Posts Tagged ‘Conference’

Hotels in downtown Halifax fully booked for Dalhousie graduation

A phone call to the Advancement Office at the University of King’s college rang in a pressing issue for graduating students and their families.  Adriane Abbott, the director of the Advancement Office, was on the receiving end of the call from a concerned parent of a graduating student in late February. The parent, upon having difficulty booking a…

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Dal student chosen for sustainability conference

Impact conference logo

Impact! conference at Guelph aims for sustainable universities   As he walks into the room, Lars Boggild has a certain air about him—you just know this boy is a leader. The Dalhousie student is among four Halifax attendees at this year’s IMPACT! Youth Conference for Sustainable Leadership. The three-day conference held in Guelph, Ontario aims…

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Psychological freedom can be found in privacy

Data Privacy Day conference sparks discussion at Dal Torey Ellis, Staff Contributor   A lack of online privacy can cost students more than just their personal information, says a top North American privacy expert. “Why is privacy so important? For our mental health. We couldn’t live without it,” says Robert Ellis Smith, a speaker at…

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