Feb. 8, 2017
Making volunteering abroad a more ethical experience
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University students are increasingly seeking stints volunteering in developing countries. Now, there’s a move to make these trips more ethical and meaningful to both students and their hosts.
BY MOIRA MACDONALD | FEB 08 2017

At smaller universities, fundraising is a challenge of scale, not technique
At smaller universities, fundraising is a challenge of scale, not technique
With a limited alumni pool and resources, small- and medium-sized universities leverage personal connections to find donors.
BY BRIAN OWENS | FEB 08 2017

Brock professor says boxing program helps women regain control of their bodies
Brock professor says boxing program helps women regain control of their bodies
“I immediately fell in love with how visceral it is and how hard it is, and how it’s really like learning a language.”
BY NATALIE SAMSON | FEB 07 2017

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U of Winnipeg mascot gets a makeover
U of Winnipeg mascot gets a makeover
This is happening just in time for the university’s 50th anniversary in 2017.
BY SHAUNA MCGINN | FEB 06 2017

Helping grad students map out their futures
Helping grad students map out their futures
"Each map features in its centerfold a visual timeline that suggests strategies for staying on track."
BY MIGUEL HAHN & REBECCA HUGLER | FEB 08 2017

Academic incubators can do much more than create marketable products
Academic incubators can do much more than create marketable products
“We see an opportunity to breathe new life and richer content into the growing number of incubators across campuses.”
BY TERESA KRAMARZ & KOUROSH HOUSHMAND | FEB 03 2017

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CU75 campaign

In 1942, a group of visionary citizens opened the doors of Carleton College in Ottawa to students building their careers after the Depression and military service in the Second World War. Carleton University is now a leading research-intensive institution that has provided a unique educational experience to 130,000 graduates over seven decades.

With an international approach to research that has led to significant discoveries and creative works, Carleton University is home to many award-winning faculty.  Along the way, many great people have become an integral part of the Carleton story. And we celebrate our 75th anniversary with them.

Learn more at https://carleton.ca/cu75/


Academics investigate the roots of radicalization
Features
Looking at ways to stop Canadians from becoming radicalized.
BY MARK CARDWELL | FEB 06 2017

When students become teachers, we all become better advocates
When students become teachers, we all become better advocates
“Encountering different voices singing different tunes has the potential to create new and powerful combinations.”
BY JESSICA RIDDELL | FEB 07 2017

Why you should translate your discoveries from bench to bedside
Why you should translate your discoveries from bench to bedside
BY JONATHAN THON | FEB 07 2017

Carrie Bourassa Canadian Institutes of Health Research

On Feb. 1, Carrie Bourassa became the scientific director of the Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health, one of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. A Métis scholar, she has spent the past 15 years as a professor of indigenous health studies at the First Nations University of Canada. Dr. Bourassa, who completed a PhD in social studies at the University of Regina, researches the impacts of colonization on the health of indigenous peoples and the need to deliver culturally safe care. She is a member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada and a public member of the Royal College Council of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. In 2012, Dr. Bourassa received the Wiichihiwayshinawn Foundation Inc. Métis Award in Health and Science. In her new role, she will work with the indigenous health research community and stakeholders to help implement CIHR’s new 10-point plan to “Build a healthier future for indigenous peoples.”

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