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Jane Doucet  –  Student Life, Law
Monday, March 25, 2019
The great Count Dracula sued the world-famous vampire hunter Van Helsing for wrongful death at this year’s Weldon Literary Moot, an annual theatrical fundraiser organized by the Schulich School of Law to raise money for Halifax Humanities 101.
Amberley Ruetz and Sara Kirk  –  Health Professions, Research, Health Promotion
Monday, March 25, 2019
A well-planned national school food progam in Canada could be a huge boost to children's health outcomes, long-term healthcare spending and local agriculture and economies, writes Dal health researcher Sara Kirk.
Sarah Dawson, Graeme Gunn, Cecilia Khamete, Ryan McNutt, Matt Reeder  –  Environment, Sustainability and Society, Architecture and Planning, Microbiology and Immunology, Medicine, Student Life, Graduate Studies, Planning, Health Professions, Computer Science, Arts and Social Sciences, Political Science
Friday, March 22, 2019
Student life at Dal is more than just an academic and social experience — for many students, it's about building a better world. Learn how this year's recipients of Dalhousie's Board of Governors' Award are doing just that.
Emma Geldart  –  Student Life, Agriculture
Friday, March 22, 2019
For the third year in a row, a team of four engineering students from Dalhousie University Faculty of Agriculture (Dal AC) claimed the top spot at the annual Canadian Engineering Competition (CEC).
Chris Benjamin  –  Information Technology Services, News
Friday, March 22, 2019
From Dean of Engineering to the person responsible for overseeing Dal's vast, growing IT infrastructure, Josh Leon's career has been driven by the power and potential of new technology.
Michele Charlton  –  Science, Community & Culture, Management
Thursday, March 21, 2019
A unique seed-stage program for massively scalable, science-based companies, Creative Destruction Lab Atlantic is bringing together the best in the Atlantic region with the best in the world.
Ryan McNutt  –  Student Life, News
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Over 100 students and other Dal community members gathered Monday night in the Student Union Building’s McInnes Room for a discussion on diversity and inclusiveness, sharing ideas on where Dal should focus its efforts to ensure a more supportive university community.
Allison Auld, Andrea McKay and Anne Swan.  –  Architecture and Planning, Student Life, Engineering, Planning, Science, Architecture, Computer Science
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Get to know the six outstanding students being recognized this week with Dal's Top Co-Op Student of the Year Award — and learn how their co-op experiences have helped take their eduation to new heights.
Obinna Esomchukwu  –  Student Services, Security, Student Life, Facilities Management, Residence
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Dalhousie’s Security Services team has taken a unique approach to improving safety in its student residences, launching a program providing residence staff and students with a security officer they can get to know.
Kevin Quigley  –  Research, Management
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
The documentary "Leaving Neverland" demonstrates the identifiable victim effect: people are more willing to empathize with individual victims than with large statistics, writes Kevin Quigley (scholarly director, MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance).