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June 2020

Ken Conrad  –  Law, Agriculture, Health Professions, Research, Science, Chemistry, Nursing
Friday, June 19, 2020
Learn more about the seven Dalhousie PhD students and postdocs who have been announced as the university's 2020-21 recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships and Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships.
Theresa Rajack-Talley  –  News
Friday, June 19, 2020
A message from Vice-Provost Equity and Inclusion Theresa Rajack-Talley.
Margaret Robinson  –  Arts and Social Sciences, Community & Culture, Sociology and Social Anthropology
Friday, June 19, 2020
Indigenous Studies Coordinator Margaret Robinson writes about how the Maritimes' historic hospitality has a legacy that stretches back much further thank you might think. It's rooted in Mi’kmaw hospitality, and embedded in the land from which it springs.
Cathy Martin  –  Community & Culture
Friday, June 19, 2020
June is National Indigenous History Month, but this time of year has been important to the Mi'kmaq for thousands of years. Cathy Martin, Dal's director of Indigenous community engagement, reflects on what this occasion means — in celebration, in reflection and in solidarity with important work that needs addressed.
Ryan McNutt  –  News
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Dalhousie is joining together with peer universities across Canada in confirming its commitment to further action around sustainable investment with a new national charter.
Matt Reeder  –  Research, Arts and Social Sciences, Community & Culture, Sociology and Social Anthropology
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Several recent high-profile cases of Black and Indigenous individuals killed by police in Canada and the U.S. have heightened scrutiny on law enforcement agencies and their tactics. Dal prof Timothy Bryan shares his thoughts on the protest movement and possibilities for police reform.
Genevieve MacIntyre  –  Student Life, Arts and Social Sciences, Sociology and Social Anthropology
Thursday, June 18, 2020
For master's student Hailie Tattrie, her education in sociology is about more than just classroom learning — it's about equipping her with tools to help her make an active difference in people's lives through community action.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, Community & Culture
Thursday, June 18, 2020
A new accelerator program at Dalhousie, Ready2Launch, is helping to launch student-led businesses while teaching innovation and entrepreneurial skills.
Pamela Lovelace  –  Health and Human Performance, Psychiatry, Agriculture, Health Professions, English, Arts and Social Sciences, Science, Chemistry, Medicine, Psychology, News
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Teachers make a huge difference in students' lives, each and every day. Meet the exceptional faculty and instructors being recognized this year with Dal's university-wide awards for teaching.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, Chemistry, Science
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Chemistry prof Mita Dasog becomes the first Dalhousie scientist to be appointed to the Global Young Academy, an international group of early-career scientists brought together to address issues of global importance.