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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.
Jason Bremner  –  Medicine, Convocation
Thursday, May 21, 2020
As a young filmmaker in Los Angeles, David Hung had the chance to work with showbiz superstars such as Kanye West, Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner. But a pull to practise medicine beckoned him back home to Halifax and Dal Medical School.
Rebecca Rawcliffe  –  Computer Science, Convocation
Thursday, May 21, 2020
As Nick Meade graduates from Dal's Bachelor of Computer Science program, his varied experience has helped him land a spot in one of Canada’s most prestigious artificial intelligence (AI) research institutes.
Stephanie Hurley  –  Law, Convocation
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Inspired by his father's experience as a Schulich School of Law grad, Duan Ash followed suit, joining the Dal community through the Indigenous Blacks & Mi'kmaq (IB&M) initiative.
Stephanie Rogers  –  Agriculture, Convocation
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
It’s always the right time to pursue a dream. Just ask 66-year-old graduate Wendy McKay, who will be recieving her Bachelor of Technology degree in Small Business Management from Dal's Faculty of Agriculture.
Terry Murray-Arnold  –  Alumni, Health Professions, Nursing
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Dal Nursing alum and registered nurse (RN) Pauline Surkan (BScN ’17) has been working for several weeks at provincial COVID-19 assessment centres including the recently opened drive-thru centres in Dartmouth, N.S.
Alison Auld  –  Research, Medicine, News
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
The first Canadian clinical trials for a potential COVID-19 vaccine will be led by researchers at Dalhousie University, with testing set to begin as early as the next few weeks.
Caitlyn MacQueen  –  Research, Earth Sciences, Science
Friday, May 15, 2020
Dal Science researcher Vittorio Maselli led a multi-institution team to discover a previously unknown tsunami hazard in East Africa.
Obinna Esomchukwu  –  News
Friday, May 15, 2020
Across the world residential care and nursing homes have shown to be highly vulnerable to COVID-19. We asked Dr. Kenneth Rockwood why residential care and nursing homes are being so heavily hit by the virus and what can be done to mitigate risks and protect the residents of these facilities.
Alison Auld  –  Research, Oceans, Biology, Science, Oceans
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Marine species are projected to decline in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans yet increase in Arctic waters — this, according to climate change scenarios created by Dalhousie researchers using state-of-the-art modelling.