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Ryan McNutt  –  Residence, Community & Culture
Friday, October 29, 2021
Strange sounds, unexplained happenings and a woman in a blue dress who appears and disappears at whim — just spooky stories, or is Dalhousie's oldest student residence actually haunted? A closer look at the university’s most famous piece of frightening folklore.
Shelley Adamo and Dylan Miller  –  Research, Psychology, Science
Friday, October 29, 2021
Parasitic wasps are body-snatchers — if you’re an insect. But these much-maligned creatures have saved millions of human lives by controlling the spread of the cassava mealybug, write Shelley Adamo and Dylan Miller.
Lucija Prelovec  –  Research, Computer Science
Friday, October 29, 2021
A Dal-based big data research platform has joined forces with an influential local marine technology accelerator to launch a new event series next month that challenges students to put ocean data to work in solving real-world problems.
President Deep Saini  –  News, Senior Administration
Friday, October 29, 2021
In this week's column, Dr. Saini discusses how committed and generous support — from within the university and beyond — helps enable the success of Dalhousie's students.
Niecole Killawee  –  Research, Science, Oceanography
Thursday, October 28, 2021
This week on the final podcast episode of Sciographies this season, meet Katja Fennel, a Killam Professor and chair of the Department of Oceanography at Dal.
Alison Auld  –  Research, Medicine, Women In Research, News
Thursday, October 28, 2021
Françoise Baylis has been named to a prestigious multidisciplinary committee that will plan the Third International Summit on Human Genome Editing being held in London next year.
Andrew Riley  –  News, Graduate Studies, Community & Culture
Thursday, October 28, 2021
A graduate student advisory council has been established to help build Dalhousie's new BIPOC Graduate Student Mentoring Academy, a program that connects students of colour with mentors of colour.
Dalhousie Sports Information  –  Sports
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
More Dalhousie student-athletes achieved U SPORTS Academic All-Canadian status during the 2020-21 season than ever before. "We are so proud of the leadership and engaged citizenship they demonstrate," says Dal President Deep Saini.
Matt Reeder  –  Research, News, Community & Culture
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Sir Hilary Beckles will offer reflections during a talk next week as part of a pre-conference event — Slavery and Reparations: African Nova Scotia, Canada and Beyond — to help set the stage for the 2023 Universities Studying Slavery (USS) Conference in Halifax.
Dalhousie Sports Information  –  Sports
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
The Women in Leadership Dinner returns after a one-year hiatus with special guest speaker Candace L. Thomas, deputy minister of justice and deputy attorney general for the Province of Nova Scotia.