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Bright lights, festive city: Dal set for Halifax Parade of Lights

Bright lights, festive city: Dal set for Halifax Parade of Lights

The holiday season gets a Dal 200 kickstart this weekend as the university's entry in the Chronicle Herald Parade of Lights — led by students in the School of Architecture — will be accompanied by a special Fountain School soundtrack. Learn more about what's in store.  Read more.

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Jennifer Lambert
Friday, November 16, 2018
From the Archives: Across campus, you’ll find several tributes on campus to those who served in the World Wars — but a look through Dal’s history finds plans for even larger tributes, including a cenotaph, that never quite came to be.
Matt Reeder
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
More than 300 students in Grades 7-12 from across Nova Scotia visited Dalhousie last Monday afternoon as part of STEMFest — a week-long series of conferences, activities and events in Halifax aimed at promoting STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education and innovation.
Courtney Law
Friday, November 9, 2018
Each year, Dal's International Centre collects donations of winter coats, scarves, hats and more from the Dal community, and helps distribute them to international students readying themselves for a Nova Scotia winter.

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Friday, November 9, 2018
As Canada marks the 100th anniversary of the First World War’s end, learn more about the university’s wartime contributions — including the Dal-led No. 7 Stationary Hospital.
Melanie Jollymore
Friday, November 9, 2018
More than 1,200 people converged on Halifax's new convention centre on Saturday night, filling the grand ballroom to capacity for a long-anticipated evening of celebration to mark Dalhousie Medical School's 150th anniversary.
Emma Geldart
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
The achievements of Dal’s Precision Agriculture Research Team led to the implementation of the Wild Blueberry Harvester Efficiency Program – a partnership set to directly support local industry.
Matt Reeder
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Timed with Halloween, the Dalhousie Student Union's Trick or Eat is part of a student-led, national campaign targeting food insecurity on campus and in the community by encouraging students to dress up and go door to door seeking donations.
Michele Charlton
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Located at the South Learning Commons of the Killam Library, the new Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack Legacy Space is set to be "a place where the minds are going to be changed, and students are learning."