Fall 2022 Issue
Fall 2022 Issue
Posted: Dec. 14, 2022
The latest issue of Dal’s flagship publication is now available, full of feature stories about Dal’s thinkers and doers, ground-breaking research and change-making alumni.
In the Fall 2022 issue, you’ll find:
- Wind at her back: Anya Waite (BSc’85) navigates multidisciplinary waters in search of solutions to the challenges of climate change.
- Trained for change: A diverse health-care system opens doors for everyone. Hear thoughts from Dal alumni and front-line practitioners on ways to improve access.
- Better together: It’s been 10 years since we began planting seeds and growing potential at Dal’s Faculty of Agriculture.
Profiles on Dal Alumni:
- Meet climate leader Shannon Miedema (MES’04), director of the Environment & Climate Change team for the Halifax Regional Municipality. She is driving implementation of HalifACT, the city’s climate action plan. Its goal? Net-zero emissions by 2050.
- Spend 24 hours with dairy farmer John Van De Riet (Class of ‘80), to see what a day in his life is like now that robots are milking his cows.
- Find out what motivates Theresa Chiang (BSc’61, DDS’65, MSc) to give. She recently made a $1 million gift that created the new Tze/Chiang Paediatric and Adult Special Needs Clinic at Dalhousie’s Faculty of Dentistry.
- Get to know the CEO of NOVONIX, Chris Burns (MSC’11, PHD’15). He is driving innovation in battery materials and technology, seeking to create a more sustainable future and have a direct and positive impact on people’s daily lives.
- Learn how Caroline Merner (BA’17), the first Dalhousie alum to graduate as a McCall MacBain Scholar, is leading with purpose and making a positive impact by pursuing her passion for climate action and justice.
- Innovator Ravi Kempaiah and his partners at Zen Electric Bikes are planning to disrupt the way we commute and maybe even the way we power our lives.
- Research Roundup: A new weapon against ticks; better health outcomes for substance users; COVID-19, racism and the toll on Asian Canadians; and more.
- Why I Do It: Derek Pearson puts his love of the outdoors to work keeping Dal’s campus beautiful.
- Future alum dancer Abigail Cave is shaped by movement and pursuing her interests in biology and environmental sciences through the Killam Fellowship Program.
- Found: Archiving some of the history of Dalhousie libraries.
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