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April 2021

Niecole Killawee  –  Alumni, Research, Dentistry
Friday, April 16, 2021
Join Dalhousie's Faculty of Dentistry next week for Oral Health is Health, an Open Dialogue Live panel discussion that will address current oral health care issues facing Canadians across the lifespan, from children under the care of government to aging populations in long-term care facilities.
President Deep Saini  –  Dentistry, News, Senior Administration
Friday, April 16, 2021
In this week's column, Dr. Saini discusses Dal's role as a civic university and, in particular, why it is uniquely equipped and positioned to collaborate to truly make an impact in the health outcomes of Nova Scotians.
Matt Reeder  –  Research, Health Professions, Women In Research, News, Community & Culture
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Like other deans at Dalhousie, the Faculty of Health's Brenda Merritt tapped into the ingenuity of her community last year when faced with the pandemic. She discusses some of the ups and downs and what the future could look like in her Faculty.
Kenneth Conrad  –  Research, Women In Research, News, Graduate Studies
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Doctoral graduates Phillip Joy and Lindsay Wallace are recipients of the 2021 Dalhousie Doctoral Thesis Awards. We caught up with them to learn more about their research and where it has taken them.
Stephanie Rogers  –  Agriculture, Community & Culture
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
After more than a year of virtual working and learning, much thought and effort was put into designing a safe, socially-distant Barley Party on the Agricultural Campus last week.
Rachel McLay  –  Research, Arts and Social Sciences, Women In Research, Community & Culture, Sociology and Social Anthropology
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
The idea that Atlantic Canada’s pandemic success is due to a 'collective ethic' unique to the region is disingenuous. In fact, government decisions to prioritize human lives explain the success, writes Rachel McLay, a PhD candidate in Sociology at Dalhousie.
Matt Reeder  –  Student Life, News, Community & Culture
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Three renewable scholarships announced this week by Dalhousie offer financial support, mentorship and more to students of Black and African descent, one of several ways the university is moving forward on recommendations laid out in the Lord Dalhousie report and several other internal reports.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, Science, Law, Women In Research
Monday, April 12, 2021
The Schulich School of Law's Sara Seck followed her interest in human rights and sustainability to Dalhousie, where she has found fertile ground and inspiration to reimagine law and governance for the benefit of present and future generations.
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.