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Maria’s Minute – Dec. 2014

Welcome to the December edition of Carleton Now. Read all about the Quality Showcase, the new graduate programs in Indigenous Policy and Administration, as well as the research being done in the area of humanoid robotics. There new photos in the photo gallery, including many from fall Convocation. Remember vote in the online poll and to check out this month’s carpe diem cartoon. Enjoy your read.

Carleton Boosts Aboriginal Learning and Services

Carleton University’s bid to become a noted centre of Aboriginal learning is getting a boost with two new Indigenous graduate programs and a focus on providing more services and events to ensure that students feel at home. Starting in summer 2015, the School of Public Policy and Administration will begin offering a concentration in Indigenous Policy and Administration (IPA) as part of its existing MA in Public Administration (MAPA), as … Continue 

Human-like robots could aid and entertain the elderly

Imagine a robot that looks, well, human. Imagine that robot knows when you’re sad. Imagine it can help you reach things, join you in a game of cards, even remind you to call a friend. Those who work in the field of human robot interaction can and are imagining it. Those like Anthony Whitehead, an associate professor and director of Carleton’s School of Information Technology, cross-appointed to the School of … Continue 

Documentary to give voice to key players in violence against women movement

Eileen Morrow, Gloria Harris, Andree Cote – and the list goes on. These women may not be household names, but when it comes to violence against women, Continue 

Carleton alumni pursue their passion for public interest research

A well-known Carleton alumnus, who has a long career in conducting commercial research, has established a new innovative organization that focuses exclusively Continue 

1125@Carleton Living Lab Celebrates a Year of Incubating Multidisciplinary Innovation

A year after its official launch, the living laboratory 1125@Carleton is a dynamic physical and virtual space that provides opportunities for Continue 

Carleton celebrates a decade of pursuing excellence

The Office of Quality Initiatives has marked its 10-year anniversary at Carleton and while it took time to celebrate the milestone, the focus now is on the future and how to build on its successes. The 2014 Quality Showcase, held on Nov. 20, Continue 

New student-developed board game bridging academia with practical world

A game developed in a knowledge mobilization (KMb) class could become a real tool for bridging discussions and building partnerships with the next generation Continue 

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