Over 40 Nursing students complete program early
On April 17, over 40 members of the Class of 2020 Dawson College Nursing Program completed their program. This was about two weeks ahead of schedule to allow the new graduates to contribute to the healthcare system now.
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Optogonetics is among the most widely employed techniques to manipulate neuronal activity. It uses a combination of light and genetic engineering to control the cells of the brain, resulting in behavioural manipulation. In essence, a behaviour can be “turned on or off” using a light stimulus. The therapeutic implications of this technique are monumental. However,…
At Resist Violence, we’re watching the ways in which social inequalities in relation to Covid-19 are being addressed. In some instances, this may become a frustrating endeavour. Preserving our sense of personal agency, faith in everyday actions, and connection to others is key. Although we are unable to make our voices heard in the streets at this time, we do…
Board game and e-book advancing sustainable campuses
Gisela Frias (Coordinator of North-South Studies) was in Mexico last month to promote a board game and an e-book produced as part of the Sustainable Campuses Initiative.
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Dawson’s Virtual Campus opens
Dawson College began a big move yesterday: the move online to our new Virtual Campus.
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Teachers saving the semester
For the past two weeks, many teachers have become students learning all about online teaching platforms. They have also been working hard to adapt course outlines and figure out how to present their material online while maintaining academic integrity and continuing to engage their students.
Dawson’s Communications Office spoke with two teachers about resuming teaching online.
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Ask-me-anything with infectious disease specialist Wednesday at 1:00 p.m.
Psychology teacher Selma Hamdani has arranged a unique opportunity for students and employees to ask anything about COVID-19 to infectious disease specialist Dr. Guillaume Butler-Laporte. The session will take place Wednesday, April 1 at 1 p.m.
The capacity is currently at 300 participants for the Zoom meeting. Please contact Selma to reserve your class.
Participants can join via the Zoom link embedded in the Read More link.
First online classes Monday
The first online classes are planned for this coming Monday. Dawson's Online Response Team is working hard to support our teachers and our core educational mission.
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First Int’l Math Day celebrated last Thursday
The first International Day of Mathematics (March 14) was celebrated at Dawson on Thursday.
Andreea Panait of Dawson's Mathematics Department reported: "We started the day with some wonders in Mathematics, then we moved to the history of Calculus and we ended with some applied math in creating interesting apps. To complete the day, we gave prizes for the math poster contest."
Students Sara Boubekri (pictured with Andreea) and Zaina Mahran were the winners.
Last Modified: April 21, 2020