Community & Culture

Get out and "PLEY": Dal researchers offer kids and families new ways of staying active this summer

Get out and "PLEY": Dal researchers offer kids and families new ways of staying active this summer

Boxes, buckets, tarps and lumber might not seem like obvious play things — but “loose parts” play can have huge benefits for children, according to the Dal researchers behind a series of fun community events in Halifax this summer.  Read more.

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Matt Reeder
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Technology’s impact on the world of business was in full focus at the Black Business Initiative (BBI) Summit last month, with Dalhousie providing support as a keynote sponsor and with several Dal community members as key participants.
Nicole Maunsell
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Resource and Environmental Management student Julietta Sorensen Kass is offering Halifax residents and visitors alike the chance to exchange texts this summer with some of the towering trees that call the Public Gardens home.
Nick Pearce
Friday, July 5, 2019
Photo Essay: Members of the Dal community gathered to mark the arrival of summer with the annual Strawberry Jam social event on the Studley Quad.

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Lucas Mancini
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Dal’s School of Architecture is constructing new perspectives for African Nova Scotian high school students with an outreach program in partnership with the youth initiative of the Black Business Initiative.
Jocelyn Adams
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Thanks to support from Eastlink, Nova Scotia Math Circles — a Dal-community partnership — is reaching more school-age children than ever with engaging, enriching mathematics experiences.
Lucas Mancini
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Dalhousie students and staff came together last week as the university hosted its first ever Ramadan Iftar, celebrating the breaking of the fast with a community-focused meal.
Erica Gagnon
Friday, May 24, 2019
Dalhousie English professor Lyn Bennett teamed up with a colleague in New Brunswick to launch Early Modern Maritime Recipes, an online database that’s about way more than baking a cake.
Lucas Mancini
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Around 20 assorted Dal faculty and staff embarked Wednesday afternoon on a bird-focused nature walk on Studley Campus, the first of seven guided strolls that will cover a range of topics including edible plants, Indigenous knowledge, geology, intertidal communities, mushrooms, and urban forestry.