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Special screening of Dawson alumni films March 27

March 10th, 2020

Cinema-Communications is organizing a special screening of three films made by alumni that have been nominated or won major film prizes:

Oscar nomination in 2020 -  Brotherhood  directed by Meryam Joobeur (Cin|Com alumna)
Oscar nomination in 2019 - Fauve directed by Jeremy Comte; produced by Evren Boisjoli (Cin|Com alumnus)
2019 GRAND PRIX RPCÉ - FESTIVAL DU NOUVEAU CINÉMA: ILA Da Rainha, directed by Kayla Fragman (ALC alumna)

Screening and discussion with the filmmakers: March 27 at 2:30 p.m. in 4C.1 


50 years of Women’s Studies

March 10th, 2020

Greta Hofmann Nemiroff, a pioneer in Women's Studies in Canada and at Dawson College, was here March 6 for a panel discussion moderated by Pat Romano about Women's Studies. The other panelists were Shree Mulay (Memorial University) and Alanna Thain (McGill University). Click Read More to find out more about the beginnings of Women's Studies 50 years ago and the state of it today.


We have the tools and technology to fight climate change: Elizabeth May

March 10th, 2020

On March 5, Elizabeth May gave a special lecture to Anna-Liisa Aunio's Environmental Seminar, which was moved to 3C.1 to allow over 200 students to attend. Elizabeth spoke about the urgent need to press the government to act on its commitment to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Click Read More for a news report about her talk.


Call for student robotics projects at CICan: March 22 deadline

March 10th, 2020

CICan is holding its annual conference at the Palais des congrès in Montreal May 3-5 and Dawson College is on the host committee. Expected to draw 950 delegates from educational institutions across Canada, the conference will take place under the theme Connection. CICan is seeking students to showcase robotics projects by students. See the pdf…

Thinking about W/GS at Dawson and beyond

March 3rd, 2020

Following the panel discussion with Greta Hofmann Nemiroff, Shree Mulay, and Alanna Thain (10am in 5B.16),  all interested Faculty are invited to join in helping us envision how Dawson’s W/GS certificate can meet the challenges of tomorrow. 1-2:30 p.m. in the CoLab (3F.43)                         …

Ethical Eating debate March 5

March 3rd, 2020

Contentiousness with Compassion Debate Series: “Ethical Eating” The Peace Certificate and the Peace Centre presents Contentiousness with Compassion, a moderated debate series aimed to bring civility and respect to difficult conversations with someone whose views you might fundamentally disagree with. On March 5, at 2pm in the Amphitheatre (4C.1), we will host our first debate,…

Revamped Diagnostic Imaging Program and other news from Feb. 25 Board Meeting

March 3rd, 2020

The revision of the Diagnostic Imaging (DI) Technology Program was adopted by the Board of Governors of Dawson College at the Feb. 25 meeting. The program trains technologists who “play a crucial role in the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses,” said Ania Stosiak, co-chair and program coordinator of the DI Program, who presented the revamped…

Anna-Liisa Aunio & team are finalists for $5 M grant

March 3rd, 2020

Implementing Smart Cities: Interventions to Build Healthy Cities is the name of a training platform and research project that is in the running for a $5 million grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Anna-Liisa Aunio (Sociology) is a co-applicant in the multi-disciplinary project led by David Ma of the University of Guelph,…

DawsonAI projects selected by PIA

March 3rd, 2020

Two projects that count DawsonAI as a partner have been selected by PIA to go forward. The organizaiton made the announcement Feb. 26. Here are the two DawsonAI projects:  How virtual assistants and applications powered by artificial intelligence can help promote student academic success. Comprising members from Dawson College, Concordia University and McGill University, the team…

International Day of Mathematics March 12 at Dawson

March 3rd, 2020

The International Day of Mathematics (IDM) will take place for the first time this year. All countries are invited to participate in this worldwide celebration of mathematics on March 14 (Pi Day: 3/14). Activities are planned for both students and the general public in schools, museums, libraries and other spaces. Dawson’s Mathematics Department is organizing…

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