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Dr. Stuart Adam: A profile

He was, by his own admission, an indifferent student coming into second-year journalism at Carleton University. But then he experienced the Introduction to Reporting course, taught in 1961-62 by Professor Joseph Scanlon, and that took him across a threshold. It lit a fire that has fuelled commitment to journalism and to Carleton University for nearly four decades. Now 64, and after 25 years as an academic administrator, Dr. Stuart Adam … Continue 

Marketing career gets early launch

For Bachelor of Commerce graduate Sean MacPhedran, life is moving at a pretty fast pace these days. Three days after handing in his last university assignment he moved to Toronto and a few days later began his job as an assistant client associate Continue 

VP Harrison brings initiative to link studies and careers

Appointed July 1, from McMaster University, where he was the Dean of Social Sciences, Alan Harrison, has had a head start at getting acquainted with the university. But that doesn’t mean he hasn’t encountered some of its pitfalls—like getting Continue 

Award-winning design expert

“Expert on laundry.” That may not be something most people would put at the top of their resume. But for Industrial Design graduate Marcel Naegelkraemer, it’s probably the most important thing. After all, it was his washing machine design Continue 

Succeeding on the court… and off

Back at St. Patrick’s High School in Ottawa, Jafeth Maseruka didn’t have any burning ambition to go on to university once he graduated. But Carleton’s former basketball coach Paul Armstrong changed all that when he recruited the basketball Continue 

Award-winning design expert

“Expert on laundry.” That may not be something most people would put at the top of their resume. But for Industrial Design graduate Marcel Naegelkraemer, it’s probably the most important thing. After all, it was his washing machine design Continue 

From the gridiron to the biology lab

For master’s biology graduate Chris Kozela, it’s all about the prestige and fame. Being published with his co-author and professor of plant biology and physiology Sharon Regan in a top plant journal, Trends in Plant Science, was an Continue 

High school teaching excellence

The thesaurus suggests “preparer” as a synonym for “teacher.” It’s particularly apt for high school teachers whose job it is, in large part, to prepare their students for higher education. That’s why Carleton established the High School Continue 

Governor General’s Medal winner has formula for success

Jerry Situ says his winning formula is made up of about 20 percent intelligence and 80 percent dedication and hard work. It’s a pretty modest response for someone who has just captured Carleton’s top academic award at the Bachelor’s Continue 

Straight “As” lead to President’s Medal

In only three short years, Adam Hartling has accumulated an impressive list of accomplishments: a $10,500 entrance scholarship when he came to Carleton; straight “As” throughout his studies; a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology with a Continue 

Eric Sprott: an inspiring commitment to Carleton

He’s been called Carleton’s $20 million man. And 38 years after graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, Eric Sprott will add another Carleton degree to his resume when he receives an honorary doctorate in law at this year’s Convocation Continue 

Carleton University Medallists

Governor General’s Medal – Bachelor’s Level Jerry Situ, Bachelor of Science (Honours), Statistics The Chancellor’s Medal Rowan Fiona Thomson, Bachelor of Science (Honours), Mathematics and Physics The President’s Medal Adam John Continue 

First class B.P.A.P.M. grads

If you wanted to study public policy, where better to do it than in the nation’s capital where the subject matter literally lives and breathes? That was the intention when the new Bachelor’s of Public Affairs and Policy Management (B.P.A.P.M.) Continue 

International Business students bring Carleton to the world

Graduates Laura Byspalko and Will Lichfield will each be bringing something special to their Convocation ceremonies this June: the unique experience that only Continue 

Juggling family and academic excellence

For Marcie Penner-Wilger, winning the Julie Payette NSERC Research Scholarship was not only an incredible achievement (along with $25,000 a year for two years), but the embodiment of everything she strives for in her academic and research career— Continue 

Harnessing a life-saving idea

When minutes can mean the difference between life and death, firefighters need equipment that is functional and easy to use. That’s where graduating Industrial Design student Ben Buchanan comes in. For his fourth-year project, Buchanan was given Continue 

Succeeding on the court… and off

Back at St. Patrick’s High School in Ottawa, Jafeth Maseruka didn’t have any burning ambition to go on to university once he graduated. But Carleton’s former basketball coach Paul Armstrong changed all that when he recruited the basketball Continue 

Back-to-school graduates

You could say that June graduates Rosaleen Dickson and Robert Bambrick have a different take on life than most of their fellow students. After all, probably few of their Carleton colleagues combine the academic life with grand parenting and even Continue 

From the gridiron to the biology lab

For master’s biology graduate Chris Kozela, it’s all about the prestige and fame. Being published with his co-author and professor of plant biology and physiology Sharon Regan in a top plant journal, Trends in Plant Science, was an Continue 

Former competitive skier earns Chancellor’s Medal

Ski or study? Rowan Thomson knew she couldn’t do both and excel so she just did one at a time…and excelled. Thomson took a year off after high school to cross country ski competitively. When she started her post-secondary career at Carleton, Continue 

Susan Gottheil’s double challenge

Maybe it’s the moniker “double cohort”. Maybe that had something to do with Susan Gottheil’s decision to take on a “double” challenge this year. As Carleton’s Associate Vice President (Enrolment Management), she plays a major role in Continue 

A Banner computer system for Carleton University

It’s not that Carleton’s computer system was broken. But when a museum asks to display your computer, you know it’s getting obsolete. “It’s one of only two CP6s left in the world,” laughs Mark Roman, “the other one is in Norway.” Continue 

LWP moves into Leeds

It’s not often that an organization can come up with an innovative idea, sell it to a university and bring it to fruition all within a matter of weeks. But that’s exactly what two Carleton graduates have done—here at their own alma mater. The organization is LiveWorkPlay (LWP), a Continue 

Two Queen’s Jubilee medal recipients at Carleton

One is long-serving geography professor. One is about to graduate from electrical engineering. But both have the distinction of having been awarded the Queen’s Golden Jubilee medals recently. Professor Mike Fox and Kevin Cheung are just two of Continue 

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