TheGraduate@Carleton – December 5, 2012


Graduate Student News

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Winter Orientation For New Grad Students & New TAs

If you are just starting at Carleton this January, book this date! Winter Orientation for new grad students and teaching assistants is being held on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013.   More

  Kristina Partsinevelos in Kenya

Awesome Africa Internships

Nine grad students have life-altering experience as part of Carleton’s Interns in Africa program.  More

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IBM Innovation Award

PhD student Hamed Zaboli was a member of a team that recently won the IBM Canada Innovation Impact of the Year 2012 Award.   More

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2013 Canadian Graduate and Professional Skills Survey

Participate in the next CGPSS and have your say to help improve graduate studies at Carleton.   More


A Year in China

Imagine spending a year in China as part of your grad degree. That’s what Myles Hulme did.   More

  Ashley Cochrane

An Outstanding Disability Advocate

MSW student Ashley Cochrane was recently honoured for the work she has been doing to help people with disabilities.   More

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Coping With Stress

We know that this time of year and the holiday season can be quite stressful. Here are some ideas to help you cope.   More

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GRAD TALK – Isolation

This time on GRAD TALK, we are asking you for your ideas about how to deal with the issue of isolation for grad students.  More


English Classics & the Digital Humanities

PhD student Chris Doody comments on the English Department’s lecture entitled The Dark Basement of the Digital Humanities: Shakespeare and the Prehistory of the New Media Prototype.   More


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Grad Student Research Forum

The GSA, in cooperation with the FGPA, is hosting a new Grad Student Research Forum next spring.  More


PhDs – Register Now for EDC’s Preparing to Teach Certificate Program

PhD students must apply by Dec. 14 if they want to register in EDC’s next Preparing to Teach certificate program.  More



GRIT Award – Deadline Approaching

The deadline to apply for FGPA’s new GRIT award for senior PhD students is Dec. 15.  More

  Austin Lui

Cycling for Social Justice

MA alumnus Austin Lui cycled for two months to promote social justice.  More

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Grad Students in the Globe

Recently, two grad students in the School of Public Policy and Administration wrote a story about the NHL lockout that was published in the Globe and MailMore




Dec. 6 to 19 – Fall term exams (including Saturdays)

Dec. 30 – Deadline for Winter term tuition fee payment.

Jan. 7 – Late charges now apply to your account if you have not paid your Winter tuition fees.

Jan. 7 – Winter term classes begin.

Jan. 18 – Last day for registration for Winter term classes. Last day to change courses or sections for Winter term classes.



Dec. 13Health and Safety Training for Supervisors

Dec. 13 Media Training Workshop 



Feb. 4 – Deadline to submit articles to Health Science Inquiry



Dec. 6 –  Herzberg Lecture

Jan. 15 – Deadline for proposals for Annual Underhill Graduate Student Colloquium



Dec. 7 – Deadline to apply for a CIHR master’s award

Jan. 7Deadline for entries to the 2013 Social Enterprise Student Competition\

Jan. 18 – Deadline to apply for the Lamda Foundatilon Award

Jan. 25 – Deadline to apply for the CIHR Synapse Award

Feb. 1 – Deadline to apply for the Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation of Canada scholarship

Feb. 15 – Deadline to apply for Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada Grad Research Fellowships

Note: For information about other awards, go to FGPA’s awards and funding website.


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