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Pride in STEM

Pride in STEM

Dal PhD student Landon Getz has launched a new group to boost visibility for 2SLGBTQ+ individuals in science, tech, engineering and math fields the across Atlantic Canada.  Read more.

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Matt Reeder
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
When Mohammed Alqassab enrolled at Dal to become engineer after a decade working back home in Saudi Arabia, preparatory courses in math and English gave him the confidence he needed to get started. This spring, he graduated as a Sexton Scholar with his wife and three children there to cheer him on.
Matt Reeder
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Health Promotion student Nicole Blinn once questioned whether she’d even go to university. Now, she has risen to the top of her class and is engaged in vital research about the social determinants of health — achievements that have landed her a major scholarship in active learning.
Alison Auld
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Dal students taking a special summer course on sharks get to showcase more than just their their scientific skills, thanks to a unique art-based assignment focused on some of the ocean's most fascinating and misunderstood creatures.

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Morgan Fleet
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Adjusting to a new place was a bit of a challenge for Industrial Engineering student Sarah Abdoon when she transferred to Dalhousie University in 2016, but she soon found connections through her employment with the Dalhousie Libraries.
Theresa Salah
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Jacob Chaplin-Saunders put his engineering studies on hold to compete with his brother in the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, an experience he says left him better prepared to excel when he returned to Dal to complete his degree.
Allison Auld
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Gerald Petrash was in his late forties and living with his family in Japan when he found himself questioning the direction of his life-long career path and taking a deeper interest in science and engineering. Now, he's graduating with an Engineering degree and three co-op work terms under his belt.
Genevieve MacIntyre
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
William (Liam) Clarke completed a double major in International Development Studies and Music at Dal, focussing on the representation of global poverty and development through music in NGO videos — a great example of the potential for interdisciplinarity in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
Cheryl Bell
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Receiving her Doctor of Dentistry degree will be just another step on what is becoming a much longer journey for Katherine Curry, who is set to become the first student to embark on a new internship in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery at the Victoria General Hospital in Halifax.