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Maria’s Minute – March 2013

Welcome to the March edition of Carleton Now. This month, our story line-up includes a profile about Carleton’s veterinarian, a story about Houdini at the MacOdrum Library, as well as one featuring an app created by a Carleton student. As usual, there are new pictures in the photo gallery. Enjoy your read.

Legendary escape artist found at MacOdrum Library

Harry Houdini is known for his legendary escape acts, but a little piece of him can now be found at the MacOdrum Library. Carleton University’s Archives and Research Collection has been selected to house a collection of magic books, including Miracle Mongers and Their Methods, signed by Houdini. The former Art Latcham Memorial magic collection was transferred to Carleton from Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Library in November, to be properly displayed and … Continue 

Dino Idol: Engaging the public at the Museum of Nature

Jordan Mallon still remembers receiving his first book about dinosaurs when he was four-years-old. During his family’s annual Easter present hunt, he found a children’s book on dinosaurs nestled under a rocking chair cushion. He was immediately hooked. “I remember falling in love with that book,” Mallon laughs. “People always ask me how I got interested in dinosaurs. All kids are interested – but I guess I just never got … Continue 


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University vet has found her niche

University vet has found her niche By Susan Hickman Veterinarian Michelle Groleau has worked in private practice and in government offices. But where she really feels at home is in Carleton University’s vivarium, where animals used in research Continue 

Carleton University Co-op Students of the Year Fly High and Contribute to International Scholarship Program

At the National Research Council’s Flight Research Lab, a Carleton co-op student brought Canadian flight safety to new heights. This remarkable Continue 

Bailetti wins award for connecting foreign talent with local startups

Tony Bailetti, a high-tech innovation legend in the National Capital Region, has been awarded the In-TAC Strategic Partner Award for his part in bringing Continue 

Instructor’s research links happiness with job security

As Ottawa’s public service experiences the realities of government cuts, Carleton University psychology instructor Patrick O’Neill thinks he has a solution to job insecurity woes – happiness. O’Neill recently finished his Continue 

Student combines technology and art in new app

Whenever Victor Udeh-Martin felt stressed out or sad as a child, his mother inspired him to relax his mind through painting. Art instantly made him forget all his worries. His love of painting continues today – and now, he’s able to share his Continue 

Finding safe and affordable housing for low-income citizens

For Barbara Levine, giving low-income individuals options for safe and affordable housing is the most crucial way to help them in their daily lives. “It’s all about housing first,” says Levine, an adjunct professor at Carleton’s School of Continue 

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