TheGraduate@Carleton – April 15, 2012


Graduate Student News

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Flexing His Research Muscles

Grad Student Graham Fraser is developing software that can be used to analyze data associated with muscle contractions.  MORE


Budding Entrepreneurs

Two graduate students in the Technology Innovation Management program chosen as inaugural Nicol interns.  MORE


We’re Here to Listen

In part 10 of our series on services for graduate students, we focus on the Ombuds Office.   MORE


Police Performance

Vanier scholarship allowed grad student Rebecca Mugford to pursue police research.   MORE


Poetry Prizes

Grad students place 1-2 in poetry division of Carleton’s annual Writing Competition.   MORE


CV Database

Should Carleton adopt a CV Database? Have your say.  MORE


Ethics Awards

Two MJ students win groundbreaking awards from FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics).  MORE


Update: New Carleton Email

This week, graduate students will be eligible to sign up for the new Carleton Email.  MORE





Now –Thinking about your course selections for the upcoming 2012 fall and 2013 winter terms? A listing of course offerings (without scheduled dates and times) is now available in Carleton Central and the Public Class Schedule for students to view. Effective June 15, the Timetable will include detailed scheduling information and instructors.

May 1 – Carleton Central opens at 8:30 a.m. for registration for all Carleton graduate students, including graduate University of Ottawa students, graduate exchange students and graduate visiting students for summer courses. All exchange and visiting students will be registered by FGPA.

May 4 – Deadline for fee payment or assignment of funding to ensure payment is processed to your student account without incurring a late charge.

May 7 – Full summer and early summer courses begin for all students. Late Registration charges are in effect at 12 a.m. (midnight).

May 14 – Last day for registration and course changes for early summer courses.

May 18 – Last day for registration and course changes for full summer courses. Graduate students who have not yet deposited two final copies of their thesis in the Office of the Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs must register. If you don’t deposit final copies of your thesis to FGPA by this date, you will not be eligible to graduate in Spring.

May 21 – Statutory holiday. University closed.

May 31 – Deadline for full fee adjustment when withdrawing from early summer courses (financial withdrawal).


April 23Deadline to apply for the Canada-Chile Leadership Exchange Scholarship

April 23Deadline for the Canadian Commonwealth Scholarships Program

April 23Deadline extended: Foreign Government Awards – Russia

April 30Deadline to apply for the ICUF Dobbin Short Term Visiting Scholarships to Ireland 2012-13

April 30Call for Applications: DFAIT Cadieux-Léger Fellowship


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