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Acclaimed filmmaker Selwyn Jacob to receive honorary degree at Fall Convocation

Acclaimed filmmaker Selwyn Jacob to receive honorary degree at Fall Convocation

Emmy- and Gemini-winning filmmaker Selwyn Jacob will receive an honorary degree from Dalhousie University at Fall Convocation ceremonies, which take place on Tuesday, October 8 at the Halifax Convention Centre.  Read more.

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Matt Reeder
Friday, September 13, 2019
As Hurricane Dorian whipped its way towards Nova Scotia late last week, a team of individuals from across the Dal community sprang into action to prepare for and respond to the storm.
Cheryl Bell
Thursday, September 12, 2019
A donation from the Community Foundation of Nova Scotia and Green Shield Canada will help the Faculty of Dentistry expand its efforts to reach underserved communities in the Halifax region who may be struggling to receive oral health care.
Ryan McNutt
Friday, July 19, 2019
An initiative led by Dal students, faculty and volunteers, Soapbox Science took to the Halifax Seaport Market earlier this month to open minds and excite the public with research from some of the region’s most talented female scientists.

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Jane Doucet
Monday, September 16, 2019
This summer, second-year Schulich School of Law student Ziad Lawen spent his time with Paint the Park, a mural event that aims to beautify Mulgrave Park in the Halifax's North End.
Matt Reeder
Friday, September 13, 2019
As Hurricane Dorian whipped its way towards Nova Scotia late last week, a team of individuals from across the Dal community sprang into action to prepare for and respond to the storm.
Cheryl Bell
Thursday, September 12, 2019
A donation from the Community Foundation of Nova Scotia and Green Shield Canada will help the Faculty of Dentistry expand its efforts to reach underserved communities in the Halifax region who may be struggling to receive oral health care.
Niecole Killawee
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Launching this week, the second season of Sciographies dives deeper into the stories behind the science — offering an intimate look researchers who push the boundaries of discovery and innovation.
Ryan McNutt
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
With two Sexton Campus streets in need of new names, Dalhousie is recognizing the legacies of Mathieu DaCosta, the first named African in Canada who served as an interpreter for French settlers, and Norma Eddy, the first woman to graduate from what is now the Faculty of Engineering.