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Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020

#DawsonProud, Academic News, In the news/in social media

CTV features 3D Animation and CGI Program

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.

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Milestones

50th work anniversary of Michel Ross

Sunday, Feb. 9 marked the 50th work anniversary of Michel Ross!

Click Read More to learn where Michel started at Dawson.

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#DawsonProud, Facilities Management, Sustainability

Climate action brings 13 cegeps to Dawson today

Dawson College is hosting representatives today from 13 Cegeps to talk about climate change action. Since declaring Dawson College Carbon Neutral Forever, the College is recognized as a leader in institutional climate responsibility.

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Faculty Hub, Workshops

Joel Trudeau leads Maker Education workshop Feb. 21

Maker education is an innovative framework for developing 21st century competencies. A makerspace is a place for students to be active learners, to problem solve, exercise critical thinking and learn by constructively questioning ways of doing and by being exposed to innovative technologies and practices. Click Read More for more information about the workshop and a link to register.

Read More - Joel Trudeau leads Maker Education workshop Feb. 21

#DawsonProud, Academic News, Campus Life

Dawson students build wind turbines in 3 hours

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.

Academic News, Campus Life, Events

Uprisings from the South series begins Feb. 14

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.

Read More - Uprisings from the South series begins Feb. 14

Book/article/video recommendation, DawsonAI, Faculty Hub

Entry level AI reading recommendations

Interested in learning more about AI and considering implementing AI into your course curriculum?  Dawson AI’s Robert Stephens (Profile Coordinator of Arts & Culture; Faculty, Humanities and Philosophy) has some book recommendations to get you started. Click Read More to get Rob's picks, a link to a free article and more info.

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Campus Life, Well-being for all

Save the Date: Drug and Alcohol Awareness Fair March 25

Dawson College’s Counselling department will be hosting a Drug and Alcohol Awareness Fair for all students and staff March 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Lower Atrium.

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Academic News, Sustainability

Filtering activities and classes through the SDGs

Last week, the Social Science Week organizers evaluated each planned activity in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Academic Matters

Call for submissions

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.

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Senate

Feb. 11 Senate meeting documents

To access the Senate documents (mostly in draft form), employees must log onto SharePoint through the My Dawson Portal (Omnivox). For the details on how to find the documents, click Read More. 

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Milestones

Thank you from Susie Wileman

Susie would like to thank everyone. Click Read More to read her personal thank you message.

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#DawsonProud, Dawson Grads, In the news/in social media

All Access Life featured on CTV

Last week Brad Heaven (Class of 2019) and his assistant and partner Danny O'Connor were featured on Global Montreal. This Sunday, they were featured on CTV. The pair shared their All Access Life, website and YouTube channel. Their powerful message "to never give up and just keep pushing through" continues to reach more people. Click on Read More for link to CTV News Montreal feature report.

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DawsonITE

DawsonITE Newsletter # 456

DawsonITE is your weekly curated news related to IT and Education prepared by Dawson's Rafael Scapin. In this issue:

  • U of T researcher’s active-learning app bridges gap between students and instructors
  • Google keeps a scary amount of data on you. Here's how to find and delete it

Read More - DawsonITE Newsletter # 456

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