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The metamorphosis of Oliver’s

February 2nd, 2022

Upgrade or renovation are words that do not do justice to the complete metamorphosis of student space Oliver’s on the second floor of Dawson in the 2C clubs hallway.

Click Read More to see the before picture and learn more about our beautiful new space for students.

Eudaimonia open until Feb. 19 at the Gallery

February 2nd, 2022

After almost two years, Dawson’s 2020 Visual Arts graduates are pleased to present how their practices have flourished and prospered, while staying true to their understanding of eudaimonia.*

Twenty graduates from the 2020 Visual Arts cohort present work in media ranging from digital photography to sculpture, painting, drawing, and video at the Warren G. Flowers Art Gallery from Jan. 27 to Feb. 19, 2022.

* Aristotle utilized eudaimonia as the term for the highest human good, an objective standard of ‘happiness’ based on what it means to live a human life well. The title is the same as the original graduating 2020 exhibition, which could only happen online due to the first lockdown.

Read more about: Dawson Theatre reopens with Our Class Feb. 7-12

Dawson Theatre reopens with Our Class Feb. 7-12

February 2nd, 2022


Last chance for lost & found

January 19th, 2022

Please check the lost and found in 2E.6 for any items you may have lost during the fall semester. The Campus Life & Leadership team will be donating or recycling all items at the end of the month.

Winter Open House now exclusively online Feb. 9

January 19th, 2022

The health situation has led to a change in plans for Winter Open House. It will now take place exclusively online on Wednesday, Feb. 9.

There will be webinars about How to Apply and the Science Program as well as live chats with teachers from programs and profiles.

Click Read More to go to the Winter Open House page.

Social Science Week is Feb. 7-11

January 19th, 2022

A new semester is upon us and Social Science Week 2022, to take place Feb. 7-11, is offering a stimulating week of talks and activities. Please review the line-up for the week in the program.

In light of the current situation, the conference will be online this year. 

  • If we have returned to in-person teaching, these talks will be streamed into your classroom and, wherever possible, we’ll set up two-way cameras to facilitate interaction between students and presenters.
  • If we are continuing with online teaching, students will be able to sign into these talks from wherever they are connecting.

UNMASKED: AEC Photography exhibit

December 1st, 2021

Don't miss “Unmasked,” an exhibition showcasing Dawson's AEC Commercial Photography graduates.

"Unmasked" reveals the creative results of a two-year formative process in the face of the pandemic. It is marked by resilience and captivating visuals.

The exhibition will be at the Warren G. Flowers Art Gallery from Dec. 20 to 23 and from Jan. 4-11, 2022.

The gallery is open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday.

SPACE students win the Astro Prize at the McGill Physics Hackathon

December 1st, 2021

Dawson students once again took part in the McGill Physics Hackathon which took place this year on November 6-7. The goal of the friendly computer programming competition was simple: to welcome everyone into the wonderful world of scientific computing!

Over a 24-hour period, participants had the opportunity to work on projects combining the physical sciences and computing, and to meet and learn from like-minded, curious, and passionate individuals as well as with experts from both academia and industry.

A team of mainly Dawson students—Shawn Maor, Syphax Ramdani, Joey Yu—won the Astrophysics prize for their project, Star Formation, and were awarded telescopes! A write-up of their experience can be found on the SPACE website:

The students also earned credits towards the new SPACE: Arts and Sciences Certificate by competing and creating a project for the hackathon.

Open invitation to contribute to Beyond Orange Shirt Day at Dawson

December 1st, 2021

For anyone who would like to get involved in Beyond Orange Shirt Day at Dawson, First Peoples’ Centre Coordinator Tiawenti:non Canadian and other staff members will be hosting an open meeting to begin planning for First Peoples’ Week 2022.

First Peoples’ Week is an annual celebration of Indigenous knowledges and cultures on campus. This year it will take place from Monday, March 28 to Friday, April 1. The first planning meeting will be in the Rose Lounge (7C.5) at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021.

Read more about: Volunteer for an hour or more and grow our Living Campus

Volunteer for an hour or more and grow our Living Campus

December 1st, 2021

With the holiday season upon us, Dawson has embarked on a new activity in partnership with Alexis-Nihon that requires volunteers for short shifts. We’ve all seen the gift-wrapping service that pops up in the shopping centre during the month of December. This year, Alexis-Nihon offered the spot to Dawson as the sole beneficiary of all…

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