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Do you know where your food comes from?

They’re all around us — farmers’ markets, rooftop and community gardens. Growing food in the city is part of urban agriculture and its popularity is growing — even First Lady Michelle Obama is on board and has planted a vegetable Continue 

Professors showcase their ideas at premier Discovery innovation event

Environmental engineering Prof. Paul Van Geel is taking his bioreactor landfill technology to Canada’s premier innovation and commercialization event in Continue 

Researchers helping government see through terrorist border plots

Canada and the United States own title to the world’s longest, undefended border. Two physicists from Carleton University are helping to keep it that Continue 

Get ready Carleton — Congress is coming!

From May 23 to 31, our university is hosting the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. During those nine days, an estimated 8,500 delegates from all over North America and Europe will arrive on campus to participate in 4,000 presentations Continue 

Aboriginal post-secondary ceremony celebrates students’ successes

It was a first that Carleton Aboriginal students hope becomes an annual tradition. The inaugural Aboriginal Post-Secondary Achievement ceremony was held at the Continue 

Student designers create environmentally sustainable ‘Ecoville’

Ecoville, there are no greenhouse gas emissions. There aren’t even gasoline engines. Just noiseless cars powered by compressed air and bikes aplenty — Continue 

Did you know?

The much-anticipated premier of the movie Angels & Demons — based on a book by best-selling author Dan Brown — will feature CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, located in Geneva, Switzerland. This is exciting news for Carleton because a group from the Continue 

Keeping the faith: Carleton’s chaplain retires from post

Carleton’s ecumenical chaplain, Tom Sherwood, has been honoured with the Interfaith Award from the City of Ottawa and Interfaith Ottawa in recognition of his long career in local multi-faith bridge-building. It’s one of many awards Continue 

Congress comes to Carleton: A nine-day academic Olympics

There will be a SWAT team of custodians, people at 130 venues across campus at the same time and at least 30,000 cups of coffee served. Welcome to the academic Olympics — and Carleton’s the host university. For nine days starting on May 23, Continue 

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