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Creating music builds positive community for youth

Jarratt Best knows the importance of creating a positive community for youth and has the drive to make it a reality. “If we don’t do anything today, we’re nothing for tomorrow,” says Best, a psychology and African studies Continue 

Working toward a healthier workplace

It’s Monday morning; your alarm rings and it’s time to get up and go to work. Do you feel up for the challenges waiting for you? Experts say that since we spend most of our lives at work, it’s important employees feel healthy in Continue 

New beginnings: Introducing Carleton’s new chaplain

Over the summer, Rev. Wayne Menard has been taking a crash course about Carleton University. He officially began his new position as chaplain in early August, replacing Tom Sherwood, who served as the university’s chaplain for 10 years. With Continue 

Aboriginal post-secondary ceremony celebrates students’ successes

It was a first that Carleton Aboriginal students hope becomes an annual tradition. The inaugural Aboriginal Post-Secondary Achievement ceremony was held at the Continue 

Helping the poorest in the world – one millennium village at a time

It began with a desire to help the world’s poorest people and a lot of persistence. As a result, in February, Carleton became among the first Canadian Continue 

International laws needed to prevent use of chemical and biological weapons

International laws are needed for chemical and biological weapons to prevent their use by states and rogue groups, says a Carleton researcher. Mustard gas, Continue 

Design students help reinvent Congress 2009

In May, Carleton hosts the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences – Canada’s largest inter-disciplinary gathering – bringing more than 8,000 academics from here and abroad to campus for wide-ranging presentations and workshops. It Continue 

Uncovering the past through art

Murals beautify public spaces, but they also act as links between the past and present. One Carleton University graduate student is unravelling the rich history behind one of the university’s most enduring landmarks—the mural painted by Continue 

New web tool gives prospective donors better information on charities

Chances are you got caught up in the holiday spirit last month and made a donation to a charity of your choice. If so, you were not alone: in 2006, Canadians Continue 

Improving inhaler design could make lung disease treatments more effective

The Canadian Lung Association estimates that more than three million patients must cope with some form of serious lung disease. Treatment costs the Canadian Continue 

In recognition of our outstanding faculty: A feature on our Chancellor’s Professors

Over the next few months, we will feature profiles of our distinguished Chancellor’s Professors. We begin with those that have recently retired. Continue 

Biology students host two major conferences this spring

A dedicated team of biology students is helping Carleton host two of the biggest regional science conferences this spring. Carleton will host the Ottawa-Carleton Institute of Biology (OCIB) symposium this month and the Ontario Ecology and Ethology Continue 

Carleton’s B.I.B. program celebrates 10 years

Students, faculty and alumni will gather at the Museum of Civilization this month to celebrate the 10th anniversary of one of Carleton’s most distinctive programs, the Bachelor of International Business (B.I.B.). Since its creation, the B.I.B. Continue 

Two Carleton Professors join Statistical Society of Canada

Carleton’s School of Mathematics and Statistics’ reputation for excellence only continues to improve, most recently as two professors emeriti were elected as honorary members of the Statistical Society of Canada. Professors emeriti and Continue 

From co-op to career

When he receives his Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) degree this June, David Townsend will have secured full-time employment because of his co-op education. “All that I’ve learned at co-op has been relative to my education,” says Townsend, describing his promotion to the position of Continue 

Ravens migrate to a new home in the Alumni Hall and Sports Centre

In January 2005, the Ravens will leave the “Nest” with the official opening of the new Alumni Hall and Sports Centre. Affectionately known as the Continue 

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