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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.
Thursday, March 29, 2018
A world renowned researcher in the field of international health, vaccines, and epidemiology is coming to Dalhousie University, bringing top international talent to Nova Scotia as part of the Canada 150 Research Chairs program.
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Recent Dal News stories

  • Let your Pride flag fly
    July 20, 2018 8:30 AM
    Dalhousie ushered in its third-annual Pride Week festivities in Halifax Thursday with a flag-raising ceremony celebrating the contributions of diverse and intersecting individuals and groups within the university community.
  • Pride in our diversity
    July 19, 2018 8:30 AM
    Dalhousie Pride Week runs from July 19-29 this year and features a wide range of events — from a flag raising today at noon to a parade this weekend and activities next week — focused on both education and celebration of 2SLGBTQ+ communities.
  • CREATE‑ing opportunities for the next generation of researchers
    July 18, 2018 8:30 AM
    Dalhousie researchers Rob Jamieson (Department of Civil and Resource Engineering) and Alison Thompson (Department of Chemistry) have received $3.3 million dollars from the Government of Canada to develop the skills needed to take research from idea to application.

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