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Dallaire Initiative announces national program on child soldiers in South Sudan with $3 million grant from Canadian government

Dallaire Initiative announces national program on child soldiers in South Sudan with $3 million grant from Canadian government

A three year capacity building project will see the Dal-hosted Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative work with international and national security forces to end the recruitment and use of child soldiers in South Sudan.  Read more.

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Ryan McNutt
Friday, February 16, 2018
Commissioned by President Richard Florizone and Senate Chair Kevin Hewitt, and chaired by Dr. Afua Cooper, the Lord Dalhousie scholarly panel continues its work. Its initial reporting on the university’s namesake and his relationship with issues of race and slavery is expected in March, with consultation to follow.
Bruce Bottomley and Nick Pearce
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Photo essay: Last month more than 400 students came out to say "#dalTHANKS" to the alumni and friends who have supported their studies through scholarships, spaces and more.
Dawn Morrison
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Matt Numer's Human Sexuality class is popular with students, in part because of the conversations it sparks. Learn how Dr. Numer uses technology to help create a safe, comfortable space for everyone to participate.

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Ryan McNutt
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Tuesday’s Bicentennial Launch offered a journey through Dalhousie University’s 200-year history, with the poetry of George Elliott Clarke as its guide. Featuring artistic talents from across the Dal community, the event was a showcase of the university’s two centuries of achievement with an eye towards its promising future.
Jane Doucet
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Dr. Michael DeGagné, the first Indigenous president of a Canadian chartered university, will be presented with a Dalhousie honorary degree at a special ceremony next Monday (February 5) at the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre in Halifax — the first of several degree presentations to take place throughout Dal's bicentennial year.
Matt Reeder
Monday, January 29, 2018
The Year of Belonging, one of Dal’s signature bicentennial initiatives, ramps up on Munro Day (Feb. 2) with the launch of Days of Action, a month of giving back to the community.
Jaan Islam
Monday, January 29, 2018
One of the world’s most accomplished deep-sea divers, Jill Heinerth, dropped by Dal this month to share stories from some of her most challenging expeditions in the Arctic and around the world.
Michele Charlton
Friday, January 26, 2018
Dalhousie University, the Nova Scotia Department of Energy and the Offshore Research Association launch the Aquatron Research Program, an initiative to test new and innovative projects in tidal energy.