TheGraduate@Carleton – November 21, 2012


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Congratulations to the Class of 2012

Congratulations to all of the graduate students and medallists who graduated on Nov. 10.  More


Conflict Resolution

Rude comments. Senseless arguments. Submissive silence. Carole Norton, a recent graduate of Carleton’s conflict resolution grad program, is equipped to take on the challenges. More



Carleton Now Convocation Stories

The November issue of Carleton Now is full of stories about grad students who graduated on Nov. 10.  You can read this issue and/or subscribe by going to the website.  More

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Helping Hand for Healthcare

PhD Candidate Laura Gover is helping the healthcare industry cope with change.  More


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Dec. 1 Deadline to Apply for Winter Graduation

A friendly reminder to those grad students who will have completed all their program requirements:   You must  apply to graduate for Winter, 2013 by Dec. 1.  You can apply online via Carleton Central.

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GRAD TALK – Procrastination

This time on GRAD TALK, we ask for your comments on how you deal with procrastination.   More


Your New Cmail and MC1 Account

The deadline to apply for your new MyCarleton One and Cmail (email) account is fast approaching. More

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Carleton’s Mobile App

In our ongoing series on services for grad students, we focus on Carleton’s Mobile App.   More


Mentoring Matters

The Norman Paterson School of International Affairs has created a peer mentoring program for its grad students.  More

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Prestigious Fellows

Meet Carleton’s two new Banting Postdoctoral Fellows Dr. Martin Geiger and Dr. Nduka Otiono.  More


Legal Researchers in the Limelight

The Department of Law and Legal Studies has created a new way to showcase its leading-edge researchers.  More


Recent Rankings

Carleton was among the top performers in its class in two recent national rankings.  More

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Service Excellence Awards – Nominations Open

Is there someone who has made your grad student experience exceptional?  Why not nominate them for a Service Excellence Award?   More

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Research Participants

A PhD student is looking for grad students who want to participate in her research study.  More

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Choosing Carleton

We thought you might like to see our new Carleton digital animation for future grad students.  Animation




Dec. 1 – Last day for receipt of applications for potential Winter (Feb.) graduates

Dec. 3 – Fall term ends. Last day to pay any remaining Fall tuition fees to avoid a hold on access to marks through Carleton Central and the release of transcripts and other official documents

Dec. 3 –Last day for academic withdrawal from Fall term courses. See September 30 for Fall financial deadline

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

Dec. 30 – Deadline for Winter term fee payment to ensure payment is processed to your account without incurring a late charge

Jan. 2 – Late charges now apply

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.



Nov. 21 –  Accessing the Hidden Job Market Part Two

Nov. 21 – Media Training Workshop

Nov. 28Creating Your Research Portfolio (PREP Seminar)

Nov. 29 –  Student Mental Health Framework (for TAs)

Dec. 3 – Resumé Writing for Graduate Students

Dec. 4 – Lab Safety Training

Dec. 13Health and Safety Training for Supervisors



Nov. 26 – Public lecture by Jan Wong “Out of the Blue: Speaking about workplace depression, the media and mental health”

Dec. 6 –  Herzberg Lecture

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



Dec. 3 –  Joint Open Access Publishing Award

Dec. 4Deadline to apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship

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

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

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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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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