TheGraduate@Carleton – April 17, 2013


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New Grad Program Launch

Carleton has just launched a new collaborative graduate program in Digital Humanities.    More

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O-Train Closure and Re-opening

The O-Train will shut down from April 27 to Sept. 2.  More

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High-Speed Trains – 3MT Finalist

Grad student Ryan Katz-Rosene wonders why there are no high-speed trains in Canada. He was one of the top 10 finalists in the recent Three Minute Thesis Competition. WATCH VIDEO

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Ottawa Citizen on the Three Minute Thesis Competition

As our two finalists head off to compete in the provincial championships, the Ottawa Citizen reports on the challenge of the 3MT. More

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Ottawa Writer’s Festival

Carleton students can attend all but one of the events at the 2013 Ottawa Writer’s Festival for free.  More

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Personalized Program Helps You Deal With Stress

Having trouble coping with your thesis, term papers or other matters. Then, the FIT: Action program may be just what you are looking for.  More

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GSA News

The Graduate Students’ Association has a new executive, and lots of other news to share with you.  More

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Student Video Competition

The Ontario Centres of Excellence’s annual Discovery conference will again feature the popular Student Video Competition. Deadline to submit your video is April 19.  More

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Grad Student a Finalist in CNN iAwards Competition

Journalism grad student Kristina Partsinevelos is a finalist in the CNN iAwards contest. More

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Grad Student a Finalist in NGO Photo Competition

Grad student Marc Ellison is a finalist in the BRAC photo competition. BRAC is one of the largest NGOs in the world.  More

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Grad Students Research Turtles

Two biology graduate students talk about the accidental capture of turtles in fishing nets. The students recently presented their research as part of the Science Café series.   WATCH VIDEO

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Carleton Mobile App (version 1.3) Now Available

The newest release of the Carleton Mobile App (version 1.3) is now available.  More

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CBC Radio Reports on MSW Student Research

Social Work grad students were in the news recently re. the results of their survey of parents who are waiting for autism therapy for their children.  More





Now – April 27 – Exams. Chaplaincy is offering free breakfast to all student Monday to Friday during the exam period.

April 30 – Any balance owing on your student account will prevent access to marks through Carleton Central, release of transcripts and official documents (see Student Accounts)

May 3 – Deadline for fee payment or assignment of funding to ensure payment is processed to your account without incurring a late charge. Late Registration charges take effect at 11:59 p.m.

May 6 – Full summer and early summer courses begin.

May 13 – Last day for registration and course changes to early summer courses.

May 17 – Graduate students who have not yet deposited two final copies of their thesis in the Office of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs by 4:30 p.m.must register for the summer.

May 17 – Last day for registration and course changes for full summer courses.

For a complete list of all official academic and financial dates and deadlines, please go to the Registrar’s website.



April 18 – Graduate Student Career Certificate Workshop

April 24 – Media Training



April 19 – Deadline to apply for a Dobbin Scholarship.

April 30Early bird deadline to register for Prague Summer School programs

June 10Deadline to apply for new SSHRC Impact Awards competition

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



April 19 – The Brain & Mental Health Art Show

April 21 & 28– Road Closure: Colonel By Drive on Sunday, April 21 from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. between Pretoria Bridge and Hog’s Back Road. On April 28, Colonel By Drive will also be closed between Hog’s Back Road and Hawthorne Ave. from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Access to Carleton’s campus during these times will be available from the Bronson entrance only.

May 3-5Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies 2013 Congress

May 3-5 Interface 2013 – Creative and Critical Approaches to the Digital Humanities


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