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Maria’s Minute – November 2012

Welcome to the November edition of Carleton Now. This month, our focus is primarily on our great grads and their accomplishments at Carleton as we celebrate the university’s 141st Convocation. We also have a feature story about the university’s longest continuous serving coach. As usual, there are new pictures in the photo gallery. Enjoy your read.

Carleton’s Sandy Mackie recognized as university’s longest serving coach

The Carleton University men’s soccer team has developed in many ways over the past two decades. But one thing has remained the same – the face of the team, literally. Long-time Carleton coach Sandy Mackie celebrated 20 consecutive years as the head coach of the men’s soccer team in October, making him the university’s longest-serving coach. “I think Sandy’s someone that has shaped how Carleton soccer is. He has such … Continue 

Science master’s grad focused research on crickets

When Ian Thomson was growing up, science was everywhere. His father, a chemist, taught him all about the subject. “Science was always a part of my life, but biology interested me the most,” says Thomson, who will be receiving his master’s Continue 

Carleton Relay for Life co-founder wins prestigious Tory Award

While Carleton journalism student Komal Minhas has a pretty good idea of what the future holds for her, she admits she’s still baffled at how she got to Continue 

Political management program gives students practical experience

Tyler Sommers was barely in high school when he first got involved in politics. At just 14 years-old, he remembers eagerly watching the mayoral race in his Continue 

Chemist PhD grad dances her way to Stanford

Usually when a video of someone dancing goes viral, it’s cause for embarrassment. It can even be a career killer. For Maureen McKeague though, it just might have paved her path to one of the most prestigious schools in the world. In 2010, Continue 

Conflict resolution valuable tool in public servant’s arsenal

Rude comments. Senseless arguments. Submissive silence. As anyone who’s ever spent time in a tense meeting knows, conflict can waste time and hurt morale. Continue 

Chancellor’s Medal winner loves the study of language

Buried under her master’s studies at McGill University, with midterms looming, 23-year-old Fayden Sara Bokhari takes a few hurried minutes to reflect on her three years at Carleton University pursuing a bachelor of arts degree in applied Continue 

Governor General’s Medal winner’s work was interdisciplinary

For Governor General’s Medal recipient Danielle Wiley, interdisciplinary research is like cross-pollination. After working in architecture firms for a few years, Wiley decided to apply to Carleton’s doctoral program at the Institute for Continue 

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