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Maria’s Minute – May 2012

Welcome to the May issue of Carleton Now. This month, we have an  interview with CBC TV journalist and Carleton grad, Nahlah Ayed about writing her book A Thousand Farewells. This month’s Viewpoint article focuses on women and management – where we have come in the last 20 years, and there is also a story about Carleton’s Chris Burn who has won the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. Be sure to … Continue 

New Chancellor hopes to inspire students

After a decade as a venture capitalist in Silicon Valley, Carleton University’s 11th chancellor knows a thing or two about being successful in business – knowledge he hopes he can share with students. Alumnus Charles Chi was named chancellor in November 2011 but will be formally installed at the morning convocation ceremony on June 5. He succeeds the Rt. Hon. Herb Gray, who served as university chancellor from 2008 to … Continue 

Family support key for female Ravens basketball players

Whether they’re from Brampton, London or Ottawa, three sets of families always make it a priority to see their daughters in action on the Ravens basketball court. “My dad does the five hour drive as often as he can,” says Genavieve Melatti, who’s from Brampton. Melatti, as well as teammates Alyson Bush and Maddie Turner, have been playing basketball since early high school and they say their families have always … Continue 


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Timing is everything in foreign corresponding: Journalist Nahlah Ayed

After covering the Middle East on and off for a decade, CBC TV journalist Nahlah Ayed thought it might be time to write a book about how people are affected by Continue 

Geography professor awarded prestigious honour

The extent of our country’s majestic landscapes, complex waterways, and great mineral and energy wealth is seeping into the consciousness of Canadians and, in fact, the world, says a Carleton geography professor. And it’s thanks to the Royal Continue 

Journalism student’s adventure in Ghana

Michelle Zilio is a fourth-year Carleton journalism student and a regular contributor to Carleton Now. Zilio is working on a six-week apprenticeship in Ghana at Farm Radio International. Carleton’s Centre for Media and Transitional Societies Continue 

Canadian cops work-life imbalance stressing them out

The great imbalance between the work and family lives of Canadian police officers has led to more stress on the job, a new ground-breaking study on workload and stress reveals. Carleton University business Prof. Linda Duxbury, who has been Continue 

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