Welcome to the October edition of Carleton Now. This month, there is a story about the Travers Debates event being held in support of the James Travers Fellowship, a story about the work a Carleton researcher into improving flu immunization, and a profile of the new Board of Governors chair Ron Jackson. As usual, there are new pictures in the photo gallery. Enjoy your read.
Will Twitter be the death of journalism? Well, that will be up for debate at a unique already sold-out event organized to plump up the profile and funds available in a fellowship that commemorates a journalist who held foreign reporting dear to his heart. After the R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship was established last year in the wake of legendary Canadian journalist Jim Travers’ death in March 2011, Katie … Continue
With one of the top-rated YouTube hits ever, it’s easy to say Carleton University alumnus Dave Carroll has made it. But the 44-year-old musician has never forgotten where his career began –Carleton’s tunnels during the late 1980s. “My brother and I would sing until we were kicked out of residence to go to the tunnels for being too loud,” he remembers. Carroll has won the 2012 A.D. Dunton Alumni Award … Continue
Carleton University staff, faculty and students have their sights set on raising $150,000 in three weeks beginning on Oct. 17 for the annual United Way campaign. “As an educational institution, we’re helping the people who are going to be the Continue
Ron Jackson may be the new chair of Carleton’s Board of Governors but he’s not new to the university. Prior to moving into the chair’s seat, Continue
Etienne Rollin is making it possible for people to see Jupiter, the moons of Saturn – even the Andromeda galaxy. Rollin, who is lab supervisor in Carleton’s physics department, will host night sky observation sessions this year on campus. The Continue