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June 2021

Jason Bremner  –  News, Community & Culture
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Regular testing is an important part of stopping the spread of COVID-19 and keeping one another safe, which is why Dalhousie has launched its own on-campus testing clinic — one of the many layers of protection in the university's safety plan.
Matt Reeder  –  News, Senior Administration
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Dal President Deep Saini and Provost Frank Harvey unveiled the university's new strategic plan during a virtual launch event, offering faculty and staff their first full look at a document that lays out the university’s long-term ambition while providing a clear, actionable strategy for the next five years.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, News
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
The Government of Canada announced its newest cohort of Canada Research Chairs this week, a group that includes five scholars from Dal.
Cheryl Bell  –  Student Life, Convocation, Dentistry
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Mohammad Alshateel arrived in Calgary from his home in Kuwait at age 18 with plans to become a doctor. This summer, he will fly home from Halifax at age 28 a dentist.
Michael Murphy  –  Student Life, Convocation, Science
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Alex Oprea's years at Dal have been defined by her dedication to ensuring science students have the necessary tools to get the most out of their degrees.
Michele Charlton and Wanda Colley  –  News, Community & Culture
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
New federal funding for Imhotep's Legacy Academy, a university-community partnership that encourages participation in STEM professions by African Nova Scotia youth, will allow the group to continue offering hands-on after-school science activities — and extend those programs to Francophone students as well.
Genevieve MacIntyre  –  Student Life, Convocation, Arts and Social Sciences
Monday, June 14, 2021
For graduating honours student Sydney Belford, taking the time to explore new things was key in deciding her path through undergraduate studies in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, Science, Chemistry, News
Monday, June 14, 2021
Dal’s Michael Freund is the recipient of $1.6M in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council through its Collaborative Research and Training Experience program for the Leaders in Energy Sustainability training program for emerging professionals.
Merilyn Layne  –  Student Life, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Convocation, Engineering
Monday, June 14, 2021
Graduating Schulich Leader Jack deGooyer graduates from Dal's Faculty of Engineering with a specialty in electrical engineering and a range of career-building experiences, including a co-op term with electric vehicle maker Tesla that has transitioned into an internship.
Matt Reeder  –  News, Community & Culture
Monday, June 14, 2021
A small ground-breaking ceremony was held last week for Dal's new pollinator garden, a project produced by the Dalhousie Art Gallery in collaboration with members of the Indigenous Advisory Council as a tribute to the late Mike MacDonald — a queer Mi'kmaq artist.