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Maria’s Minute – Oct. 2014

Welcome to the October edition of Carleton Now. Be sure to check our story about Carleton grad and Scotiabank Giller Prize winner Lynn Coady who will be on campus Oct. 23. There is also a story about a research partnership between a Carleton professor and the Temagami First Nation, as well as a piece about a special milestone being celebrated in engineering. There new photos in the photo gallery. Remember … Continue 

Giller Prize winner pleased to stay connected to Carleton

When Lynn Coady delivers the 2014 Munro Beattie lecture on Oct. 23, she’ll join a prestigious club that includes literary greats like Northrop Frye, Carol Shields and Alistair MacLeod. She was a little surprised to be in such company. “Wow. Now I’m nervous,” was her first reaction upon hearing the names of past lecturers. Considered one of the most acclaimed Canadian writers of her generation, Coady was awarded the prestigious … Continue 

GottaGo! campaign highlights need for more public toilets

Ottawa needs more public toilets – particularly for the most vulnerable members of the population, a Carleton researcher has found. “I feel like while the need for public toilets may be not the most major human rights issue out there, I think Continue 

Professor studies metal and mercury exposure in water on Temagami First Nation

Daisy Fannin describes the Temagami First Nation’s (TFN) relationship to the land and water as sacred. That’s why Fannin, a communications Continue 

Sharing dignity on the Internet one micro act at a time

When I meet Carleton entrepreneur-in-residence Giovanna Mingarelli in the 1125@Carleton living laboratory, she is armed with a laptop, an iPad and her cellphone. After I take her photo, she picks up her iPad and snaps a shot of us high-fiving on Continue 

Telecomm engineers see the big picture in specialized course – 25 years on

This winter, some lucky 70 engineering students will walk through the doors of a lecture hall on campus and, for the first and last time during their studies, Continue 

Carleton alumna helps open innovative memory loss clinic

Carleton University alumna Alyssa Hiddema is working to establish an innovative clinic aimed at addressing a growing problem amongst Canada’s ageing population – memory loss A 2012 graduate of the Mass Communications program at Carleton, Continue 

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