Alumni reflect on their Dal experiences and where they are now
Alumni spotlight features Dal grads with a unique or inspiring story to share. These alumni profiles include interviews arranged by the Dalhousie Alumni Association and Dal Magazine, plus links to stories from other sources. Visit volunteer opportunities if you’re interested in being interviewed, or writing an alumni spotlight.
Susan Fitzgerald (MArch'99) is a partner at Fowler Bauld & Mitchell Ltd. and founding director of the design-build research practice Susan Fitzgerald Architecture. Originally from the UK Susan has been widely published internationally and the recipient of many awards. Susan was made a fellow of the RAIC in 2015 and is a Professor of Practice in the School of Architecture.
Talbot Sweetapple (MArchFP’97) is a partner, with Brian MacKay-Lyons, of MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects Limited. The firm is the 2014 recipient of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Firm Award. Talbot’s work has won numerous awards and has appeared in many international publications. He shares his talents with students as a Professor of Practice in the School of Architecture.
Christian Weisenburger (MBA'06), who has become known for his legal work in Nova Scotia's start-up scene and his love of Halifax, was at one point on the brink of changing his career and moving across the Atlantic.