Last night (Nov. 22) we watched an award show for remarkable research in Canada under the Mitacs banner. There were 8 very outstanding initiatives highlighted and honoured. These award-winning undertakings were fascinating, socially relevant, pertinent for entrepreneurial action in science, medicine, indigenous life, international collaboration, and the creation of new thinking models. Very laudable on…
DTU Award goes to student with don’t-give-up message
The Dawson Teachers’ Union Polytechnique Memorial Scholarship is given to a student who has shown a commitment to persevering and overcoming obstacles within their field.
This year, the award was given to Fred-Dgennie Louis, a student in Computer Science, who said: “It means a lot and I am very grateful. It was the least thing I expected since figuring out my path and where I wanted to go has been a struggle. You know after high school, you’re thrown into a completely new environment, and you’re just expected to go on, graduate and then go to university.”
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Pareidola: Dawson College Professional Photography Vernissage
Pareidolia is the ability to see or make pictures out of randomness. Seeing beyond what the average person sees and expressing that vision in an image is a large part of training to be a photographer. This collection of work by Dawson’s third-year photography students embodies how they see people, places or objects in their world.
Twenty-two Dawson students will be showcasing their work at the Warren G. Flowers Art Gallery from Dec. 9-15, their vernissage will be held on Dec. 8 from 6-9 p.m.
Languages Profile presents: Daniel Grenier: The Writer as Translator
How does one become a literary translator? To what extent is translation creative writing? How does the writer inspire and inform the translator? Celebrated writer and translator Daniel Grenier will explore these questions with us in English and in French. He will also read from his collection of short stories Malgré tout on rit à St Henri (2012) and from his translation of Dawn Dumont’s Glass Beads, Perles de Verres (2021).
Daniel Grenier was a finalist to several Governor General’s literary awards for his translations of novels by Canadian authors Andrew Forbes and Dawn Dumont and for his own works of fiction and non-fiction. He won the Prix Littéraire des Collégiens in 2016 for his novel L’année la plus longue.
This event takes place on Dec. 8 from 1-2 p.m. in the CoLab (3F.43).
Last Modified: December 1, 2022