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New Sexton street names celebrate diversity trailblazers

New Sexton street names celebrate diversity trailblazers

With two Sexton Campus streets in need of new names, Dalhousie is recognizing the legacies of Mathieu DaCosta, the first named African in Canada who served as an interpreter for French settlers, and Norma Eddy, the first woman to graduate from what is now the Faculty of Engineering.  Read more.

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Matt Reeder
Friday, September 6, 2019
Dalhousie University apologized for its namesake's views and actions on slavery and race and the impact those have had on its community after formally receiving a scholarly panel's report on the subject Thursday.
Staff
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Emmy- and Gemini-winning filmmaker Selwyn Jacob will receive an honorary degree from Dalhousie University at Fall Convocation ceremonies, which take place on Tuesday, October 8 at the Halifax Convention Centre.
Matt Reeder
Friday, August 30, 2019
New academic staff gathered this week for a two-day orientation event designed to bring them up to speed on various aspects of what they need to know as they begin their new career at Dalhousie.

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Michele Charlton
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Jeff Dahn and Ford Doolittle, two world-renowned researchers from Dalhousie, have been honoured by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) for their outstanding achievements.
Matt Reeder
Friday, September 13, 2019
As Hurricane Dorian whipped its way towards Nova Scotia late last week, a team of individuals from across the Dal community sprang into action to prepare for and respond to the storm.
Cheryl Bell
Thursday, September 12, 2019
A donation from the Community Foundation of Nova Scotia and Green Shield Canada will help the Faculty of Dentistry expand its efforts to reach underserved communities in the Halifax region who may be struggling to receive oral health care.
Staff
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Emmy- and Gemini-winning filmmaker Selwyn Jacob will receive an honorary degree from Dalhousie University at Fall Convocation ceremonies, which take place on Tuesday, October 8 at the Halifax Convention Centre.
Lisa Benjamin, Meinhard Doelle, Sara L Seck
Friday, September 6, 2019
The effects of climate change will disproportionately affect the world's poorest, risking the lives and health of millions of people, write two Dalhousie researchers along with a colleague from Lewis & Clark Law School.