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November 2020

Matt Reeder, with files from Ryan McNutt  –  News, Community & Culture
Friday, November 27, 2020
Dr. Lisa Barrett, an infectious diseases specialist with Dal’s Faculty of Medicine, organized a pop-up testing site at Dalhousie this week that attracted long lines of young people — many of them students — in for free, rapid COVID-19 testing amid a growing second wave of cases in Halifax.
Matt Reeder  –  News, Community & Culture
Friday, November 27, 2020
Throughout what has been a tumultuous year, Human Rights and Equity Services at Dalhousie has worked hard to spur important public discussions about diversity, race and issues of inclusion — capping it off this Friday with a conference filled with timely panels and workshops.
Stephen Abbott  –  Student Life
Friday, November 27, 2020
Students entering the job market right now don’t have it easy, a reality advisors with Dalhousie’s Bissett Student Success Centre have used to inform their advice and supports to students this year.
Matt Reeder, with files from Ryan McNutt  –  News, Community & Culture
Friday, November 27, 2020
As communities across Canada, including Halifax, adapt once again to a steep rise in COVID-19 cases, Dalhousie is encouraging students, faculty and staff to renew their efforts to follow Public Health and university protocols designed to keep one another safe and limit the spread of the virus.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, Science, Chemistry, News
Friday, November 27, 2020
Mita Dasog, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, received the Emerging Professional Award at this year's Discovery Awards Thursday night, with several other Dalhousie faculty and alumni recognized as finalists.
Alison Auld  –  Research, Oceans, News
Thursday, November 26, 2020
Dal researchers have developed a new model that shows small vessels can cause lethal injuries in North Atlantic right whales, while large ships can kill even at slow speeds.
Janet Dyson  –  Alumni, Student Life, Arts and Social Sciences, International Development Studies
Thursday, November 26, 2020
Inaugural Margaret R. Crickard Scholarship recipients Samantha Howard and Selam Abdella, both International Development Studies students, have worked hard to get to the fourth year of their degrees, exemplifying the values of academic achievement and community involvement.
Dalhousie Sports Information
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Dalhousie University’s Executive Director of Athletics & Recreation Tim Maloney is pleased to announce Anton Berry as the interim head coach of the Dalhousie Tigers women’s basketball team for the 2021-22 season.
Richard leBrasseur
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Changes to the way houses and other buildings are constructed could lower energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, writes Richard leBrasseur, an assistant professor of landscape architecture and director of Dal's Green Infrastructure Performance Lab.
Ryan McNutt  –  Alumni, Law, News, Senior Administration
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
An accomplished executive leader and long-serving member of Dalhousie's Board of Governors, Law alum Bob Hanf now steps into the role of Board chair, ready to support the university's goals and ambitions.