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University Safety News November 2009

Safety Tip of the Month The Department of University Safety advise the community of a recent increase in theft of bicycles on campus. Over 20 bikes have been stolen since September 5, most of which were expensive bicycles secured with a cable lock. Continue 

International students have support to help with transition to university

A new academic year means a new schedule, new classes and deadlines. International students usually add another layer to this: they may find the idea of living Continue 

Retirements

Non-Academic September 1, 2009 Margo Thomas Academic Retirees September 1, 2009 Nancy Continue 

Service anniversaries

These employees are celebrating an important anniversary in November 2009. We encourage you to mark the occasion with a personal greeting or note to them. 25 years Larry Munn, Instructional Media Services 20 years Judy Eddy, Geography and Environmental Studies Christine Mullin, Library Continue 

Employment Equity Policy

Carleton University is committed to equality of employment for all individuals. In 1987, the university signed a letter of commitment to the Federal Contractors Employment Equity Program to take measures to prevent or eliminate disadvantages in employment, unrelated to merit, historically Continue 

Governor General’s Medal recipient studies mystery of the universe

When 31-year-old Gordana Tešić was a young student at elementary school in Serbia, she longed to know what powered the stars and how the universe came into Continue 

Follow your heart and pursue your dreams: Chancellor’s medalist

Chancellor’s Medal winner Kimberley-Anne Cullen earned her Bachelor of Arts degree with honours in psychology in a roundabout way. Encouraged by her Continue 

Mother of two earns math degree and President’s Medal

When Andreea Rada learned she had won the President’s Medal, she wasn’t surprised. “I think it’s great, but I worked hard for it,” says the 30-year-old native of Romania. “I have two kids and I came from another Continue 

A lifetime of giving back to the community is honoured

Fifty-five years after receiving her journalism degree from Carleton College, Grete Hale receives an honourary degree for her life-long dedication to both the humanitarian and business worlds. “Life is full of chapters. And now, here I am Continue 

Graduation moments with Brian Mortimer, Marshal of Convocation

1) Where have all the faculty gone? When the faculty procession reaches the stage, we now go up a central set of stairs. In previous years, the faculty Continue 

Environmental engineering grad gets Board of Governors Award

Courtney Macaulay has used her talent in math and science to help change the world. Now she’s receiving the Carleton University Board of Governors’ Continue 

Carleton experience leads to NASA for PhD grad

He’s developed technologies to help cancer patients. He’s helped extend battery life. Now, he’s at NASA building livable structures for astronauts visiting the moon. Muhammad Arsalan’s accomplishments may be impressive but Continue 

Grad chosen for special Olympic roles

It’s hard to keep up with Kluane Adamek — she’s always got something on the go. So it’s not surprising that the 23-year-old Canadian Studies graduate has been chosen as the Yukon’s Aboriginal Youth ambassador at the Continue 

New mentorship program for TAs

First-year master’s student J.P. Faubert, who is working in Carleton University’s geography department this year as a teaching assistant, likes the convenience of the new department-specific training offered to TAs. Faubert is one of Continue 

Aboriginal advocate

Linda Capperauld, director of Equity Services, is pleased to welcome Sheila Grantham into her temporary appointment to the Centre for Aboriginal Culture and Education. In this role, she will work closely with Aboriginal Cultural Liaison Officer, Irvin Hill. Ms. Grantham is a master’s Continue 

New Vice-President

President Roseann O’Reilly Runte has announced the appointment of Dr. Kim Matheson as Vice-President (Research and International). The position was unanimously approved by the university’s Board of Governors following a search committee’s recommendation. Dr. Matheson, who Continue 

Carleton ‘anything but textbook’

From defending journalistic freedom in Rwanda to transforming an Ontario village, it’s clear that the Carleton experience is anything but textbook. And the word is spreading about the university’s new ad campaign by the same name. The Continue 

Kroeger College celebrates 10 years of teaching public policy

After a decade of preparing students for the world of public policy, Carleton’s prestigious Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs can look forward to Continue 

10th Annual Butterfly Exhibition

Carleton student Karen Wykes makes a couple of new friends at the 10th annual Butterfly Exhibition hosted by Carleton’s Biology Department. The annual event is always a big hit. This year, more than 13,000 visitors took in the show that ended Continue 

New diagnostic tool better detects arthritis

Assessing the amount of inflammation in an arthritis patient’s joint can be a tough job for doctors. But a team of Ottawa researchers — from Carleton, the University of Ottawa and the Ottawa Hospital — has discovered an easy and low-cost Continue 

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