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Darcy MacRae  –  Student Life
Friday, August 31, 2018
With a suite of fun-filled activities, this year's edition of the DSU-organized Orientation Week presents new opportunities for Dal's newest students.
Ryan McNutt  –  Dal 200, News, Architecture and Planning, Engineering, Office of Sustainability, Planning, Facilities Management
Friday, August 31, 2018
This week the Province of Nova Scotia announced funding for three Dal projects through its Connect2 active transportation initiative, including $40,000 for the proposed Bicentennial Commons on University Avenue.
Matt Reeder  –  Student Life, News
Friday, August 31, 2018
Hundreds of new international students arrived at Dalhousie this week from all over the world, many taking in the university's many orientation activities as they look to adjust to a new country and university life far from home.
Sara Kirk and Amberley T. Ruetz  –  Research, Health Professions, Health Promotion
Thursday, August 30, 2018
There would be many benefits from a national school food program, including a chance to teach children healthy eating habits that could last a lifetime. Dal prof Sara Kirk asks: why can't it happen?
Stephanie Rogers  –  Dal 200, Agriculture, Community & Culture
Thursday, August 30, 2018
This past weekend the Bicentennial Botanical Garden was officially launched on the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus with the ceremonial planting of a new Black Ash (or "Wisqoq" in Mi'kmaq).
Brittany Kraus  –  Research, Graduate Studies, Arts and Social Sciences, Political Science
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Susan Manning, Killam Scholar and PhD candidate in Political Science, is using the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric dam in her home province of Newfoundland and Labrador as a case study on how such projects affect overlooked local communities.
Kathleen Kevany  –  Research, Agriculture
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Our current climate change crisis calls for bold action. Moving to a plant-based diet makes sense for our collective health and for our environment, writes Kathleen Kevany of the Faculty of Agriculture's Department of Business & Social Sciences.
Kelly Taylor  –  Human Resources, News
Monday, August 27, 2018
Throughout July and August, more than 170 faculty and staff participated in the first Summer Competency Camp, designed to strengthen employees’ core competencies skills.
Stefanie Wilson  –  Architecture, Architecture and Planning, International, Student Life, Graduate Studies
Monday, August 27, 2018
For master's student Aaron Szeto, architecture is about improving people's lives — whether that's here in Halifax or around the world in countries like Thailand, Portugal or Cuba.
Allison Chua  –  Research, Science, Oceanography, Student Life
Friday, August 24, 2018
Oceanography PhD student Allison Chua writes about her experience in the Transatlantic Ocean System Science and Technology (TOSST) joint graduate school, which took her all the way to the African island nation of Cabo Verde to connect with fellow ocean researchers.