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Garneau enjoys being energized by students

“I suppose it’s true that those appointed to the post of chancellor are usually older and wiser. I was very honoured they asked me, and I accepted because I feel very strongly about interacting with young people.” This was Marc Continue 

About Carleton NOW

The trained intelligence of a nation is its greatest asset, greater than any material resource. Henry Marshall Tory, Carleton University Founder Carleton NOW is published monthly (except July) by Advancement through the Department of University Communications. Views expressed or implied do Continue 

Carleton team examines depression and vulnerability

Carleton University’s Hymie Anisman, Professor of Psychology and Canada Research Chair in Behavioral Neuroscience, was recently awarded $1.1 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to continue work on two major depression Continue 

Carleton’s Ata Khan leads team on the road to improving driver safety

Nearly 3,000 Canadians die each year in car accidents and another 220,000 are injured. As the automotive and insurance industries try to reduce the kill rates, Continue 

News Briefs

Carleton Journalism alumni made their presence known at this year’s Gemini Awards. Mark Bulgutch, (B.J./74), won for his coverage on CBC News: Attack on Iraq. Howard Green, (B.J./82) won for his documentary “The Investigation of Swiss Air 111” on The Nature of Things. Harvey Cashore, Continue 

The faces of Carleton

Carleton has many dedicated employees. In each issue of Carleton NOW, we will introduce a person or team from the Carleton community in an effort to showcase the many outstanding individuals that contribute to the University’s many accomplishments. We’ve started introducing our team, and Continue 

December 4 – 1

Events Calendar – carleton.ca/events Thursday, December 4SEPPP Seminar: “The New Economics of the Brain Drain” A presentation by Oded Stark, University of Bonn, Germany. 3:30 – 5:00 p.m., C869 Loeb Building. Sponsored by Canada Research Chair in Public Policy. For more Continue 

In the News

Chemistry professor and NSERC Research Chair, J. David Miller, was interviewed by Global TV’s Body and Health November 10 to talk about his research on the effects of home dampness on health in infants and children. The study on infants is taking place in P.E.I. This study involves the Continue 

Women in Management invited to Parliament

Sprott School of Business Women in Management students at Carleton University were invited to attend the Prime Minister’s reception on Parliament Hill and hear a discussion about a new report to be released by the Prime Minister’s Task Force on Continue 

An RRRA prespective on Carleton’s new food service

When first-year students arrived at Carleton University this past September, they were unaware they would be the first generation of students to experience the new food service company on campus, Aramark Campus Services. As Carleton’s new food Continue 

Carleton athlete shines on the field and in the pages of Chatelaine

Student athletes must be good jugglers. Coaches want only your best, as do professors — to keep all the balls in the air, and to stay on top of these Continue 

Appointments; On the Move

Appointments Gurgit Sandhu has been appointed Equity Adviser, Equity Services Jennifer Shaw has been appointed Admissions and Recruitment Assistant, Undergraduate Recruitment Office Meghan Gaudet has been appointed Administrative Assistant, Office Continue 

Where are they now?

They are a powerful designing duo with international recognition – and it all began here at Carleton University. Brothers Karim and Hani Rashid have taken their talents to the big time – both crediting Carleton as the place where they got their start. The elder of the two, Hani, Continue 

Alumni get back while giving back

Everyone wins with one of Carleton University Alumni Association’s newest initiatives. Alumni get a break on the cost of tickets to special events, and a voluntary surcharge donation is quadrupled through matching funds from the association and Continue 

From the classroom to council – Carleton students leave their mark in municipal election

Twenty-eight days into his 20th year, Ike Awgu received 5,274 votes in Ottawa’s mayoral election. He finished in third place, an unexpected Continue 

Introducing a new way to browse Events@CU

Carleton recently introduced a dynamic new way to navigate the many events happening in and around the Carleton community. Carleton’s on-line event listing has gone beyond a standard bullet list and now incorporates interactive features including Continue 

United Way campaign brings Carleton community together

Carleton held its official wrap-up of the United Way campaign on November 18, presenting the United Way’s Dennis Jackson with a cheque for $126,109.48. Although the celebration marked the formal conclusion of this year’s campaign, the amount of Continue 

Religion under control

“Our own ways and spirituality were not respected,” says Alanis Obomsawin. “We lost so much.” Obomsawin, a celebrated First Nations filmmaker with the National Film Board of Canada, was the guest lecturer at this year’s Sun Life Financial Public Lecture held in the new Azrieli Continue 

The meaning of mentorship: making connections – driving dreams

Attention students: if you want to get a head start on your career, get a mentor. That’s the message Randal Marlin, Director of the Mentorship Program Continue 

Engineering students make it a hat-trick for Carleton

For the third year running, a Carleton University student has taken home the award for the best student paper at the 2003 IEEE Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging (EPEP) conference. The top international award was presented to Anestis Continue 

A new, unique partnership examining Canada’s prehistoric past

A new paleontology program in Earth Sciences partnering Carleton University with the Canadian Museum of Nature began as an attempt to take interested students Continue 

Cohen nomination sets tone for international reporting

Andrew Cohen believes if you’re going to go out there, you’d better know where you’re from and how others view you. It’s what he tells his students in Carleton’s School of Journalism and Communication when they ask about becoming foreign Continue 

Auditorium overflows to hear David Dodge present his vision of Canada

On November 17, Carleton University hosted the seventh annual Visionary Seminar, organized by the Office for Partnerships for Advanced Skills (OPAS). The Continue 

Ph.D. Thesis Examinations

Department of Sociology and Anthropology Friday, December 5, 2003, 1:00 p.m. A715 Loeb Building Candidate: Lisa R. Leduc (B.Soc.Sc., M.A., Ottawa) Thesis: Understanding Female-to-Male Violence in Canadian University and College Dating Continue 

Carleton community bids farewell to a founding father

On October 23, the Carleton community lost one of its founding members. Dr. James Gibson, former Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science (1951-1955), and past Acting President (1955-1956) died in Ottawa, at the age of 91. Dr. Gibson was a Continue 

Heartfelt thanks

I learned today that I will be acknowledged in Carleton NOW for 20 years of service at the University. In addition to my gratitude for the employment Carleton has provided, I am simply glad to be here at all. It was touch and go when I learned three years ago I was ill with cancer. However, Continue 

On Our Way

We are nearing our target for another successful United Way Campaign on this campus but we still have a small way to go to meet our goal. As of November 20, we are at 91 percent of our $145,000 target. The University’s participation in the United Way is important to us both as an Continue 

Is there anything university students can do to make themselves less vulnerable to depression?

Carleton University faculty and staff experts answer life’s perplexing questions. Hymie Anisman, Professor of Psychology and Canada Research Chair Continue 

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