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Ceremonial Guard Celebrates 20th Anniversary at Carleton

When summer arrives at Carleton, things can get quiet. Students move out of residence, morning lineups at Rooster’s coffee shop dwindle and the after-class rush through the Atrium fades. But if you keep your ears peeled, you’ll hear the sound of marching and drumming. That’s because every May through August for the last two decades, Carleton becomes the Ceremonial Guard’s training ground. “It started in the early ‘90s when the … Continue 

Professor’s Research Trip Uncovers Long-Lost Artifact in Saudi Arabia

Greg Fisher has travelled the world searching for missing puzzle pieces in the history of the pre-Islamic Middle East. As a historian and associate professor of Greek and Roman Studies at Carleton, he knows a great deal of the ancient past has already been revealed. But a chapter in his latest book Arabs and Empires before Islam describes an incredible find. Released at the end of July, it highlights the … Continue 

Carleton PhD Candidate’s Research Shows Social Media is Changing Policing

When Carleton’s Greg Brown took up his first front-line policing job in Ottawa in 1985, things were much different than they are today. Most of all, there Continue 

Reinventing the Classroom with Virtual Reality Technology

When it comes to teaching, the last thing Peggy Hartwick wants is for her students to be bored. Through game-based technologies like Carleton Virtual, which allows students to learn in a 3-D virtual campus as avatars, the Carleton School of Continue 

Three Carleton Alumnae Named Top Canadian Female Entrepreneurs

Dale Morris, Mary Beth Denomy and Shannon Lenstra know it takes hard work to build a company from scratch. The three entrepreneurs are among five Carleton Continue 

Google Designer Brings Inspiration to Codemakers Girls Camp

Google interaction designer and Carleton alumna, Hannah Johnston, made a guest appearance on campus this summer to share advice and inspiration with a group of young girls aspiring to be leaders in engineering and technology. Her visit was part of Continue 

Campaign for Accessible Fitness Equipment Sparks Conversation about Disability

What started as a crowdfunding campaign to purchase accessible gym equipment at Carleton is turning into a broader awareness-raising initiative about Continue 

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