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April 2021

Stefanie Wilson  –  Arts and Social Sciences, History, Community & Culture, Sociology and Social Anthropology
Friday, April 9, 2021
The Government of Canada is investing more than $1 million in knowledge mobilization project led by Dalhousie professor Afua Cooper, one that will help young Canadians learn about the remarkable achievements and struggles of Black people in Canada throughout history.
Genevieve MacIntyre  –  Student Life, Arts and Social Sciences
Friday, April 9, 2021
Experiential learning is in high demand these days as students look for ways to complement their academic learning with more hands-on lived experiences. Learn how students in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences have benefitted from practicum placements during the pandemic.
Dalhousie Sports Information  –  Sports
Friday, April 9, 2021
A season without competition is a tough pill to swallow for high performance athletes, but the Tigers varsity teams were determined to make the most of the 2020-21 season.
Harrison Brooks  –  Music, Arts and Social Sciences
Thursday, April 8, 2021
For its year-end recital this spring, the Dalhousie Jazz Ensemble tapped into the spirit of the times to produce an online video performance instead of a live event — a project that helped students hold on to a sense of community with one another when they needed it most.
Mark Campbell  –  Medicine, News
Thursday, April 8, 2021
Workplace burnout among Canadians has long been an issue of concern and grown even more prevalent during the pandemic. Dr. Angela Cooper explains the signs and impacts of burnout and offers tips to prevent and manage it.
Stephen Abbott  –  News, Continuing Education
Thursday, April 8, 2021
This year, English as a Second Language (ESL) students taking part in the College of Continuing Education's ENSL conference were tasked with researching sustainable development goals outlined by the United Nations and showcasing their findings virtually.
Ryan McNutt  –  Alumni, Student Life, Arts and Social Sciences, International Development Studies, Environment, Sustainability and Society
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Current student Fatima Beydoun and recent graduate Caroline Merner — both from Dal's Environment, Sustainability and Society and International Development Studies programs — have been selected from more than 730 applicants to receive Canada’s first comprehensive leadership-based scholarship for master’s and professional studies.
Genevieve MacIntyre  –  Arts and Social Sciences, News
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Roberta Barker, acting dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, reflects on leading one of Dal's largest faculties through the COVID-19 pandemic and the sparks of ingenuity and inspiration that have emerged.
Stephanie Rogers  –  Agriculture, Alumni
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Dal Ag alum Robert Oulton's career as a veterinarian has taken him to many exciting places over the years, including the stables of Buckingham Palace, the racing tracks of the American south and soon the Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Afua Cooper  –  Canadian Studies, Arts and Social Sciences, History, Community & Culture
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
It has been an uphill battle to make the case for Black studies courses and programs in Canadian universities, writes Dr. Afua Cooper, faculty member in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.