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Sock’n’Buskin brings Peter Pan to life

Record number of nominees

Congratulations to the 46 Carleton professors nominated for TVO 2010 Best Lecturer competition. The Best Lecturer Competition is quickly becoming a favourite annual event for universities and colleges, lecturers and students across Ontario. On Dec. 7, the 20 semi-finalists will be announced. A panel of judges will then choose 10 finalists, who will be invited to deliver complete lectures on Big Ideas beginning March 6, 2010. Viewers will then be … Continue 

Grete Hale honoured at Fall Convocation

The Right Honourable Herb Gray, chancellor, says hello to honorary degree recipient Grete Hale, who was honoured at Fall Convocation for her outstanding service to the community of Ottawa, leadership in the non-profit sector and support of the democratic life of Canada.

Viewpoint by Mark Forbes — How important is (Carleton) research?

Carleton is like most universities: There is a mix of basic and applied research on our campus. It’s the nature of this “mix” that defines Continue 

University Safety News

Safety Tip of the Month Since Carleton University operates as both a private and public space, it is frequented by a diverse range of people, including staff, students, faculty and the general public. Members of the community are best equipped to spot persons who do not appear to be on Continue 

2009 Service Excellence Awards Winners

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2009 Service Excellence Awards Nominees

Individual Nominees Alana Barnes Allen Scott Anant Nagpur Caitlin MacGregor Cathy Gaffney Dan Brown Darlene Hebert Doug Huckvale Etelle Bourassa Fran Craig Frances Montgomery Gerry Rondot Greg Schmidt Guy Lacroix Guy LaMadeleine Hana Jabi Jeremy Continue 

One month down – three to go on African bike trip

Lynne Wolfson, a contract instructor in Carleton’s School of Mathematics and Statistics, is spending the winter semester riding her bike 12,000 kilometres across Africa — from Cairo to Cape Town — for the Tour d’Afrique Foundation, Continue 

Person to person

This page celebrates new appointments, promotions and transfers that took place during the month of February at Carleton. Congratulations to all. Non Academic Appointments Derek Atikins has been appointed to the position of Manager, Energy Services in Physical Plant. Bryce Matheson has been Continue 

The last word

Carleton launched a Task Force on Aboriginal Affairs with a special event that featured a drum group and elders from First Nation, Métis and Inuit communities. President Roseann O’Reilly Runte spoke at the event, as did new committee co-chairs Peter Ricketts, vice-president Continue 

About Carleton NOW

“The trained intelligence of a nation is its greatest asset, greater than any material resource.” – Henry Marshall Tory, Carleton University founder Director, Communications Jason MacDonald Manager, Public Affairs Beth Gorham Creative Supervisor Greg MacDonald Editor Maria Continue 

Viewpoint by Marc Furstenau — Copyright Conundrums

Copyright legislation has been in the news a lot lately. There have been stories of bitter legal battles and over-heated debates. There is a stark divide between Internet libertarians who argue that “information wants to be free” and Continue 

University Safety News

Safety Tip of the Month Since the beginning of January, the Department of University Safety has received seven reports of theft from various locations on campus. Most of these were thefts from lockers located in the tunnels. The most common items stolen at this time of year are textbooks, Continue 

Person to person

This page celebrates new appointments, promotions and transfers that took place during the months of December and January at Carleton. Congratulations to all. Non Academic Appointments Alana Barnes has been appointed to the position of Academic Advisor in the Student Academic Success Centre. Continue 

Accomplishments

Congratulations to The Sprott School of Business and its team of 38 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of International Business students who competed in JDC Central 2010 this past weekend. The team brought home an outstanding seven trophies, including a first place finish in Continue 

Retirements

Academic Retirees December 1, 2009 Linda Librande, School of Linguistics and Applied Language January 1, 2010 Rianne Mahon, Institute of Political Economy Patricia Evans, School of Social Continue 

Biking across Africa

Lynne Wolfson, a contract instructor in Carleton’s School of Mathematics and Statistics, is spending the winter semester riding her bike 12,000 kilometres across Africa — from Cairo to Cape Town — for the Tour d’Afrique Foundation, fundraising to purchase bicycles for Continue 

The last word

Police officers from across Canada and the U.S. assembled at the Carleton Fieldhouse before marching to the funeral of Ottawa police Const. Eric Czapnik, who was murdered Dec. 29. Ten PhD candidates from Carleton and the University of Ottawa successfully completed a five-day University Continue 

About Carleton NOW

“The trained intelligence of a nation is its greatest asset, greater than any material resource.” – Henry Marshall Tory, Carleton University founder Director, Communications Don Cumming Manager, Public Affairs Beth Gorham Creative Supervisor Greg MacDonald Editor Maria Continue 

The Montreal massacre: 20 years later

On Dec. 6, 1989, Marc Lepine walked into an engineering class at Montreal’s École Polytechnique, separated the men from the women and shot at the nine female students, killing six of them. Afterwards, he wandered the halls shooting at other Continue 

Carleton trio honoured with prestigious awards

Over the last few weeks Carleton faculty and staff were honoured with three prestigious awards — Congratulations! Carleton Engineering Prof. Moyra McDill won a 2009 Ontario Professional Engineers Award from the Ontario Society of Professional Continue 

Fall 2009 Convocation

Carleton University celebrated its 135th Convocation in November. It’s a very exciting time for everyone on campus. Here are some of the Continue 

Viewpoint by Marc Saner — The untold flu story

If the best way to fight swine flu is to avoid it, how do we still know so little about its transmission? What’s the most important thing one should know about the flu? Knowing how not to catch it, of course. And yet no one, not even the most Continue 

Resolutions

With the holidays coming, Carleton Now asked people from across campus to submit their New Year’s resolutions, or a wish they wanted to make for 2010. Christine Marland, Student Exchange Co-ordinator, ISSO “I resolve to sit down, connect the dots and join the conversation.” Continue 

University Safety News November 2009

Safety Tip of the Month The Department of University Safety advise the community of a recent increase in theft of bicycles on campus. Over 20 bikes have been stolen since September 5, most of which were expensive bicycles secured with a cable lock. Continue 

Retirements

Non-Academic September 1, 2009 Margo Thomas Academic Retirees September 1, 2009 Nancy Continue 

Service anniversaries

These employees are celebrating an important anniversary in November 2009. We encourage you to mark the occasion with a personal greeting or note to them. 25 years Larry Munn, Instructional Media Services 20 years Judy Eddy, Geography and Environmental Studies Christine Mullin, Library Continue 

Employment Equity Policy

Carleton University is committed to equality of employment for all individuals. In 1987, the university signed a letter of commitment to the Federal Contractors Employment Equity Program to take measures to prevent or eliminate disadvantages in employment, unrelated to merit, historically Continue 

A lifetime of giving back to the community is honoured

Fifty-five years after receiving her journalism degree from Carleton College, Grete Hale receives an honourary degree for her life-long dedication to both the humanitarian and business worlds. “Life is full of chapters. And now, here I am Continue 

Graduation moments with Brian Mortimer, Marshal of Convocation

1) Where have all the faculty gone? When the faculty procession reaches the stage, we now go up a central set of stairs. In previous years, the faculty Continue 

Aboriginal advocate

Linda Capperauld, director of Equity Services, is pleased to welcome Sheila Grantham into her temporary appointment to the Centre for Aboriginal Culture and Education. In this role, she will work closely with Aboriginal Cultural Liaison Officer, Irvin Hill. Ms. Grantham is a master’s Continue 

New Vice-President

President Roseann O’Reilly Runte has announced the appointment of Dr. Kim Matheson as Vice-President (Research and International). The position was unanimously approved by the university’s Board of Governors following a search committee’s recommendation. Dr. Matheson, who Continue 

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