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April 2024

Stephanie Rogers  –  Agriculture, Research
Friday, April 12, 2024
Faculty of Agriculture Professor Dr. Vasantha Rupasinghe is developing a manufacturing process for pet nutraceutical products in collaboration with Canadian company Adored Beast Apothecary to help manage cancers of dogs.
Kenneth Conrad  –  Science, Community & Culture
Friday, April 12, 2024
A Faculty of Science-led engagement event brought prospective students from Black and African Nova Scotian communities to the Dalhousie campus to make connections and explore career opportunities in science.
Matt Reeder  –  Research, News
Friday, April 12, 2024
See where Dal stands out in the 2024 QS World University Rankings by Subject, which includes 1,559 institutions from 96 locations around the world ranked across 55 narrow subjects and five broad subject categories.
Andrew Riley  –  Research, Earth Sciences, Science
Thursday, April 11, 2024
While pursuing research aiming to restore Nova Scotia salmon habitats, Dr. Shannon Sterling and Dal alum Dr. Edmund Halfyard stumbled into the forefront of carbon dioxide removal science and a growing market demand to remove the gas from the atmosphere.
Tanis Trainor, Matt Reeder and Ryan McNutt  –  Student Life, News
Thursday, April 11, 2024
The Dal community is full of amazing students who inspire their peers, lead by example and make a difference in their communities. But for those students who truly go above and beyond, there’s Dalhousie’s Board of Governors’ Award — the university’s top honour in student life. Meet the four students being recognized this year for their outstanding achievements.
Kenneth Conrad  –  Student Life, News, Community & Culture
Thursday, April 11, 2024
Students and others marvelled at this week's rare solar eclipse during a public viewing on Studley Campus, catching a glimpse through solar filter-telescopes and glasses and creating a festival-like atmosphere on the quad nearby.
Matt Reeder and Cody Turner  –  Student Life, Facilities Management, Community & Culture
Thursday, April 11, 2024
Exam season is here, which means Dalplex's massive multi-purpose athletics facility has undergone its twice-annual overhaul into an exam hall. Watch a time-lapse video of the metamorphosis and learn more about what it takes to get the space ready.
Jacqueline Warwick  –  Music, Arts and Social Sciences, Community & Culture
Tuesday, April 9, 2024
The 2024 Junos highlighted the importance of representation and diversity within the music industry in traditionally male-dominated genres.
Sonya Jampolsky  –  Research, Management, Community & Culture
Monday, April 8, 2024
The Faculty of Management’s Dr. Stacy Allison-Cassin and project co-lead Camille Callison have received $1.8 million from the Mellon Foundation for their Respectful Terminology Platform Project.
Genevieve MacIntyre  –  Student Life, Arts and Social Sciences, History, Community & Culture
Friday, April 5, 2024
Dal history prof Dr. Lisa Binkley challenged students to take what they were learning in her course about Métis identities, literature, laws, and history and integrate it into a graphic novel adaptation of Métis author K.D. Beckett's book Rocking Ten.