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Team SMMAPPS win Saint Mary's First-ever Mobile App Contest
After a grueling month of coding, designing, and brainstorming, both team finalists of Saint Mary's Mobile App Contest recently presented their mobile application prototypes for final judging.
After careful deliberation, Team SMMAPPS were declared the winner of Phase Two, and awarded the grand-prize: iPad minis and course tuition waivers for each teammate.
Team SMMAPPSGlavin Wiechert, Computer Science & MathematicsDawson Reid, Computer Science & MathematicsDaniel F. Lockhart, Computer Science & EngineeringMark Slaunwhite, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, & Computing ScienceMoontasir Abeer, Computing Science & Mathematics
Competition in the development phase of the contest was tough, as both teams presented stellar mobile app designs and concepts. The judging panel, which included Saint Mary's alumnus Ross Simmonds, would like to thank both teams for their hard work and ingenuity.
Geologist Dr. Jacob Hanley named GAC's HS Robinson Lecturer
Geology professor Dr. Jacob Hanley has been selected as the 2013-2014 Howard Street Robinson Medal Lecturer by the Geological Assocation of Canada (GAC).
This medal enables a respected and well-spoken geoscientist to further the scientific study of Precambrian geology and/or metal mining through a series of lectures across Canada.
|Friday, May 17
9:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 21
M.Sc. in Applied Science Thesis Defense - Mitchell Kerr
"The application of gas chromatography in characterizing bulk fluid inclusion hydrocarbons in the footwall of the Sudbury Igneous Complex"
Chemistry Seminar: Dr. Adam Duong, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
"Molecular Tectonic and Reticular Chemistry: Strategies for building predictable ordered architectures"11:30 a.m.Sobey 260