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Posted Tue, 05/14/2013 - 11:49 in Arts

Fred and Elizabeth Fountain

Fred and Elizabeth Fountain contribute $10 million for New School of Performing Arts

Philanthropists Elizabeth and Fred Fountain have donated $10 million to establish a new school of performing arts at Dalhousie University. The school – the only one of its kind east of Montrea...  Read more


Posted Mon, 05/06/2013 - 16:03 in Health

Dr. Campbell-Yeo (left) and nursing students.

Research shows mothers holding at-risk babies can help with pain management

Dr. Marsha Campbell-Yeo and her team of researchers at Dalhousie's School of Nursing are exploring how maternal-driven interventions can help improve outcomes for at-risk preterm and fullterm infants....  Read more


Posted Mon, 05/06/2013 - 12:22 in Health

Nursing research explores challenges for pregnant same-sex couples

Research indicates pregnant same-sex couples are facing systemic challenges with maternal healthcare because of policies, procedures and practices that assume parents are heterosexual couples.   Read more


Posted Thu, 05/02/2013 - 09:53 in Health

Breast cancer advances: Dal researchers create a new model for testing potential treatments against aggressive breast cancers

Scientists at Dalhousie Medical School have developed a new and effective way to test potential new treatments for aggressive HER2-positive breast cancers. Dr. Paola Marignani and her team have cr...  Read more


Posted Wed, 04/24/2013 - 15:28 in Health

Dental hygiene student Kelly O'Donnell works on a patient in the dental care facility.

Dalhousie celebrates 50 years of dental hygiene grads

Oral hygiene plays a large role in our overall health. On April 26th and 27th, Dalhousie University’s School of Dental Hygiene will be celebrating its 50th graduating class. For the past 50 years th...  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


Posted Mon, 04/15/2013 - 11:42 in Health

Dalhousie University’s CIHR-GSK Chair in Pediatric Vaccinology

Dalhousie/IWK infectious disease specialist appointed CIHR-GSK Chair in Pediatric Vaccinology

Dr. Joanne Langley, professor of pediatrics and community health and epidemiology at Dalhousie Medical School and an infectious diseases specialist at the IWK Health Centre, has been appointed Dalho...  Read more


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

Sharon Carstairs head shot

Dalhousie announces new honorary degree recipients

Dalhousie University will confer honorary degrees to nine distinguished individuals at convocation ceremonies to be held May 22-30.  Read more


Posted Tue, 04/09/2013 - 08:13 in Health

Getting a grip on hand function: Dal researchers discover the spinal cord circuit that controls our ability to grasp

Embargoed until 12 noon EST, April 10, 2013   Dalhousie neurosurgeon and scientist Dr. Rob Brownstone and postdoctoral fellow Dr. Tuan Bui have identified the spinal cord circuit that control...  Read more


Posted Wed, 03/20/2013 - 14:15 in Business

Student using the

Making sense of a networked world: The new Dalhousie Social Media Lab is first of its kind

After two years of planning and construction, the Dalhousie Social Media Lab officially opens on Friday, March 22, 2013. The lab allows for visualization of "big data" coming from social media platfor...  Read more


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