The cover of Dal Magazine Fall/Winter 2023 with Kim Brooks holding a spotlight among a group of students.

The Fall/Winter 2023 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.

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Or browse stories below and on the DAL Magazine website.


Sharing the Spotlight: Get to know Dal’s 13th president and vice-chancellor, Dr. Kim Brooks.

The End of the Essay? Advice to professors worried about artificial intelligence: don’t panic.

Social Innovators: Explore the rich tapestry of positive, lasting societal change achieved by law alumni.

Learning in Action: Dal’s health clinics enrich both the community and student learning.

Working together toward well-being: Better wellness comes down to us all taking large and small actions.

Wade Dawe creates the Senator Don Oliver Scholarship enabling a new generation to continue Oliver’s fight for equity and justice.

Aquatron makes waves in marine and climate research that could help improve the planet’s health.

Profiles on Dal Alumni

Scholar and historian Dr. Bonny Ibhawoh (PhD’03) draws attention to underrepresented voices and stories in conversations around human rights.

Discover a day in the life of Keagan Leahy (BSc’20), a sim driver and auto-racing performance consultant.

Find out what motivates Dr. Jennifer Moore (MD’86) to give to Dal’s Faculty of Medicine.

Halifax attorney Dean Smith (BA’95, LLB’99) is on a mission to diversify amateur hockey.


In memoriam: Now exclusively in Dal Magazine online.

Class notes: Browse the latest updates submitted by Dal alumni.

Found: Dalhousie and the University of King’s College celebrate a century of association.

Research Roundup: Saving those swept into the sea; distant marine food source clogged with microplastics; winter offers no defence against Lyme-infected ticks; humans are world’s most voracious predators; combatting stress linked to cancer.

Future alum Chloe Richardson is a striker on the Dal women’s varsity team who’s interested in accessibility and law.

Why I Do It: Kareina Cadel, Dal’s manager of student experience, makes sure students start their academic year right.

Innovator Tommy Davies is chief science officer of Foodimprover, a startup that helps companies produce better fruit through gene mapping.