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Erica Gagnon  –  Student Life, Community & Culture
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Members of the Dal community united last Thursday for a virtual Ramadan Iftar, marking the end of the traditional fast with an event that included a special meal delivered to students still living in residence.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, Architecture and Planning, Management, Medicine, Health Professions
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Augmented reality textiles, work towards a Mi’kmaq biosdepository, and tumour prediction technology are among the six innovative Dal projects funded by the Government of Canada’s New Frontiers in Research Fund Exploration competition.
Jason Bremner  –  Medicine, Convocation
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Ten years into a career as a high school math teacher, Christian Digout was inspired to change professions after experiencing first-hand the profound impact and difference a physician could have.
Stephanie Hurley  –  Law, Convocation
Monday, May 25, 2020
Harini Kav came to to the Shulich School of Law inspired by its strong focus on public sector work. She took on a leadership role in its pro bono program and got to learn from leading experts in the field.
Jason Bremner  –  Medicine, Convocation
Monday, May 25, 2020
Growing up, it seemed like everyone around Tiffany Richards had an inclination that she would graduate from medical school, saying things like “You’re going to be a doctor one day.” That day arrived last week — and her journey to graduation was one shared by her entire community.
Genevieve MacIntyre  –  Convocation, Arts and Social Sciences
Monday, May 25, 2020
Noel Guscott spent four years in the Armed Forces after poor grades and family issues sapped his self-confidence as an undergraduate the first time around. This spring, he graduates with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Political Science from Dal and a SSHRC scholarship to pursue a MA.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, Arts and Social Sciences
Friday, May 22, 2020
Of all the front-line workers stepping up around the globe to help out in the fight against COVID-19, perhaps none have been called upon quite so much as Cuba's medical personnel — a team of 2,300 emergency medicine specialists have assisted at least 24 countries. To better understand why Cuban docs are in such high demand, we spoke to John Kirk, a professor in Dal's Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies and noted Cuba expert.
Jason Bremner  –  Medicine, Convocation
Friday, May 22, 2020
With two degrees in music and a flourishing career in opera, the thought of pursuing a career in medicine never really crossed Alexander Clark's mind. It was only after presenting his master’s thesis at a laryngology conference that he decided medicine would be the next challenge ahead.
Stephanie Rogers  –  Agriculture, Convocation
Friday, May 22, 2020
Agriculture is in Julia Vosman’s blood. Growing up on a dairy farm with three older brothers and a lifelong involvement in 4-H, she knew she was bound for the Agricultural Campus.
Stephanie Hurley  –  Law, Convocation, Graduate Studies
Friday, May 22, 2020
Schulich School of Law grad Nancy Li of Vancouver has moved back west to start a career in litigation, aiming to use her information management training in innovative ways to help transform legal practice.