Cover story: The Dalhousie Arts Centre, the Killam Memorial Library and the Life Sciences Centre celebrate 50 years this year. Opened in 1971, these buildings were part of an unprecedented building boom in Dalhousie’s history to that point. Also in common is their Brutalist design—a sometimes loved and oft-scorned architectural marker of their era.


What does it mean to be a civic university?

Individually and collectively, resilience is key to forging the “new normal.

The Schulich Leaders program celebrates 10 years.

Dr. Rafaela Andrade (PhD’15) is turning lab discoveries into tools to benefit aging populations.

Profiles of Dal Alumni:

Paul Gauthier (BSc’94), Mona Challa (MPA’21, BSc’19), René Boudreau (BA’15), George Cooper (BSc’62, LLB’65, LLD’04)


A celebration of 2021’s Aurum Award winners Ayat El-Dewary (BA’04), Dr. Irving Fish (MD’64), Teresa Mellish (DipAgr’66), Doug Townsend (BComm’04) and Lee Cohen (LLB’80).

Research round-up; profiles of future alumni; books, podcasts and more from alumni and faculty; faculty news, Class Notes and more.

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