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Posted Wed, 04/16/2014 - 08:30 in Dalhousie-related

Dal announces honorary degree recipients for Spring Convocation

At Spring Convocation ceremonies (May 9 in Truro and May 20-28 in Halifax), Dalhousie will bestow honorary degrees on nine outstanding individuals. Their ranks include the president and CEO of a vital...  Read more


Posted Mon, 03/24/2014 - 08:00 in Dalhousie-related

Fred Fountain

Fred Fountain’s term as Dalhousie chancellor extended

The university’s Board of Governors has voted to extend Fred Fountain’s term as Dalhousie chancellor. Originally set to expire this June, Mr. Fountain’s term will now continue until March 31, 20...  Read more


Posted Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:30 in Dalhousie-related

Giving student entrepreneurs a space to think, plan and execute

The Government of Nova Scotia, Dalhousie University, Saint Mary’s University (SMU), Acadia University, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD), and Volta and are partnering to create two “sa...  Read more


Posted Mon, 12/02/2013 - 11:50 in Dalhousie-related

Michael Mackley is named Dalhousie's 88th Rhodes Scholar

Musician, volunteer, scholar: Michael Mackley named Dalhousie's 88th Rhodes Scholar

Dalhousie's Michael Mackley, a fourth year biology student, has been selected as a Rhodes Scholar for 2014. He is Dalhousie's 88th Rhodes Scholar.  Read more


Posted Fri, 10/04/2013 - 09:10 in Dalhousie-related

Dr. Richard Florizone

Dalhousie officially installs Richard Florizone as president

During ceremonies held Friday, October 4, Richard Florizone was officially installed as Dalhousie's eleventh president. As part of the ceremonies eight distinguished international university lea...  Read more


Posted Wed, 10/02/2013 - 10:05 in Dalhousie-related

Dalhousie researchers working with Aboriginal and Indigenous communities

Dalhousie University is home to a number of world-class researchers who work with Aboriginal and Indigenous communities. Researchers are working with community members to improve community planning, h...  Read more


Posted Tue, 10/01/2013 - 15:19 in Dalhousie-related

Community members working on a project in Shoal Lake Cree Nation.

Researchers and First Nations uniting to build better communities

Dalhousie University’s Cities & Environment Unit (CEU) in the Faculty of Architecture and Planning is working with First Nations groups on community planning projects across the country.   Read more


Posted Fri, 08/09/2013 - 10:41 in Dalhousie-related

Dal's Central Services Building, which contains the current central heating and cooling plant

Considering the future of campus energy

Dalhousie is looking to become the first university in Atlantic Canada to generate its own electricity, as it considers a tri-generation system that would employ combustion turbine generators, fired...  Read more


Posted Thu, 05/16/2013 - 09:08 in Dalhousie-related

Dr. Tom Traves announces the $280M total.

Dalhousie celebrates successful conclusion to Bold Ambitions

Thanks to unprecedented generosity on the part of alumni, faculty, staff and friends, Bold Ambitions: The Campaign for Dalhousie has exceeded its original $250 million goal. The campaign has raised ...  Read more


Posted Mon, 04/22/2013 - 10:51 in Dalhousie-related

RBC Regional President of Atlantic Canada, Kim Mason

An Earth Day gift: RBC Foundation donates $1.5M to Dalhousie University's College of Sustainability

The RBC Foundation recognized Earth Day 2013 with a $1.5 million donation to Dalhousie University’s College of Sustainability to support the Sustainability Leadership Certificate (SLC) program...  Read more


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