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Mark Tewksbury shares message of belonging after receiving honorary degree

Mark Tewksbury shares message of belonging after receiving honorary degree

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.  Read more.

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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.
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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Pat Lee
Monday, March 26, 2018
For "Drums and Organs" — the Fountain School's modern spin on Frankenstein for Dal's 200th anniversary — every stitch has been thoughtfully schemed and sewn by students in Dal's Costume Studies program.
Fallon Bourgeois
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Playwright Gillian Clark (BA (Theatre)’13) has created "Drums and Organs," a new theatrical creature inspired by Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein” — a book that, like Dalhousie, turns 200 years old this year. Debuting as the final theatrical production of the Fountain School’s season, it’s the latest chapter in Clark’s emerging artistic journey, one marked by struggle, teamwork and inspiration.
Mary Jane Webber
Monday, March 12, 2018
As part of Dalhousie’s 200th year, the university is seeking input on plans for an extension of the Studley Quad, creating a vibrant new public space. Learn how you can have your say.
Niecole Comeau
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Dal grad Erik Demaine (BSc'95) has given the university a unique gift of art and science. The MIT mathematician and his father created a curved-crease sculpture to honour Dalhousie's bicentennial celebration.
Andrew Riley
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Dal grad students from across the university are set to compete in a short-but-sweet showdown of substance and succinctness: the 3-Minute Thesis competition. Meet some of the outstanding grad students who will be stepping into the ring.