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November 2018

Marlo MacKay  –  Science, Libraries, Biology, Management, Resource and Environmental Studies
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
(NOTE: EVENT POSTPONED) Dalhousie Libraries is launching its first in-house produced open textbook: "Environmental Science: A Canadian Perspective," by renowned conservation biologist and Dalhousie faculty member, the late Bill Freedman.
Andrew Riley  –  Graduate Studies, Research
Monday, November 26, 2018
With a mandate to share their research with the larger world, Dal’s seven new Public Scholars are Interdisciplinary PhD students armed with the skills to inform public discourse and policy.
Dalhousie Sports Information  –  Sports
Monday, November 26, 2018
Results from basketball, hockey and volleyball.
Dalhousie Sports Information  –  Sports
Monday, November 26, 2018
Jeff Walton (volleyball) and Sophie Gaube (basketball) are this week's Dalhousie MUSCLE MLK Athletes of the Week.
Chris Benjamin  –  Senior Administration, News
Friday, November 23, 2018
Having spent months collaborating with the Dal community to develop the university’s new research strategic direction, Alice Aiken is looking to help Dal researchers take their important work to new heights. Learn more about Alice, her military background and Veteran-focused research, and why Freddie Mercury would be her dream dinner date.
Matt Reeder  –  Facilities Management, Dal 200
Friday, November 23, 2018
As Dal’s 200th anniversary nears its end, excitement is ramping up about a new public space in the works to honour the legacy of the university’s bicentennial in the years ahead. The Dal community will have a chance to learn more about the space at next week's Dal 200 Wrap-Up event.
Michele Charlton, Jennifer Lewandowski, Ryan McNutt and Matt Reeder  –  Medicine, Engineering, Physics and Atmospheric Science, Research, Science, Pediatrics, Biology
Friday, November 23, 2018
Dal researchers were named winners in all four major categories at the 2018 Discovery Awards, Atlantic Canada's most prestigious science recognition event.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, Graduate Studies, Computer Science, Arts and Social Sciences
Friday, November 23, 2018
How Dal's Donald Hill Family Postdoctoral Fellows are inspiring meaningful discussion about the impact of emerging technology on society.
Obinna Esomchukwu  –  Science, Chemistry, News
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Chemistry prof Alison Thompson, this year’s recipient of Dal’s top teaching award, has developed unique ways to help support her students and serve as a valuable mentor in a field where women in particular are often underrepresented.
Cecilia Khamete  –  Arts and Social Sciences, English, Community & Culture
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Shauntay Grant's "Africville" — a children's book created in collaboration with illustrator Eva Campbell — was nominated for a Governor General's Literary Award earlier this year.