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February 2024

Kristy Read  –  Libraries, Community & Culture
Thursday, February 29, 2024
In The Boat People, the 2023-2024 Dal Reads title selection, author Sharon Bala weaves together multiple perspectives to explore themes of displacement, asylum, and identity.
African Heritage Month committee  –  Community & Culture
Wednesday, February 28, 2024
In the spirit of celebration, Dalhousie's African Heritage Month committee has presented certificates of recognition to outstanding and impactful community organizations and staff this month. Learn more about this year's recipients.
Alex Archibald  –  News, Communications and Marketing
Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Dalhousie's new homepage and “About” section went live this week in the first step of a multi-phase rollout of the university's reimagined home on the web.
Dani Silberman  –  Oceans, Biology, Science
Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Seagrasses store nearly 10 per cent of the world's carbon each year, but new research funded by the Dal-led Ocean Frontier Institute is trying to figure out why some species such as eelgrass — common across Atlantic Canada — are disappearing and how they can be restored.
Matt Reeder  –  Research, News, Community & Culture, Engineering
Tuesday, February 27, 2024
A new lab established at Dalhousie this week has partnered with a local energy provider to explore applications of green hydrogen that could assist Nova Scotia in its efforts to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Chelsea Norris  –  Sports
Monday, February 26, 2024
Congratulations to our PepsiCo Athletes of the Week for the week ending February 25!
Chelsea Norris  –  Sports
Sunday, February 25, 2024
The Tigers brought home five AUS titles last weekend. The men’s and women’s track & field and swimming teams successfully defended their titles while the men’s basketball team re-captured the AUS title.
Mark Campbell  –  Alumni, Community & Culture
Friday, February 23, 2024
Dal Med student and recent Science alum Ariel Provo knows what it's like being underrepresented. That's why she has volunteered with Dal-based Imhotep’s Legacy Academy since 2020, aiming to assist in closing gaps and disparities that exist with for students of African heritage in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Alison Auld  –  Biology, Science
Friday, February 23, 2024
A research team that includes Dr. Aaron MacNeil of Dalhousie will revisit marine protected areas in 26 nations to check reef shark numbers and help design new conservation sites.
Chelsea Norris  –  Sports
Thursday, February 22, 2024
Men's basketball player Malcolm Christie has been named the AUS Most Valuable Player and Spencer Riar has been named to the all-rookie team.