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Power of the Arts forum bringing artists, researchers together to advance social change

For Jean-Daniel Lafond, co-founder of the Michaëlle Jean Foundation and visiting senior scholar at Carleton’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the power of the arts to change a person’s life was experienced in his own journey from a youth in France to award-winning filmmaker and philosopher. “If I didn’t find my way into theatre when I was 14, I think I could have been a very nice delinquent,” says … Continue 

Carleton’s 2013 homecoming rebranded “Throwback”

Food trucks, public lectures, a trivia night and the return of Ravens football will all be part of Carleton’s first fall homecoming in more than a decade, as alumni and students come together to celebrate Throwback 2013. From Sept. 19 to 22, Throwback 2013 will remember the past by bringing back some long-held traditions at Carleton – like Ravens football games – and give students a chance to connect with … Continue 

Six graduates with perfect grades win Governor General’s medals

For the first time in Carleton’s history, six students will be receiving the Governor General’s Medal for graduating at the top of the class with perfect grade point averages (GPA). Medal winner Christopher Mattice, 21, says there were some difficult stretches during his studies to maintain the marks, but he was able to pull through it. “It feels amazing. The Governor General’s Medal wasn’t really something I expected, so it … Continue 

New campus-wide plan to make Carleton more sustainable

The Carleton campus will be looking greener after the university unveiled a new plan to reduce its environmental footprint and cut back on energy, water and waste in all areas of its operations. Carleton introduced its Sustainability Strategic Plan on May 21, which outlines goals and strategies to make Carleton more environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable for the future. The plan covers areas such as campus building design and planning, … Continue 

A new school year brings exciting new things – in and out of the classroom

With the start of a new school year, Carleton welcomes many new additions to its campus – from the newly expanded MacOdrum Library to academic programs and Continue 

Architecture professor and students partner with Hub Ottawa for art installation

Collaboration, diversity and community are themes that echo from the wood ceiling installation project that Carleton Prof. Manuel Baez and his Continue 

New Science Learning Communities supports first-year students to succeed

First-year students enrolling in computer science and biology programs can easily transition to university and learn in a close, supportive environment through Continue 

New fitness centre shows off modern space with new equipment, football locker room

Carleton University officially unveiled its brand new fitness centre, where students, athletes and community members can work out in a Continue 

Online crowd-funding platform delivers real-life changes to Carleton

Students and researchers looking for an article from the Taylor & Francis online journal archive in the library’s catalogue can now thank one of the many Continue 

Infinity sculpture points to inclusivity ahead of International Accessibility Summit

This summer, Ottawa wood sculptor David Fels is taking another crack at Old Ottawa South’s 300-year-old Brighton Beach Oak to transform a section Continue 

Carleton signs agreement with Fleming College

A new articulation agreement between Carleton University and Fleming College is expanding options for college students by making it easier to transfer into university programs. Carleton President Roseann O’Reilly Runte signed the agreement with Continue 

Five new degrees awarded at convocation

Carleton will be handing out five new degrees in both its undergraduate and graduate programs at June convocation. “Carleton University is always proud to give special recognition for the first graduates from new programs. At these summer Continue 

Convocation: First PhDs in English are prepared for any career

As Carleton’s first PhD English graduates, Emma Peacocke and Amatoritsero Ede say the program has left them well prepared for any career in their future. Continue 

Getting MBA ends 10 years of post-secondary study for grad

For Crystal French, graduating from Carleton’s master of business administration program is the end of 10 years of post-secondary studies and balancing full-time work with school. The Middleton, N.S., native completed her MBA in financial Continue 

Convocation: Co-op student explores productivity

After graduating with a bachelor of commerce degree, Chris Bailey has decided to put his career on hold to pursue a unique project – exploring what it means to be productive. The 23-year-old Sprott School of Business graduate has launched “A Continue 

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