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  • Engineering a different future
    When Mohammed Alqassab enrolled at Dal to become engineer after a decade working back home in Saudi Arabia, preparatory courses in math and English gave him the confidence he needed to get started. This spring, he graduated as a Sexton Scholar with his wife and three children there to cheer him on.
  • Protecting our coasts and waterways from the impacts of potential oil spills
    Two Dal faculty members in Agriculture and Engineering are investigating strategies to better separate oil from water and examine the risk of spills in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago thanks to new federal funding.
  • Grad Profile: Finding family in the library
    Adjusting to a new place was a bit of a challenge for Industrial Engineering student Sarah Abdoon when she transferred to Dalhousie University in 2016, but she soon found connections through her employment with the Dalhousie Libraries.
  • Grad Profile: Sailing into the future
    Jacob Chaplin-Saunders put his engineering studies on hold to compete with his brother in the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, an experience he says left him better prepared to excel when he returned to Dal to complete his degree.
  • Grad Profile: Making his move
    Gerald Petrash was in his late forties and living with his family in Japan when he found himself questioning the direction of his life-long career path and taking a deeper interest in science and engineering. Now, he's graduating with an Engineering degree and three co-op work terms under his belt.