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October 2020

Ryan McNutt  –  News
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
As Board Chair Candace Thomas steps down from her role to better meet her new obligations as a deputy minister in the provincial government, she looks back with great fondness on her nearly a decade in Dal’s governing body.
Terry Murray-Arnold  –  Student Life, Health Professions
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Phillip Joy graduates this fall, moving on to become an assistant professor at Mount Saint Vincent University in the Applied Human Nutrition Department teaching several nutrition courses and building a research program with a focus in LGBTQ2SP+ communities and health.
David Ryan  –  Computer Science, News
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
By sharing teaching experiences — and even attending each other’s classes — instructors in the Faculty of Computer Science are gaining moral support and expanding their pedagogical horizons.
Dalhousie Sports Information  –  Sports
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
It’s been almost three years since the Dalhousie Physiotherapy Clinic (DPC) opened its doors in Dalplex.
Jennifer Lewandowski  –  Medicine, News
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
The Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine has partnered with the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance (MIPP) in a move to facilitate Medicine's strategic vision for improving health in the Maritimes. The collaboration began earlier this month with a pandel event featuring the chief medical officers of the four Atlantic provinces.
Rebecca Rawcliffe  –  Research, Computer Science, Oceans, Oceans
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Researchers at Dalhousie and ocean data analytics innovation environment DeepSense have developed a machine learning method for predicting wind speed and wave height measurement — research with direct impact on managing safety in the Halifax Harbour.
Martha Paynter and Linda Mussell  –  Research, Health Professions, Nursing
Monday, October 19, 2020
When minimum security units are closed in prisons, it is both a human rights violation and a reduction in available choices for women sentenced to prison time, writes Dal PhD student Martha Paynter and colleague Linda Mussell.
Genevieve MacIntyre  –  Student Life, Arts and Social Sciences, Music, Graduate Studies
Monday, October 19, 2020
Sister Ilaria Culshaw thought her decision to leave university to join the convent was the end of her scholarly journey. But with the encouragement of Franciscans of Halifax, she's not only completed two Music degrees in the Fountain School of Performing Arts but is on her way to Cambridge for her PhD.
Marlo MacKay  –  Libraries, News
Friday, October 16, 2020
Conditions are perfect for open educational resources to become the next big thing in post-secondary education.
Rebecca Rawcliffe  –  Student Life, Computer Science, News
Friday, October 16, 2020
It’s the experiences outside of the classroom that are making Computer Science student Lauchlan Toal reflect fondly on his time at Dalhousie as he graduates this week.