Media Releases


Media Centre  –  News
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.
Media Centre  –  News
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.
Media Centre  –  News
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.
Media Centre  –  News
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.
Media Centre  –  News
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.
Media Centre  –  Science, News
Monday, September 17, 2018
A university-community partnership aimed at encouraging participation in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) professions by African Nova Scotian youth has been awarded federal funding.
Media Centre  –  News
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.
Media Centre  –  News
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.
Media Centre  –  News
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.
Media Centre  –  News
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.
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