News Archive

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Andrea MacKay  –  News, Information Technology Services, Communications and Marketing
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Students, staff, and faculty who land on the Faculty of Science or Student Health & Wellness websites this week will be met with an entirely new and improved website experience, thanks to a project led by Information Technology Services (ITS) that has been several years in the making.
Dawn Morrison  –  Student Life, Medicine, Health Professions, News
Monday, August 30, 2021
When students, faculty and staff return to the Dal campus in the coming days, it’ll be hard to miss a large, new addition to the Carleton Quad — a large, wedding-style tent open to anyone in the Dal Health and Med communities that serves as an innovative, temporary solution to reduced gathering spaces.
Brogan Regier  –  Research, Oceans, Science
Monday, August 30, 2021
A rare piece of research equipment was recovered on the Scotian Shelf by the Ocean Tracking Network after it spent three years lost at sea. Its contents could contain valuable information about the behaviour of grey seals on Sable Island.
Anne Swan  –  Architecture and Planning, Planning, News
Friday, August 27, 2021
As housing heats up as one of the most pressing concerns in Halifax and across the country, a new course in Dalhousie's School of Planning is set to introduce students to the issues that inform housing policy in Canada.
Stephen Abbott  –  MBA, Alumni, Management
Friday, August 27, 2021
When Carolan McLarney, a professor in the Rowe School of Business, saw an article about a Nova Scotian Dalhousie alum Kevin Walsh (DDS'90) climbing Mount Everest in the middle of the pandemic, she just knew he'd have important lessons to share with her MBA students.
Stefanie Wilson  –  Research, News
Friday, August 27, 2021
The QS World University Rankings have awarded Dalhousie a gold medal in Environmental Impact and a silver medal in Equal Opportunities — global honours reflecting Dal's commitment and action towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Zoë Migicovsky  –  Research, Agriculture, Women In Research, Graduate Studies
Thursday, August 26, 2021
Apple breeders have created crisp, juicy and tasty fruits, but the limited varieties leave crops vulnerable to diseases, pests and climate change. Introducing new traits could improve crop resilience, writes Zoë Migicovsky, a postdoctoral fellow in the Faculty of Agriculture.
Alison Auld  –  Research, Arts and Social Sciences, Political Science, News
Thursday, August 26, 2021
This week, we delve even deeper beyond the headlines with a two-part series on the Taliban's re-emergence in Afghanistan. In part two, Kiran Banerjee, an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science and a Canada Research Chair, explain what the Taliban’s return will mean for Afghan citizens and the international community.
Alison Auld  –  Research, Arts and Social Sciences, Political Science, News
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
This week, we delve even deeper beyond the headlines with a two-part series on the Taliban's re-emergence in Afghanistan. In part one, Kiran Banerjee, an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science and a Canada Research Chair, discusses the history of the Taliban in Afghanistan and the regional implications of its return to government.
Stephen Abbott  –  Student Life, Sports, News
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Kamylle Frenette, who is entering her fourth year in Dal’s pharmacy program, competes on Team Canada in the triathlon this Sunday in Tokyo, propelled by years of success on the world competitive circuit.