Dal News: 2015 in review – Dalhousie University

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Dal News: 2015 in review – Dalhousie University

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 2016317 Views

It was another busy year at Dalhousie University.

That’s probably self-evident to everyone who works and studies at the university, but if you needed evidence to prove it, look no further than here on Dal News. Last year, we published nearly 500 articles (491 to be exact) covering a wide range of stories — from campus events and student life to research accomplishments and university news.

It was certainly not a year without challenges. The Dentistry Facebook issue, which broke in the final weeks of 2014, continued to be a story of focus in 2015. It generated reports from both the Restorative Justice process and the external task force chaired by Constance Backhouse, and led to an increased focus and discussion on topics of diversity and inclusiveness throughout the year. This included the release of the “Belong” report and further work related to Dal’s Strategic Initiative on Diversity and Inclusiveness, but also work looking at retention and support for African Nova Scotian and Aboriginal students and consideration of the university’s role in responding to the calls-to-action of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Read More: http://www.dal.ca/news/2016/01/08/dal-news–2015-in-review.html

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