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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 Tue, 04/15/2014 - 13:20 in Engineering

(L to R): Brent Bergeron, Josh Leon, Richard Florzione, Christine Marks, Peter Dey, Donald Jones.

Goldcorp donates $300,000 to establish Goldcorp Professorship in Mining Engineering at Dalhousie University

Vancouver-based gold producer Goldcorp is donating $300,000 to Dalhousie University’s Mineral Resource Engineering program to establish a new professorship that will increase teaching capacity, ...  Read more


Posted Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:45 in Science

‘Viral aphrodisiac’: Cricket disease leads Dalhousie University researcher to uncover unique sexually transmitted virus

Dalhousie Biologist Shelley Adamo and her team have discovered that one of the most unique sexually transmitted diseases nature has to offer is more disturbing than previously thought. The cricket vir...  Read more


Posted Mon, 03/24/2014 - 08:35 in Science

Dal Hydrology Research Group releases the first Nova Scotia watershed assessment, geo-database, and atlas for public use

The Hydrology Research Group at Dalhousie University, in collaboration with Nova Scotia Environment (NSE) has launched the first Nova Scotia Watershed Atlas and geodatabase as part of the Nova Scotia ...  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 Thu, 03/13/2014 - 09:59 in Science

Why expanding flu vaccination is good public policy

A Dalhousie study, authored by Courtney J. Ward of the Department of Economics, shows that expanding flu vaccine coverage to healthy young people, as well as the elderly, might be a better strategy of...  Read more


Posted Thu, 03/06/2014 - 07:04 in Arts

Connecting Cultures: Dalhousie researchers apply emerging technologies to arts and humanities

Researchers in Dalhousie’s Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences are using emerging technologies, such as social media and digitized collections, to understand and connect with past and present ...  Read more


Posted Tue, 03/04/2014 - 07:54 in Science

Dalhousie launches new undergraduate degree option in medical sciences

Students looking to study the science and biology of the human body will have a new option to consider at Dal this fall. Starting in September 2014, Dalhousie will offer Atlantic Canada's first Bachel...  Read more


Posted Thu, 02/20/2014 - 12:23 in Arts

Standing at the former Africville settlement, Halifax, NS.

The Atlantic Canadian role in the Underground Railroad

Fulbright Independant Researcher Quanda Johnson is in Halifax to conduct research on the Underground Railroad as it relates to Atlantic Canada. She is researching the journey of fugitive slaves who es...  Read more


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