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Student leaders recognized at reception hosted by Dean of Student Affairs

In early March, Ann Tierney, Dean of Student Affairs, invited members of CUSA, RRRA, NUG and GSA to a reception at Baker’s Grille. More than thirty-five Continue 

Carleton students get hands-on experience at Museum of Nature

While Ontario elementary and secondary school students were enjoying some relaxation and fun during the March break, certain Carleton University students were Continue 

Student leaders recognized at reception hosted by Dean of Student Affairs

In early March, Ann Tierney, Dean of Student Affairs, invited members of CUSA, RRRA, NUG and GSA to a reception at Baker’s Grille. More than thirty-five Continue 

Ph.D. thesis examinations

Sprott School of Business Monday, April 4, 2005, 12:30 p.m., 809 Dunton Tower Candidate: Robert John Garigue, (B.A.A., University of Montreal, M.Sc., Claremont Graduate School) Thesis: Evaluation Data Interoperablity: Apolicy Driven Ontological Continue 

About Carleton NOW

Carleton NOW is published monthly (except July) by Advancement through the Department of University Communications. Views expressed or implied do not necessarily reflect official University policy. Submissions are welcome, but Carleton NOW reserves the right to edit and print contributions Continue 

Events for April 8 – 21

For more details on these and other upcoming events, visit our events calendar at: carleton.ca/events April 8, 6:30 p.m. B.I.B. Tenth Anniversary Celebration Dinner Great Hall, National Art Gallery An opportunity for students, staff, alumni, and guests to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Continue 

What is NATO and what does it do?

Carleton University faculty and staff experts answer life’s perplexing questions. Elinor Sloan, Assistant Professor of Political Science, answers this month’s question: What is NATO and what does it do? The North Atlantic Treaty Organization Continue 

In the News

David Miller, NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Fungal Toxins and Allergens, was interviewed by Science Today about how children are affected by mould in the environment. Professor Miller mentioned that mould in homes doubles the risk of asthma among children. — History Professor Continue 

Carleton thanks donors at annual scholarship dinner

Carleton is proud to be the number one comprehensive University in Canada in awarding scholarships and bursaries. At the annual scholarship dinner hosted by Development and Alumni, scholarship and bursary students get an opportunity to meet and Continue 

Carleton Staff Reunion

What started off as a small luncheon with three former Carleton staff members, has become an annual event with over 70 guests. This year is no exception. This invitation is extended to all retired and former employees of Carleton University to come together and reminisce over lunch. This Continue 

Athletics recognizes outstanding student-athletes

Drew Love, Director of Physical Recreation and Athletics announced this year’s major athletic award recipients at the annual Varsity Banquet held March 31. Osvaldo Jeanty, a third-year guard on the men’s varsity basketball team, and Mihaela 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 

Vice-Presidents give annual address

Carleton Provost and Vice-President (Academic), Alan Harrison, and Vice-President (Research and International) both gave annual presentations to faculty and staff last month. Both highlighted Carleton’s many accomplishments and new initiatives in Continue 

Learning Commons Task Force submits Final Report

Carleton’s Learning Commons Task Force recently submitted its Final Report, including recommendations and expected outcomes, to the University Librarian, Martin Foss, and Provost and Vice-President (Academic) Alan Harrison. “The Learning Continue 

Construction timetable

Beginning April 2005– Construction Fencing: Beginning April 4, construction fencing will be phased in over several weeks, but eventually will run the full width of the building adjacent to parking lot 2 and the Architecture Building. On the south side, the fencing will block the paved Continue 

Site plan and access map

The following site plan illustrates the construction zones and access routes during the expansion of the University Centre. The main pedestrian access to the University Centre will be through the entrance closest to the Architecture Building (marked in orange.) The tunnel link between the Continue 

Work begins on University Centre renovations

The ambitious $17 million renovation and expansion project will be completed in two phases, with most of the construction scheduled during the summer months of 2005 and 2006. An expanded and updated University Centre was identified as a priority in Continue 

2004 Carleton University Employment Equity Work Plan Objectives 7, 8

Objective 7: To Ensure Written and Visual Communication is Free of Discrimination on the Basis of Gender, Race and Disability Periodically update the Continue 

2004 Carleton University Employment Equity Work Plan Objective 6

Objective 6: To Provide a Supportive, Safe and Secure Work Environment for Designated Group Members to Aid Them in Participating Fully in the Life of the Continue 

2004 Carleton University Employment Equity Work Plan – Objectives 3, 4, 5

Objective 3: To Increase the Representation of Designated Groups Where They are Underrepresented Revise the qualitative goals of the University’s Employment Continue 

2004 Carleton University Employment Equity Work Plan – Objective 2

Objective 2: To Ensure That all Policies and Practices are Free of Discrimination Reconvene employment equity parity committees.Responsibility: Equity Services Continue 

2004 Carleton University Employment Equity Work Plan – Objective 1

Objective 1: To Inform and Educate the Community Produce and distribute the publication of the Employment Equity Policy to all faculty and Continue 

2004 Carleton University Employment Equity Work Plan Objective 1

Objective 1: To Inform and Educate the Community Produce and distribute the publication of the Employment Equity Policy to all faculty and Continue 

Summary of Employment Equity at Carleton University

Representation of Designated Groups in the Carleton University Work Force by Occupational Grouping, 1999 and 2003 (with 2007 Numerical Goals and Data on External Availability) . Notes: 1. Goals are calculated taking into account anticipated Continue 

Monitoring progress in employment equity at Carleton

1. Employment Equity Census Under the Federal Contractors Program (FCP), Carleton is required to gather and maintain information of the representation of the four designated groups in our work force. For this reason, all continuing employees (and Continue 

A Summary of the Results of the 2004 Audit of Carleton University’s Employment Equity Program by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

Communication on Employment Equity to EmployeesPositive Findings: The communication of employment equity issues and initiatives to employees is good. Employees are informed on a constant basis on various topics associated with employment equity Continue 

What is a compliance review?

In December 1989, Carleton submitted its first Employment Equity Compliance Review Report and Employment Equity Work Plan to the federal government as part of the Federal Contractors Program (FCP). In June 1990, the FCP honoured our exceptional Continue 

What is Employment Equity?

It is not that individuals in the designated groups are inherently unable to achieve equality on their own, it is that the obstacles in their way are so formidable and self-perpetuating that they cannot be overcome without intervention. It is both Continue 

Ace of blades

Most of us associate helicopter rides with the constant, thundering clap of whirring chopper blades. The sound is annoying at best, especially since these distinctive pressure-waves cause the entire aircraft to vibrate, leaving many passengers uncomfortable, says Dan Brassard, a graduate 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 

A place to call home – Carleton’s place in the evolution of Ottawa

Ottawa celebrates its 150th anniversary this year. Associate Professor of History, John Taylor has been highly involved with many of the historic celebrations Continue 

Recent research grants

Ashkan Golshani, Professor of Biology $177,840 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)Golshani will use the funds to create a new facility to identify novel genes used to design new antibiotics. In light of the ageing population in Canada, there is an increased use of therapies that Continue 

Nothing Butt laughs

Once again, it was standing room only at the annual Kesterton lecture when more than 400 people turned up to listen to one of Canada’s best known prime-time comedians, Brent Butt. It was a well-balanced presentation decorated with wit, irony and straight-forward good advice, explaining how Continue 

Video revolution

It all began with a complaint from his roommate. Now, Sajeeth Cherian’s video solution promises to revolutionize the world of television and convert this fourth-year engineering student into a dynamic entrepreneur. Last year, Cherian’s roommate was lamenting the amount of time his Continue 

Students get practice on the international stage

More than 120 students from across Canada gained hands-on experience in international relations thanks to a unique mock North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit recently hosted and organized by Carleton students. The universities and Continue 

Remembering Patrick Cardy

On March 24, Carleton said goodbye to beloved Music Professor, Patrick Cardy. Cardy came to Carleton in 1977, and touched the lives of countless students, faculty and staff. Below, are excerpts from a eulogy delivered at the funeral by retired Continue 

Carleton mourns the loss of Dick Power

The Carleton community was saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Dick Power on March 12. Dick was a Co-op Co-ordinator in Carleton’s Co-op Office. The Co-op Office hosted a memorial service on March 16, giving all those on campus who knew Continue 

Faces of Carleton

Carleton has many dedicated employees. In each issue of Carleton NOW, we introduce a person or team from the Carleton community in an effort to showcase the outstanding individuals that contribute to the University’s many accomplishments. In an average academic year, Carleton’s Computing Continue 

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