Architecture, Architecture and Planning, Community & Culture
Thursday, November 17, 2016
In what has become an annual tradition, students in Dal's School of Architecture are hard at work building a bike-propelled showcase of light and colour for this Saturday's Holiday Parade of Lights in Halifax.
Ryan McNutt, with files from the Government of Nova Scotia (Photos: Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia)
Monday, October 17, 2016
Photos: Last week Dalhousie professor and acclaimed bioethicist Françoise Baylis received the Order of Nova Scotia, along with Nobel prize-winning alumnus Art McDonald and Elder in Residence Doug Knockwood.
Attendees at Dal's seventh-annual Mawio'mi were treated to a traditional feast and had the opportunity to enjoy traditional drummers, dancers, artist and crafters, along with a reading from Halifax Poet Laureate Rebecca Thomas.
Ryan McNutt / Nick Pearce
Architecture, Architecture and Planning, Planning, Community & Culture
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Photos: The home of Dal’s Faculty of Architecture and Planning was a popular destination at this past weekend’s Doors Open Halifax, with several hundred attendees getting a special look inside one of Dal’s oldest buildings.
Research, Arts and Social Sciences, International
Thursday, December 10, 2015
The Dal-hosted Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative travelled to Sudan last month on a high-level advocacy mission with UNICEF South Sudan to reduce the rampant use of child soldiers in the country.
Open House 2015 brought 1,900 future students, parents and friends to Dal's Halifax campuses for an up-close look at everything the university has to offer. Also: don't miss the Faculty of Agriculture's own Discovery Day this Friday, November 6!
Student Services, Student Life, Residence, Community & Culture
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Last Saturday students contributed more than 600 volunteer hours to 11 Halifax organizations during Community Day, an annual event linking students with opportunities to make a difference in their local community.
Photo Essay: From sheep shearing demonstrations to crafting handmade rings from horseshoe nails, there were no shortage of unique activities for the hundreds of community members who dropped by the Agricultural Campus' annual Community Open House last week.
Student Life, Community & Culture
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
After leading the build of a surprise ice wall last February, Dal student Hadrian Laing decided to bring a different kind of winter fun to the Studley Quad this year: a Game of Thrones-style chair of ice.
These days, the majority of chemical calculations used by researchers and companies around the world rely on theories and formulas developed in large part by Axel Becke. Now, the impressive career of Dalhousie's Killam Chair in Computational Science is being celebrated with NSERC's highest honour — the second year in a row the award has been presented to a Dal researcher.
This year's College Royal on the Agricultural Campus featured the Farmers' Olympics, livestock competitions and a special honour in memory of one of the Faculty of Agriculture's most beloved professors.