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We are leading the way in accessibility

For 60 years, Carleton University has maintained a reputation as a leader in accessibility and accommodation for persons with disabilities. In confirmation of its continued commitment, and in response to the Conservative government’s recent changes to the Ontarians with Disabilities Act (ODA), various members of the Carleton community worked together to develop a report examining Carleton’s strengths and weaknesses in regards to building and maintaining a barrier-free campus. Barbara Carswell, … Continue 

What do you mean women couldn’t vote?

On October 2, Ontarians elected a new premier – well, 57 percent of Ontarians did, anyway. Voter turnout across the country has been steadily declining in recent years. It’s a cause for concern on many levels, but in particular, it’s a concern for many advocates of women’s rights. “The liberties we struggled to win are sometimes taken for granted,” says Carleton History Professor Emerita Deborah Gorham. Gorham was on campus … Continue 

Carleton’s Dan McIntyre receives top international epilepsy research award

pilepsy is the second most common neurological disease in North America, and Carleton’s Dan McIntyre, was recently recognized by the American Epilepsy Society and Miliken Family Foundation with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the understanding and future triumph over the condition. McIntyre, a Chancellor’s Professor of Psychology, Institute of Neuroscience, and 35-year Carleton veteran, was selected as the recipient of the Basic Science Investigators Award, considered to … Continue 

Recognizing research excellence

On October 23, the Honourable Allan Rock, Minister of Industry announced the latest recipients of the Canada Research Chair (CRC) Awards. Five Carleton University professors were included among this elite group of scholars. Carleton’s five recipients were: Shawn Hayley, Canada Research Chair in Behavioural Neuroscience; David Rogers, Canada Research Chair in Medical Physics; Abhijit Sarkar, Canada Research Chair in the Analysis and Management of Risk; Jacques Albert, Canada Research Chair … Continue 

News briefs

Master of Journalism students Diana Gee-Silverman and Roger Sampson have been awarded grants valued at $20,000 each, to be used to complete fieldwork for their research projects or theses on international development issues.Gee-Silverman was awarded the Bill McWhinney Memorial Scholarship in Continue 

November 4 – November 29

Events calendar – carleton.ca/events Tuesday, November 42003 SunLife Financial Lecture This year’s SunLife Financial Lecture features guest speaker Alanis Obomsawin. The lecture will be held at 7:30 p.m. on November 4 in 101 Azrieli Theatre. Thursday, November 6German Federalism: A Continue 

Can children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) outgrow it?

Carleton University faculty and staff experts answer life’s perplexing questions. Dan McIntyre, Professor of Psychology, answers this month’s question: Can Continue 

In the News

Not only did all of the local media refer to the appointment of Carleton’s new Chancellor, Dr. Marc Garneau, but the story skyrocketed across the country. In interviews with the media on September 16, Dr. Garneau paid tribute to Carleton University’s academic strengths. The Ottawa Continue 

Sharing a northern culture

This fall, the Governor General Adrienne Clarkson and John Ralston Saul went on the first official Canadian state visit to Russia. The goal of this trip was to promote the “Northern Dimension” in Canadian foreign policies, increase the Continue 

Remembering a Carleton veteran

On October 11, the Carleton Community remembered the life and achievements of Dr. H. Edward (Ted) English, who died on August 16, in his 80th year. Retired from the Department of Economics and the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Continue 

Students have a new way to “express” themselves

Carleton students now have a faster, more convenient way to stay connected with the arrival of 36 new ‘e-kiosks’ to be stationed around campus. The e-kiosks will replace the aged computer terminals that currently exist at various high-traffic Continue 

About Carleton NOW

The trained intelligence of a nation is its greatest asset, greater than any material resource. Henry Marshall Tory, Carleton University Founder Carleton NOW is published monthly (except July) by Advancement through the Department of University Communications. Views expressed or implied do Continue 

Chris Strangemore: Graphic Designer, University Communications

Chris Strangemore has been working at Carleton since January 2001. Originally hired to do the layout for the University’s Undergraduate and Graduate Continue 

Carleton’s brain gain

Carleton University is attracting a number of outstanding individuals as new faculty members, many of them arriving to Carleton from industry, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to the classroom. After completing her Ph.D., working in the industry for eight years, having two Continue 


In the last issue of Carleton NOW it was incorrectly announced that 47 Carleton students received scholarships and fellowships from the Social Services and Humanities Research Council of Canada. The correct name of the granting council is the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Continue 

President’s letter

We have many reasons to be proud of the research conducted here at Carleton University. Not only is Carleton the fastest growing research enterprise in the country, we are recognized both at home and abroad as a research-intensive university that is making significant contributions to Continue 

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