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Maria’s Minute – September 2014

Welcome to the September edition of Carleton Now. As the new school year begins, our story lineup includes a back to school article, a feature on the new teaching and learning strategy and a story about research that challenges how visuals around the 9-11 terrorist attacks continue to impact the news and culture. There are lots of new photos in the photo gallery. Remember to vote in our online poll. … Continue 

Exceptional start heralds new academic year

As soon as students began arriving at Carleton for the new school year the last weekend of August, the campus and surrounding areas of the city became alive with anticipation of the upcoming school year. “When we say that Carleton University is an exceptionally warm and welcoming place, it is true, and the special greeting offered each incoming student is the first step in ensuring that tradition continues,” says Carleton … Continue 

Carleton partners with top Canadian philanthropist to help those in need

Carleton University has teamed up with one of Canada’s leading philanthropists to give patients in rural clinics around Africa a comfortable place to sleep. The university’s Housing and Residence Life Services donated 370 beds over the summer to a project run by Dave Smith, the founder of Ottawa’s Dave Smith Youth Treatment Centre and a pillar of the Ottawa community. The spare beds and bed frames came from rooms in … Continue 

Literature PhD student challenges 9-11 aftermath culture

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, John Christopher Vanderwees was in a math class at a high school in Thunder Bay, until his day was forever changed by the World Trade Center terrorist attacks in New York. Vanderwees found himself later wandering Continue 

New FPA website helps students better understand where their degree can take them

Career Paths, a new website developed by the Faculty of Public Affairs (FPA), is helping students realize the potential and flexibility of their Continue 

New teaching and learning framework propels Carleton’s classrooms into the 21st century

Since its introduction in 2013, “Towards an Integrated Academy: A Teaching and Learning Framework for Carleton University 2013-2018” has been Continue 

New mentorship program gives students opportunity to learn from industry leaders

Carleton University has launched a groundbreaking new mentorship program that will give students and recent grads a unique opportunity to interact Continue 

Math Enrichment Centre for students who love numbers

Youth who dream of a career in high-tech and engineering are getting an extra boost while they’re in elementary and high school, thanks to Carleton University’s Math Enrichment Centre. “We see there’s a need for this – students wanted Continue 

Brazilian exchange students benefit from experience at 1125@Carleton

When Filipe Faleiros and Matheus Pinheiro came to Carleton from Brazil to study on exchange, they wanted to practice their English skills and immerse Continue 

New summer camps added to Carleton’s offerings

Whether they were mastering their basketball skills or learning how to tell a good story, children visiting the Carleton campus shared a variety of experiences thanks to new and unique summer camps offered for the first time this year. Among many Continue 

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