TheGraduate@Carleton – June 15, 2012


Graduate Student News

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Pioneering New Program

Carleton University announces a unique new master’s degree in Health: Science, Technology and Policy.  MORE   WATCH THE VIDEO


Registration Information for New Grad Students

Registration for this Fall begins July 6. Registration assistance is available for new students. MORE


Fulbright Scholars

Two Carleton students and a postdoctoral fellow have won 2012 Fulbright awards. MORE

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Getting the Word Out

In our ongoing series on grad student services, we focus on how University Communications can help you.  MORE


Wizards of Whirl

A Carleton team has created a new system that can drastically reduce vibration on helicopters.   MORE


Prestigious Award

PhD candidate Johnny El-Alam has been awarded the first Henry Mandelbaum Graduate Fellowship.  MORE



Master’s Student Credits Faculty For His Success

Meet Carleton’s first cognitive science student to successfully complete a master’s thesis.  MORE


Two Pregnancies – One Degree

Carleton alumna Lauren Fitzsimmons has more than just her degree on her mind.   MORE


Grad Student Needs His Space

Engineering student Adam Vigneron is spending his summer at the International Space University.  MORE




June 19Media Training Workshop


June 14-1710th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

June 30Deadline to apply to present at FYI Global Conference

Aug. 6-16TRIUMF Summer Institute



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 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.

Until June 21 – Fall/Winter and Winter term deferred final exams will be held.

June 19 – Last day of early summer classes. (Full summer classes resume July 3.) Last day for handing in term work and the last day that can be specified by a course instructor as a due date for term work for courses that end on this day. Last day for academic withdrawal from early summer courses.

June 22-27 – Final exams in early summer courses and midterm exams in full summer courses may be held.

June 30 – Final deadline for summer term fee payment.

July 1 – Holds will be placed on all unpaid student accounts, which will prevent access to marks, official documents, and/or registration for the 2012-13 Fall/Winter course selection.

July 2 – Statutory Holiday. University closed.

July 6 – Graduate Students (including transfers) can register effective this date for Fall 2012 and Fall/Winter 2012-13 classes. Please note that times for graduate student registration are staggered by student ID on this date. You are welcome to call the Graduate Registrar’s office for assistance. Registration will continue until September 19.


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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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