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June 2019

Alison Auld  –  Research, Biology, Oceans, Science, Marine Biology, Oceans
Friday, June 28, 2019
Six North Atlantic right whales have been found dead thus far this summer — including four in a single 48-hour span. Dal researchers discuss the urgency in identifying where the whales are migrating to help protect the endangered species.
Ryan McNutt  –  News
Friday, June 28, 2019
As he concludes five years as chair of Dal's Board of Governors, Larry Stordy looks back on what he learned about Dalhousie — and shares his excitement about what’s next for the university.
Alison Auld  –  Research, Biology, Science
Friday, June 28, 2019
Bluntnose sixgill sharks are rarely seen, thought to inhabit deep waters far from the shore. But Dal marine biologist and vet Chris Harvey-Clark got an up-close look at them during a submersible mission just off Vancouver’s coast.
Ryan McNutt  –  News, Senior Administration
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Interim President Peter MacKinnon and Provost Teri Balser welcomed members of the Dal community Monday morning for a discussion about successes under the university's most recent Strategic Direction and a look towards planning for Dal’s future.
Matt Reeder  –  News
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Highlights of presentations and decisions from the June 10 meeting of the Dalhousie University Senate.
Staff  –  News
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
At the final Board of Governors meeting of 2018-19, the Board appointed Provost Teri Balser as interim president until Deep Saini's arrival in January, reviewed the financial report from the previous fiscal year and approved the 2019-20 operating budget.
Tony Walker, Mark Mallory and Stephanie Avery-Gomm  –  Research, Management, Resource and Environmental Studies
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The global focus on plastic pollution isn't a distraction from other planetary issues, writes Dal researcher Tony Walker.
Jason Bremner  –  Research, Medicine
Monday, June 24, 2019
Drs. Steven Beyea and Jeremy Brown have both been named as co-applicants in a federal investment of up to $49 million in data and digital technology that aims to accelerate the application of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies for MRIs, CT scans and more.
Alison Auld  –  Research, Biology, Science
Monday, June 24, 2019
Researchers have come up with a new way to measure the extent of human activities on lush seagrass beds that support marine life, store carbon and prevent coastal erosion.
Matt Reeder  –  Research, Health Professions, Nursing
Friday, June 21, 2019
Nursing Professor Amy Bombay is a trailblazer for change — both for her research on the intergenerational effects of residential school trauma and for her advocacy inside the university. She’s one of this year’s recipients of the Dalhousie President’s Award for the Advancement of Equity, Diversity and Inclusiveness.