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Building on Batawa’s past: A sustainable vision for a village

Serge Folschweiler arrived in Batawa from France 50 years ago. The young shoemaker fell in love and started a new life in Canada, calling the village home. Continue 

CU hosts imperial visit

On July 6, Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan visited Carleton as part of their two-week Canadian tour. (Bottom) Carleton President Roseann O’Reilly Runte (left) and University of Ottawa Chancellor Huguette Labelle (right) accompany Their Majesties on campus. Carleton has a Continue 

Carleton master plan gets updated to reflect the future

Carleton has established a steering committee to update the university’s master plan so the expected future growth and expanding needs on campus are met in the coming years. It’s expected that the building boom that started at Carleton in the Continue 

Spring 2009 Convocation

Here are some highlights from Carleton’s annual Spring 2009 Convocation in June, which included eight ceremonies from June 9 to 12. Almost 2,100 undergraduate, 278 graduate and 126 doctorate students crossed the stage to receive their degrees on this special occasion. Photos by Christopher Continue 

Mathematicians’ chalk talk teaching methods foreign to many students

Many university math professors around the globe teach the same way. The problem is, their methods aren’t being understood by many North American students Continue 

Sprott grad gets Junior Team Canada spot

Daniel Rodriguez, who recently graduated with a Bachelor of International Business from the Sprott School of Business, is one of only 20 young Canadians selected to take part in the 2009 Junior Team Canada Trade Mission to Central America this Continue 

Making Batawa sustainable one orchard and greenhouse at a time

Imagine a village where orchards and greenhouses surround a community garden, where the young and old can connect with each other and to nature. It’s a Continue 

Carleton University helps Batawa create a whole new world

Until a few months ago, the Bata shoe factory stood empty, silent, solitary — a five-storey monument to the glory days when more than 1,200 Bata employees carefully crafted thousands of shoes to be shipped worldwide. Lately, the factory has been Continue 

Carleton United Way Campaign is coming!

The planning for the launch of the Carleton University United Way campaign this fall is now underway. Campaign co-chairs, Chantal Dion and Christine Marland, are looking for more helping hands — no amount of commitment is too small. The team is Continue 

Carleton engineering grad gives first donation to Waterfront Project

Carleton is more than just a university to Dipak Roy. It’s the place where he met his wife, earned his PhD and laid the foundation for his engineering Continue 

Engineering student bones up on orthopaedics

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND — Luke Duross is getting down to the bare bones of his education this summer. The 23-year-old graduating mechanical engineering student is working with both real and synthetic bones to help improve people’s flexibility, Continue 

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