TheGraduate@Carleton – May 30, 2012


Graduate Student News

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Congratulations Class of 2012

The journey is almost over. Congratulations to the 2012 graduating class. MORE


Leading the Way

Carleton University is establishing a global leadership position in technology entrepreneurship. MORE



Greening the Design Industry

A master’s student in Industrial Design has created a toolkit to help the design industry become more environmentally friendly. MORE


Neonatal Research

PhD candidate Jeff Gilchrist has helped to develop models that could accurately estimate the risk of mortality in babies in Neonatal Intensive Care Units. MORE



Language Learning On the Go

Grad student Elias Majic’s company  is developing mobile language learning software.  MORE


Poverty Amongst Plenty

Doctoral student Nick Falvo examines a poverty reduction strategy for the Yukon government. MORE


International Student Services Office

Find out what ISSO has to offer in part 13 of our series on services for grad students. MORE




June 19Media Training Workshop


June 13Teaching and Learning Symposium

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

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.

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

June 8 – Last day to withdraw from full summer courses with a full fee adjustment (financial withdrawal). Last day to submit to the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities, formal Examination Accommodation Forms for June examinations.

June 11-21 – 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.



 June 15 – Deadline to apply for New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarship



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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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