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April 2024

Madison Trusolino  –  English, Arts and Social Sciences, Community & Culture
Friday, April 19, 2024
Expanding the circulation of our comedic content and continuing to invest in the production of stand-up specials — which is relatively low cost — could hugely boost the careers of Canadian comedians.
Stephanie Rogers  –  Agriculture, Student Life, Community & Culture
Friday, April 19, 2024
The Faculty of Agriculture's Barley Ring, given out annually at the Barley Party to graduating students who purchase one, embodies a sense of accomplishment as well as feelings of family and lifelong friendship.
Kristy Read  –  Libraries, News, Community & Culture
Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Seven circular paintings by Millbrook artist Lorne Julien installed on the Killam's exterior are more than just decorative pieces — they symbolize the Seven Sacred Teachings of the Mi'kmaq or L'nu'k.
Mandy King  –  Arts and Social Sciences, Community & Culture
Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Graduating Costume Studies students transported guests back to Victorian England last week during 1837: A Presentation of Historical Dress, showing off petticoats, corsets, ballgowns, bustles and more of their creations inspired by the era.
Diane Crocker, Deborah Norris and Meghan Gosse  –  Research, Arts and Social Sciences, Sociology and Social Anthropology
Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Survivors of gender-based abuse can often feel retraumatized by the justice system. But simple acts of validation and support can make a meaningful difference and restore a sense of agency.
Stephen Oshilaja  –  Research, Arts and Social Sciences, Science, Political Science, Chemistry, Graduate Studies
Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Drs. Joseph Bedard and Tari Ajadi are being recognized for exceptional dissertations that have made significant and original contributions to the academic community and Canadian society.
Tanis Trainor  –  Chemistry, Community & Culture, Science
Monday, April 15, 2024
Specialized glassware for researchers and one-of-a-kind gifts: Ihor Krasilia, a Ukrainian who joined Dal last November, crafts it all from the glass-blowing lab.
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.