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Maria’s Minute – March 2014

Welcome to the March edition of Carleton Now. This month’s story lineup includes a feature about some grads from the School of Public Policy and Administration, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary. There are also news stories about chemistry lab renovations and Carleton’s Energy Master Plan. There are new pictures in the photo gallery, too. Enjoy your read.

SPPA grads credit degree for success

A senior manager for one of Canada’s largest trade associations says Carleton’s master’s program in public policy has given him “three distinct advantages” which benefit him daily. Bob Masterson, vice-president of the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada, graduated from Carleton’s School of Public Policy and Administration (SPPA) in 2002, after enrolling in 1998 as a part-time student. On the eve of the school’s 60th anniversary celebration, he is one of … Continue 

Carleton unveils Energy Master Plan

Carleton has shed light on its energy savings and initiatives that will make it a green campus for decades to come. On Feb. 24, the university held a major announcement in Robertson Hall detailing Carleton’s Energy Master Plan, and provided Continue 

Upgraded chemistry labs make positive difference

Carleton’s chemistry labs have been getting a facelift as part of a multi-year commitment to renovate and modernize the 49-year-old Steacie Building. “We need to ensure that the research infrastructure on campus meets the needs of our Continue 

Dedication to Service Excellence recognized at annual awards

Service excellence doesn’t just mean staying late or working through your lunch hour, says Melanie Dow – it’s about putting in that little bit of effort to make someone’s experience at Carleton much more memorable. On Feb. 27, Carleton Continue 

Cool camp highlights engineering for grade school girls

Christina Wang spent her Saturday at Carleton University building remote control cars, programming it on a computer and using Bluetooth wireless communication to control them – all among other girls her age. “I can make new Continue 

Off the rink with Emma Miskew

When Emma Miskew is not at the curling rink she’s working as a project manager at the Senate or spending some spare time making cards or Christmas ornaments. The fact that Carleton grad has time for anything but curling may come as a surprise to Continue 

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