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Emily Thompson  –  Student Life, Science
Monday, August 31, 2020
Though travel restrictions will keep him at home in Jordan this fall, Medical Sciences student Laith AlHadeed still feels a deep connection with his Dal community in Halifax.
Michele Charlton  –  Research
Friday, August 28, 2020
Researchers at Dalhousie are the recipients of $1.5 million in funding through the Canadian Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund that will help acquire the cutting-edge tools they need to push research and innovation forward.
Merilyn Layne and Margaret Palmeter  –  Engineering, Community & Culture
Friday, August 28, 2020
As governments and health care providers around the world scrambled earlier this year to acquire personal protective equipment in the face of a growing pandemic and severely disrupted supply chains, Dalhousie and the Emera ideaHUB stepped in to help address the critical need for locally available solutions.
Ryan McNutt  –  Research, Medicine
Thursday, August 27, 2020
One of the world's most prestigious medical journals shines a spotlight on one of Dal's health research leaders: global health advocate and vaccinology expert Dr. Noni MacDonald.
Jeff Lawton  –  Student Life
Thursday, August 27, 2020
Orientation for the fall 2020 semester kicks off this month and, like most events these days, things look a little different this year. Find out more about what the university and the Dalhousie Student Union have planned for incoming students this fall.
Matt Reeder  –  News, Arts and Social Sciences, Political Science
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Canada’s Conservative Party elected its new leader this week, bringing a fresh face to the official opposition in Parliament and a new challenger to Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. We chatted with Dal's Lori Turnbull about O’Toole’s successful campaign and what a federal election with him at the helm of the Conservatives could look like.
Michele Charlton  –  Computer Science, Research, Arts and Social Sciences, Science, Medicine
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Three Dalhousie scholars are part of the newest cohort of Canada Research Chairs (CRCs), with new chairs focused on immigrants and refugees, the impacts of climate change on coastal zones, and the integration of gender and sexuality into reconciliation.
Matt Reeder  –  News, Community & Culture
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Dalhousie, like other post-secondary institutions in Nova Scotia, has an important role to play in the province's goal of becoming barrier-free by 2030 for individuals with disabilities and other accessibility challenges. Here's how the university is developing its plan.
Jason Bremner and Jennifer Stranges  –  Residence, Medicine, Community Health and Epidemiology
Monday, August 24, 2020
New research out of Dalhousie University, St. Michael’s Hospital, and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), forecasts delaying access in Canada to a new cystic fibrosis therapy, called Trikafta, could result in avoidable death.
Alison Auld  –  Biology, Community & Culture, Science
Monday, August 24, 2020
A new e-book by Dalhousie student Hannah Solway offers comprehensive guidance on how to make ecologically friendly choices for everything from dental floss and sunscreen to travel, dining out, and doing your laundry.