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February 2020

Dalhousie Sport Information  –  Sports
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Two of Dalhousie’s women’s basketball players, Anna (Pendergast) Stammberger ('78-'83) and Kathy (MacCormack) Spurr ('85-'89), have been included U Sports' list honouring the centennial anniversary of women's university basketball in Canada.
Paige Taylor
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Thursday evening’s sold-out Concerto Night is an annual highlight of the Fountain School’s season: an exciting night of classical music presented by some of Dal’s premier students.
Staff  –  News, Arts and Social Sciences
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr spoke publicly on stage for the first time at a discussion event Monday night hosted by the Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative.
Ernest Ng  –  News
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
An essay written for a Dal history course last year has now been chosen as a "best example" for students looking for guidance in implementing the popular MLA style in their work.
John Cameron
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
This Valentine's Day, governments around the world need to reflect on how laws and public policies may undermine people’s capacity to love and be loved — and the long-term costs of lost love, writes IDS Prof John Cameron.
Staff, with files from the Government of Canada
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
The Government of Canada is supporting a new mentoring program run by Dal’s College of Continuing Education with $3.4M in funding through its New Horizons for Seniors Program.
Jesse Murray  –  Community & Culture
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Embracing the spirit of giving back, more than 60 faculty and staff spent time last week volunteering at the Loaded Ladle, helping prepare and serve the Ladle's locally sourced, sustainable and free food for students and community members.
Dalhousie Sports Information  –  Sports
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Isabel Sarty (Swimming) and Christian Payne (Swimming) are this week's MUSCLE MLK Athletes of the Week
Dalhousie Sports Information  –  Sports
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Recap of Tigers hockey, volleyball, basketball, track & field, curling and more — including results from the AUS swimming championships, where the women's team won its 19th straight title.
Jennifer Bain  –  Research, Music, Arts and Social Sciences
Monday, February 10, 2020
Two precious manuscripts hidden in a bank vault survived the Allied bombing of Dresden, but one wound up in Soviet hands — until it was smuggled home. As the bombing of Dresden marks its 75th anniversary, Dal Musicologist Jennifer Bain shares this fascinating story.