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June 2020

Stephanie Rogers  –  Agriculture, Alumni
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Shannon McInnes knew if she wanted to pursue her dream of running her own orchard, she needed the right education — which brought her to Dal's certificate program in Organic Agriculture.
Dawn Morrison  –  Alumni, Pharmacy, Health Professions, Community & Culture
Monday, June 15, 2020
Whether on the front lines or working behind the scenes, Dal Pharmacy alumni are dispensing critical, compassionate health care in our communities.
Matt Reeder  –  News, Community & Culture
Friday, June 12, 2020
Dal and community voices shared perspectives on this historic moment in the crusade for justice against anti-Black racism in a virtual forum organized by Dalhousie’s Office of the Vice-Provost, Equity & Inclusion / Human Rights and Equity Services, the Dalhousie Student Union and the Black Faculty & Staff Caucus.
Ryan McNutt  –  News
Friday, June 12, 2020
As people around the world join together in protest of anti-Black racism and police violence, Dalhousie’s commitment includes further action.
Melanie Starr  –  Research, Medicine
Thursday, June 11, 2020
When Dal’s Faculty of Medicine made the move to shut down all in-person learning in the middle of March, the Human Body Donation Program was also suspended — a rare or perhaps even unique event in its roughly 150-year history. It would not be long, however, before the program would be re-started to meet a new and urgent need: training in safe airway management and intubation procedures for front-line health-care staff.
Genevieve MacIntyre  –  Alumni, Arts and Social Sciences, Music, News
Thursday, June 11, 2020
To help recognize the university's newest graduates as they celebrate virtually this spring, Dalhousie brought together alumni of its Fountain School of Performing Arts for a collaborative video performance of the song "Heave Away," rewritten in the Dal spirit.
Staff  –  Registrar, Law
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
As issues of justice remain at the top of the public agenda, Dalhousie University is officially launching the first ever international lab focused on restorative justice with the support of the Donald R. Sobey Foundation.
Stephanie Rogers  –  Research, Agriculture, News
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
The Atlantic Poultry Research Centre on the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus has partnered with AffinityImmuno Inc, in Prince Edward Island, one of the first laboratories to manufacture antibodies against COVID-19.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, Management, Arts and Social Sciences, Science, Psychology, Sociology and Social Anthropology
Monday, June 8, 2020
Dal-led projects focused on mass evacuations, literacy and diverse families are among those receiving a total of $18M in funding in Partnership and Partnership Development Grants from SSHRC.
Karen Foster  –  Research, Arts and Social Sciences, Sociology and Social Anthropology
Monday, June 8, 2020
The four-day work week is an idea that should make it through the pandemic’s open policy window, writes Karen Foster of Dal's Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology.