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August 2019

Dawn Morrison  –  Research, Health Professions, Social Work, Community & Culture
Friday, August 23, 2019
Jeff Karabanow's work with the Dalhousie Social Work Clinic and Out of the Cold Shelter has been recognized by the Senate of Canada with its special Senate 150th Anniversary Medal.
Stephanie Brown  –  Student Life, Health Professions, Research
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Nila Joshi grew up playing outside and using her imagination. Now, as a PhD student in Health, she is helping kids do the same.
Jane Doucet  –  Law
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
The Schulich School of Law's student-led pro bono legal information clinic has been awarded the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia’s Award for its efforts to help newcomers with legal issues.
Michele Charlton  –  Research
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Eight researchers from Dal are receiving new federal funding to acquire the cutting-edge tools needed to conduct world-class research.
Matt Reeder  –  Community & Culture
Friday, August 16, 2019
Suupie Idlout would normally spend her summer at home in Resolute, Nunavut — the second-most northern community in Canada. Instead, thanks to the Northern Youth Abroad Canadian Program, she got to travel to Halifax for a work placement with Dal's Indigenous Student Centre.
Matt Reeder  –  Health Professions, Research, Health Promotion
Thursday, August 15, 2019
A new study led by Dal researcher Jacqueline Gahagan aims to uncover common concerns among older LGBTQ+ Canadians considering long-term care and other housing facilities for seniors. The study hopes to identify potential solutions to make them more comfortable should they do so.
Theresa Anne Salah  –  Engineering, Alumni
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Conventional methods of removing rings are often painful and destructive, but emergency room doctors are now taking a new approach to the problem, using a device called RingRescue created by four Dal alumni to treat patients.
Ryan McNutt  –  Convocation, News
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
With pending renovations set to take the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium out of commission off and on over the next couple of years, Dal is bringing the celebratory spirit of Convocation downtown to the Halifax Convention Centre beginning this fall, with the goal of creating an outstanding experience for graduates and their families and friends.
Jocelyn Adams  –  Science, Alumni, Earth Sciences
Friday, August 9, 2019
Since graduating from Dal Earth Sciences, Christopher Hamilton has been applying his knowledge of the Earth’s volcanic structures to help better understand the volcanic activity on other worlds.
Jason Bremner  –  Medicine, News
Friday, August 9, 2019
Dalhousie Medical School is ready to welcome 16 additional undergraduate medical students over the next year, earmarking the positions specifically for individuals from Nova Scotia.