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Stephanie Rogers  –  Agriculture, Dal 200, Community & Culture
Friday, August 24, 2018
A single Black Ash will be planted to commemorate the launch of Dalhousie University’s Bicentennial Botanical Garden, 11 hectares of unique and diverse features on the Agricultural Campus.
Ryan McNutt  –  Student Life, News, Continuing Education
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Dalhousie's summer ESL (English as a second language) programs brought together students from around the world — from China to Mexico — for an immersive language experience in Halifax.
Larry Hughes  –  Research, Electrical and Computer Engineering, News, Engineering
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Saudi Arabia has said it won't curb the flow of oil to Canada, but the Maritimes should think more seriously about replacing the Saudi supply with crude from more trusted sources, writes Dal researcher Larry Hughes.
Emma Geldart  –  Research, Student Life, Agriculture
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
The death of a blue whale may be sad, but for Dal students and researchers it also represented an amazing opportunity — to better understand these majestic creatures, to share insights with future scientists in the community, and to leave a lasting legacy at the university.
Staff  –  Earth Sciences, News, Science
Monday, August 20, 2018
World-renowned geoscientist John F. Dewey came to Dalhousie this week to speak at the international “Conjugate Margins” conference, where he received an honorary degree recognizing his revolutionary leadership in earth science.
Stefanie Wilson  –  Student Life, Arts and Social Sciences, Biology, Science, International Development Studies
Monday, August 20, 2018
Giavonna Rossi, double majoring in Biology and International Development Studies, has a passion for engaging with the world around her — from leading change on campus to giving back in her community.
Heather Aipperspach  –  Community & Culture
Friday, August 17, 2018
Dalhousie’s College of Continuing Education, in collaboration with the Faculty of Management, hosted 30 students from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for three weeks in July as part of the UAE Ambassador+ Program— an initiative focused on helping youth develop leadership and innovation skills.
Michelle Jones and Dustin Johnson  –  Research, Arts and Social Sciences
Friday, August 17, 2018
Underage police informants can't necessarily be trusted to provide accurate information, so why compromise their safety? Insight and analysis from Dustin Johnson, research officer with the Dal-hosted Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative.
Allie Jehle  –  Physiotherapy, Student Life, Health Professions
Thursday, August 16, 2018
We caught up with Physiotherapy students who were among the first cohort to complete their clinical placements at the new Dalhousie Physiotherapy Clinic to talk about what they learned from the experience.
Staff  –  Community & Culture, Science
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The Honourable Geoff Regan, Speaker of the House of Commons, dropped by to visit the SuperNOVA summer camps, getting an up-close look at how the Dal organization is engaging youth in science.