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Recent media releases

Thursday, May 16, 2019
Dalhousie University’s Board of Governors announced today that Dr. Deep Saini has been appointed as the university’s 12th President and Vice-Chancellor.
Monday, May 13, 2019
Media are invited to see the newly unveiled ceremonial New Dawn Staff of Place and Belonging that has replaced its ceremonial convocation mace used since 1950.
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Dalhousie University’s Board of Governors is pleased to announce it has elected Candace Thomas to be its new board chair, effective July 1, 2019.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Media are invited to Dalhousie University’s inaugural Alumni Days Open Dialogue Series where former American intelligence officer and whistleblower Edward Snowden will deliver a keynote address.
Friday, May 3, 2019
Celebrating Dalhousie’s third century by honoring  accomplished community leaders with Honorary Degrees.
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Dalhousie Experts Daily

Dr. Hal Whitehead is available to speak about recent findings that the culture of animals actually shapes their evolution
Dr. Isaac Saney is available to provide comment on yesterday’s announcement that the US Department of Justice will not bring federal charges against a New York City police officer for the death of Eric Garner in 2014.
Dr. Simon Sherry is available to speak about Digital Depression amoungst teens.
Dalhousie University has experts available to speak on the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s interception of nearly 900 food products coming from China and Right Whale entanglement.
Dalhousie University has experts available to speak on Right Whale entanglement and research on Black Nova Scotian women’s experiences with mental illness.
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