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Dal 200

200th anniversary portrait bridges Dal past, present and future

200th anniversary portrait bridges Dal past, present and future

When Dalhousie graduates leave convocation this year, they’ll get to take a little something extra home to remember their alma mater by: a copy of “A 200th Anniversary Portrait.” The new image-filled book, also now available for sale, casts a curatorial eye on the university's 200 year history.  Read more.

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Erin Elaine Casey
Friday, May 18, 2018
The Canadian Olympic champion and humanitarian delivered a deeply personal and often funny address on the theme of belonging to a packed crowd at Citadel High School in Halifax Thursday as part of Dal 200’s Belong Forum series.
Chris Benjamin
Thursday, April 19, 2018
A large crowd packed into the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium this week to see Canadian icon Buffy Sainte-Marie receive an honorary degree and deliver a compelling, inspiring and funny address as part of the Dal 200 Belong Forum series.
Fallon Bourgeois
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Dalhousie Coast to Coast, kicking off in Vancouver this weekend, is bringing Dal 200 celebrations to alumni and friends across the country.

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Matt Reeder
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
There’s plenty more in store for Dal’s bicentennial year, including forums with U.S. civil rights legend Angela Y. Davis and Olympic gold medalist Mark Tewksbury, a battle of the wits between some of today’s top ocean and space experts, and an alumni-focused cross-Canada bus tour.
Thursday, April 5, 2018
The Faculty of Health is bringing world-renowned fitness expert Shaun T to Halifax for a community workout, motivational talk and health expo as part of Dal's 200th anniversary celebrations.
Matt Reeder
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
You may know Buffy Sainte-Marie as one of Canada's most beloved singer-songwriters — but there's so much more to her inspiring life and career. Learn more about the Indigenous artist and activist ahead of her April 17 Belong Form, part of Dal 200's "Year of Belonging."
Philip Moscovitch
Thursday, March 29, 2018
The Belong Forums — the cornerstone of Dal 200's "Year of Belonging" initiative, focused on sparking important discussions around diversity and inclusion — kicked off Wednesday night with MIT historian Craig Steven Wilder considering links between the histories of higher education and slavery.
Logan Robins
Monday, March 26, 2018
An in-depth look at “Drums and Organs,” a brand new production based on Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” penned for Dal's 200th anniversary and performed by students in Dal’s Fountain School of Performing Arts.