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Recent media releases

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Dalhousie University is pleased to announce the appointment of R. Peter MacKinnon, OC, QC, as Interim President and Vice-Chancellor of Dalhousie University, effective January 15, 2019 and continuing through June 30, 2019.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
The results from a large national research project led by the Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group (HALO) at the CHEO Research Institute shows that about two-thirds of Canadian children haven’t achieved an acceptable level of physical literacy.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Dalhousie University and Halifax Regional Police have put in place a multi-initiative plan ahead of Dalhousie’s homecoming weekend (September 27 – 30) to encourage safe and responsible off-campus student behaviour.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
A Dalhousie University research team has coordinated an unprecedented scientific experiment with a number of partners, including the Canadian military, to study North Atlantic right whale (NARW) activity in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Today Dalhousie University welcomed Premier Stephen McNeil to campus, where he announced a $10 million investment as part of the university’s $38.5-million Performing Arts Campaign to revitalize and expand the Dalhousie Arts Centre.
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Recent Dal News stories

  • A taste of science
    November 13, 2018 8:30 AM
    More than 300 students in Grades 7-12 from across Nova Scotia visited Dalhousie last Monday afternoon as part of STEMFest — a week-long series of conferences, activities and events in Halifax aimed at promoting STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education and innovation.
  • The Conversation: Girls and women need more time in nature to be healthy
    November 13, 2018 8:30 AM
    Women and adolescent girls say that being outdoors in nature offers opportunities to gain confidence in physical activity, write Dal researchers Rebecca Spencer and Sara Kirk.
  • Tigers Weekend Recap (Week ending Nov. 11)
    November 13, 2018 12:00 AM
    Results from volleyball, baskteball, hockey and cross country

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