For Dal's 200th anniversary year, the Faculty of Computer Science set out to double the number of female students entering its undergrad programs. The Faculty not only met this ambitious goal — it’s just getting started when it comes to increasing diversity in its field.
By developing an app-based video game, Dal Computer Science researchers are hoping to use fun, educational technology to help slow the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases in West Africa.
Rita Orji, assistant professor in the Faculty of Computer Science, is this year’s recipient of the Women Leaders in the Digital Economy Award, presented by Digital Nova Scotia — the second year in a row a Dal Computer Science prof has been recognized with the honour.
Computer Science student Brandon Poole has so much going on, from serving as CS Society president to working as a communications assistant. It's how he feels he can best make a difference supporting his fellow students.