This week, Dal hosts Canada's national conference for the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. We connected with Computer Science prof Srini Sampalli — 3M Teaching Fellow and vice-president of the Canadian chapter of the International Federation of National Teaching Fellows — to discuss what goes into great teaching.
Nur Zincir-Heywood receives the the 2017 Women Leaders in the Digital Economy Award from Digital Nova Scotia, which recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to Nova Scotia’s ICT sector while actively championing women in the field.
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.
A team of Computer Science students took home first place at the Nova Scotia Sandboxes “Introduction to Innovation” Bootcamp for their tech-based solution to support individuals suffering from dementia.
ShiftKey Labs-based, Spritely, a new mobile app and web platform that connects newcomers with city experts, is the brainchild of Dal alumni Akram Al-Otumi (BComm’12) and Suhaib Qaiser (MASc’10), entrepreneurs who know first-hand the challenges of moving to a foreign city and connecting with local experts.
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