Welcome to the February edition of Carleton Now. This month, our story line-up includes a feature on a Carleton alumnus who is taking Shakespeare to the Internet in an innovate way, as well as a story about the Carleton connection to a special art exhibit that begins this month at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. As usual, there are new pictures in the photo gallery. Enjoy your read.
Megan McCarthy is a Carleton art history student, and she’s already getting experience at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City. The master’s student is part of a class studying an upcoming exhibit at the Guggenheim, co-curated by Ming Tiampo – an associate professor in art history at Carleton. “It was a big appeal for the course,” says McCarthy. “I thought it was fantastic. I’ve never taken a … Continue
Some call it the little test that could. Others say that it’s the best-kept secret of a Carleton success story. The Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) Assessment was developed more than 20 years ago at Carleton and by Carleton people and is now being used at universities across the country and around the globe. But it was born in the 1980s out of a need to standardize the existing English … Continue
State-of-the-art equipment and technology are allowing biology undergraduates at Carleton to perform modern tissue culture techniques that are at the forefront Continue
Carleton is the home of the first Canadian training academy for the country’s paratriathletes who will launch the sport at the 2016 Paralympics. The Ottawa-based National Paratriathlon Academy is a partnership between Carleton and Triathlon Continue
Canada needs a national food policy and the federal government should put the money for it in the upcoming federal budget, say a group of experts. Continue
Robert I. Rotberg, an American political science professor, prolific author and expert in U.S. foreign policy, reflects on his short term at Carleton Continue
Jaymes White remembers performing his first illusion for his family as a child – snipping a piece of string in half, then re-attaching it as if nothing Continue