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Computer Science Day: February 20, 2016

A full-day, free event for high school students & parents to test drive a degree in computer science or informatics.


New Master of Applied Computer Science Program

A graduate degree combining deep systems knowledge, industry readiness & entrepreneurship.


Involved and Inspired

From fighting famine in Ethiopia to nurturing a culture of inclusiveness on campus, Dal student Amina Abawajy is a local community leader making an international impact.


A Computer Game for a Cause

Informatics students develop a game designed to serve as an interactive training tool for the Romeo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative.


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FCS News

  • New Master of Applied Computer Science
    February 11, 2016 12:00 PM

  • Shining A Light On A Crisis
    February 5, 2016 12:00 PM
    Informatics and IDS student Amina Abawajy is raising funds and awareness to fight famine in Ethiopia.
  • Halifax student runs fundraiser to help those suffering from food crisis in Ethiopia
    January 12, 2016 12:00 PM
    With the support of her family, Amina Abawajy (Bachelor of Informatics student) started a GoFundMe page called Not 15 Million in October.
  • Twisted Oak Studios Bought by River
    January 12, 2016 12:00 PM
    Twisted Oak Studios, founded by FCS alumnus Devin Horseman, was bought for millions of dollars by River Studios of San Fransisco.
  • A Computer Game for a Cause
    January 8, 2016 12:00 PM
    Students are wrapping up a computer game project that has spread across three terms over the past year. The game was built for the Romeo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative, a Dalhousie-based organization founded by retired Lieutenant-General Romeo Dallaire in 2007 that aims to progressively end the use of child soldiers through a security sector approach.
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