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June 2019

Alison Auld  –  Research, Biology, Science
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Populations of large fish and other marine species will decline steadily if little is done to stem the effects of climate change, according to a study led by Dalhousie researchers that shows how greenhouse gas emissions could cause widespread global stock losses and habitat shifts.
Rebecca Rawcliffe  –  Alumni, Computer Science
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Computer Science alum Suwen Wang's work in the visual effects industry is helping bring to life some of the most incredible digital creations in movies and TV today, including the title character of the recently released film POKÉMON: Detective Pikachu.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, Oceans, Biology, Science, Oceans, Graduate Studies
Friday, June 7, 2019
Grad student Taylor Hersh’s innovative research is helping us learn more about the behaviour, movement and culture of sperm whales — and how they talk to one another might not be all that different from us.
Fallon Bourgeois  –  Alumni
Friday, June 7, 2019
Four of Dal's outstanding alumni were feted last week at the first Dalhousie Aurum Awards ceremony, recognized for their innovative and visionary achievements.
Matt Reeder  –  Student Life, News, Community & Culture
Friday, June 7, 2019
They are champions and advocates for students. They provide outstanding service to students. They are mentors to students. Meet the three recipients of the 2019 Rosemary Gill Awards, Dal's top honour for supporting students outside the classroom.
Rebecca Rawcliffe  –  Computer Science, Research
Friday, June 7, 2019
Computer Science faculty member Stan Matwin has been awarded with the 2019 Canadian Artificial Intelligence Association (CAIAC) Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing his outstanding contributions in pushing forward our understanding of AI.
Lucas Mancini  –  News, Video
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Watch speeches from Sandra L. Irving and The Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, both of whom received honorary degrees as part of Spring Convocation ceremonies this year.
Lucas Mancini  –  Architecture and Planning, Architecture, Community & Culture
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Dal’s School of Architecture is constructing new perspectives for African Nova Scotian high school students with an outreach program in partnership with the youth initiative of the Black Business Initiative.
Erica Gagnon  –  Community & Culture, Human Resources
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Dalhousie welcomed youth and families from across HRM to the Faculties of Health and Dentistry this past weekend for hands-on learning about health and wellness.
Philip Moscovitch  –  Alumni, Arts and Social Sciences, Political Science, News
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Whistleblower Edward Snowden earned international infamy when he leaked secret documents that revealed the extent of global surveillance culture. Last week, speaking via livestream to a packed house as part of Dal Alumni Days, Snowden discussed the rise of the surveillance state — and what a “digital arms race” means for our future.