Welcome to the March issue of Carleton Now. This month, we have stories about Carleton hosting the first Canadian conversation with Aung San Suu Kyi, from her home in Burma; a special celebration of Carleton’s community partnerships and one of our students being named the Ontario Student Entrepreneur of the Year. Don’t miss the new additions to our photo gallery. Enjoy your read.
The inaugural winner of the $25,000 R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship will be announced at the 13th Annual Kesterton Lecture hosted by Carleton University’s School of Journalism and Communication on March 14. The award was created in March 2011 after the death of renowned Canadian journalist Jim Travers. Travers was a reporter, a foreign correspondent and an editor at the Ottawa Citizen and the Toronto Star. The fellowship commemorates … Continue
Carleton will be celebrating its deep roots within the community at a first-ever event to highlight community-engaged learning and teaching. The half-day event on March 20, is intended to showcase these partnerships and encourage future collaborations. “Our community partners generally go unsung,” says Katherine Graham, associate vice-president (Academic). “They’re appreciated by the programs and units engaged with them, but this is an opportunity for the university to thank them and … Continue
If chemistry Prof. Maria deRosa is not in her laboratory entranced by molecules and aptamers, she may be on the campaign trail over the next couple of months encouraging the Carleton community to donate to the Campus Community Campaign. Launched Continue
Five Carleton engineering students are hoping they can repeat their provincial win at the Canadian Engineering Competition in early March. For Matt Molkoski, the fact that Carleton is sending five engineering students to the Canadian Engineering Continue
Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi had her first ever live conversation with Canadians – via Skype – at Carleton University. From her home in Myanmar, where Continue
“School can only teach you so much. It will teach you the technical things, but it isn’t until actually get to the workplace that you can Continue
Faculty and staff who go above and beyond were honoured at the annual Service Excellence Awards in February. “We’ve been providing good service to our Continue