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June 2023

Valeria Adriazola  –  Continuing Education, Community & Culture
Monday, June 26, 2023
The Faculty of Open Learning and Career Development offered certificate students spread around the globe a chance to come together virtually as a community to celebrate their successes.
Kenneth Conrad  –  Research, Science, Physics and Atmospheric Science, News
Friday, June 23, 2023
Dr. Jeff Dahn, one of the world's most-watched battery scientists, has been named the 2023 recipient of the Olin Palladium Award — a prestigious international prize whose past recipients include Nobel Prize winners and nominees.
Simon Sherry  –  Psychology, Science
Friday, June 23, 2023
Weddings have become increasingly curated: everything from the shoes to the table runners are perfectly themed and colour-co-ordinated. It is emblematic of our cultural obsession with perfection, writes Simon Sherry.
Theresa Anne Salah  –  News, Community & Culture, Engineering
Friday, June 23, 2023
On International Women in Engineering Day, the new president of Dalhousie's undergraduate engineering society opened up about her struggles with burnout and how a group of female peers gave her the strength return to her studies after some time away.
Stephanie Rogers  –  Student Life, Engineering
Friday, June 23, 2023
A family connection and a desire to make the world a better place led Emily Gowan to the Agricultural Campus to study engineering.
Stephen Abbott  –  Student Life, Science, Marine Biology, Convocation
Thursday, June 22, 2023
A chance meeting on an island in the middle of the Indian Ocean ignited a Somali marine negotiator’s interest in what Dalhousie had to offer. Now, with one Dal degree in hand, he’s set to embark on another with hopes of brighter days ahead for his home country.
Stefanie Wilson  –  Student Life, News, Community & Culture
Thursday, June 22, 2023
Pollinator walls designed and built by Dal students are being installed on campus during Dalhousie Biodiversity Week, promising to attract more bees and other creatures to university grounds.
Matt Reeder  –  Community & Culture
Wednesday, June 21, 2023
The Dal community had a chance to discover medicine plants cherished by Indigenous peoples and attend a campus smudging ceremony as part of National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations this year.
Staff (with files from Mitacs)  –  Research, News, Engineering, Community & Culture
Wednesday, June 21, 2023
Dalhousie's Centre for Water Resources Studies has partnered with the Atlantic First Nation Water Authority — a first-of-its-kind Indigenous water utility — and Mitacs to train students supporting the mission of safer drinking water and clean wastewater for participating communities.
DPMG  –  News, Community & Culture
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
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