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Maria’s Minute – Dec. 2012

Welcome to the December edition of Carleton Now. This month, our story line-up focuses on a number of faculty and staff accomplishments. Please remember that we go on a hiatus but will be back with a February edition. As usual, there are new pictures in the photo gallery. Enjoy your read.

Report examines potential for women in mining industry

Women should be moving into leadership positions in the male-dominated mining sector more quickly, says a new report released by Carleton University’s Centre for Women in Politics and Public Leadership (CWPPL). The report released Nov. 20 – The Pathway Forward: Creating Gender Inclusive Leadership in Mining and Resources – written by CWPPL executive director Clare Beckton and researcher Umu Riza Ozkan, recommends an action plan that would see mining CEOs … Continue 

Geoffrey Pearson documents donated to Carleton University

The Geoffrey Pearson documents have been donated to Carleton’s MacOdrum Library. This considerable collection includes records created and accumulated by Pearson during his diplomatic career and as the executive director of the Canadian Institute of International Peace and Security. It includes material by and about Lester B. Pearson collected over his entire lifetime, including early legacy material, records documenting his Nobel Peace Prize, work on the Canadian flag and his … Continue 

Carleton’s United Way campaign creates camaraderie on campus

United Way Campaign co-chairs David Sharp and Susan Jameson say that Carleton University’s enthusiasm is the reason that the campus raised more than $138,000 in this year’s United Way campaign. “We had a lot of good volunteers stepping up to Continue 

Lieutenant Governor of Ontario becomes Honorary Patron of Carleton University’s READ Initiative

Carleton University is pleased to announce the Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario as Honorary Patron of the Research, Continue 

Discovering the world beyond theoretical studies

Political science and law student Sok (David) Lee completely changed his future plans after returning from a one-year academic exchange at Nanjing University in China. Barbara Hanna, who expects to complete a master’s degree in political Continue 

Be the Choice offers forum for breast cancer survivors

Melanie Adrian had just gotten back from a surfing competition in April 2011, when the young Carleton law professor found out news that would change her life. She had breast cancer. “I was shocked and horrified,” says Adrian. “I was at a Continue 

Carleton journalism interns leading the way for foreign reporters in Africa

In the past six years, Carleton University has sent more journalists to Africa than the entire Canadian media has, according to Carleton journalism professor Continue 

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