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Carleton joins Project Hero to help families

Carleton University is establishing a scholarship to provide financial assistance to children of Canadian Forces personnel killed while serving in an active mission. “Carleton has historically provided access to post-secondary education to Continue 

The United Way Campaign is coming!

The planning for the launch of the Carleton University United Way campaign this fall is well underway. The core team of volunteers is working hard to make this campaign a true success with interesting and fun events for our community. But the Continue 

Innovative programs and sense of community boost numbers

The word is spreading about Carleton’s innovative programs and sense of community. And registration is skyrocketing because of it. “Carleton is thriving with innovative academic and support programs, which have generated great Continue 

First person: taking on the world with Junior Team Canada

Working lunches with business executives. Meetings with governmental ministers. Receptions hosted by Canadian embassies abroad. Charter flights to remote areas of the jungle. Synopsis of the next James Bond movie? No, this is a synopsis of a Junior Continue 

Carleton introduces workplace walking program

According to a recent study on the exercise habits of Canadian adults, walking is rated as the number one physical activity choice for both men and women. And it’s easy to understand why it’s so popular. There are no age barriers and it Continue 

Inequality breeds bullying: psych prof

The bigger the gap between rich and poor, the more likely kids will get bullied at school. It’s a psychological phenomenon, says psychology Prof. Frank Elgar, that explains rates of homicide, life expectancy, prison population, obesity, and Continue 

Emergency Notification System to alert campus during crisis

Carleton is adopting a new cutting-edge emergency notification system that will alert campus in case of an emergency — the most comprehensive at any Canadian university. “We’re doing things differently than other universities,” Continue 

Generous gifts to Carleton will benefit MacOdrum Library

Wingate Snaith and Bert and Mona Patterson will always be remembered for their lifetime of generosity to friends, children, and now to the Maxwell MacOdrum Library. The former skating champion and the couple, who were Carleton alumni, have left the Continue 

Career Development and Co-op launches awareness campaign

Carleton’s Career Development and Co-operative Education office is launching an awareness campaign this fall to highlight a suite of new and expanded initiatives for both students and potential employers. The Carleton Career Advantage Continue 

Co-ordinator of sexual assault services offers support and outreach

Carleton University has recently added a new position to the Department of Equity Services that will offer support and guidance for victims of sexual assault. Continue 

Three new ‘green’ initiatives kick off the school year

Carleton’s beautiful campus will remain intact for generations to come thanks to the new sustainability office’s innovative plans to make it an environmentally-friendly place. “We’re blessed with this great campus that we Continue 

New beginnings: Introducing Carleton’s new chaplain

Over the summer, Rev. Wayne Menard has been taking a crash course about Carleton University. He officially began his new position as chaplain in early August, replacing Tom Sherwood, who served as the university’s chaplain for 10 years. With Continue 

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