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April 2019

Staff  –  News
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Dal's newest class of graduates will be joined by two special individuals receiving honorary degrees this May: Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, former Governal General of Canada, and Sandra L. Irving, community leader and philanthropist.
Elizabeth MacDonald  –  Research, Graduate Studies, Management, Resource and Environmental Studies
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Grad student Mickey Gilchrist’s research, supported by Addenda Capital and MITACS, will help decision-makers address climate change through sustainable investment.
Cheryl Bell  –  Dentistry, News
Monday, April 29, 2019
The Faculty of Dentistry celebrated the official naming of its simulation lab in recognition of a $1-million gift from dentalcorp, Canada's leading network of dental clinics.
Matt Reeder  –  News, Architecture and Planning, Engineering, Community & Culture
Friday, April 26, 2019
Dal and its partners celebrated the grand opening of the new Emera ideaHUB on Sexton Campus this Thursday, a space for young companies and entrepreneurs to develop unique technologies and compete on a global scale.
Chris Benjamin  –  Research, News, Oceans, Oceans
Friday, April 26, 2019
In a new role at Dal, Anya Waite is a key leader in ocean research and serves as scientific director of the global Ocean Frontier Institute. But she's also building on a personal journey that not only intersects with Dalhousie at multiple points but has taken her all around the world.
Genevieve MacIntyre  –  French, News, Arts and Social Sciences
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Christopher Elson, chair of Dalhousie’s French department, has been named to the rank of Chevalier (Knight) in the Ordre of the Palmes Académiques — one of the oldest civil orders of the French Republic, honouring distinguished individuals in education.
Matt Reeder (with files from Cecilia Khamete)  –  Environment, Sustainability and Society, Facilities Management
Monday, April 22, 2019
Dalhousie's Office of Sustainability helps support sustainability initaitives across the university — from planning and policies to renovations and operations. For Earth Day, we look back at some of the office's important work over the past year.
Matt Reeder  –  Student Life
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Computer Science student Mariam Ragab and Management / Sustainability student Hayat Showail share a similar commitment to building community and breaking down barriers in the process. Now, they also share one of Canada’s top student honours: a 3M National Student Fellowship, awarded to just 10 undergrads annually.
Staff  –  News
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Highlights of presentations and decisions from the March 11 and 25 meetings of the Dalhousie University Senate.
Marlo MacKay  –  Libraries, News
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Space and geography fans of all ages gathered at the Killam Library last week to get their first look at the new Chris Hadfield Space Photographs Collection.