wording for a university Indigenous acknowledgement statement, with the intent for it to be used at ceremonies and events across campus.
Staff  –  News
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Check out the featured videos from President's Florizone's year-in-review town hall — featuring Dal's new Canada 150 Research Chair, a look inside the new Dalplex fitness centre and more.
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Highlights from the year-end meeting of Dalhousie's Board of Governors, including approval of the 2018-19 operating budget, financial results from 2017-18 (including planned use of budget surplus) and the approval of the new Dalhousie Sexualized Violence Policy.
Sylvain Charlebois  –  Research, Management
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Every now and then, Canadians will take a stand against the U.S. by choosing Canadian items over American ones at the grocery store, writes food researcher Sylvain Charlebois. Unless they cost more — and most often, they do.
Michele Charlton, with files from Fisheries and Oceans Canada  –  Research, Oceans, Science, Oceans, Marine Affairs
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
New funding from the Government of Canada will support Dal researchers in protecting and restoring coastline habitats in Nunavut.
Matt Reeder  –  News
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Dalhousie’s Board of Governors approved a stand-alone sexualized violence policy Tuesday that lays out how the university will respond to disclosures and reports of sexualized violence by members of the campus community.
Matt Reeder  –  Community & Culture, Human Resources
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Dal celebrated dozens of long-service staff and faculty last week as part of its annual milestones certificate ceremony — honouring employees whose valued contributions to the university span decades.
Stefanie Wilson  –  Law, Student Life
Monday, June 25, 2018
Cal DeWolfe has gone from the cross-country course to the courtroom as he studies Law with an eye towards practising in Atlantic Canada. For the former Philosophy grad, it's an unexpected but exciting path.
Staff  –  Community & Culture
Friday, June 22, 2018
President Florizone’s news of his forthcoming departure from the university inspired many in the Dal community and beyond to share their well-wishes on social media.