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Maria’s Minute – September 2012

Welcome to the September edition of Carleton Now. This month, we have stories about the new school year, the work a Carleton researcher is doing into the training of Correctional Service of Canada officers, and a profile of Steve Sumarah, the Ravens football coach. As usual, there are new pictures in the photo gallery. Enjoy your read.

Long-time NPSIA professor named director of acclaimed international affairs school

For Prof. Dane Rowlands, working with Carleton’s Norman Paterson School of International Affairs is like being at a buffet. But now he’s the head chef, ultimately deciding what will be offered. On July 1, Rowlands began his five-year appointment as the new director of NPSIA. “One of the nice things about being at NPSIA is it’s an interdisciplinary environment,” says Rowlands. “It’s like a buffet. There’s a number of interesting … Continue 

Work begins on groundbreaking community engagement project

Carleton researchers and their community partners start working this month on Community First: Impacts of Community Engagement (CFICE), which lays the critical groundwork for the $2.5 million, seven-year project. The end game is to provide governments at all levels, community organizations, post-secondary institutions and funding agencies with policies and frameworks that will improve how they can work together for better social outcomes for households and individuals. The project will be … Continue 

A new year begins at Carleton

The new school year at Carleton University kicks off with a wide range of new initiatives – including innovative programs for students, and exciting activities for staff and faculty. The campus, which is surrounded by the Rideau River to the Continue 

Carleton’s campus grows to meet increased needs

Carleton University is growing again. “After several years of intense construction, a number of new buildings are completed and fully operational …. All of these changes will result in an enhanced learning environment for our students and will Continue 

Grad student examines effectiveness of correctional officer training

Shevaun Corey has always had a passion for learning, how people learn, how we structure our learning environment and under what circumstances we learn best. So Continue 

Football coach’s plan in full swing for 2013 season

In casual conversation, Steve Sumarah is an instantly likeable person with a quick smile and a laugh. But when the discussion turns to football and the upcoming 2013 Ravens season, Sumarah, a native of Nova Scotia, gets serious. Fielding Continue 

Moyra McDill reminisces about her 50-year relationship with Carleton

After a 50-year relationship with Carleton University, Moyra McDill is saying good-bye to start a new phase of her life in Sweden. McDill, a popular professor Continue 

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