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September 2020

Michele Charlton  –  Research, Health Professions, Health and Human Performance
Thursday, September 24, 2020
One of Dalhousie’s own has become a Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) Fellow, one of the highest honours for members of the country’s health sciences community.
Niecole Killawee  –  Research, Science, Marine Biology
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Hal Whitehead’s path to becoming a marine biologist wasn’t cut and dry. But it’s taken him deep under the waves to learn how whales behave and communicate with each other. Learn more in this preview of this week’s episode of the Sciographies podcast.
Dal Sports Information  –  Sports
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Troy Ryan assumed the role of head coach of the Dalhousie Tigers women’s hockey team in July fully understanding the opportunities and challenges that lay ahead — from the COVID-19 pandemic to beyond.
Dal Sports Information  –  Sports
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Making adjustments is certainly nothing new for a coach — they’re always looking for ways to improve performance and put more ticks in the win column. But the onset of COVID-19 has certainly brought along a number of new and unique situations for Dal Tigers coaches.
Matt Reeder  –  Research, Community & Culture
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Canada's minister of national defence and the president of the Toronto Raptors will join retired Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire and others passionate about preventing the recruitment and use of children in violence in a global symposium online next week.
Emily Thompson  –  Research, Economics, Science
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
A new economics study led by researchers at Dalhousie and the Shandong University of Finance and Economics in China offers fresh insight into how fossil fuel prices affect employment patterns.
Dawn Morrison (with files from Kinduct and DAL Magazine)  –  Alumni, Health Professions, Health and Human Performance
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Travis McDonough (BScK’94) CEO and founder of Kinduct Technologies Inc. — a Halifax-based athletic performance tracking software company that works with dozens of professional sports franchises — has announced the sale of Kinduct to Silicon Valley tech company mCube.
Jason Bremner  –  Medicine, Student Life
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
As he nears the start of his own independent practice, Dr. Henry Annan is taking time away from his residency to study public policy at Oxford University, funded by the prestigious Chevening Scholarship for future leaders.
Matt Reeder  –  Alumni, News
Monday, September 21, 2020
The acclaimed sitcom Schitt's Creek, co-created by Dal honorary degree holder Eugene Levy and starring alum Sarah Levy, swept to a record-breaking seven wins in the comedy category at Sunday’s Emmy Awards.
Matt Reeder  –  Research, Arts and Social Sciences, Political Science, News
Friday, September 18, 2020
At a time when many Canadian provinces are facing a surge in new COVID-19 cases, Atlantic Canada has garnered national attention for its ability to stave off any major new increases — thanks, in part, to more robust regional border controls. Political Science's Ruben Zaiotti explains some of the drawbacks of this approach and how it might be relaxed.