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Making change happen

Nursing PhD student Martha Paynter sees great power in her profession and is using her position as a researcher and advocate to enact change and improve health outcomes for pregnant inmates. Now, her efforts have been recognized with one of Canada’s top student awards: a 3M National Student Fellowship.  Read more.

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Stefanie Wilson
Monday, May 14, 2018
Architecture student Ruth Vandergeest has always been fascinated by spaces. Now, on her co-op terms, she gets to turn that fascination into action.
Emma Geldart
Monday, May 7, 2018
Grad Profile: The path Haley Matthews took towards studying Engineering at Dal's Agricultural Campus went through the Imhotep's Legacy Academy, a Dal-hosted outreach program. Now, she gives back to that same program as a coach, helping youth of African descent explore the possibilities of science and technology.
Nari Williams
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Over the past four years, Dal's Islamic Relief Society has raised around $300,000 for a wide variety of causes, both across Canada and around the world.

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Nari Williams
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Over the past four years, Dal's Islamic Relief Society has raised around $300,000 for a wide variety of causes, both across Canada and around the world.
Molly Marcott
Monday, April 30, 2018
Dalhousie took its first step toward gender equality in academia when it admitted its first female students in 1881, something Costume Studies students celebrated this year by recreating women’s choice of dress during those early years of change.
Stefanie Wilson
Monday, April 30, 2018
First-year student Kendra Slawter finds novel connections between her studies in Health Promotion and her own personal and work experiences.
Emily Borgal
Friday, April 27, 2018
Students in Dal's “Plants in the Human Landscape" course offered up their takes on redesigning campus space as part of their course-ending project.
Delainey Wescott
Thursday, April 26, 2018
The hands-on experiences that Maddie Empey has had in Dal's Bio-Veterinary Science have reinforced her desire to help animals — and to make a difference in her community.