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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.
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.
Matt Reeder  –  News
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Highlights of presentations and decisions from the June 10 meeting of the Dalhousie University Senate.
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 with photos by Nick Pearce  –  Research, Human Resources, News, Senior Administration
Friday, June 21, 2019
Members of the Dal community came together Wednesday afternoon at the second-annual Legacy Awards to recognize faculty and staff who have gone above-and-beyond in their work and in the community.