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Maria’s Minute – April 2012

Welcome to the April issue of Carleton Now. This month, we have an exclusive interview with Stephen Huddart of the McConnell Family Foundation about the future of university-community engagement. The Viewpoint article zeros in on the use of the social media tool Twitter and how it is now being used in the courtroom. Be sure to check out the photo gallery, there are lots of new pictures. Enjoy your read.

Engineer earns Canada’s highest teaching honour

When Adrian Chan first started out at Carleton, he was, admittedly, a little more engineer than teacher. Maybe a lot more. But, like any good engineer, Chan studied the design of his lectures, tested his approach, got feedback, modified his technique and repeated. “As engineers, we are good at practical problem-solving and as teachers we’re often faced with many problems to solve,” says Chan. A perfect combination. At this point, … Continue 

Carleton journalism grad wins inaugural Travers fellowship

When Carleton journalism graduate Katie DeRosa covered the arrival of Tamil refugee claimants on Vancouver Island in 2009 and 2010, she was struck by an overarching issue – the treatment of refugees across the world. But the Victoria Times Colonist crime reporter did not have the resources to investigate the international story, until she applied for the R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship; a $25,000 award for a journalist wishing … Continue 

University-community partnerships wave of future: Expert predicts

Universities that partner with community organizations and offer students hands-on learning and research opportunities will be on the cutting edge of Continue 

Next-Generation Home Design Funded by Campus Campaign

A group of Carleton students, in collaboration with other Ontario students, is pushing the boundaries of sustainable Canadian housing. And funding from this year’s Campus Community Campaign will allow four students to work full time this summer Continue 

2012 Achievement Awards

Annually, Carleton University honours excellence of our professional librarians, teachers and researchers. Congratulations to the recipients of the 2012 Achievement Awards. Read all about the projects and accomplishments that have been honoured. Message of Congratulations The integration of Continue 

Alumna and students win Carleton University Writing Competition

Ed Kane, assistant vice-president (University Services) and Martha Attridge Bufton, competition co-ordinator, are pleased to announce the winners of the 2011 Continue 

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