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Maria’s Minute – December 2011

Welcome to the December issue of Carleton Now. This month, we have a story about research being conducted at Carleton that focuses on responsible investing, a profile on the only Canadian to be named to an international commission on health and a feature about a Carleton grad who is the new voice of CBC’s Ottawa Morning radio show. Be sure to check out the photo gallery. Enjoy your read.

Research to create responsible investing template for institutional investors

As institutional investors’ influence on financial markets grow, they need to change their investment behaviour in order to improve the social, environmental and governance standards of firms in which they invest. To this end, the Responsible Investing Initiative (RII), a five-year project housed at Carleton’s Centre for Community Innovation (3ci), is building on previous work on responsible investing to provide institutional investors and other stakeholders with concrete web-based access to … Continue 

Carleton journalism grad new host of Ottawa Morning

When Robyn Bresnahan was a fourth-year Carleton journalism student in 2001, she worked with the CBC radio show Ottawa Morning. She  never imagined she would eventually host the city’s number one radio program 10 years later. Bresnahan will start her new job as the host of Ottawa Morning on Dec. 5. She replaces former host Kathleen Petty. “It feels like I have come full circle,” says Bresnahan. “I was in … Continue 

Retirements

Non-Academic Alan Parker, Library Wanda Stubinski, Continue 

New “drive-up” parking option now available

Carleton was the first to bring you a text option to pay for parking. Now it’s added another service to the existing parking options. Now you can drive up! A new blue “pay and display” kiosk located on Day Care Road and University Drive, Continue 

Carleton’s Blouin sole Canadian named to prestigious international commission

Carleton University’s Chantal Blouin is part of a new international commission that will bring innovative thinking to solving important challenges Continue 

Aboriginal Co-ordinated Strategy launched at Carleton

For Mallory Whiteduck, the month of November was a remarkable time in Carleton’s history. Whiteduck, along with her colleagues at the university, saw the implementation of a new document that recognizes and embraces Aboriginal culture on campus. Continue 

Experts work with African universities to develop blueprint for engagement opportunities

Carleton is among 15 Canadian universities to get funding for a first-time project that partners institutions here with African counterparts. The Continue 

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