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


Meet Harold Cook

On May 1, Dr. Harold Cook became interim Dean of Agriculture and Campus Principal. Harold Cook is a graduate of NSAC. He holds both an undergraduate and a master’s degree in Agricultural Science and he was recognized in 2007 as one of NSAC’s outstanding alumni. A prominent Canadian scientist with a 34-year career in pediatrics ...

Linking animal and human health

Fatty liver disease is a rapidly increasing health concern for both humans and animals. A recent discovery made by researchers at NSAC may help identify targets for effective ways of preventing or treating the development of a fatty liver. “These results were surprising in that they provide the first evidence for the activation of the ...

Dal students shine in Parade of Lights

As has become a yearly tradition, the School of Architecture’s entry in the Parade of Lights intrigued and enchanted more than 100,000-plus spectators this November. But the dazzling didn’t stop there: equally as impressed were the parade’s judges, awarding the School of Architecture first place for the float’s creativity, use of lights and overall effect. ...

NSAC enrolment grows again

Nova Scotia Agricultural College has reached its highest enrollment in its 106 year history with 994 students, surpassing an all-time high of 961 students last year. This represents a three per cent increase over 2010. “We’re pleased to be able to welcome the biggest-ever class this year,” said NSAC Co-President and Vice President Academic Leslie ...

Dal named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers

There are more than 5,500 employees at Dalhousie. They come from different places, different backgrounds and bring different perspectives to help support teaching, research and operations at the university. And they’re the biggest reason that Dalhousie was just named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers – the first ever Atlantic Canadian university to make the ...