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Computer Science students create online game to shift attitudes about accessibility

Computer Science students create online game to shift attitudes about accessibility

A new online game under development by a team of Dal computer science students aims to help educate the university community about (dis)abilities and reduce affiliated stereotypes and stigmas in the process.  Read more.

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Mark Campbell
Thursday, November 24, 2022
Rising rents, inflation and grocery costs are forcing students to make hard choices about the food they can afford. This Giving Tuesday, Dal alumni and local businesses are giving students access to the nutritious food they need to succeed.
Lauren Phillips
Monday, November 21, 2022
Dr. Lisa Binkley, this year’s recipient of Dal’s Teaching Award for Excellence in Education for Diversity, specializes in creating engaging, discipline-bending classroom experiences that encourage students to think critically about what heritage means.
Kashmala Khan
Monday, October 31, 2022
Dalhousie’s Employment Equity Plan consolidates new and current strategies into a comprehensive, actionable plan that seeks to increase the recruitment of employees from equity-deserving groups and enhance their experience once at the university.

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Theresa Anne Salah
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Each year, in honour of the women killed at École Polytechnique in 1989, Dalhousie’s Women in Engineering Society hosts a memorial to commemorate the victims and showcase the resiliency of women in our society.
Tereigh Ewert
Monday, December 5, 2022
A new online game under development by a team of Dal computer science students aims to help educate the university community about (dis)abilities and reduce affiliated stereotypes and stigmas in the process.
Jodi Reid
Thursday, December 1, 2022
The gift from the Waverley House Foundation will support the “Early Warning to Early Action” predictive model developed through the Dallaire Institute’s Knowledge for Prevention research project.
Mary Jane Webber
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Dal student Gabrielle Close is blind. She says Dalhousie’s fast action to accommodate her needs in residence and at dining halls has made adjusting to university life much easier for her.
Jane Doucet
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Research, mentoring, advocacy, community leadership: there's not much Dr. Judy MacDonald hasn't done when it comes to pushing for advances in accessibility at Dal and beyond. And this year, she's been recognized for her work with a President’s Award for the Advancement of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility.