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Community wedding for a special couple

Janice Elliott and Ed Bigelow’s love story began 24 years ago in the hallways of Carleton University. “He always had a quick joke and, as groundskeeper, he knew his way around,” recalled 57-year-old Elliott, who worked at Carleton for 27 years until 2014, when she left to deal with a diagnosis of bladder cancer. Only minutes after Elliott and her 60-year-old groom were finally married in the cool, sunny afternoon … Continue 

Carleton student wins distinguished Canadian Museums Association award

Hannah Keating, a graduate student in Art History at Carleton, recently won the prestigious Dr. Shirley L. Thomson Award for Young Curators at the Canadian Museums Associations (CMA) Awards, one of three CMA prizes that went to Carleton this year. The Thomson award, named for the former director of the National Gallery of Canada, provides young graduates with high quality, hands-on learning experiences. Keating will be taking up an internship … Continue 

Departments partner to improve student services

Four Carleton service departments amalgamated this month to better support students in achieving academic and career success. Career Services, Academic Advising, Co-operative Education and the Centre for Student Academic Support joined together on Continue 

Carleton-IBM partnership tackles mountains of coffee cups

When Yinyan Zhang saw a campus trash can overflowing with coffee cups, she knew where they would ultimately end up. “It’s something we often ignore,” said the sustainable energy and policy grad, “but it is also very true that any garbage we Continue 

Carleton retirees help ensure there’s always lots to learn

As the youngest baby boomers enter their 50s, there are now more seniors than children in Ontario and the changing demographics are beginning to show on Carleton University’s campus. Run by Carleton’s Centre for Initiatives in Education, the Continue 

Latest edition of CU75 campaign runs through spring

The CU75 campaign celebrating Carleton’s best has been showcasing another group of exceptional students and faculty members. With thousands of page views at CU75.ca, visitors from at least 50 countries, and close to a million impressions on Continue 

CU75 champions: Sprott prof credits success to students

Tony Bailetti doesn’t believe his accomplishments can be measured by the things he’s done, the number of books he’s read or the stacks of articles he’s. “My success is solely dependent on my students’ success,” said the Continue 

CU75 champions: Science student aims for dentistry

Divin Kang caught the dentistry bug after witnessing a 12-hour, full mouth reconstruction surgery at her uncle’s practice. “It was cool to see the different types of physicians coming together. You had the oral surgeon who took out the teeth, Continue 

Program facilitators credit Carleton for job success

There’s no doubt that students get a lot out of Carleton’s Enriched Support Program (ESP). But the one-year transition program that helps students qualify for university admission has had just as much of an impact on its facilitators, the Continue 

2016 Achievement Awards recognize excellence in teaching and research

Congratulations to the 2016 Achievement Award winners. Each year, Carleton administers the awards in recognition of the outstanding contributions of our Continue 

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