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June 2018

Rebecca Rawcliffe  –  Computer Science, News, Community & Culture
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Rita Orji, assistant professor in the Faculty of Computer Science, is this year’s recipient of the Women Leaders in the Digital Economy Award, presented by Digital Nova Scotia — the second year in a row a Dal Computer Science prof has been recognized with the honour.
Katelyn Barker, with Kelly Taylor  –  News, Human Resources
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
For the first time, Dalhousie is bringing together faculty and staff awards from across campus — with some new honours added as well — into a common celebration event. Learn more about some of the recipients of the inaugural Dalhousie Legacy Awards ahead of next week’s ceremony on Wednesday, June 20.
Dalhousie Sports Information  –  Sports
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
The Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame has announced the 2018 class of inductees and three former/current Tigers will be joining the hallowed hall: current coaches Anna Stammberger and Rick Plato, as well as women’s soccer alum Mary-Beth Bowie.
Stefanie Wilson  –  Student Life, Commerce, Management
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Vanessa Hamkens decided to study Commerce because she thought it could open the most doors. But it wasn’t until her courses in marketing inspired the creation of Me Before You Clothing Co. that she truly knew where she was headed.
Matt Reeder  –  Student Life, Theatre, Arts and Social Sciences, Science, Oceanography, Chemistry, Psychology, News
Monday, June 11, 2018
It's one thing to be there for students who need help — it's another to go above and beyond. Meet the four recipients of Dal's top award for supporting students ouside the classroom.
Matt Reeder and Ryan McNutt  –  Research, Arts and Social Sciences, Medicine, Law, Community & Culture, Sociology and Social Anthropology
Friday, June 8, 2018
As Canadians consider the crippling impact of opioids on communities across the country, we asked some Dal experts to comment on the issue from multiple angles. Hear more at a special screening of the film “Werewolf” (w/ panel discussion) next week.
Michele Charlton  –  Science, Oceanography
Thursday, June 7, 2018
A new interactive mapping tool, created by a Dal Oceanography PhD student, displays the recent known locations of North Atlantic Right Whales as they travel in Canadian waters — an effort to help protect the endangered species from further harm.
Heather Aipperspach  –  Dal 200, Community & Culture
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Hundreds of Haligonians got an up-close look at Dal’s 200-year history this past Sunday — building by building — as part of Doors Open Halifax.
Nick Pearce  –  Community & Culture
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Highlights from Dal's participation in Doors Open Halifax, and hundreds of visitors dropped by six Dal buildings and a special Dal 200 exhibit at Halifax City Hall.
Rebecca Rawcliffe  –  Alumni, Computer Science, Community & Culture
Thursday, June 7, 2018
For National Girls Learning Code Day last month, students and alumnae from Dal's Faculty of Computer Science helped girls across the country discover technology's possibilities.