DAL Magazine

DAL Magazine feature stories include social innovation, learning in action and making waves in the Aquatron.

DAL Magazine shines a light on Dal’s innovative thinkers, groundbreaking research, and influential alumni. 

In the Fall/Winter 2023 issue, you'll find feature stories on Dal's 13th president and vice-chancellor, Dr. Kim Brooks, a look at how health clinics enrich both the community and student learning, advice on how to keep calm and carry on in the age of generative AI, Dal Law alumni who are working to make the world a more inclusive, equitable, and just place, and more.

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Ryan McNutt
Dal’s 13th president and vice-chancellor, Dr. Kim Brooks.
Philip Moscovitch
Staff and faculty on the AI revolution... and keeping it all in perspective.
Mark Campbell
Dalhousie law alumni have applied their knowledge to achieve a more inclusive, equitable, and just society.
Stefanie Wilson
Dalhousie’s health clinics support the community while enriching student learning.
AnnMarie MacKinnon
Dal’s Be Well initiative encourages us all to take action in our community.
Jennifer Lambert
Celebrating a century of close quarters between Dalhousie and King’s College.
Theresa Anne Salah and Alison Auld
Saving those swept into the sea. Distant marine food source clogged with microplastics. Winter offers no defence against Lyme-infected ticks. World's most voracious predators? It's us. Combatting stress linked to cancer.
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Dal alumni and faculty share their books, television shows, films, webinars, and podcasts.
As told to Allison Barss
Keegan Leahy (BSc’20) shares a a day in the life a sim driver and performance consultant for 23XI Racing—a professional, American auto-racing organization that competes in the NASCAR Cup series.
Emily MacKinnon
Dal alum Dean Smith (BA'95, LLB'99) is on a mission to change the makeup of the amateur hockey dressing room.
Mark Campbell
Dr. Jennifer Moore (MD’86) hopes her gifts are helping to make medical education more affordable.
Andrew Riley
Tommy Davies is chief science officer of Foodimprover, a startup that helps companies produce better fruit with the power of gene mapping.
Alison DeLory
Dal alum Dr. Ibhawoh has become one of the world’s leading historians and scholars on universal human rights from a global perspective.
Mark Campbell
Dalhousie professor Dr. Paul Bentzen is in a race against time. Supported by a team of researchers and students, he’s breeding and studying the Atlantic Whitefish with the goal of bringing it back from the brink of extinction.
AnnMarie MacKinnon
Kareina Cadel, Dal’s manager of student experience, is making sure students get their academic year started off right.
Mark Campbell
The scholarship program will offer financial support as well as access to mentoring, advice, and other supports to help African Nova Scotian students excel in their studies and their careers.
Matt Reeder
Striking a Balance.

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Editor's note: We acknowledge a caption error on page 12 of the print edition of DAL Magazine. The description for “Community Meet & Greet” was transcribed incorrectly. The digital version has been corrected. We apologize for the error.

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