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Finding her place

Finding her place

Bria Symonds knows what it’s like to experience bumps in the road on the transition to university and works now to help support other African Nova Scotian students like herself as they navigate similar challenges.  Read more.

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Jason Bremner
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Monthly "Chair Chats," hosted by Dr. OmiSoore Dryden (the James R. Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies) offer a forum for Black students in the health professions and graduate studies to discuss topics that come up in their classes, connect with their peers, and hear from those who have shared similar experiences.
Ernest Ng
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
An essay written for a Dal history course last year has now been chosen as a "best example" for students looking for guidance in implementing the popular MLA style in their work.
Ryan McNutt
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
The Iranian Students Society is honouring the memory of those who lost their lives aboard Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 by raising funds for a new bursary through the projectDal crowdfunding website. Thanks to a $25,000 contribution from Dalhousie, the effort is well on its way — learn how you can contribute.

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Jeffrey Lawton
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Second-year Neuroscience student Dante Cantini wasn't sure of going on student exchange was the right path for him — but having won the Go Beyond Borders tuition prize, he's now got a world of opportunity at his fingertips.
Kristie Gillis
Monday, December 9, 2019
Student leaders from across Atlantic Canada gathered at Dal this fall to discuss shared efforts to reduce harms related to alcohol on university campuses.
Stephanie Rogers
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Agriculture master’s student Sarah Hines is driven by her passion for addressing climate change, ensuring sustainable resource development, and the importance of supporting Canadian agriculture. Now, she's bringing that passion to the Prime Minister’s Youth Council.
Obinna Esomchukwu
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Isabelle Roach, the University of King's College's latest and 32nd Rhodes Scholar, says she has gotten the best of both worlds on her journey to study neuroscience at the University of Oxford, thanks to the small school benefits of King's and big university benefits of Dal.
Jason Bremner
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Dr. Stephen Miller, the Faculty of Medicine’s recently appointed Director of Simulation, plans on bringing simulation to the forefront of the medical education continuum in the Maritimes. From undergraduate medical education to continuing professional development, he sees a clear need.