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Undergrad mixes with space scientists

A second-year Earth Sciences student is preparing to take his research to new heights this summer. Calder Patterson is one of 12 successful candidates to be awarded an internship with the Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI), an organization that provides support services to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). This June, Patterson will be packing his bags for Houston, Texas, where he will spend 10 weeks studying and compiling … Continue 

Ravens Racing sets sights on new record

The Ravens Racing team has unveiled its newest Formula-style race car and it’s one they hope will break records. The gas car made its debut during the Ottawa Gatineau International Auto Show, held at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa from March 17 to 20. The four-day annual event is a chance for manufacturers to display the latest vehicles to thousands of buyers. For the student-run racing team, it’s an opportunity … Continue 

CU75 Champions: PhD student a leader for women in engineering

Natalie Linklater is one of Carleton’s new CU75 campaign champions. Help us celebrate our incredible people by visiting their biographical pages, sharing Continue 

CU75 Champions: Biologist works to protect fisheries

Steven Cooke is one of Carleton’s new CU75 campaign champions. Help us celebrate our incredible people by visiting their biographical pages, sharing their stories on social media and taking our CU75 quiz. Carleton’s Steven J. Cooke is both a Continue 

Student curates exhibit on Indigenous concepts of time

When the Canada Council for the Arts announced it was looking for a curator to do a show at the new Âjagemô art space last fall, Carleton PhD candidate Alexandra Kahsenni:io Nahwegahbow was skeptical about applying. It would be her first time Continue 

Carleton literary competition supports budding writer

Last summer, 29-year-old Kirsti Salmi quit her banking job in Thunder Bay, Ont., packed her belongings into a tiny hatchback and drove across the country to pursue a life-long dream. An aspiring writer, Salmi left everything behind and enrolled in Continue 

Support program helped student transition from military

Marco Bailetti always knew he wanted to continue his education after finishing high school. But at the age of 18, he felt he wasn’t ready — he was bored at school and his grades weren’t good. So instead of going to university, he joined the Continue 

Industrial design grad showcases breast cancer research

A Carleton alumna who has created an app to help breast cancer patients is sharing her research around the world. Industrial Design graduate Pia Nyakairu, who now works as a designer for an appliance company in Guelph, Ont., spoke about her app at Continue 

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