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June 2024

Kenneth Conrad  –  News, Science, Community & Culture
Thursday, June 13, 2024
The Atlantic Science Links Association’s second junior high science contest brought some of Nova Scotia’s brightest young scientific minds to the Dalhousie campus for a celebration of their achievements.
Matt Reeder  –  Student Life, Agriculture, Health Professions, Research, Oceans, Science, Office of Sustainability, News, Environment, Sustainability and Society
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Dalhousie scaled new heights against nearly 2,000 other universities in this year's rankings, placing in the top 20 globally for its work in support of life below water, top 30 globally for zero hunger, and top 50 for life on land.
Stephanie Rogers  –  Research, Agriculture, International, News
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Dalhousie's Faculty of Agriculture and the Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University in China are taking the next step in their academic partnership by establishing a jointly run college in China that builds on more than 20 years of programming partnerships that have trained more than 1,000 students.
Jane Gaffney  –  Medicine, News
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Half of Dalhousie Medical School’s graduates this year will begin their residency training in family medicine, marking a significant increase since 2018 when only 25 per cent of the class chose that career path.
Josh Hoffman  –  Management, Community & Culture
Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Faten Alshazly, co-founder of WeUsThem, and Daniel Bartek, co-founder of Ace Beverage Group and WakeWater Beverage Company, discussed the importance of connecting with people at the 2024 Neville Gilfoy Entrepreneurship Panel.
Nachum Gabler  –  Management
Monday, June 10, 2024
Canada needs a taxonomy that’s more sophisticated and updated — one that can better describe the different types of jobs and workers that make up Canada’s modern labour market.
Kenneth Conrad  –  Science, Community & Culture
Friday, June 7, 2024
The day before receiving an honorary degree from Dalhousie, mental health advocate and Member of the Order of Canada Dr. Austin Mardon delivered a public lecture discussing the stigma of mental illness and his life and career since being diagnosed with schizophrenia.
Alison DeLory  –  Alumni, Community & Culture
Thursday, June 6, 2024
Alumni returned to Dal late last month amidst the buzz of Spring Convocation, participating in a champagne brunch, mentorship mixers, Faculty-organized tours, panel discussions, the awarding of alumni awards, and more.
Gabriel C Rau, Barret Kurylyk, Dylan Irvine & Susanne Benz  –  Research, Oceans
Thursday, June 6, 2024
Warmer groundwater is harmful for the rich array of life found underground – and for the many plants and animals who depend on groundwater for their survival. A global study looks at these changes and what impact this could have locally.
Mark Campbell  –  Alumni, Community & Culture
Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Six events and more than 4,500 kilometres later, the promise of Dalhousie's campaign for transformational change is starting to be fulfilled.