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Carillon to ring in the new school year

In the case of Carleton’s new carillon performance studies program, size comes into play. Carleton will become the first university in Canada to offer students the opportunity to play the largest instrument in the world as part of an accredited course when the carillon performance program debuts this fall. Within days of being announced, the program has already garnered international interest from as far away as Australia, says James Wright, … Continue 

Volunteers make the world of difference in accessible education at Carleton

Carleton student Hamed Ghaffari says the support he has received from the volunteers at the Paul Menton Centre was paramount to his success at university. Continue 

2010 Co-op Student of the Year grateful for experience

A fourth-year aerospace engineering student nudged out 22 other nominees to become the 2010 Carleton Co-op Student of the Year. Andrew Savage, 23, says he was “excited and honoured” when he found out about his win, but was even more grateful Continue 

Student takes love of birds to new heights

Elyse Howat has a soft spot for birds – particularly American crows. In fact, the fourth-year environmental science student, loves them so much that she used their communal roosting habits as the focus of her undergrad thesis. Why? Because if you Continue 

Carleton raises $14,500 for Japan relief

The Carleton University Japanese Association, CUJA, raised about $14,500 in donations in the week following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan March 11. Countless students, faculty and staff rallied for the cause and donated Continue 

Students go homeless for charity

Four Carleton students raised over $8,000 during a five-day campaign in March to raise awareness about homeless youth. They braved the elements from March 13 to 18 as part of 5 Days for the Homeless, a national campaign devoted to fundraising and Continue 

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