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Ontario invests $5 million in chemistry ‘super labs’

Students taking a first-year chemistry, organic chemistry or food science and nutrition course this fall will be the first to enter the new “super labs” in the Steacie Building, says George Iwama, dean of the Faculty of Science. He adds that “if you have seen or worked in the old labs, you might think you had just stepped into the future. The Government of Ontario provided $5 million to support … Continue 

Dispatches from the frontiers of science

Evolution—an idea that not everyone accepts, yet the subject continues to generate discussion as new scientific discoveries are frequently made. This year’s Discovery Lecture, entitled The Darwin Beat: Dispatches from the Frontiers of Continue 

Building a winning era in women’s basketball

With the new fall semester comes a new era for women’s basketball at Carleton University, as Taffe Charles, BA/94, takes on the role of head coach. Charles took over the job on May 14 and envisions a season of rebuilding the basketball program Continue 

International specialist heads the Canadian Centre of Intelligence and Security Studies

Fen Hampson, the director of the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA), announced the appointment of Jez Littlewood as the new Continue 

Carleton brings home two Capital Educator Awards

Carleton University professors brought home two Capital Educators Awards handed out at Ottawa’s sixth annual EduGala on May 24, 2007. Professors Matthew Bellamy (Department of History) and Nick Papadopoulos (Sprott School of Business) were Continue 

Brenning appointed as new athletics director

Vice-President (Finance and Administration) Duncan Watt announced the appointment of Jennifer Brenning to the position of Director, Recreation and Athletics. Brenning has served as the Associate Director of Recreation and Athletics at Carleton Continue 

Earth Sciences rocks again

School of Rock! Carleton style is all about igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic formations–not boogie woogie. But that did not make it any less popular with the students who signed up last year for this course, which is part of Carleton Continue 

Reinstated sports teams face higher performance standards

On April 30, seven Carleton University sports teams had reason to celebrate: after a brief period of non-varsity status, the Department of Athletics and Recreation had reinstated their elite standing. Back to regular practice are men’s and Continue 

Getting with the program

Convocation–it is a time for students to celebrate their academic success at Carleton University and to begin a new chapter in their lives. In addition to the diploma and photos that graduates will take away from this exciting day, many will keep their Convocation program as a Continue 

Non-academic recruitment goes electronic

Carleton University’s non-academic recruitment process is about to get considerably better. This month the Department of Human Resources is implementing iRecruiter, a new Electronic Recruitment System (ERS) to help make the staffi ng process Continue 

Demand for campus tours up by 30 per cent

It is trite but true: Seeing is believing, especially for a prospective student who takes a campus tour in order to choose a university. Jean Mullan is the director of undergraduate recruitment for Carleton University, and she points out that tours Continue 

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