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Maria’s Minute – September 2010

Welcome to the September edition of Carleton Now. This month’s issue features a number of stories about the new programs and initiatives that begin this year. Also, be sure to check out the Carleton Now photo gallery. If you know anyone who would like to receive Carleton Now, be sure to subscribe by providing an email address.

Meet Carleton’s new Director of Safety

These days, Al Burns is feeling a little bit like a new student on campus. While Carleton’s new Director of Safety has 34 years of policing experience under his belt, Burns admits he has a lot to learn in his new role at the university and he’s anxious to get down to work. “I have to learn about the operations of the (safety) section but I also have to learn … Continue 

Nobel Peace Prize winner inspires the Carleton community

After receiving an honorary doctorate from Carleton, Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus told a packed audience that education, curiousity and selflessness are the driving forces behind his success in using small loans to curb poverty. Foreign dignitaries, community members, international development leaders and Carleton staff, faculty, students and alumni were present to hear Yunus’ convocation address on Sept. 1, when he spoke about the need to rethink capitalism. “We … Continue 

Researcher watching history unfold

He may not wear wigs, passionately recite lines on stage or get nervous on opening night but David Dean is otherwise living the life of a dramatic actor. The co-chair of the Carleton Centre for Public History is exploring the way playwrights and Continue 

Professor Emeritus’ scholarship enhances education in Zambia

With an eye on the brain drain from African institutions, especially universities, political science Professor Emeritus Douglas Anglin and his wife Mary have Continue 

Centre for Aboriginal Culture and Education has array of services

Aboriginal culture thrives in the heart of Carleton’s Tory tunnels, at the Aboriginal lounge. In fact, the lounge fosters a quiet study space, a place for Continue 

Learning about Aboriginal heritage “fascinating”: Student

During his first three years at Carleton, Tim Gull went from knowing almost nothing about his heritage to writing his final research essay on Aboriginal Continue 

Mix of projects on campus is essential to sustainability success

Last year, Carleton went green. This year, it’s going greener. Smart decision-making on small and large projects at Carleton have been key to the success of Continue 

Meet some of Carleton’s new faculty members

There are many new faces in Carleton’s faculty this year. Below are some of the new professors joining the university. Melanie Adrian is a new professor with Carleton’s law department. Her research focuses on the question of rights of Continue 

Welcome back: Carleton launches new programs and initiatives for 2010-11

Welcome back! Carleton is offering several new degrees and program streams starting this fall. Please find some of them below. 1) Degree: Master’s of Continue 

New school year brings new events, programs

The new academic year marks an exciting time on campus with the start of several new initiatives – from new programs to a new and improved orientation. “Although there’s a lot going on here in the summer, when the students come back in Continue 

Art History 101

Alexander Young Jackson (1882-1974) was a founding member and central figure of the Group of Seven—Canada’s most celebrated painters of the wilderness. A lifelong bachelor, adventurous traveller, and prolific artist, Jackson organized his life around regular sketching trips—“almost Continue 

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