TheGraduate@Carleton – January 30, 2012


Graduate Student News

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SPPA Grad Students Showcase Their Research

PhD students from the School of Public Policy and Administration showcase their research.  MORE



The Inuk Way

PhD candidate Janet McGrath creates a new way to communicate based on her conversations with a renowned Inuk elder. MORE


Cloud Computing

Grad students benefit from new enterprise cloud computing lab at Carleton. MORE


Jewish Spaces and Places

Find out more about the graduate student conference Jewish Spaces, Jewish Places. MORE


Taking a “Toll” on Greely, Ontario

Architecture grad student Lee Bushey is helping to commemorate the Victorian-era toll booth in Greely.  MORE


Learning Supports for Grad Students

Find out what Learning Support Services can offer you in our ongoing series on services for grad students. MORE


Professional Skills Development

A reminder that the Library is hosting a special week of workshops just for you. MORE

Mitacs is also offering professional skills workshops. MORE


New Email System for Carleton Students

Carleton is launching a new email system, Carleton Email, which will enhance email services for both graduate and undergrad students. MORE




Jan. 31 –  Last day for a fee adjustment when withdrawing from Winter term courses or the Winter portion of two-term courses. Withdrawals after this date will create no financial change to Winter term fees (financial withdrawal).

March 1Last day for receipt of applications from potential spring (June) graduates

For information about other important dates concerning your academic year, please view this page from the Graduate Calendar and/or the Business Office.


Jan. 30Deadline for papers – 15th interdisciplinary conference of the U of O Graduate Student’s Association

Jan. 31Testing of the Emergency Notification System

Feb. 1Science Cafés – full schedule. Note: Alex Wong, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biology will speak on “The good, the bad, and the ugly of bacterial diversity”

Feb. 3Know the Rules Workshop on Academic Integrity at Carleton

Feb. 9Second Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference in Jewish Studies “Jewish Spaces, Jewish Places”

Feb. 20Stat holiday. Carleton closed

Feb. 20-24Reading Week

March 2-3Global Gaze Graduate Student symposium



Feb. 1Deadline for applications for the Mackenzie King Travelling and Open Scholarships

March 15Deadline to apply for the “Foreign Government Awards – France”

March 15Deadline to apply for the 2012 Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation of Canada Scholarship

March 16Deadline for applications to Sheldon Chumir Foundation Internship in Ethics in Leadership

March 30Deadline to apply for “Advancing a National Dialogue Awards”



Jan. 30-Feb. 3MacOdrum library offers week-long professional skills training workshops for grad students

Feb. 1Training opportunity for Teaching Assistants

Feb. 3Researching Careers (part two)

Feb. 6-7Professional Skills Training for Grad students from Mitacs

Feb. 7Career self-assessment workshop (part one)

Feb. 9Career self-assessment workshop (part one) Repeat of workshop on Feb. 7

Feb. 10Resumé workshop for Grad students

Feb. 14Researching Careers Workshop

Feb. 16Researching Careers (part two)

Feb. 23Graduate Career Certificate




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TheGraduate@Carleton is produced by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs for all graduate students. This newsletter includes news, grad student research stories, and important date information of interest to graduate students. It is distributed twice a month during the fall and winter terms and monthly during the summer term.

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