Welcome to the May edition of Carleton Now. The lineup of stories includes an article on the New Sun Visiting Aboriginal Scholar’s lecture at the Research Works event, a story about superheroes in literature, as well as a feature on the summer institutes being hosted by the Faculty of Public Affairs. Remember vote in the online poll. Enjoy your read.
A professor in the College of the Humanities and the Department of English has made an amazing discovery that sheds new light on the political influence of one of King Henry VIII’s wives. Micheline White, whose research focuses primarily on English Renaissance literature and who is currently writing a book on women, religion and politics in Tudor England, came to realize quite by accident that Henry’s last wife, Katherine Parr, … Continue
Technology entrepreneurs recently had the chance to pitch their app ideas to a panel of eight judges from IBM, Shopify, Carleton, Industrial Research Council, Ontario Centres of Excellence, Women Powering Technology and L-Spark. And they are young women still in high school. On Sunday, May 3, Carleton University hosted the Technovation Challenge Showcase and Competition, which was the final event for the city’s first-ever Ottawa Technovation Challenge. “It exceeded my … Continue
Brian Johnson, an English professor at Carleton, probably spends more time thinking about Superman and the Swamp Thing than all of his colleagues put together. Continue
Professionals looking to enhance their skills are invited to take part in this year’s Faculty of Public Affairs Professional Institute, which features six courses during May and June. The intensive two or three-day workshops will focus on Continue
Sarah McRae still wears the jewelry she bought in the Massai Community of Tanzania. Although they are stunning pieces, it’s the experience that still takes Continue
Carleton geography and environmental studies adjunct Prof. Paul Williams thinks outside the box when it comes to assessing his students. For the past two years, Williams has taken his first-year seminar on sustainable environments outside the Continue
Joy Maclaren was born into a tradition of promoting education and giving back to the community. Now, in death, her generosity to Carleton University lives on Continue