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February 2021

President Deep Saini  –  News, Senior Administration
Friday, February 12, 2021
In this week’s column, Dr. Saini thanks instructors and those who support teaching behind the scenes for the critical innovations they make that enable rich learning experiences for Dalhousie’s students.
Allysha Porter  –  Community & Culture
Thursday, February 11, 2021
Learn more about some of the traditions and experiences that shape one of the world's most significant annual holidays.
Sarah Sawler  –  Law, Community & Culture
Thursday, February 11, 2021
For Heritage Day this year, Nova Scotia honours the life and legacy of Lieutenant Edward Francis Arab, a Dalhousie law grad and leader in Halifax's Lebanese community whose influence and values continue to shine on generations after he perished on the battlefield at 29 years old.
Alison Auld  –  Medicine (Department), Medicine, Women In Research, Community & Culture
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
From a rural Newfoundland upbringing that sparked a love of science to conducting research with Dr. Anthony Fauci, the path that led Dr. Lisa Barrett to Dalhousie and helped her become a leading infectious disease and COVID-19 expert is an inspiring one.
Ella MacDonald  –  Arts and Social Sciences, Community & Culture, Theatre
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Beyond Windows, the Fountain School's third show of the season, debuted this week, bringing third-year students together from across the country to perform from their bedrooms, backyards, and even their showers.
Roberta Staley (from the Canada Foundation for Innovation)  –  Computer Science, Research, Women In Research
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
With equipment funded by the Canada Foundation for Innovation, Dal's Rita Orji explores the dynamic field of persuasive technology, developing interactive digital systems that motivate healthy behaviours.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, Women In Research, News
Monday, February 8, 2021
A total of four projects led by researchers from Dalhousie have received an investment of close to $97,000 from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.
Matt Reeder  –  Community & Culture
Thursday, February 4, 2021
Why does Dalhousie have a holiday of its own in February? Find out more about George Munro and how crucial his generosity was to the fortunes of the university during one of its most pivotal moments.
President Deep Saini  –  News, Senior Administration
Thursday, February 4, 2021
In this week’s column, Dr. Saini recognizes the beginning of African Heritage Month, speaks to Dalhousie’s ongoing commitment to supporting all People of African Descent in our community, and thanks the African Heritage Month Planning Committee for coordinating virtual events happening this month.
Alison DeLory  –  Alumni, Research, Management, Women In Research, Community & Culture
Thursday, February 4, 2021
The Promise Scholars program does more than offer financial aid to Black and Indigenous students, it also offers wraparound supports like mentorship and work placements — important elements for student success. A panel event featuring Dal alumni recently explored inclusion’s potential.