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Earning their stripes

Earning their stripes

Students in one Dal lab are learning from one another, across disciplines, as they try and better understand childhood cancers with the aid of an unlikely accomplice: the tropical zebrafish.  Read more.

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Rebekah Bailey
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Plant Sciences student Cheyenne MacDonald, a member of the Sipekne'katik band in Indian Brook, has a passion for traveling and learning from other cultures. But her biggest dream is to start a business using traditional knowledge from her own.
Zoe Bell
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
As part of a mandatory first-year class focused on design skills, a team of Dal students got a unique hands-on learning experience working on improvements to the special throwing chair of Cape Breton-born Paralympian Pamela LeJean.
Ryan McNutt and Matt Reeder
Friday, June 9, 2017
Dal student team prevails at the first-ever global World’s Challenge Challenge competition, winning $30,000 to help develop their pilot project to provide prosthetic limbs to people in developing countries.

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Matt Semansky
Friday, June 23, 2017
Students in one Dal lab are learning from one another, across disciplines, as they try and better understand childhood cancers with the aid of an unlikely accomplice: the tropical zebrafish.
Rebekah Bailey
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Plant Sciences student Cheyenne MacDonald, a member of the Sipekne'katik band in Indian Brook, has a passion for traveling and learning from other cultures. But her biggest dream is to start a business using traditional knowledge from her own.
Zoe Bell
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
As part of a mandatory first-year class focused on design skills, a team of Dal students got a unique hands-on learning experience working on improvements to the special throwing chair of Cape Breton-born Paralympian Pamela LeJean.
Rebecca Rawcliffe
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
PhD student Trishla Shah has taken her expertise around the world: as the the only student outside of Germany to be named a finalist in the Berlin-based “Hack the Beach” competition, she earned the opportunity to attend a month-long "Hackathon" in India.
Molly Marcott
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
A group of Halifax junior high students and their two Dal mentors earned one of 20 spots in the Global Innovation Awards, an international robotics competition, for developing an animal-deterrent system for the wild horses of Sable Island, N.S. The students, part of the Dal-hosted Imhotep's Legacy Academy, are currently crowdfunding to pay for the trip.