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Read more about: Revised Academic Calendar

Revised Academic Calendar

February 18th, 2020

The Winter 2020 Academic Calendar has been revised (due to the snow day Feb. 7) and approved at the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors meeting Feb. 12. Please note the following changes to the calendar: Tuesday, May 12 will now be the last day of classes in the day division; Friday May 15…

Read more about: Gardening for Social Ills: Feb. 20 Environmental Seminar

Gardening for Social Ills: Feb. 20 Environmental Seminar

February 18th, 2020

Using data from an ongoing community garden project, Mitchell’s talk will offer insights on ideating, creating and using school and community gardens in Montreal, Quebec. With local partners, we have co-created gardens on a university campus, at an underfunded public school, and at two different community organizations that work with youth experiencing homelessness and housing…

Call for submissions

February 11th, 2020

If you would like to write an article for the May issue of Academic Matters, please submit your proposal (max 200 words) by Feb. 24.

Topics could be pedagogical strategies and practices, research projects, innovations, services to assist teachers and students, resources for teaching, and other matters of academic interest. Click Read More to submit your idea.

Read more about: Filtering activities and classes through the SDGs

Filtering activities and classes through the SDGs

February 11th, 2020

Last week, the Social Science Week organizers evaluated each planned activity in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs related to each presentation were displayed. The SDGs are an urgent call for action by all countries – developed and developing – in a global partnership. They recognize that ending poverty and other deprivations…

CTV features 3D Animation and CGI Program

February 11th, 2020

Dawson's 3D Animation and Computer Generated Imagery Program was featured in a news report by CTV News Montreal Feb. 8. They looked into the digital effects industry in Montreal in their pre-Oscars coverage. For the news report on our website and a link to the CTV feature, click Read More.

Uprisings from the South series begins Feb. 14

February 11th, 2020

North South Studies, with the collaboration of academics, journalists, Human Rights organizations, activists and engaged members of communities from the South, has organized a series of conversations about the ongoing social uprisings.

Click Read More for all the details.

Dawson students build wind turbines in 3 hours

February 11th, 2020

Five teams of Dawson Science students participated in the annual Déplace de l'air competition at Polytechnique Montréal Feb. 8.  They had three hours to build an operational wind turbine from scratch using only the materials provided. The best among them produced 1150mV during testing. Dawson's best entry placed 14th of about 60 teams.

Read more about: Sustainable Fashion at Social Science Week

Sustainable Fashion at Social Science Week

February 4th, 2020

We are buying 60 per cent more clothes today compared to 20 years ago and we are only keeping these clothes half as long as we used to. This is one surprising fact that students learned at a lecture  Feb. 3 on sustainable fashion given by Kelly Drennan, Founding Executive Director of Fashion Takes Action. Kelly’s…

We can all participate in decolonization

January 28th, 2020

Decolonization was the subject of two workshops at Ped Days Jan. 13-14. Everyone can participate in decolonization efforts, Catherine Richardson said at her workshop. To read more of what she shared and to get practical tips and resources on decolonization, click Read More to go to the news article.

Read more about: Resist Violence project newsletter

Resist Violence project newsletter

January 28th, 2020

The most recent Resist Violence project newsletter is available now! Don’t forget to subscribe! Through the Resist Violence project, Pat Romano (Humanities) and Kim Simard (Cinema-Communications) have developed a pedagogical approach that integrates critical thinking, media literacy and artistic expression. This pedagogy allows students to deepen their insights into the problem of violence, including how…

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