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Indigenous pollinator garden honours community figure while adding natural appeal to Dal campus

Indigenous pollinator garden honours community figure while adding natural appeal to Dal campus

A small ground-breaking ceremony was held last week for Dal's new pollinator garden, a project produced by the Dalhousie Art Gallery in collaboration with members of the Indigenous Advisory Council as a tribute to the late Mike MacDonald — a queer Mi'kmaq artist.  Read more.

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Alison Auld
Friday, June 18, 2021
Ingrid Waldron was approached in 2012 by an activist pitching a research project on environmental racism — a term unfamiliar to her at the time. Her work on the topic since has proven powerful in ways she never expected, shaping proposed federal legislation under review now and spawning a popular Netflix film.
Kelly Taylor
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
The Human Resources program provides equity-deserving, job-ready candidates an opportunity to gain valuable working experience, while developing skills and competencies that may assist in finding further employment at Dalhousie.
Allysha Porter
Friday, April 16, 2021
Priscilla Lee was practicing for her big year-end cello performance in a Dartmouth parking lot last week to pass the time while waiting for a store to open when she looked up and noticed she had an audience.

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Jason Bremner
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Regular testing is an important part of stopping the spread of COVID-19 and keeping one another safe, which is why Dalhousie has launched its own on-campus testing clinic — one of the many layers of protection in the university's safety plan.
Michele Charlton and Wanda Colley
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
New federal funding for Imhotep's Legacy Academy, a university-community partnership that encourages participation in STEM professions by African Nova Scotia youth, will allow the group to continue offering hands-on after-school science activities — and extend those programs to Francophone students as well.
Matt Reeder
Monday, June 14, 2021
A small ground-breaking ceremony was held last week for Dal's new pollinator garden, a project produced by the Dalhousie Art Gallery in collaboration with members of the Indigenous Advisory Council as a tribute to the late Mike MacDonald — a queer Mi'kmaq artist.
Matt Reeder
Friday, June 11, 2021
Mi'kmaq lawyer Patti Doyle-Bedwell, an associate professor in the Faculty of Open Learning & Career Development, on the discovery of the bodies of 215 Indigenous children at a former residential school site in B.C. and what needs to happen next in the pursuit of justice.
Mark Campbell
Friday, May 28, 2021
The Aurum Awards celebrate Dalhousie alumni for their outstanding achievements and contributions in research and innovation, community engagement and leadership. This year, we recognize five individuals who are helping to build a better world through their work and generosity on a local, national and global level.