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‘Great grads’ speak coast to coast

There are many great graduates of Carleton University— authors, inventors, Olympic medalists, captains of industry, politicians, activists, and at least one reality television star. Starting this spring, many of these “great grads”—the Continue 

Carleton prepares for Congress 2009: Canada’s largest academic gathering

The Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences (formerly known as the Learneds) is the largest interdisciplinary academic gathering in Canada, and next 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 

Marni Nixon inspires students during once-in-a-lifetime weekend at Carleton

When you’re an aspiring singer, it doesn’t get much better than having the opportunity to work with legend Marni Nixon. Most only dream about it Continue 

Sock’n’Buskin brings Peter Pan to life


Grad chosen for special Olympic roles

It’s hard to keep up with Kluane Adamek — she’s always got something on the go. So it’s not surprising that the 23-year-old Canadian Studies graduate has been chosen as the Yukon’s Aboriginal Youth ambassador at the Continue 

Kroeger College celebrates 10 years of teaching public policy

After a decade of preparing students for the world of public policy, Carleton’s prestigious Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs can look forward to Continue 

10th Annual Butterfly Exhibition

Carleton student Karen Wykes makes a couple of new friends at the 10th annual Butterfly Exhibition hosted by Carleton’s Biology Department. The annual event is always a big hit. This year, more than 13,000 visitors took in the show that ended Continue 

Branding the Vancouver Olympics – learning from Beijing

Vancouver faces far fewer challenges as host of the 2010 Winter Olympics, but Canada’s biggest coastal city still has much to learn from the Beijing Games, according to a professor of marketing at the Sprott School of Business. The Beijing Continue 

The United Way Campaign is coming!

The planning for the launch of the Carleton University United Way campaign this fall is well underway. The core team of volunteers is working hard to make this campaign a true success with interesting and fun events for our community. But the Continue 

Successful fourth year for President’s Golf Tournament

The fourth annual President’s Golf Tournament held in August raised a whopping $148,000, thanks to the generosity of event sponsors. Another $2,000 was collected to bring the grand total to $150,000. President Roseann O’Reilly Runte is Continue 

Portraits on Campus

The Portraits on Campus exhibit was a popular addition to Carleton’s campus and garnered a lot of attention. It was presented by the Portrait Gallery of Canada in collaboration with the university. This outdoor exhibition was on display from May 14 to June 3 as part of Congress of the Continue 

Get ready Carleton — Congress is coming!

From May 23 to 31, our university is hosting the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. During those nine days, an estimated 8,500 delegates from all over North America and Europe will arrive on campus to participate in 4,000 presentations Continue 

Aboriginal post-secondary ceremony celebrates students’ successes

It was a first that Carleton Aboriginal students hope becomes an annual tradition. The inaugural Aboriginal Post-Secondary Achievement ceremony was held at the Continue 

Did you know?

The much-anticipated premier of the movie Angels & Demons — based on a book by best-selling author Dan Brown — will feature CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, located in Geneva, Switzerland. This is exciting news for Carleton because a group from the Continue 

Congress comes to Carleton: A nine-day academic Olympics

There will be a SWAT team of custodians, people at 130 venues across campus at the same time and at least 30,000 cups of coffee served. Welcome to the academic Olympics — and Carleton’s the host university. For nine days starting on May 23, Continue 

Successful short story contest to include poetry next year

Carleton’s first short story competition top prize winner hopes his entry “leaves readers feeling a bit better about the world.” Lesly Bauer’s Truing Kate is, in his words, “a love story that takes place on a fictional Continue 

Warm Ottawa welcome for Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama came to Ottawa on Feb. 19 and received a warm welcome from Gov. Gen. Michaëlle Jean (top) while a crowd of admirers gathered on Bronson Ave. at Carleton to cheer and wave at the president as his motorcade made its way Continue 

Print journalism’s days numbered: former Toronto Star publisher

For centuries, newspapers have offered a voice to the vulnerable and have uncovered countless travesties that might have otherwise gone undiscovered. But print Continue 

Design students help reinvent Congress 2009

In May, Carleton hosts the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences – Canada’s largest inter-disciplinary gathering – bringing more than 8,000 academics from here and abroad to campus for wide-ranging presentations and workshops. It Continue 

Top ecologists help Carleton celebrate Darwin’s legacy

Some say Charles Robert Darwin has had the greatest single impact on Western thought and culture since the mid-1700s. The 19th century British naturalist’s co-discovery of the evolution of species through natural selection revolutionized the Continue 


Board of Governors April 30, 2008 608 Robertson Hall Senate April 25, 2008 608 Robertson Hall Conferences Race and Diversity in Higher Education: Finding Strength in Difference May 6 – 8, 2008 Minto Suite Hotel 85 Lyon Street, Ottawa This is the annual conference of the Canadian Continue 

Events @ CU

Board of Governors March 27, 2008 608 Robertson Hall (Senate Room) Senate March 28, 2008 608 Robertson Hall (Senate Room) Lectures An Eye for Facts and a Sense of Values: Social Work as Moral Philosophy? Presented by Sarah Banks, professor of applied social sciences at Durham University Continue 

Life from a different perspective

Trevor Lewis, a coordinator in the career development and co-operative education office, will be spending his entire work day on April 1 in a wheelchair in support of Muscular Dystrophy Canada. For many years, Lewis has talked with prospective Continue 

Career EXPO ‘opens doors’ for students

The Career Development and Co-operative Education office (CDCE) kicked off its first Career EXPO with an open house on January 21, 2008. About 200 students, faculty and staff attended the event to learn about CDCE’s career-related programs, Continue 

Events @ CU

More details on other upcoming campus events are available at carleton.ca/events. Board of Governors No meeting in February Senate February 15, 2008 608 Robertson Hall (Senate Room) Conferences, lectures and student events Advances in Photonics Fabrication Workshop #2 February 26, 2008 8:30 Continue 

Reaching Out + Reaching Back

The seventh annual New Sun Conference on Aboriginal Arts will take place on Saturday, March 1, 2008. The conference, which is hosted by Professor Allan Ryan, the New Sun Chair in Aboriginal Art and Culture, will feature presentations by dancer and Continue 

Take a bow: music students put on superb show

Singer/songwriter and guitarist Ashley Crnic (left) was one of more than 25 Carleton University music students who performed in the Carleton Music Showcase on Friday, January 11, 2008. About 250 family, friends and members of the public enjoyed the Continue 


More details on these and other upcoming events are available at carleton.ca/events. Board of Governors and Senate No meeting in October Senate Tuesday, October 23 608 Robertson Hall University Registrar’s Office November 9 Last day to withdraw from fall term course. Town Halls Safety Town Continue 


More details on these and other upcoming events are available at carleton.ca/events. Board of Governors and Senate The board and Senate do not meet in August University Registrar’s Office August 13 Last day of summer term classes August 31 Deadline for payment to ensure payment is Continue 


More details on upcoming events are available at carleton.ca/events. Board of Governors and Senate meetings June 28 Board of Governors 4:00 p.m. 608 Robertson Hall Senate There is no meeting in June. Registrar’s Office Early summer courses in session from May 16 to June 26. June 15 is Continue 


Board of Governors and Senate Board of Governors No meeting in May. May 31 Senate 9:00 a.m. Senate Room, 608 Robertson Hall Registrar’s Office May 2 Carleton Central opens for registration for Carleton University degree students graduate and undergraduate), graduate University of Continue 


Board of Governors and Senate meetingsApril 30 Board of Governors Senate Room, 608 Robertson Hall 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. April 27 Senate Senate Room, 608 Robertson Hall 2:00 p.m. Registrar’s Office dates and deadlinesApril 4 to 5 Review period. Some lectures, laboratories, review Continue 


For more details on these and other upcoming events, visit our events calendar at carleton.ca/events. Board and Senate meetings Senate March 30 Senate Room, 608 Robertson Hall Board of Governors March 29 Senate Room, 608 Robertson Hall Lectures March 7 Discovery Lecture Can Animals Think? Continue 


For more details on these and other upcoming events, visit our events calendar at carleton.ca/events Lectures The Public Face of Ethics Presented by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities February 8 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Alumni Theatre, Southam Hall F.K. Continue 

Edward Greenspon on terror and the press

On January 31, more than 200 students, faculty, staff and members of the public took the opportunity to hear Edward Greenspon, BJ/79, Editor-in-Chief of The Globe and Mail, discuss the implications of the often tenuous relationship between the Continue 


For more details on these and other upcoming events, visit our events calendar at carleton.ca/events Lectures Centre for Security and Defence Studies (CSDS) Speaker Series Canadian Military Intervention in Failed States: Lessons From Somalia Presented by author Grant Dawson Monday, January Continue 

FOCUS on pharmaceuticals

Journalism Professor Kathryn O’Hara (left), CTV Chair in Science Broadcast Journalism, stands with Elaine Silver, BA/95, President of the Montréal Branch of the Carleton University Alumni Association. O’Hara was in Montréal on Wednesday, April 20, speaking to local graduates as part of Continue 

Events for April 8 – 21

For more details on these and other upcoming events, visit our events calendar at: carleton.ca/events April 8, 6:30 p.m. B.I.B. Tenth Anniversary Celebration Dinner Great Hall, National Art Gallery An opportunity for students, staff, alumni, and guests to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Continue 

Nothing Butt laughs

Once again, it was standing room only at the annual Kesterton lecture when more than 400 people turned up to listen to one of Canada’s best known prime-time comedians, Brent Butt. It was a well-balanced presentation decorated with wit, irony and straight-forward good advice, explaining how Continue 

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