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Thursday, February 9, 2017
Dalhousie University is please to congratulate those alumni currently under consideration for the Canadian Space Agency’s astronaut recruitment campaign.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Dr. Jeff Dahn receives the $1 million Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Today, Dalhousie University kicked off African Heritage Month with a celebration.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
As many as two-thirds of the homeless population suffers some form of foot problem at any given time, according to research two Dalhousie medical students recently published in the international scientific journal, PLOS ONE.
Monday, January 16, 2017
A Dalhousie Medical School researcher has discovered that scar tissue, like that caused by a heart attack, can maintain electrical function in damaged regions of the heart. Until now, scars in the heart were thought to only disrupt the electrical activity needed for a normal heart beat.
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Recent Dal News stories

  • Exploring Indigenous history and heritage
    February 17, 2017 3:30 PM
    This year’s Heritage Day holiday celebrates Nova Scotia’s Mi’kmaq heritage. In honour of the occasion, we check in on some of the exciting new course offerings in Dal’s Indigenous Studies minor.
  • Building Dal's budget plan
    February 17, 2017 1:30 PM
    Dalhousie's Budget Advisory Committee is working to set out a multi-year framework for the university’s operating budget. Its draft 2017-18 plan takes initial steps in this direction while also making recommendations for balancing next year's budget, including a 3% tuition increase and a 1.9% budget reduction to Faculties/service units.
  • Student leaders "make their mark" at Dal Lead! conference
    February 17, 2017 8:30 AM
    Lindell Smith, Candy Palmater, Rebecca Thomas and Samantha Nutt were just some of the speakers who inspired students with their presentations at last weekend's Dal Lead! conference.

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