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September 2018

Dalhousie Sports Information  –  Sports
Monday, September 24, 2018
Alyssa Harding (volleyball) and Alex Knesaurek (soccer) are this week's Dalhousie MUSCLE MLK Athletes of the Week.
Jonathan Briggins  –  Health Professions, Dal 200
Friday, September 21, 2018
Renowned podcast host Shawn Stevenson kicked off the Healthy Living, Healthy Life Conference Wednesday night, hosted by the Faculty of Health as part of the university's 200th anniversary celebrations.
Kirk Jessome  –  Sports
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Every summer, more than 2,000 youth flood into the Dalplex and rinks in Halifax to learn from Tigers student-athletes.
Dawn Morrison  –  Research, Medicine, Health Professions
Thursday, September 20, 2018
The health status of Indigenous adults has been deteriorating in Canada for over a decade, according to a new national study by Dal researchers, with socioeconomic inequalities in health among Indigenous Canadians increasing over that time.
Matt Reeder  –  Alumni, Arts and Social Sciences, Theatre, Music, News
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
The Province of Nova Scotia has signed on to play a leading role in the $38.5-million expansion and revitalization of the Dalhousie Arts Centre, with Premier Stephen McNeil announcing the government's $10M contribution to Dal's Performing Arts Campaign.
Shauna Bulman  –  Facilities Management, News, Science
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Scientists and staff at Dalhousie have teamed up to tackle Norway Maples, an invasive species identifed during a previous BioBlitz survey of living things on Studley Campus.
Dawn Morrison  –  Health Professions, News, Community & Culture
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
The Dalhousie Physiotherapy Clinic celebrates its official opening, providing enhanced care, student learning and research opportunities.
Carter Hutton  –  Student Life
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Last Saturday, more than 100 students turned out under sunny skies to volunteer as part of the university's annual Community Day, donating their time to several different community organizations.
Cheryl Bell, with files from Ryan McNutt  –  Dentistry, News
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
A dentist may seem an unlikely contender to be named Canada’s best amateur baker, but for Sachin Seth, balancing enticing confectionery and elite dental care is second nature. Read our Q&A with the Dal Dentistry professor and contestant on CBC's Great Canadian Baking Show — and don’t miss his special home baking recipe that’s perfect for students.
Ryan McNutt  –  Alumni, Arts and Social Sciences, Music, Sociology and Social Anthropology
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Dal alum Jeremy Dutcher (Music/Social Anthropology) is the 2018 winner of Canada’s prestigious Polaris Music Prize. Read our profile of Dutcher and learn how century-old field recordings of his Wolastoqiyik ancestors’ songs set in motion a musical journey that would lead to one of the most acclaimed albums of the year.