- December 18, 2023

Wonder World makes the list of alumni favourites (Daniel Abriel photo).
Wonder World makes the list of alumni favourites (Daniel Abriel photo).


Wonder World

By K.R. Byggdin

K.R. Byggdin (BA’22) has won the $30K Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award for their debut novel. Weaving a heartfelt queer narrative with humour, honesty and grace, Byggdin has proven themselves a writer to watch.


How Halifax technology could help in the fight against climate change

By Dr. Boris Worm and Dr. Will Burt (PhD’16)

In a February 6, 2023, segment of CBC NS’s program, Mainstreet, Dr. Worm discusses ocean acidification and how technology being developed and tested in Halifax could help prevent global temperatures from rising with guest Dal alum, Dr. Burt. Listen now


Listening to Laredo

By Mehnaaz Momen (MPA’97)

In a matter of mere decades, the city of Laredo, which houses the largest inland port in the U.S., has changed, not only in terms of its physical landscape, but also in terms of its people and identity.


Power Play

Hosted by Vassy Kapelos

Former CBC journalist Kapelos is the Chief Political Correspondent and host of CTV News Channel’s daily political program, Power Play. She also hosts the iHeartRadio program The Vassy Kapelos Show.


Milk, Eggs, Butter and Broccoli

By Dr. Rishi Gupta and Dr. Anuradha Mishra Gupta

Young readers can practice counting, learn the names of their fingers, test their memory, sing, and more with this book written by spouses and Dal professors Dr. Rishi Gupta and Dr. Anu Mishra, and illustrated by Catherine Ajin Jeon. All proceeds from 2023 sales will be donated to the Halifax IWK Children's Hospital.



Season five of Sciographies, a podcast and radio show produced by the Faculty of Science, has launched with eight new episodes featuring conversations about chemistry, clean technology, oceanography and more. It’s available on most podcast apps or by visiting

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This story appeared in the DAL Magazine Fall/Winter 2023 issue. Flip through the rest of the issue using the links below.


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