Welcome to the October issue of Carleton Now. This month there are lots of interesting stories about the accomplishments of our researchers and our graduates. There are also lots of photos in our photo gallery this month, so be sure to check them out. Enjoy your read.
Want to know what Maureen McKeague does for a living? There’s not much point in asking her. The chemistry PhD candidate’s area of research is so specific and complex, describing it to someone who hasn’t spent years learning about DNA is almost an impossible chore. That’s why McKeague tried out a different medium: interpretive dance. As part of a Dance Your PhD contest in Science Magazine, McKeague and some of … Continue
Students and faculty of the School for Studies in Art and Culture’s music program are hosting a fundraiser to dust off an instrument tucked away since the ‘70s. The fortepiano which traces its lineage back to the 1770s, is in dire need of a tune-up. Music professors James Wright and Alexis Luko, and Andrew Burn, a music student who specializes in baroque bassoon, are organizing a benefit concert, For Heaven’s … Continue
Months after learning that the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OPSE) is awarding her its prestigious Gold Medal, Professor Monique Frize is still glowing. Frize, 68, is a legend in engineering circles for her tireless efforts to open the Continue
Carleton’s housing security guards have a new boss. The group of 22 now fall under the Department of University Safety (DUS), but their role and responsibilities remain the same. It’s all part of a transition that began over the summer and Continue