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December 2020

President Deep Saini  –  News, Senior Administration
Friday, December 18, 2020
In the final President's Corner of 2020, President Saini looks back on a long and trying year that, in spite of its challenges, was still full of great achievement and accomplishment within the Dalhousie community.
Sarah Sawler  –  Alumni, Community & Culture
Friday, December 18, 2020
Katie Mahoney (BSc’16) was just finishing up a degree in marine biology when a Facebook challenge sent her career in a completely new direction.
Alison Auld  –  Medicine, News
Friday, December 18, 2020
An international team of researchers led by Dalhousie immunologists and critical care specialists in Spain has found key biomarkers in the plasma of COVID-19 patients, which will help predict the severity of illness and could lead to new treatments for the virus.
Ryan McNutt  –  News
Friday, December 18, 2020
In a year defined by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Dal community’s creativity, dedication and perseverance was on full display. Take a look back at some of the people, events and stories that shaped a truly historic year at Dalhousie University.
Allysha Porter  –  Arts and Social Sciences, Community & Culture, Sociology and Social Anthropology
Friday, December 18, 2020
The holiday season is a time of festivities, social gatherings and making memories. The situation this year could challenge some of those rituals and comforts and prompt new ways of celebrating, says Martha Radice, an associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology.
Staff  –  Community & Culture
Thursday, December 17, 2020
Featuring musical performances from students in the Fountain School of Performing Arts, as well as greetings and well-wishes from across the Dal community, rewatch Dalhousie's digital event to mark the season and the end of a uniquely challenging year with spirit and song.
Michele Charlton  –  Research
Thursday, December 17, 2020
Learn more about the Dal scholars named this week as part of the newest cohort of the Canada Research Chairs program, which provides opportunities for researchers to excel in their fields and build teams of experts.
Dalhousie Sports Information  –  Sports
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
The Black and Indigenous Coach Mentorship Program was launched in September and there are currently four Tigers coaches taking part in the program. Head coaches Cindy Tye and Dan Ota are participating as mentors while assistant coaches Anton Berry and Keishia Mills are participating as mentees.
Lissa Skitolsky  –  Philosophy, Arts and Social Sciences, Community & Culture
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Lissa Skitolsky, the Simon and Riva Spatz Visiting Chair in Jewish Studies at Dal, reflects on the story of Hanukkah and negotiating between past and present in the holiday tradition.
David Ryan  –  Arts and Social Sciences
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Shannon Brownlee adapted her film studies classes for an online environment this year to ensure more opportunities for shared viewing and discussion, both essential elements of learning in the discipline.