HAHP in Dal News
Building a village
May 3, 2018 8:30 AM
Kinesiology student Maya Biderman dove headlong into research, athletics and extracurricular life at Dal, discovering a passion for Indigenous health issues along the way. Now, she’s getting set to begin master’s research with a prestigious Killam Scholarship in hand.
A clean sweep: Dal students turn gold medal curling dreams into reality
March 15, 2018 8:30 AM
Four Dal undergrads are on top of the curling world this week, as the team skipped by Arts student Kaitlyn Jones won the gold medal for Canada at the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships.
- Learning what she needs to succeed: As a mature student, Health Promotion student Jade Kelly, feels she’s far more organized than she would have been at a younger age. She admits, though, that university has taken some getting used to.
- Making the most of what she learned at home: In many ways, it’s what Kinesiology student Fola Akpan brought from home that’s shaping her university experience.
- Channelling passion into action: Therapeutic Recreation student Annie Shannon-Dwyer believes it’s important to encourage uncomfortable conversations. That’s one of the reasons she’s happy to be a part of the 16 Days of Activism campaign — because the challenging conversations are what lead to change.