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Dalhousie-universitetet (fra) er et offentlig forskningsuniversitet i Nova Scotia, Canada, with three campuses in Halifax, og en fjerde i Bibelen Hill. Dalhousie tilbyr mer enn 4,000 kurs og 180 studieprogrammene i tolv lavere, uteksamineres, and professional faculties. The university is a member of the U15, en gruppe av forskningsintensive universiteter i Canada.

Dalhousie ble etablert som en nonsectarian college i 1818 av den selvtitulerte løytnant guvernør i Nova Scotia, George Ramsay, 9th jarl av Dalhousie. Høgskolen holder ikke sin første klasse til 1838, inntil da opererer sporadisk på grunn av økonomiske problemer. Det gjenåpnet for tredje gang i 1863 etter en omorganisering som førte en endring av navn til “Guvernørene fra Dalhousie College og University”. Universitetet formelt skiftet navn til “Dalhousie-universitetet” i 1997 gjennom provinsielle lovgivning, samme lovgivning som fusjonerte institusjonen med det tekniske universitetet i Nova Scotia.

Universitetets bemerkelsesverdige alumni omfatter en nobelprisvinner, to kanadiske statsministre, to Herzberg Prisvinnerne, en NASAastronaut som var den første amerikanske kvinne til å gå i verdensrommet, 89 Rhodes Scholars, og en rekke andre topp offentlige tjenestemenn, akademikere, og bedriftsledere. Universitetet rangert to hundre og trettifemte i 2014 QS World University Rankings,[4] 226-250th i 2014-2015 Times Higher Education Verden Universitetet rangering, and 201–300th in the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities.[6]Dalhousie er et senter for marin forskning, og er vertskap for hovedkvarteret til Ocean Tracking Network.

Den Dalhousie biblioteksystemet opererer den største biblioteket i Atlantic Canada, og har den største samlingen av landbruksressursmateriell i regionen. Universitetet opererer totalt fjorten boliger. Det er i dag to studentforeninger som representerer studentenes interesser ved universitetet: Dalhousie Student Union og Dalhousie Association for hovedfagsstudenter. Dalhousie er Varsity team, Tigrene, konkurrere i Atlantic University Sport konferanse av kanadiske Interuniversity Sport. Dalhousie fakultet for Landbruk Varsity lag kalles Dalhousie Rams, og konkurrere i ACAA og CCAA. Dalhousie er en coeducational universitet med mer enn 18,000 studenter og 110,000 alumni.

skoler / høyskoler / avdelinger / kurs / Fakulteter


  • Jordbruk
  • Architecture and Planning
  • Kunst og samfunnsvitenskap
  • Computer Science
  • tannbehandling
  • Ingeniør
  • graduate Studies
  • Helse Yrker
  • Lov
  • Ledelse
  • Medisin
  • Vitenskap

Historie


We’re proud of our past and confident in our future. grunnlagt i 1818, Dalhousie has been delivering an exceptional education for almost 200 år. With the addition of our Agricultural Campus in 2012, our reach continues to expand beyond Halifax and into other parts of the province.

Origins

In the early 19th century, George Ramsay, the ninth Earl of Dalhousie and Nova Scotia Lieutenant-Governor at the time, wanted to establish a Halifax college open to all, regardless of class or creed.

The spoils of war helped fulfill his dream. During the War of 1812, Castine, a small port in Maine, was being used as a base by American privateers who harassed ships along the Eastern Seaboard. Britain sent a Royal Navy force from Halifax to capture Castine and turn it into a customs port of entry. When the war ended, the navy returned to Halifax with the money it had collected as customs duties. Lord Dalhousie invested 7,000 pounds of this treasure as an endowment for the college and put aside 3,000 pounds for its construction. The earl modeled the fledgling college after the University of Edinburgh, near his Scottish home.

Early struggles

After the college was founded in 1818, Lord Dalhousie was appointed Governor General of Canada and left Halifax. Without his influence, the institution faltered. The first instruction was not offered until 1838. Its operation was only intermittent and degrees were not awarded for some time.

Nesten 50 years after its beginning, the college was reorganized. I 1863, Dalhousie opened with six professors and one tutor. The first degrees were awarded in 1866. The student body that year consisted of 28 studenter working for degrees and 28 occasional students.

Money continued to be a problem for the new institution. I 1879, it looked as though the university might fail until George Munro, a wealthy New York publisher with Nova Scotia roots, started donating to the university. I løpet av årene, he contributed five endowed professorships and about $83,000 in bursaries og utstillinger. I 1999, the value of these gifts was estimated to be worth more than $8 million. For saving the university from closure, a special university holiday, George Munro Day, is observed the first Friday in February. Since his gift, a tradition of generosity, from donors large and small, has created the thriving university of today.

Making moves

The original site of the college was on the Grand Parade, in downtown Halifax where the City Hall stands. I 1886, the university moved to the Forrest Building on today’s Carleton campus and spread gradually to occupy Studley Campus.

In the 20th century, Dalhousie grew steadily. april 1, 1997, Dalhousie amalgamated with the Technical University of Nova Scotia (TUNS), another Halifax-based university, strengthening the university’s ability to explore new applied technologies. This included a newly created Faculty of Computer Science. The name of the amalgamated institution continued as Dalhousie University.

The modern era

Dalhousie continues to grow. Construction crews have been a frequent sight at Studley Campus. New facilities in recent years include the Marion McCain Arts and Social Science Building, åpnet i 2001, de Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building, officially unveiled in 2005, deMona Campbell Building, opened in fall 2010, and the innovative Ocean Sciences Building, opened in June 2013. The most recent addition is LeMarchant Place, home to over 300 students and a variety of student services, which opened in September 2014.

At convocation ceremonies in October 2006, Dalhousie surpassed 100,000 nyutdannede. The milestone came 140 years after Dalhousie awarded its first two Bachelor of Arts degrees to Joseph Henry Chase and Robert Shaw in 1866. Margaret Florence Newcombe was the first woman to graduate, with a BA in 1885, og first black law graduate, James Robinson Johnston, graduated in 1896.

september 1, 2012, Dalhousie entered another exciting era. The university amalgamated with the Nova Scotia Agricultural College (NSAC) in Truro—now the Faculty of Agriculture—welcoming faculty, staff and nearly 1,000 new students into the Dalhousie family.


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