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Why Canada must commit to Africa

Prime Minister Stephen Harper may not agree, but a positive relationship between Canada and Africa is important for the future of both. What values and interests will shape the future Africa? What will Africa look like 25 years from now? Fifty Continue 

Carleton Launches Partnership with University of Central Asia

Carleton University and the University of Central Asia (UCA) have established a partnership to pursue academic development and research, a move that will help Continue 

International training program examines effectiveness of development assistance

While G8 and G20 leaders meet to discuss issues like global development, green energy and democratic governance, Carleton will be hosting over 200 Continue 

Out of the wreckage: finding a new particle at the beginning of time

Curiosity may have gotten the cat into trouble, but it is a must for a particle physicist. Certainly without this key trait what is known about our subatomic Continue 

CIDA approves three-year grant to IPDEDET

The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) has agreed to renew its support of the Carleton University-World Bank International Program for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET) for the next three years. CIDA has substantially increased Continue 

Shad Valley program gets ready for its 20th summer

Shad Valley is an awardwinning program of Shad International, a not-for-profit educational organization that is based upon the values of creativity, excellence, community, diversity and responsibility. In July 2008, Carleton University will be Continue 

One step closer to unlocking the universe’s secrets

The quest to understand the mysteries of the universe took another step forward last month as the final piece of the ATLAS detector was lowered into place in Geneva at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, commonly known as CERN. ATLAS is Continue 

The wisdom of farmers critical to African food supply

When Ken Torrance returned to Ottawa from a 15-day trip to Ethiopia in late 2006, he arrived with numerous photos of thriving sorghum fields and a great admiration for the adaptability of Ethiopian farmers and their native seeds. As Torrance Continue 

Unicef chooses Carleton

Another United Nations agency has recognized Carleton University’s global leadership in the field of program evaluation. Perhaps the UN’s best-known organization, the United Nations Children’s Fund, or Unicef, has chosen Carleton’s School of Public Policy and Continue 

Department of Chemistry honours Nobel prize winner Peter Grünberg

The Department of Chemistry, in collaboration with the Office of the President, hosted a plaque unveiling on December 10, 2007 in honour of Dr. Peter Continue 

Busy first term for Student Services

It was a busy fall term for the offices under the Office of the Associate Vice-President (Student Support Services) (OAVP SSS). As Suzanne Blanchard explains, a host of new and expanded programs were rolled out in order to continue to enhance the Continue 

Promoting accountability in the developing world

If Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper wants reassurance that developing countries are willing to meet G8-acceptable standards of accountability, he need look no further than the list of participants attending the 2007 International Program Continue 

Journalism students intern in Rwanda

Allan Thompson is the driving force behind a media internship program that has given 20 Carleton University journalism students and new graduates first-hand knowledge in the daily hardships faced by African journalists. He hopes these experiences Continue 

Students’ ideas lead to new international development course

It all started with a group of engineering students who thought something was missing from the Technology, Society, Environment Studies (TSE) program at Carleton University–course material about the developing world. As a result, starting in Continue 

Carleton and U of Arizona renew agreement

On February 12, in his capacity as Vice-President (Research and International) Dr. Feridun Hamdullahpur hosted a visit from Dr. Leslie Tolbert, Vice President Research, Graduate Studies and Economic Development at the University of Arizona. Above, Continue 

Kim Matheson appointed Acting Vice-President (Research and International)

Samy Mahmoud, Carleton University President and Vice-Chancellor pro tempore, is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Kim Matheson as Acting Continue 

Ambassador’s Roundtable lecture series a hit

On January 25, Carleton University presented the third of a four-part series entitled “Ambassador’s Roundtable.” Hosted by the Office of the Vice-President (Research and International), the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, and Continue 

Promoting good governance in developing countries

By Erin McGuey and Martha Attridge Bufton Democracy is a challenge for developing countries where public institutions can be unstable and services difficult to deliver. A new internship funded by the Canadian International Development Agency’s Continue 

Through the Global Lens

For the second year, the International Student Advisory presented a glimpse into the world as seen through the photographic lens of students, staff, and faculty. The exhibition in Bakers Lounge attracted a large audience. The People’s Choice Award, a favourite amongst visitors, received Continue 

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