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April 2023

Amanda Boone  –  Computer Science, Student Life, News
Friday, April 21, 2023
A Global Game Jam held earlier this year revealed just how much pent-up demand there is in the province for opportunities to experiment with video-game development.
Françoise Baylis  –  Research, Medicine, News, Community & Culture
Thursday, April 20, 2023
In April, scientists implanted synthetic monkey embryos in female monkeys. While none of them developed into fetuses, this is a new development that raises important ethical questions, writes Françoise Baylis.
Matt Reeder  –  Alumni, Arts and Social Sciences, Science, News
Tuesday, April 18, 2023
A pair of Dalhousie alumni have been chosen to receive McCall MacBain Scholarships this year. They are among 20 Canadians to receive the widely coveted awards, Canada’s comprehensive, leadership-based scholarship for master’s and professional studies.
Andrew Riley  –  Chemistry, News, Science
Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Dr. Mark Stradiotto's discoveries assist chemical reactions that help to make life-preserving pharmaceuticals possible. Now, he is a recipient of a Governor General’s Innovation Award, which celebrates trailblazers shaping Canada’s future and inspiring the next generation of innovators.
tktktkt  –  Agriculture
Monday, April 17, 2023
Initiatives like the federal government’s new grocery rebate are only a small step towards ending food insecurity in Canada. A broader guaranteed basic income is long overdue.
Jodi Reid  –  News, Arts and Social Sciences, Community & Culture
Friday, April 14, 2023
Bob Rae, Canada’s ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations, and retired Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire explored the role Canada and Canadians should play in upholding human rights and ensuring global security at this year’s Shaar Shalom Lecture at Dalhousie.
Shazia Nawaz Awan  –  Community & Culture
Thursday, April 13, 2023
An Iftar held at the International Centre last week offered students observing Ramadan a chance to come and break their fast in a community setting.
Maria Spear  –  Music, Arts and Social Sciences
Thursday, April 13, 2023
Music has consistently underscored the African American civil rights movement, something the Dalhousie Jazz Ensemble puts on full display last week at This is What Freedom Sounds Like.
Ryan McNutt  –  Information Technology Services, News, Senior Administration
Thursday, April 13, 2023
Digital systems, programs and devices play a critical role in supporting different aspects of daily life at Dalhousie. We take a look at the university's digital strategy as part of our Third Century Progress series.
Maria Spear  –  Arts and Social Sciences, Theatre
Wednesday, April 12, 2023
This year's Historical Dress Presentation transported attendees back more than a century to 1903 with materials and designs inspired by an era of flair and fancy dress.