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June 2020

Janet Dyson  –  Alumni, Arts and Social Sciences, Music, Community & Culture
Saturday, June 6, 2020
Fountain School alumni and faculty have been instrumental in taking the Scotia Festival of Music online this year, creating an engaging experience by blending newly filmed live performances with archival footage.
Lindsay Dowling-Savelle
Friday, June 5, 2020
As economic restrictions begin to lift on various sectors across Canada and in Nova Scotia, businesses are being forced to think through how to rebuild and thrive in an altered environment that comes with a raft of new health and safety protocols. We asked Dal's director of MBA Programs to explain how businesses can adapt and succeed in light of current hardships.
Erin Elaine Casey  –  Student Life, Management, Convocation
Friday, June 5, 2020
Like many Dalhousie alumni before her, Farzana Karim made her time at Dal a family affair, earning her Master of Environmental Studies (MES) degree two years after her husband, Tahazzud Hossain.
Erin Elaine Casey  –  Convocation, Management, Resource and Environmental Studies
Friday, June 5, 2020
Small class sizes, close relationships with faculty, and making friends for life from a wide range of academic backgrounds are a few of the highlights of the Master of Resource and Environmental Management program for Ben John, whose internship at a biosphere reserve in Ontario evolved into a job as a climate change and energy specialist.
Cheryl Bell  –  Student Life, Dentistry, Convocation
Friday, June 5, 2020
Agnivo Rakshit had never been to a dental hygienist before he decided to become one. But that didn’t stop him from falling in love with the profession or finding that it has changed his life forever.
David Ryan  –  Student Life, Convocation, Engineering
Friday, June 5, 2020
Supriya Patel was drawn to Dal three years ago after reading about its reputation as a research institution. As she completes her master's in Electrical and Computer Engineering this spring, she did so having also made a lasting impact as a student assistant at Dalhousie Libraries.
Jocelyn Adams  –  Convocation, Science
Thursday, June 4, 2020
Combining her passion for science, technology and health, Environmental Science grad Lily Barraclough created a unique web application that has the ability to help governments and other organizations build more physically active communities in Nova Scotia.
Mary Jane Webber  –  Research, Oceans, Oceans
Thursday, June 4, 2020
The Dal-led Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) is putting millions of dollars into six innovative new ocean research projects, bringing scientists together with industry, Indigenous partners, communities and government.
David Ryan  –  Management, Convocation, Information Management
Thursday, June 4, 2020
A few years ago, Nicole Slipp got a part-time job at the Halifax Central Library. She had no idea it would be so transformative.
Obinna Esomchukwu  –  Architecture and Planning, Convocation
Thursday, June 4, 2020
Dante Samson left his home in Cape Breton for Dalhousie four years ago with a clear purpose in mind: to learn how to create and design sustainable and inclusive spaces.