Posts Tagged ‘dalhousie 200’

Florizone’s five-year plan

2013  October – The installation of Dalhousie University’s 11th president, Richard Florizone.   2014  September – Dalhousie implements changes to the structure of its senior administration. “A fully implemented ‘provost model,’ as we’ve called this, recognizes that our top priority as a university is teaching and research,” Florizone is quoted in Dal News.  December – Misogynistic posts from the “Class of DDS 2015 Gentlemen” Facebook…

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Dal enters third century with celebration

The University of Dalhousie welcomed entering a third century with a creative performance at its Bicentennial Launch on Feb. 6 2018. “We wanted something that really reflected on Dal’s 200 years,” said Lindsay Dowling, media relations for the launch committee. “So really celebrating the past 200 years of achievement, inspiration and impact. But we also…

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Dalhousie has a full slate of events for its 200th birthday

Dalhousie University is entering its 200th year, and the school and its faculties have planned a host of activities to celebrate the milestone. Leading the charge is Catherine Bagnell Styles, assistant vice-president, communication and marketing. “I started at Dal about 7 years ago, and it was on my radar right from the get go. But…

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Two Dal professors reach 40 years of teaching

In 1863, Dalhousie University had six professors; today Dalhousie has 999 fulltime and part-time professors on staff. 90 per cent of current faculty members have their PhD, and dozens are award winners.   Few have achieved the feats of professors John Kirk from the department of Spanish and Latin American Studies, and Lars Osberg of the…

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Homecoming madness: the aftermath

Reported with files complied from Matt Stickland, Opinions Editor, Kaila Jefferd- Moore, Editor-in-chief and Josh Young, Sports Editor   Black and gold swarms of students flooded the streets of Halifax’s south end as they took part in Homecoming shenanigans last weekend. Dalhousie University’s 2017 Homecoming weekend officially began Wednesday Oct. 11 at 7 a.m. Individual…

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