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June 2017

Matt Reeder, DAL Magazine  –  Outreach, International, News, Students, Graduate
Monday, June 26, 2017
Computer Science student Hasmeet Singh Chandok, captures the world's attention with the Maritime Bhangra Group
Sallie Lau, Dal News  –  News, Faculty, Systems, Networks, Security
Thursday, June 22, 2017
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.
Becca Rawcliffe, Dal News  –  Faculty, Outreach, Women in Tech, Awards, News, Systems, Networks, Security
Monday, June 19, 2017
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.
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.
Becca Rawcliffe, Dal News  –  Awards, Students, Graduate, International, News, Research, Innovation
Thursday, June 8, 2017
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.
Monday, June 5, 2017
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.