Welcome to the June issue of Carleton Now. This month, we have a feature story about Carleton research that has led to the development of devices that help seniors stay fit. There is also a full complement of stories about Convocation and the many grads and their accomplishments. Be sure to check out this month’s poll question about the price of gas and our photo gallery. Enjoy your read.
Welcome to the April issue of Carleton Now. This month, we have a story about Carleton’s financial outlook, a new fellowship established in the name of distinguished journalist and Toronto Star national columnist James Travers, the Co-op Student of the Year and a variety of research-related stories, including one about the roosting habits of crows. We have a great selection of new photos in our photo gallery, so be sure … Continue
Welcome to the February issue of Carleton Now. This month, we are featuring several research-related stories, including one about the chemistry between chocolate and wine, and a story about Research Days. There is also a series of stories about the adventures of Carleton students who have been on archaeological digs. Be sure to check out the pictures in our photo gallery. Enjoy your read.
Welcome to the December issue of Carleton Now. This month we are featuring several research-related stories, including one about psychopaths. There are also lots of photos in our photo gallery this month, so be sure to check them out. Enjoy your read.
Welcome to the November issue of Carleton Now. This month we are featuring Convocation stories about our medallists, as well as our honorary degree recipients. There are also lots of photos in our photo gallery this month, so be sure to check them out. Enjoy your read.
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Carleton University is made up of talented students, faculty and staff. Convocation is a time when achievements – both academic and non-academic – are recognized through a wide variety of awards and medals. Congratulations to all members of the Carleton community who won awards and who have earned medals. Some of them are profiled here. Board of Governors Award The Board of Governors Award recognizes voluntary involvement in the not-for-profit … Continue
Each year, Carleton University presents honorary degrees in recognition of the outstanding contributions that the recipients have made to the Ottawa community, Canada or the world in the arts and sciences, the professions, the private sector, public service (including to the university) or humanitarian endeavours. Maude Barlow, B.A., LL.D., D.Litt. Maude Barlow, national chairperson of the Council of Canadians, will be awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, … Continue
The Carleton University website has a brand new design and streamlined new look—the result of extensive planning, development and collaboration, and several months of testing from a cross-departmental working team. This new design makes the presentation of information on carleton.ca crisper, consistent in format, and easier to find for students, staff, faculty and the general public. Launched on Saturday, March 31, the Carleton community will also as benefit from an … Continue
Name: Don Wiles Department: Chemistry Position: Professor Emeritus Why does your job make a difference? My area of expertise is radiochemistry and I retired from Carleton in 1990 (after being a faculty member for 31 years). Since that time I have been teaching undergraduate students in the Continue
Suzanne Blanchard, the associate vice-president (student support services) announced in January that Maureen Murdock would be assuming the position of the Continue
Acadia University partners with Outward Bound Canada Acadia University and Outward Bound Canada have announced an innovative partnership that, for the first time in Canada, offers university students accredited courses that combine outdoor experiential education and Outward Bound leadership Continue
Carleton Prof. Ruth Phillips, who is the Canada Research Chair in Modern Culture, has been honoured with one of this year’s Premier’s Discovery Award in the category of arts and humanities. The prestigious awards recognize excellence in Continue
While G8 and G20 leaders meet to discuss issues like global development, green energy and democratic governance, Carleton will be hosting over 200 Continue
Carleton University administration, the Carleton University Student’s Association and the Rideau River Residence Association have agreed to work together for the upcoming fall Orientation Week. In past years, student groups have organized Continue
Senior Judges — Short Story Category Mark Frutkin Mark Frutkin, an Ottawa writer, editor and journalist, has published seven books of fiction and three collections of poetry. His work has appeared in Canada, the U.S., England, Russia, Poland, Holland, South Korea, Spain and India. In 2007, Continue
When the telephone rang, Rupert Daves was in the vulnerable stage of early sleep. Confusion followed, not knowing what time it was, what was happening, even where he was. His pulse rate had shot up so high that he half-wondered if he was having a heart attack. Cardiac deaths ran through his Continue
Joseph Nolan steps past empty cups in the church basement and ignores the looks he also got at the funeral. Ex-colleagues stand with sliced cake in hand, their collective gaze tracking his path. They want him to stop and hear Willa praised, revered. He forces himself not to hurry, stops when Continue
Anti-Abortion club now official at Carleton Carleton Lifeline was approved in January as a Carleton University student club and is eligible for funding from the Carleton University Student Association (CUSA). Although CUSA updated its discrimination policy in December to ban the use of its Continue
Junjie Gu wins 2006 Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award Assistant Professor Junjie Gu of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is the recipient of the 2006 Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award. This $10,000 award recognizes and supports outstanding young faculty researchers Continue