Dal News https://www.dal.ca/news.html Dal News Tue, 10 Dec 2019 00:06:00 GMT 2019-12-10T00:06:00Z Students leading the way to reduce alcohol harm across Atlantic Canadian campuses https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/09/students-leading-the-way-to-reduce-alcohol-harm-across-atlantic-.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Student leaders from across Atlantic Canada gathered at Dal this fall to discuss shared efforts to reduce harms related to alcohol on university campuses. Student Life Student Services News Mon, 09 Dec 2019 12:30:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/09/students-leading-the-way-to-reduce-alcohol-harm-across-atlantic-.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Kristie Gillis 2019-12-09T12:30:00Z Senate Highlights ‑ November 25, 2019 https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/06/senate-highlights---november-25--2019.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Highlights of presentations and decisions from the November 25 meeting of the Dalhousie University Senate. News Fri, 06 Dec 2019 12:30:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/06/senate-highlights---november-25--2019.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Staff 2019-12-06T12:30:00Z Practical problem solving for sustainable development https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/06/practical-problem-solving-for-sustainable-development.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Dalhousie has joined Sustainable Development Solutions Network Canada, part of a global network of universities, colleges, research centres and knowledge institutions addressing some of the world’s most pressing problems. Research Fri, 06 Dec 2019 12:30:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/06/practical-problem-solving-for-sustainable-development.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Michele Charlton 2019-12-06T12:30:00Z A mission to educate https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/05/a-mission-to-educate.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews 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. Student Life Agriculture Thu, 05 Dec 2019 12:30:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/05/a-mission-to-educate.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Stephanie Rogers 2019-12-05T12:30:00Z 30 year later: Building resilience at milestone ceremony for victims of École Polytechnique tragedy https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/05/30-year-later--commemorating-loss--building-resilience-at-milest.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews This Friday is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. Dalhousie's Faculty of Engineering is one of several Canadian schools participating in École Polytechnique's 30th annual national remembrance ceremony this year via a live video-link broadcast. Engineering Community & Culture Thu, 05 Dec 2019 12:30:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/05/30-year-later--commemorating-loss--building-resilience-at-milest.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Matt Reeder 2019-12-05T12:30:00Z Reducing brain inflammation may be the key to slowing or even reversing cognitive decline associated with aging https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/05/reducing-brain-inflammation-may-be-the-key-to-slowing-or-even-re.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Dr. Alon Friedman of Dalhousie’s Brain Repair Centre and his research partners have published two studies detailing new MRI and EEG techniques to identify blood-brain barrier leaks, as well as a novel treatment that not only helps to alleviate the effects of a leaky blood-brain barrier but seems to also heal the barrier. Medicine Research Thu, 05 Dec 2019 12:30:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/05/reducing-brain-inflammation-may-be-the-key-to-slowing-or-even-re.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Jason Bremner 2019-12-05T12:30:00Z Your groceries are getting more expensive: Dalhousie's Agri‑Food Analytics Lab tells us why https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/04/your-groceries-are-getting-more-expensive--dalhousie-s-agri-food.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Canada’s Food Price Report, produced by researchers from Dalhousie and the University of Guelph, marks 10 years of helping consumers understand their annual grocery bill. Research News Agriculture Wed, 04 Dec 2019 14:15:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/04/your-groceries-are-getting-more-expensive--dalhousie-s-agri-food.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Erin Elaine Casey 2019-12-04T14:15:00Z Former federal cabinet minister and Dal Commerce alum Scott Brison appointed as university chancellor https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/03/chancellor.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews One of Atlantic Canada’s most accomplished public servants, the Honourable Scott Brison has been chosen by Dalhousie’s Board of Governors to serve as the university’s eighth chancellor, beginning his term in May 2020. Senior Administration News Tue, 03 Dec 2019 14:30:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/03/chancellor.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Ryan McNutt 2019-12-03T14:30:00Z Rhodes a dream come true for King's recipient https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/03/rhodes-a-dream-come-true-for-king-s-recipient.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews 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. Student Life News Tue, 03 Dec 2019 12:30:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/03/rhodes-a-dream-come-true-for-king-s-recipient.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Obinna Esomchukwu 2019-12-03T12:30:00Z Stormy season: Staying "DalSAFE" this winter https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/03/stormy-season--staying--dalsafe--this-winter.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Get “winterized,” Dalhousie-style, by learning more about the DalSAFE app and messaging system and how to stay informed about winter storm closures. Community & Culture News Tue, 03 Dec 2019 12:30:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/03/stormy-season--staying--dalsafe--this-winter.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Ryan McNutt 2019-12-03T12:30:00Z Celebrating the donation of the Oberlander collection https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/03/celebrating-the-donation-of-the-oberlander-collection.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews One of Canada’s most eminent landscape architects, Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, has donated a significant collection of over 500 books to Dalhousie Libraries. Libraries News Tue, 03 Dec 2019 12:30:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/03/celebrating-the-donation-of-the-oberlander-collection.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Marlo MacKay 2019-12-03T12:30:00Z Tigers Weekend Recap (Nov. 27‑30) https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/03/tigers-weekend-recap--nov--27-30.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews It was a good weekend for Tigers hockey as both teams picked up wins on Saturday Sports Mon, 02 Dec 2019 04:00:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/03/tigers-weekend-recap--nov--27-30.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Dalhousie Sports Information 2019-12-02T04:00:00Z MUSCLE MLK Athletes of the Week (week ending Dec. 1) https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/03/muscle-mlk-athletes-of-the-week--week-ending-dec--1-.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Fabiana Petricca (hockey) and Matt Green (hockey) are this week's MUSCLE MLK Athletes of the Week Sports Mon, 02 Dec 2019 04:00:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/12/03/muscle-mlk-athletes-of-the-week--week-ending-dec--1-.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Dalhousie Sports Information 2019-12-02T04:00:00Z Canada’s backyard: The future of the Arctic region https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/29/canada-s-backyard--the-future-of-the-arctic-region.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews This week's Dal-hosted Arctic Research Symposium brought together experts from different fields to share their thoughts on the Arctic and to discuss major issues surrounding the region. Research Arts and Social Sciences Fri, 29 Nov 2019 12:30:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/29/canada-s-backyard--the-future-of-the-arctic-region.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Ernest Ng 2019-11-29T12:30:00Z Building Dal's operating budget — one conversation at a time https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/28/building-dal-s-operating-budget---one-conversation-at-a-time.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Read our Q&A with Interim President Teri Balser as she works with Dal’s Budget Advisory Committee to engage the university community in discussing pressures and priorities ahead of developing the 2020-21 operating budget. News Thu, 28 Nov 2019 12:30:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/28/building-dal-s-operating-budget---one-conversation-at-a-time.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Ryan McNutt 2019-11-28T12:30:00Z Simulation‑based education: Bringing theory and practice together https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/28/simulation_based-education--bringing-theory-and-practice-togethe.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews 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. Medicine Student Life News Thu, 28 Nov 2019 12:30:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/28/simulation_based-education--bringing-theory-and-practice-togethe.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Jason Bremner 2019-11-28T12:30:00Z How climate change threatens the effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/27/how-climate-change-threatens-the-effectiveness-of-marine-protect.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews An important new international study led by Dalhousie biologist Derek Tittensor highlights how Marine Protected Areas risk becoming less effective if climate change is not part of their design. Research Biology Science Wed, 27 Nov 2019 19:00:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/27/how-climate-change-threatens-the-effectiveness-of-marine-protect.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Alison Auld 2019-11-27T19:00:00Z Pulling back the curtain on the Dalhousie Arts Centre expansion https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/27/pulling-back-the-curtain-on-the-dalhousie-arts-centre-expansion.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Members of the Dal community dropped by the Arts Centre last week for a look at its expansion and renewal project set for completion in fall 2021. Music News Theatre Arts and Social Sciences Wed, 27 Nov 2019 12:30:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/27/pulling-back-the-curtain-on-the-dalhousie-arts-centre-expansion.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Erica Gagnon 2019-11-27T12:30:00Z Pondering populism: Security Forum panel engages global issues https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/27/pondering-populism--security-forum-panel-engages-global-issues.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews International experts gathered at Dal last week to discuss populism and the future of democracy at a public panel as part of the Halifax International Security Forum. Arts and Social Sciences News Wed, 27 Nov 2019 12:30:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/27/pondering-populism--security-forum-panel-engages-global-issues.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Ryan McNutt 2019-11-27T12:30:00Z Award‑winning achievement: Researcher’s work shows how Canada's new cigarette packaging will curb smoking https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/27/award-winning-achievement--researcher-s-work-shows-how-canada-s-.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Dr. Mohammed Al-Hamdani's research has shown the effectiveness of Health Canada's new plan cigarette packaging, work for which he has received the Mitacs Award for Outstanding Innovation–Postdoctoral. Research News Medicine Graduate Studies Wed, 27 Nov 2019 12:30:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/27/award-winning-achievement--researcher-s-work-shows-how-canada-s-.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Michele Charlton 2019-11-27T12:30:00Z Femininity plus bravery — minus about 2,400 years https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/26/femininity-plus-bravery---minus-about-2-400-years.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews The Women of Troy, the newest production from Dal’s Fountain School of Performing Arts, takes place in the immediate aftermath of the Trojan War and depicts the heart-wrenching pain of women in a time of war and strife. Tue, 26 Nov 2019 15:00:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/26/femininity-plus-bravery---minus-about-2-400-years.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Paige Taylor 2019-11-26T15:00:00Z Men's soccer coach retires after 21‑year career https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/27/men-s-soccer-coach-retires-after-21-year-career.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Dalhousie University’s men’s soccer head coach Pat Nearing has announced his retirement from coaching after a 21-year career. Sports Tue, 26 Nov 2019 12:37:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/27/men-s-soccer-coach-retires-after-21-year-career.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Dalhousie Sports Information 2019-11-26T12:37:00Z Roundtable marks Trans Day of Remembrance https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/26/roundtable-marks-trans-day-of-remembrance.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Members of the Dalhousie Queer Faculty and Staff Caucus hosted their first-ever community roundtable session to commemorate the Transgender Day of Remembrance last Wednesday. Community & Culture Tue, 26 Nov 2019 12:30:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/26/roundtable-marks-trans-day-of-remembrance.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Obinna Esomchukwu 2019-11-26T12:30:00Z Pushing outside her comfort zone https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/25/pushing-outside-her-comfort-zone.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Thanks to the David and Faye Sobey Agricultural Undergraduate Research Award, Janessa Rathgeber was able to have a summer research experience that pushed her studies forward. Student Life Agriculture Mon, 25 Nov 2019 12:30:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/25/pushing-outside-her-comfort-zone.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Fallon Bourgeois 2019-11-25T12:30:00Z MUSCLE MLK Athletes of the Week (week ending Nov. 24) https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/26/muscle-mlk-athletes-of-the-week--week-ending-nov--24-.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Chloe Wilson (basketball) and Xavier Ochu (basketball) are this week's MUSCLE MLK Athletes of the Week. Sports Mon, 25 Nov 2019 04:00:00 GMT https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/26/muscle-mlk-athletes-of-the-week--week-ending-nov--24-.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Dalhousie Sports Information 2019-11-25T04:00:00Z