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April 2020

Cheryl Bell  –  Dentistry, Community & Culture
Monday, April 27, 2020
With most dental clinics shut down during the pandemic, Dalhousie's Faculty of Dentistry is one of the few clinics in the province still providing emergency dental care. Not only have they met high safety standards in doing so, but in teaching others their protocols, they've helped expand emergency dental care to other communities in the province.
Staff  –  News, Community & Culture
Friday, April 24, 2020
Two of Dal’s most prominent buildings — the Henry Hicks Building in Halifax and Cumming Hall in Truro — were lit up blue at night to remember those who lost their lives in the tragic events in Nova Scotia this month and to show support for our broader community.
Marlo MacKay  –  Libraries, News
Friday, April 24, 2020
During the COVID-19 closure of the Dal Libraries’ physical spaces, the Libraries remain committed to serving the community in a number of ways — from loaning laptops to donating N95 masks.
Rebecca Rawcliffe  –  Student Life, Computer Science
Friday, April 24, 2020
Code-makers and code-breakers alike come together at the Communications Security Establishment — Canada’s national cryptologic agency. Learn how Dal students, through co-op, have been helping CSE improve data security on a national scale.
Lindsay Dowling-Savelle  –  Research, Medicine, Psychiatry
Friday, April 24, 2020
This can be a difficult time for many parents who are juggling increased child-care needs alongside many other responsibilities. We asked Dr. Adriana Wilson, an assistant professor in Dal’s Department of Psychiatry, for tips on easing anxiety and managing the varied challenges of pandemic parenting.
Beverly Bain, OmiSoore Dryden and Rinaldo Walcott  –  Research
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Black lives are further in peril in a time of COVID-19, writes Dal James R. Johnston Chair OmiSoore Dryden and her colleagues from the University of Toronto in this contribution to The Conversation Canada.
Alison Auld  –  News, Community & Culture
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Following a rich career working with Indigenous communities across the region, Cathy Martin is returning to her alma mater in a new role focused on furthering reconciliation through collaboration with Indigenous partners in the region, particularly the Mi’kmaq.
Michele Charlton  –  News
Thursday, April 23, 2020
In a new Times Higher Education ranking of universities that focuses on research, outreach and stewardship all based around the UN Sustainable Development Goals, Dalhousie has ranked among the top 100 universities globally.
Jeffrey Lawton  –  News, Senior Administration
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Dalhousie welcomes a new $9 billion investment in financial aid for post-secondary students and recent graduates during the COVID-19 pandemic, announced Wednesday by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Melanie Starr  –  Student Life, Medicine
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
It has taken an almost herculean effort, but Dalhousie’s first- and second-year medical students (Med 1 and Med 2) have barely missed a beat in their training, even as stay-at-home orders in response to the COVID crisis have taken them out of their lecture halls and simulation classrooms since the middle of March.