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  • Designing a better throwing chair for Paralympic track‑and‑field star
    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.
  • Supported by Dal mentors, Halifax junior high students earn spot in global robotics competition
    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.
  • Grad profile: A fulfilling end to a fulfilling degree
    Industrial Engineering grad Kiran Persaud has always had an interest in health and wellness. Thanks to his capstone project with VON Canada, he’s been able to use his skills to help improve health care in Nova Scotia.
  • Startup connects students with work opportunities
    Business Management student Ben Bright and Engineering grad Vijay Kumar are helping link students with applied work experiences through their new web platform StuGig.
  • Student leadership on the national stage
    Two Dalhousie students are among 10 individuals across Canada selected for one of the country’s top student leadership awards. Learn about why Bai Bintou Kaira (Chemical Engineering) and Anika Riopel (Theatre and Environment, Sustainability & Society) have deservedly been named 3M Student Fellows for 2017.