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April 2021

President Deep Saini  –  News, Senior Administration
Friday, April 30, 2021
In this week’s column, Dr. Saini discusses the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in the province, the impact this is having on our Dalhousie community, and how we must redouble our efforts to keep one another safe.
Matt Reeder, Stephen Abbott, Stefanie Wilson, Lindsay Dowling-Savelle, Hannah Whaley  –  Student Life, News
Friday, April 30, 2021
Getting engaged in student life is about so much more than a student's own experience. It's also about building community, supporting others and striving for change — qualities this year's Dalhousie Board of Governors' Award winners illustrate so well.
Graeme Gunn  –  Student Life, News
Friday, April 30, 2021
Dozens of students and student groups were recognized over the past week as part of the 2021 IMPACT awards, lauded via video for their leadership on and off campus and their contributions to academic life, student life, residence life, and community service.
Friday, April 30, 2021
Take a look back at all the animals featured on Pets of Dalhousie over the past month.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, News, Science
Thursday, April 29, 2021
Chris Harvey-Clark, Dal's director of animal care, has been recognized for outstanding service to the Canadian Council on Animal Care, the national body responsible for setting, maintaining, and overseeing the implementation of high standards for animal ethics and care in science throughout Canada.
Marlo MacKay  –  Libraries, Student Life, Senior Administration
Thursday, April 29, 2021
How do the Dal Libraries stay “open” when the campus must close? That was the challenge Donna Bourne-Tyson, dean of Dal Libraries, and her team faced in the spring of 2020 and beyond.
Mary-Eleanor Power  –  Continuing Education, News
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
The College of Continuing Education has changed its name to the Faculty of Open Learning & Career Development, a shift reflecting a renewed and refreshed purpose to facilitate learning journeys that are easily accessible and transformative.
Eric Jorden Raes  –  Research, Oceans
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Scientists are starting to use genetic information from bacteria to measure the health of vast areas of the ocean, writes Eric Jorden Raes, a postdoctoral researcher with the Ocean Frontier Institute.
Kristie Gillis
Monday, April 26, 2021
The round of 12 clinics underway now at Dalhousie's on-campus clinic is offering 2,000 patients between the ages of 55-64 access to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
Alison Auld  –  Research, Agriculture
Monday, April 26, 2021
Dalhousie researchers are using artificial intelligence to identify weeds in lucrative blueberry fields, helping to target unwanted plants, reduce the use of herbicides and make farming more cost-effective and environmentally sustainable.