Home » Carleton Now 'December 2013' issue

Maria’s Minute – Dec. 2013

Welcome to the December edition of Carleton Now. This month in our story lineup we have a profile of the new director of the Centre for Research and Education on Women and Work (CREWW), as well as a couple of articles about exciting research being conducted by Carleton professors. Please note that there is no January edition, so we will see you back in this space in February. There are … Continue 

Former prime minister Joe Clark and Maureen McTeer donate collection to Carleton

Hundreds of books – some brown and leather-bound, dated back to the 1500s – line the shelves of Carleton University’s archives and research collections department at the MacOdrum Library. The materials tell a story of events and places, directly from the perspectives of people who lived during the time. Now, the archives has a new addition generously donated by former prime minister Joe Clark and his wife, Maureen McTeer. Through hundreds … Continue 

New CREWW director wants to shape it to meet future needs of women

Merridee Bujaki has big shoes to fill as the new director of the Centre for Research and Education on Women and Work (CREWW). The Ottawa-born chartered professional accountant took over the post from CREWW founding director Lorraine Dyke in July 2013. Dyke established CREWW in 1992 and served as its director until last summer. The centre is part of the Sprott School of Business. Prior to coming to Carleton full-time … Continue 

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne opens newly-renovated and expanded MacOdrum Library

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne officially opened Carleton University’s renovated and expanded $27 million MacOdrum Library. Wynne, along with the Continue 

Gallery showcasing Carleton’s finest art

Think the Carleton University Art Gallery has a lot of art now? Just wait until January. It’s going to be simply overflowing with it. From Jan. 11 to 19, the gallery will be showcasing the work of students, staff, faculty, alumni and retirees Continue 

Permafrost thaw will change Canada’s North as we know it

Drastic changes in vegetation, water quality problems and skyrocketing development costs: just three ways Canada’s north will change as a result of the gradual thawing of permafrost below the earth’s surface. But just how bad is the Continue 

Carleton part of Students on Ice expedition

Three Carleton grad students will be going to Antarctica in late December as part of a an international team participating in Students On Ice. Environmental Engineering PhD student Matthew Russell has already backpacked around Europe and Asia and Continue 

United Way campaign rallies campus but falls short of overall goal

Carleton University has made change happen for those who use the United Way’s services. As part of the university’s annual United Way campaign, the Continue 

Carleton students collaborate with Getty Conservation Institution in Peru

The original wall paintings of a church in Peru and a heritage building complex in Morocco – both dating back to the 17th century – have now been Continue 

NSERC grant boosts research on tiny sensor with great potential in biomedicine

With a new $25,000 grant in hand, electronics Prof. Langis Roy is pushing ahead with a wireless radiation sensing device that has enormous potential Continue 

New leadership initiative puts Carleton on organizational excellence track

A leadership initiative, unique to a Canadian university, aims to produce a community of leaders who will contribute significantly to Carleton’s future. Continue 

Current issue