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Plowing through the winter blahs

If you’re feeling sluggish this winter season, take heart because you are certainly not alone. According to a recent Ontario survey, up to 90 percent of people reported changes in their energy level, mood, appetite and sleep patterns during the Continue 

Annual Spring Conference coming soon

With sub-zero temperatures and piles of snow outside, now is the perfect time to think spring! On-line registration has begun for the 56th annual Spring Conference, where Carleton faculty and staff can spend a weekend at a cabin resort in Elgin, Continue 

The Late Mikhail Klochko, Scholar, Defector, Benefactor

by Leah Schnurr – with contributions from May and Peter Hyde May Hyde remembers Mikhail Klochko not so much as the internationally acclaimed Ukrainian chemist who defected from the Soviet Union in the 1960s, but as the man who cooked buckwheat Continue 

Reaping the rewards of research

Ottawa winters are a far cry from the California hills, but after a few years in the working world Anthony Whitehead realized returning to Carleton would help further his career, by gaining invaluable research experience. And he did. Last April, Continue 

Successful measures

Lu Yang inched her way through her Ph.D in Chemistry, one course at a time. Yang studied measurement—more precisely, how to improve accuracy and precision in measuring specific toxins in sediments. She carried out her research while working full-time as a senior technical officer and lab Continue 

Study may spoil previous theory about rotten fruit

In 1977, evolutionary ecologist Dave Janzen proposed an interesting theory why fruit, seeds, and carcasses spoil. Janzen proposed that microbes cause fruit to look unappetizing as a way to keep resources to themselves. His theory stemmed from the Continue 

A bright start to the year for athletics

For the upcoming 2004-2005 school year, Carleton University’s Department of Physical Recreation and Athletics has a few changes and improvements in store. Most notably, athletics will be initiating a women’s golf program at the competitive club Continue 

Full-time staff member and full-time student

While many students take on part-time jobs in addition to their studies, Michelle Sutherland took it one step further. For the past year, she has worked full-time at Equity Services while maintaining a full course load. After graduating from Continue 

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