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Congratulations in “Order” for three Carleton faculty members

Earlier this summer, three Carleton University professors were honoured with the Order of Canada. Chancellor’s Professor of French, Patricia Smart and Adjunct Research Professor in the School for Studies in Art and Culture, Peter Harcourt, were appointed to the Order, while Professor Emeritus of History, Sydney Wise, received a promotion within the Order from Member to Officer. Smart was appointed for being an active promoter of the importance of women … Continue 

About Carleton NOW – September 2004

Carleton NOW is published monthly (except July) by Advancement through the Department of University Communications. Views expressed or implied do not necessarily reflect official University policy. Submissions are welcome, but Carleton NOW reserves Continue 

Get Connected

Are your students Connected? As a way to help ensure student academic success, beginning this month, Carleton will be using the Connect email system as its principal source for communicating with students. It’s a way to streamline important messages to students regarding their academic Continue 

More – In the News

Journalism/Communications Professor Paul Attallah spoke with CBOT and Newsworld (July 16) about the CRTC’s decision to pull the plug on a popular Quebec radio station. — Director, School of Journalism, Chris Dornan was interviewed by CBC Radio News on July 7 about the Continue 

In the News

President Richard Van Loon told the Ottawa Citizen (August 18) that the latest investment in several new facilities at Carleton University will allow Carleton to compete even more strongly with other top universities of its size and type. Van Loon, who is also the Chair of the Council of Continue 

Events for September 11 – September 29

For more details on these and other upcoming events, visit our events calendar at: carleton.ca/events September 11 Carleton Day at the Renegades Come watch the Ottawa Renegades take on the B.C. Lions at Frank Clair Stadium, at 3:00 p.m. Faculty, Continue 

Are we moving towards a U.S. style health care system?

Carleton University faculty and staff experts answer life’s perplexing questions. Allan Maslove, Professor in the School of Public Policy and Administration, answers this month’s question: Are we moving towards a U.S. style health care system? Continue 

Winner by design

On a shelf in his Manhattan studio, renowned industrial designer Karim Rashid (B.I.D./82) keeps models of some of his most innovative product designs. This fall, he’ll have another piece of hardware to add to the shelf—the 2004 A.D. Dunton Alumni Award, Carleton’s most prestigious Continue 

Senior Academic/Administrative Positions 2004-05 (as of September 1, 2004)

Senior Academic/Administrative Positions 2004-05 (as of September 1, 2004) Posted Sep. 4/04 Senior Administration President: Richard J. Van Loon – Continue 

Where are they now?

As the creative force behind numerous acclaimed television programs, Peter Lauterman (B.A./72) has been one of the most active and recognized people in the Canadian entertainment industry for more than twenty years. Lauterman burst onto the scene in 1983 as the writer of the feature-length Continue 

Help us celebrate Charles Gordon’s life

Charles Gordon, Chair, Sociology/Anthropology and for many years Co-ordinator of the Directed Interdisciplinary Studies program, was recently diagnosed with terminal cancer. Gordon’s legion of friends is creating an endowed lecture series in his Continue 

A bright start to the year for athletics

For the upcoming 2004-2005 school year, Carleton University’s Department of Physical Recreation and Athletics has a few changes and improvements in store. Most notably, athletics will be initiating a women’s golf program at the competitive club Continue 

Celebrating our Library’s past and future

On Wednesday, August 25, Carleton employees and special guests gathered in the MacOdrum Library to honour and recognize the generous support of the Library’s donors. To mark the event, the donor’s wall bearing the names of donors was Continue 

CUPE 2424 negotiation update

Have questions about the CUPE 2424 negotiations? Here are two links that can help you stay up-to-date: CUPE 2424: http://2424.cupe.ca Carleton Management: carleton.ca/cu/2424updates From – Continue 

Samy Mahmoud re-appointed as Dean of Engineering and Design

The Carleton University Board of Governors is pleased to announce the re-appointment of Samy Mahmoud as the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Design for a three-year term. Mahmoud, an internationally renowned expert in telecommunications, has Continue 

Carleton Library goes digital

Never mind the challenge of finding physical space for library holdings, digital materials have also become increasingly difficult to manage and store. It’s why Carleton’s MacOdrum Library is participating in a pilot project to establish a Continue 

Hold the phone!

Carleton University’s Department of University Safety in conjunction with Computing and Communications Services is pleased to announce the marriage of the 911 and 4444 emergency phone systems as of September 1, 2004. As part of University Safety’s ongoing efforts to improve response Continue 

Campus briefs

The Tory Quad will see the addition of a new memorial this fall, in honour of the late Senator Eugene Forsey, a leading authority on the Constitution of Canada, and a visiting professor at Carleton for 18 years. Forsey was best known to Canadians as the author of innumerable wise and witty Continue 

Carleton research funding translates into great opportunities for international students

Carleton’s commitment to research excellence is opening doors for international students on the lookout for on-campus opportunities. The Continue 

Political Science student gains developing world perspective

The life expectancy is 37, and at least 15 percent of the population is living with HIV/AIDS. It’s one of the world’s most underdeveloped countries, but Continue 

Carleton staff member leads Canadian youth delegation in Japan

Thanks in part to her position as the administrator at Carleton International, Yvonne Clevers got the opportunity to travel to Tokyo, Japan on an international Continue 

Ontario Innovation Trust – funding fall-out

The Ontario Innovation Trust (OIT) has been instrumental in assisting Ontario universities strategically grow their research enterprises through the development and acquisition of infrastructure. This has in turn attracted the best and brightest Continue 

Chemistry professor shines light on new nanotechnology

Speeding up the Internet isn’t just a job for electrical engineers, chemists are in on it, too. Imagine if your Internet were 100 times faster than it is today. Would you believe that this supercharged Internet was based entirely on light? Continue 

New labs open doors to opportunity – Faster, cheaper Internet on the tip of a laser; Carleton math lab predicts a calculated success

Carleton University’s construction boom is paving the way to many new discoveries with the establishment of new research laboratories. No fewer than eight new labs are in the works. Throughout the year, we’ll highlight these new labs as they Continue 

Faculty briefs

PAM Congratulations to John Macaulay and Cameron Sabadoz, who were selected as semi-finalists in “Magna International’s 2004 As Prime Minister Awards.” The essays submitted by Macaulay, a master’s student in the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, and Sabadoz, a Bachelor Continue 

Checking up on public health care

According to Professor of Public Policy and Administration, Allan Maslove, if Canada’s health care system is ever going to recover from financial uncertainty, the Canada Health Transfer needs a check-up. “The federal government has not been a Continue 

Carleton bids farewell to two retired professors

Sadly on July 26, Richard Dillon, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, passed away. The well-respected professor joined Carleton University’s Department of Psychology in 1969 and was the co-founder of Carleton’s Computer User Research and Continue 

Carleton supports students

In addition to the Enriched Support Programs, there are a number of other services offered on campus committed to student success. These include: Writing Tutorial Service The writing tutorial service (WTS) helps students improve their academic Continue 

Carleton supports students

In addition to the Enriched Support Programs, there are a number of other services offered on campus committed to student success. These include: Writing Tutorial Service The writing tutorial service (WTS) helps students improve their academic Continue 

Easing the transition for Aboriginal students

Carleton has introduced a new academic support program designed to specifically address the needs of first-year Aboriginal students. The Aboriginal Enriched Support Program (AESP) is part of the current ESP program, and offers Aboriginal students Continue 

The many faces of Carleton

Carleton has many dedicated employees. In each issue of Carleton NOW, we introduce a person or team from the Carleton community in an effort to showcase the outstanding individuals that contribute to the University’s many accomplishments. Continue 

Looking ahead

When people ask me how I’m settling in at Carleton, I often describe how during my first few weeks I felt as though someone had given me a jigsaw puzzle. My problem was to figure out how to put the pieces together, without the help of a picture of what the completed jigsaw should look Continue 

It’s welcome back for new Dean of Student Affairs

Carleton University is welcoming back an alumna as the new Dean of Student Affairs. Ann Tierney, who holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication and Law from Carleton, will be taking over for Leonard Librande as of November 1, 2004. Tierney, Continue 

Two other “bright” spots for Carleton

In addition to welcoming Carol Wise to campus, earlier this year, Carleton also announced that Professor Michael Hart, Simon Reisman Professor of Trade Policy in Carleton’s Norman Paterson School of International Affairs was named Continue 

Carleton welcomes top NAFTA scholar as Fulbright Visiting Research Chair

NAFTA was supposed to help even the economic playing field in North America, but after 11 years, it seems things just haven’t turned out as planned. It’s Continue 

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