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Monday, July 30, 2018
Dalhousie University President Richard Florizone has announced the appointment of Dr. Teresa C. Balser as the university’s new Provost and Vice-President Academic.
Friday, May 25, 2018
Dalhousie University opened the doors of the new Dalplex fitness centre expansion today, welcoming members, the Dal community, and neighbours to this state-of-the-art addition to the university’s athletic and recreation facilities.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Each spring Dalhousie University celebrates the accomplishments of its students during its convocation ceremonies. From May 28 – June 2, at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium at Dalhousie University in Halifax, the university will also present honorary degrees to eight extraordinary individuals who have demonstrated service to their community and made significant progress in their fields.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
This year, Dalhousie University has reached its 200th anniversary, and it is an opportunity for the university community to pause, reflect and celebrate all those who have made the past 200 years possible. The year-long bicentennial program includes activities across all campuses, throughout the community and across Canada. Today the university is announcing its second round of signature events planned for 2018.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Dalhousie University is pleased to recognize famed Indigenous singer-songwriter and social activist Buffy Sainte-Marie with an honourary degree during the university’s second Belong Forum on April 17, 2018 at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium.
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Recent Dal News stories

  • An overseas journey
    August 17, 2018 8:30 AM
    Dalhousie’s College of Continuing Education, in collaboration with the Faculty of Management, hosted 30 students from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for three weeks in July as part of the UAE Ambassador+ Program— an initiative focused on helping youth develop leadership and innovation skills.
  • The Conversation: Why using children as spies is such a bad idea
    August 17, 2018 8:30 AM
    Underage police informants can't necessarily be trusted to provide accurate information, so why compromise their safety? Insight and analysis from Dustin Johnson, research officer with the Dal-hosted Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative.
  • Linking patient care with student education
    August 16, 2018 8:30 AM
    We caught up with Physiotherapy students who were among the first cohort to complete their clinical placements at the new Dalhousie Physiotherapy Clinic to talk about what they learned from the experience.

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