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June 2021

Staff  –  News, Community & Culture
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
This year, the university honours a former Nova Scotia Premier, a humanitarian expanding the boundaries of occupational health, an international leader protecting and sharing the cultural heritage of Canada, a champion for mental health and a mathematician who shares the beauty of math to a wide audience in unique ways.
Ryan McNutt  –  Sports, News
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Dalhousie’s Board of Governors approved a new Dalhousie Event Centre to be built behind the LeMarchant Place complex. The facility — which will include an NHL-sized rink, a new home for the Dalhousie Physiotherapy Clinic and event space — is targeted for a fall 2023 opening.
Heather F. Neyedli, Ben Rittenberg, Lori Dithurbide, Ryan J. Frayne (Dalhousie University) and Bradley W. Young (L’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa)  –  Health Professions, News
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
How psychological factors may have influenced the opinions about the use of rangefinders — a device used to measure the distance of a golfer to a hole — during the 2021 PGA championships.
Michele Charlton  –  Community & Culture, Engineering
Monday, June 21, 2021
Marciel Gaier, co-founder and CTO of Graphite Innovation and Technologies (GIT), is one of five winners of this year’s Mitacs Entrepreneur Award — a prestigious award recognizing individuals for their efforts in turning research into an innovative business that impacts the lives of Canadians.
Stefanie Wilson  –  News, Community & Culture
Monday, June 21, 2021
On Thursday, Dal hosts hosts the next panel in the Speak Truth to Power series titled They found us and we are coming home: The truth about residential schools.
President Deep Saini  –  News
Friday, June 18, 2021
In this week’s column, Dr. Saini reflects on Dalhousie’s new strategic plan, Third Century Promise, and shares video from this week’s launch event.
Alison Auld  –  Research, Women In Research, Health Professions, Nursing
Friday, June 18, 2021
Ingrid Waldron was approached in 2012 by an activist pitching a research project on environmental racism — a term unfamiliar to her at the time. Her work on the topic since has proven powerful in ways she never expected, shaping proposed federal legislation under review now and spawning a popular Netflix film.
Rooks Field-Green  –  Student Life, Convocation, Management
Friday, June 18, 2021
Fresh out of their Master of Public Administration degree, Riley Nielson-Baker looks back on some highlights, challenges — including coming out as a non-binary person — and the road ahead.
Caitlyn MacDonald  –  Student Life, Convocation, Science
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Faculty of Science grad Eniola Bakare has made a point of giving back to the community throughout her time at Dal, mentoring students through their academic journey as she excelled in completing her own.
Stephen Abbott  –  Student Life, Medicine, News, Graduate Studies
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Since first joining Dalhousie's Department of Psychology and Neuroscience in the early 1990s, Sherry Stewart has supervised more than 30 graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, garnering widespread recognition for her excellent mentorship.