Welcome to the September issue of Carleton Now. This month, there is a great package of stories about the new initiatives and programs at Carleton that are starting this year. Included in the many stories this month, is one about a virtual museum project and research about time. Be sure to check out the photo gallery. Enjoy your read.
The architectural and cultural history of the construction of the Rideau Canal, considered a World Heritage Site, will soon be available as a unique web-based virtual museum. The online exhibit is being developed in partnership with the Virtual Museum of Canada (VMC), an initiative of the Department of Canadian Heritage. Thanks to VMC’s $273,000 investment, Carleton University library’s Archives and Research Collections (ARC) is merging its archival holdings with digital … Continue
When you look at your watch and see that it’s 12 p.m., you probably think one thing: it’s lunch time. Well, two things: it’s time to eat that delicious sandwich in the fridge and it’s the midpoint of the day. But depending on where you live – and eat lunch – it probably isn’t really 12 p.m. At least not exactly. Carleton English Prof. Adam Barrows thinks a … Continue
Carleton kicks off the 2011-‘12 school year with exciting new initiatives including the best Fall Orientation week yet and preparations for the return of Continue
Carleton offered the first-ever orientation for graduate students this fall. The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs (FGPA) Orientation for graduate students took place on Sept. 6. The day-long event was designed for first-year Continue
Carleton and sculptor David Fels embark on unique project to focus on accessibility and honour Rick Hansen
Carleton University, renowned local artist David Fels and the City of Ottawa are teaming up to develop a sculpture from a majestic Ottawa oak Continue
Carleton PhD biology student Richard Webster, who participated in the historic Old Pulteney Row to the Pole, is proud to say the team has reached the Magnetic Continue