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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Dalhousie University announced today that former Deputy Prime Minister Anne McLellan (P.C., O.C., A.O.E.) will become its next chancellor. A celebrated politician, lawyer and academic, McLellan will officially be installed as Dalhousie’s seventh chancellor on Monday, May 25 during Dalhousie’s spring convocation season.
Dal's latest catch: a new community partnership and seafood certification bring more sustainable seafood to Dal's dining rooms
Dalhousie University and its main food services provider, ARAMARK, today received the first delivery of seafood purchased through Off the Hook -- a community-based fishery co-op whose members use “hook and line” and other environmentally friendly fishing methods. It marks the first time a large institution has purchased seafood through the program, currently managed by the Ecology Action Centre.
Recent research conducted by Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Agriculture indicates a high prevalence of a green crab pathogen now being found in lobsters in some Atlantic Canadian locations.
Dalhousie University is honoured to join the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) to celebrate Dr. Axel Becke, a professor in the Faculty of Science, and his pioneering achievements in the field of computational chemistry. Dr. Becke will be awarded with the prestigious Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering.
The Directors of the MacEachen Institute for Policy and Government announced today a donation to Dalhousie University in the amount of $2.25 million. The donation will be used to establish a public policy and governance institute at Dalhousie in the name of the Hon. Allan J. MacEachen.
Dalhousie’s Faculty of Agriculture will lead a Government of Canada-funded initiative that aims to help train the next generation of Ethiopian farmers and to lead $18 million international development project in Ethiopia.