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Nobel Peace Prize win for World Food Programme adds momentum to Dal alum’s battle against global hunger

Nobel Peace Prize win for World Food Programme adds momentum to Dal alum’s battle against global hunger

Benjamin Syme Van Ameringen (BA'09) was first introduced to humanitarian-assistance work through an internship while a student at Dalhousie. Now, more than a decade later, he's helping the world's largest humanitarian organization tackle food insecurity around the globe.  Read more.

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Stephen Abbott
Friday, January 29, 2021
Siobhan Takala and Isaac Greenberg, both recent graduates of Dal, were chosen by advocacy organization The Starfish Canada for inclusion on their annual list of influential young environmentalists.
Stephanie Rogers
Friday, February 12, 2021
When Ernest Korankye (MSc’13, PhD’18) left his home in Ghana in 2010 bound for graduate studies in the Faculty of Agriculture, he didn’t expect to be gone long. But a logistics venture he started along the way has now blossomed into a growing business here in Nova Scotia.
Janet Dyson
Thursday, November 12, 2020
Fountain School of Performing Arts alum Craig Jennex's recent book Out North: An Archive of Queer Activism and Kinship in Canada, which he co-authored with Nisha Eswaran, shares items from the collection of The ArQuives: Canada’s LGBTQ2+ Archives to illustrate the story of LGBTQ2+ politics in Canada.

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Matt Reeder
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Benjamin Syme Van Ameringen (BA'09) was first introduced to humanitarian-assistance work through an internship while a student at Dalhousie. Now, more than a decade later, he's helping the world's largest humanitarian organization tackle food insecurity around the globe.
Sarah Sawler
Friday, February 19, 2021
Dal alum Jason Wilson (BA'17, BSW'20) explains the importance of setting Black youth up for success by addressing institutional inequalities within the education system and making mental health services more accessible.
Sarah Sawler
Friday, February 19, 2021
Environmental educator Lilly Briggs (BA’05) explains how giving children opportunities to enjoy nature inspires them to protect it.
Alison DeLory
Thursday, February 4, 2021
The Promise Scholars program does more than offer financial aid to Black and Indigenous students, it also offers wraparound supports like mentorship and work placements — important elements for student success. A panel event featuring Dal alumni recently explored inclusion’s potential.
Erica Gagnon
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
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