TheGraduate@Carleton – June 5, 2013


Graduate Student News

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  Mortar Boards & Convocation

Convocation Congratulations

Spring Convocation is June 11-14. Congratulations to the 2013 graduating class. You did it!  More

  Amatoritsero Ede

First Students to Graduate With a PhD in English

The first two PhD English students will be graduating in June. Meet one of them.  More

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Another Carleton Convocation First

The first students are about to graduate from the Women’s and Gender Studies and the collaborative African Studies master’s programs.  More

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Looking For Grad Student Bloggers

We are looking for current graduate students who are blogging about their research or about topics related to their area of study.  More

  Thesis (word repeats)

E-Thesis – Coming Soon

Phase one of the new electronic thesis process will launch on Aug. 1. Find out what this means for grad students. More


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Media Training June 18

Interested in learning how to talk with the media? Then, this workshop is for you.  More

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Fall Registration

Grad students will be able to register as of July 5th for fall courses.  More

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Equity Services – We’re Here to Help

There are many services available to grad students in the newly renovated Equity Services Office. More

  Adam Vigneron

3MT Finalist – Adam Vigneron

As a finalist in the recent Three Minute Thesis competition, engineering grad student Adam Vigneron spoke about giving direction to Canada’s next satellite. WATCH VIDEO

  Natasha D'Souza

TIM Alum Wins Prestigious Fellowship

Natasha D’Souza, an alumna from the Technology Innovation Management program, is the recipient of a $50,000 neuroscience entrepreneurial fellowship from the Ontario Brain Institute in partnership with Ontario Centres of Excellence.  More

  Blooming Plant

Grad Student Research In the News

The Philadelphia Inquirer recently reported on research done by Biology PhD student Zoe Panchen.  More

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Innovative Grad Student Research Funded

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada has awarded $1.6 million to 39 Carleton grad students.  More

  Alumnus speaking at Political Economy celebration

20 Years of Political Economy

The Institute of Political Economy recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of when it conferred its first master’s degrees.  More

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Carleton Email Upgrade

From June 7 to 10,  Microsoft will be upgrading all Carleton Email accounts in order to significantly increase storage.  More


Student Philanthropy Council – Opportunities

Looking for a new way to get involved? Why not join the new Student Philanthropy Council? More


Job Opportunities to Assist with Airport Welcome Program

The International Student Services Office is hiring six people to assist with their Airport Pick-Up program. More

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Grad Student Mentors Wanted

The International Student Services Office (ISSO) is looking for grad students who would like to mentor new international students.  More

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Summer Hours

A reminder about what’s open, what’s not and summer hours for various campus services this summer.  More




A reminder that Mike’s Place is open all summer for grad students.


June 7 – Last day to withdraw from full summer courses with a full fee adjustment.

June 7 – Last day to submit to the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities, formal Examination Accommodation Forms for June examinations

June 10-20 – Fall/Winter and Winter term deferred final examinations will be held (may include evenings and Saturday)

July 5 Carleton Central opens for registration for new and returning graduate students (including graduate exchange students and joint programs) (see Timeticket schedule for your registration start time).

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


June 11 – Accessing the Hidden Job Market Part 1

June 17TAs who are also instructors – Accessible Learning Workshop

June 18  – Media Training Workshop

June 18 – Accessing the Hidden Job Market Part 2

June 24 – Interview Skills Workshop


June 10Deadline to apply for new SSHRC Impact Awards competition

July 5  – Deadline For Postdoctoral Fellows to apply for EURIUS Fellowship

Nov. 1 Deadline to apply for a German Studies Research Grant

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


Now until Sept. 2 – O-Train closed. Re-opens Sept. 3


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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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