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June 2019

Ryan McNutt  –  Health Professions, News, Medicine, Dentistry, Facilities Management
Friday, June 21, 2019
Dalhousie’s Collaborative Health Education Building is the first building east of Ontario to receive the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification, a recognition announced at a special celebration event this week.
Matt Reeder  –  Health Professions, Research, 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.
Matt Reeder  –  Computer Science
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Recognition for the success of the WeAreAllCS initiative has come fast and furious this year, with the latest honour being one of the President's Awards for the Advancement of Equity, Diversity and Inclusiveness.
Staff  –  International Development Studies, Medicine, Pharmacology, Management, Psychiatry, Science, Commerce, Arts and Social Sciences
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
They help bring the Dalhousie student experience to life in the classroom and beyond. Get to know this year's recipients of Dalhousie's top awards for teaching, presented at this week's Dalhousie Legacy Awards.
Ryan McNutt  –  Senior Administration, Architecture and Planning, News
Monday, June 17, 2019
Joseli Macedo has worked as an architect, an urban planner and an academic across four continents and five countries. Now, she comes to Dalhousie ready to lead the Faculty of Architecture and Planning.
Matt Reeder  –  News, Community & Culture
Friday, June 14, 2019
Next week, Dal recognizes the impressive achievements of faculty and staff from across the university at the second-annual Dalhousie Legacy Awards. Read the list of recipients and RSVP to attend Wednesday's free celebration event.
Alison Auld  –  Research, Science, Agriculture, Oceans, Oceans
Thursday, June 13, 2019
A team of Dal researchers has scanned the skeleton of a young blue whale, giving them a trove of data on the endangered marine giant and creating a unique virtual 3D model of the largest animal on the planet.
Melanie Jollymore  –  Student Life, Medicine, Community & Culture
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Two Dalhousie medical students delved into the difficulties that people with intellectual disabilities face when seeking health care, in a two-way information exchange facilitated through the medical school’s Service Learning Program.
Heather Aipperspach  –  Science, Community & Culture
Thursday, June 13, 2019
The Atlantic Science Links Association recognized the achievements of more than 35 junior high students at an awards ceremony at Dal last Saturday, presenting awards to top-scoring students who took part in the first Junior High Science Contest earlier this spring.
Lucas Mancini  –  Health Professions, Social Work, Research
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Forget mythic notions of "self help": true resilience in the face of hardship requires learning how to change one's environment, according to Social Work professor and author Michael Ungar.