Effective September 1, NSAC will become the Faculty of Agriculture at Dalhousie University.

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Building a sustainable campus at Dalhousie

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Dalhousie has been involved in environment and sustainability issues in its operations and curriculum for over 20 years. In recent years, though, these efforts have been expanding, becoming more coordinated and more central to the university’s mission. Accordingly, Dalhousie’s grade in the College Sustainability Report Card has been improving, earning a ‘B’ this year with ...

NSAC builds a TREEhouse

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One of the unique features of NSAC’s educational programming is the opportunity for students to learn ‘hands-on’ from active researchers. Recently, NSAC engineering students had the chance to build a TREEHouse on campus. TREEhouse (Technology for the Responsible use of Energy and the Environment) is an on-campus project to convert an older style split-level dwelling ...