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  • Designing a better throwing chair for Paralympic track‑and‑field star
    June 20, 2017 8:30 AM
    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
    June 13, 2017 8:30 AM
    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
    June 1, 2017 8:30 AM
    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
    May 25, 2017 8:30 AM
    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
    April 28, 2017 8:30 AM
    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.
  • The data behind disaster planning
    April 3, 2017 10:00 AM
    A roundtable hosted last week at Dal by the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance brought researchers and other experts together to discuss scenarios around the evacuation of the Halifax peninsula in the event of a disaster.
  • Up close and personal with the IDEA project
    March 28, 2017 8:30 AM
    Students from Imhotep’s Legacy Academy learn about the Sexton Campus renewal project and a future in engineering.
  • Leaders in student life: Meet your 2017 Dalhousie Governors' Award winners
    March 24, 2017 8:30 AM
    The Dal community is full of amazing students who inspire their peers, lead by example and make a difference in their communities. But for those students who truly go above and beyond, there’s Dalhousie’s Board of Governors’ Award — the university’s top honour in student life. Meet the five students being recognized this year for their outstanding achievements.
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