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April 2021

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.
Rebecca Rawcliffe  –  Research, Computer Science, Women In Research, News
Monday, April 5, 2021
Dr. Orji is the first faculty member from an institution in Atlantic Canada to receive the Outstanding Early Career Researcher Award, a prestigious award given out annually by national non-profit CS-Can|Info-Can.
Staff  –  Community & Culture
Monday, April 5, 2021
Take a look back at all the animals featured on Pets of Dalhousie over the past month.