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Carleton To Launch New Indigenous Studies Degree

An innovative team of academics in the soon-to-be officially renamed School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies at Carleton University are preparing for the launch of a new program in fall 2017 – the Bachelor of Arts (combined honours) program in Indigenous Studies.

An Out-of-This-World Experience for Carleton Robotics Team

It was one giant leap for Carleton University’s Planetary Robotics Team this summer as they travelled to the 2016 United Kingdom University Rover Challenge in Manchester, hosted by the United Kingdom Mars Society. Nine Carleton undergraduate engineering students competed with teams from universities across the world, including the United Kingdom, Egypt, India and Poland. The full 30-member team comprised of students from the research-intensive Faculty of Engineering and Design and the Faculty … Continue 

Justin Chin (right) and Christopher Dang worked with Clearwater Clinical to improve a smartphone adapter for an endoscope. (photo supplied)

Industrial Design Project Improves Medical Device

Industrial Design projects are often about coming up with a brand new idea, but Carleton University grad Christopher Dang has learned that sometimes it can be more important to focus the design process on improving an existing product. One of five Continue 

Journalism student Lewis Gordon filming the first game of the 2016-17 Ravens Football season.

Carleton Journalism Students to Produce Ravens Football Documentary

Fourth-year journalism students Austin Stanton, Lewis Gordon and Cameron Newbigging plan to attend every Ravens game and practice this fall to produce a Continue 

Bamford (at forefront) coaching hockey in China.

Carleton Student Coaches Hockey Team in China

Every summer, Sean Bamford has coached a hockey camp in and around Ottawa. But this year he decided to go further afield than Continue 

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Back to School: What’s New at Carleton This Year

The construction progress on Carleton’s new Health Sciences Building, a crane-topped concrete structure rising above the Steacie Building, may be the biggest change students notice when they return to campus for another academic year. But they Continue 

Carleton MBA student Hui Zhang interned with the Campfire Project.

Sprott MBA Students Intern with Carleton Alumni

Built into the Sprott School of Business MBA program is the opportunity for candidates to build professional networks in their chosen market. Continue 

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International Literacy Day: A Special Day for John Daniel O’Leary

Over a period of 45 years, John Daniel O’Leary has acquired many fond memories from Carleton. At one end of the spectrum, in the 1970s, he made an Continue 

School of Journalism and Communication professor Chris Waddell will host a discussion this month about the changing world of Canadian sports. (photo supplied)

The Changing World of Canadian Sports: Chistopher Waddell Co-Edits Book

On Sept. 29, Carleton journalism professor Christopher Waddell will host an evening discussion at Irene’s Pub on the wide-ranging topics in How Canadians Continue 

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Revamped Communication Degree Reflects Central Role of Media

In addition to offering a slate of new courses addressing emerging areas of scholarship and professional practice, the name of the degree also has changed. All new students will be admitted into Carleton’s Bachelor of Communication and Media Continue 

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