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September 2023

Alison Auld  –  Research
Thursday, September 21, 2023
Dalhousie researchers have identified an alternative to the tape used in commercial lithium-ion batteries that almost entirely prevents the power sources in laptops and other devices from losing their charge when sitting idle and boost battery life up to 10 per cent. Thanks to PhD student Anu Adamson and Michael Metzger, an assistant professor in the Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science, for making the world a little bit better.
Genevieve MacIntyre  –  Student Life, Arts and Social Sciences
Thursday, September 21, 2023
Costume Studies student Eleanor Sawchuk worked as a wardrobe assistant and stitcher with the Blyth Festival in Ontario, bringing her depth of skill and professionalism to the table.
Dalhousie Advancement Office  –  Alumni, News
Thursday, September 21, 2023
Dalhousie is saddened by the loss of David Frank Sobey (LLD’16), who has died at age 92. As leader for many decades of the Sobey group of businesses, David had an enormous influence on the business community, higher education and charitable causes in Atlantic Canada.
Rick Ezekiel, Olivia Fader
Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Dalhousie is firmly committed to building positive, affirming spaces that promote the learning and well-being of members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities.
Stephanie Hurley  –  Law, Community & Culture
Wednesday, September 20, 2023
The inspiration for a new Dal-led website Abajignmuen — which means "giving back" in Mìgmaq — came from recognizing the hard work of students on papers and assignments in Aboriginal and Indigenous law courses and the potential value of this work in providing guidance to others in the broader community.
Stephen Abbott  –  Student Life, Arts and Social Sciences, News, Community & Culture
Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Mackenzie Nolan embarks on her post-secondary studies at Dal this fall with a TD Scholarship for Community Leadership, awarded to her in honour of her extensive volunteer efforts helping wildfire evacuees and people struggling with food insecurity.
Chelsea Norris  –  Sports
Monday, September 18, 2023
This past Friday the Tigers soccer teams faced two opponents: Hurricane Lee and the Cape Breton Capers.
Thomas Scott  –  Sports
Monday, September 18, 2023
National Coaches Week celebrates the positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities across Canada. Over the years, countless Tigers athletes have given back to their community through coaching.
Stephanie Rogers  –  Agriculture, Student Life
Monday, September 18, 2023
Emma Oko, a Bioveterinary Science student on the Agricultural Campus, was one of 18 undergrads from Dal to participate in a three-week intensive course in South African.
Amelia St. John  –  Student Life, Community & Culture
Monday, September 18, 2023
Consent Week organizers aim to build a better understanding of how to put consent into practice. Hint: It’s about better communication.