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June 2021

President Deep Saini  –  Senior Administration
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
In this week’s column, Dr. Saini reflects on why it remains important to consider how we might look out for and support one another at Dalhousie, even in small ways — particularly given the lack of social connections and significant challenges and traumas our communities have experienced this year.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, News
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Dozens of researchers from Dal are part of a major investment made in social science, natural science, humanities and engineering research by the Government of Canada.
Alison Auld  –  Research, Arts and Social Sciences, Sociology and Social Anthropology
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Michael Halpin and other Dal researchers analyzed more than 9,000 comments on a popular incel forum for heterosexual men to better understand the community and its online behaviour, which is often characterized by misogyny, self-loathing and violence.
Terri Mingo  –  Continuing Education
Monday, June 28, 2021
A group of high school students from northern Nova Scotia learned about career opportunities in the skilled trades this spring as part of a mentorship program supported by Dalhousie.
Rebecca Rawcliffe  –  Research, Computer Science, News
Monday, June 28, 2021
A team of researchers from the Institute for Big Data Analytics at Dalhousie took the top spot at the RoboCup 2021 world championship, becoming the first Canadian squad to win gold at the largest international AI soccer simulation competition.
Genevieve MacIntyre  –  Research, Arts and Social Sciences, Sociology and Social Anthropology
Friday, June 25, 2021
Honours students in Sociology and Social Anthropology this year have taken the tools of their disciplines and applied them to what they saw happening in their own social circles, families and communities. Learn more about their projects.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, Science
Friday, June 25, 2021
Climate change is one of the world’s most pressing problems. Learn more about the Dal researchers offering innovative solutions to help improve stewardship of the planet.
President Deep Saini  –  News, Senior Administration
Friday, June 25, 2021
In lieu of his regular column, President Saini shares his memo with Vice-Provost Equity & Inclusion Theresa Rajack-Talley and Provost and Vice-President Academic Frank Harvey regarding this week's discovery of 751 unmarked graves at the site of a former residential school in Saskatchewan.
Stephanie Rogers  –  Agriculture, Facilities Management, News
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Nearly three years exactly after a fire ripped through the Cox Institute on Dal's Agricultural Campus in Truro, a renewed and repaired facility was officially turned back over to the university.
Matt Reeder  –  News
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Year after year, Dalhousie's faculty members and instructors push the boundaries of teaching and explore its power to unlock potential in students in new ways. Learn more about the exceptional faculty and instructors being recognized this year with Dal's university-wide awards for teaching.