#GivingTuesdayCA Update

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We’re already celebrating a record-breaking day!  Together, we did it!!! As of 1pm today, we reached our #GivingTuesdayCA $150,000 fundraising goal and unlocked the full $150,000 of matching funds! Which means there is, right now, $300,000 in funding in support of innovative student projects, inspiring research initiatives and real-world learning opportunities. Of course, there are still… Read more »

Carleton’s Day for Good is November 29

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  Some days, you’ll agree, are better than others. Since 2013, the Carleton community of alumni, faculty, staff, students, parents, and friends have come together each year to celebrate #GivingTuesdayCA. Year after year, we have rallied in support of promising student projects and inspiring research initiatives. This year, we hope you will join us. On November… Read more »

Meet Our Champions: Dr. Chris Carruthers

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The Champions series by Sarah Brown profiles those who are supporting social and economic good in society. This is Carleton’s founding premise and it’s being celebrated on the cusp of the university’s 75th anniversary in 2017. Learn more about Carleton’s most ambitious comprehensive fundraising campaign. Together, we’re Here for Good.    He’s the Chair of Carleton University’s… Read more »

Jodi White Scholarship

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In recognition of Jodi White’s distinguished career in journalism, public service and volunteer leadership, this scholarship has been created to support students in the Faculty of Public Affairs. Jodi White, is former chief of staff to the prime minister, and played senior roles in six successive federal election campaigns.  She is past president of the… Read more »

Ravens Racing Achieves Best-Ever Results at International Competition and Becomes Top-Ranked Canadian Team

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Here’s an update from Frank Sorenson, Team Lead of the Ravens Racing Team: Carleton University’s Ravens Racing Team finished 13th overall out of 115 teams from ten different countries at the 2016 Formula SAE Michigan competition, which was held from May 11-14 at the Michigan International Speedway. This is the team’s best result at Formula… Read more »

Margaret Bloodworth Scholarship

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In recognition of Margaret Bloodworth’s service to Carleton University and to Canada, the Margaret Bloodworth Scholarship has been created to support students in the Indigenous Policy and Administration program. Through Carleton University’s School of Public Policy and Administration, this new program will prepare leaders in policy and administration who can bridge traditional Indigenous worldviews with… Read more »

Students Want to Solve Everyday Problem

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Carleton University students Nishant Bhasin, BEng/14, and Boris Misljencevic, BEng/14, were attracted to engineering for the same reason: they wanted to help people. That’s why the pair—along with two other students—decided to develop an app that could help their peers with an everyday frustration. “Our idea was to eliminate the need for a wire when… Read more »

Detecting Radon, Saving Lives

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According to Health Canada, an estimated 3,000 Canadians die each year from radon exposure. Now, a team of Carleton University students and professors are trying to change that. Alex Ross, BEng/14, first heard of radon when he was looking for a focus for his fourth-year engineering project—all Carleton engineering students are required to produce an… Read more »

Advocating for social justice

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Doug Bullock, MSW/83, always knew he wanted to make a difference in the area of social policy.  Now, he’s honouring that commitment by ensuring future students of Carleton University’s School of Social Work will continue to make a positive change in local communities and around the world. After graduating with a Masters degree in Social… Read more »

Committed for life

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Tom Timlin, BSc/86, is ensuring that his contribution to Carleton’s football team lasts forever. Timlin, wore #37 for the Ravens from 1981 to 1985, the only number to be retired in school history. “When you take the Raven’s Creed, you’re committed for life,” said Timlin. Now, along with his wife Marie, BSc/87, they have left… Read more »