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December 2019

Nick Pearce  –  Community & Culture
Friday, December 20, 2019
Photo Essay: With classes over, exams finished and the holiday break quickly approaching, the Dal community gathered together one last time in 2019 for the beloved Annual Dalhousie Carol Sing.
Staff  –  News
Friday, December 20, 2019
Highlights of presentations and decisions from the December 9, 2019 meeting of the Dalhousie University Senate.
Staff  –  News
Friday, December 20, 2019
Highlights of presentations and decisions from the November 26, 2019 meeting of the Dalhousie Board of Governors.
Ryan McNutt  –  News
Thursday, December 19, 2019
New leadership, new research, new milestones, new awards — and lots and lots of news. Take a look back at an eventful Dalhousie year, including our most-read stories of 2019.
Stephanie Rogers  –  Agriculture, News
Thursday, December 19, 2019
Faculty, staff and students on the Agricultural Campus got a sneak peek at designs for the rebuilt Cox Institute — the primary academic building on campus that was damaged by fire and water in June 2018.
Matt Reeder (with files from Ryan McNutt)  –  Law, Community & Culture
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Since its launch 30 years ago, Dalhousie’s Indigenous Blacks and Mi’kmaq (IB&M) Initiative has seen more than 200 of its graduates go on to pursue careers in all areas of the legal profession, from private practice to the upper echelons of the Nova Scotia judiciary.
Melanie Jollymore  –  Medicine, Research
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
A team that unites practitioners, researchers and patients have come together to examine how opioids are prescribed in family practice in Nova Scotia, with the goal of ensuring patients with chronic, severe non-cancer pain to receive the optimal treatment.
Matt Reeder  –  Community & Culture
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Dalhousie invited its community to donate funds to support students attending the 5th Annual International Student Holiday Dinner, surpassing its $4,000 goal by raising $5,210 — all of which goes towards providing a great East Coast dinner experience for the students.
Michael Mackley  –  Research, Medicine
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
DNA testing kits will be a popular gift this holiday season. Before mailing off your saliva, it’s important to understand what these kits can and cannot tell us, writes Dal medical student Michael Mackley.
John D. Cameron  –  Research, International Development Studies, Arts and Social Sciences
Monday, December 16, 2019
Canada’s new Elections Act may have prevented the type of mammoth election spending seen in the United States via super-PACs, but it's been at the expense of public debate, writes IDS prof John Cameron.