TheGraduate@Carleton – March 20, 2013


Graduate Student News

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C’mon Down for Carleton’s First Graduate Research Forum & 3MT

Join us on March 27th for an exciting day. It’s Carleton’s first Graduate Research Forum and Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition.   More

  Christine Whitehouse

PhD Student Wins Prestigious Fellowship

Carleton PhD Candidate Christine Whitehouse has won a prestigious Berlin program fellowship.  More


Camels in the Arctic?

Carleton grad student Danielle Fraser was intrigued by the discovery of camel fossils in the North.  More

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Carleton: Where Canada Meets the World

Carleton is launching a pilot project for a Summer Institute of Language and Culture (SILC).  More

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State-of-the-Art Facilities

Check out the new impressive facilities for the School of Journalism and Communication.  More

  cardboard signs - 5 days for the homeless

5 Days for the Homeless

Carleton students, including one grad student, lived and slept outside for five days to raise funds for Operation Go Home.  More

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Graduate Student Open Access Award Winners

Find out who won the Graduate Student Open Access Awards this year.  More

  Red Carpet

Outstanding Teaching Assistants

The list of nominees is now available for this year’s Outstanding TA awards from the Educational Development Centre.  More

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Free Drop-In Writing Session for Grad Students

The GSA is sponsoring a final free drop-in writing session for graduate students on March 22.  More

  Ravens win 2013 CIS BB championships

Celebrate Our Ravens BB Team

Join us at noon on March 20 to celebrate the Carleton Ravens 9th CIS  Men’s basketball championship.   More


News About Higher Education

There are a number of resources available for people interested in reading about trends and initiatives in higher education.  More




Mar. 27Summer term registration date for all graduate students

Mar. 29 – Stat Holiday

Mar. 31 – Deadline to add your TA training hours in the TA Management System

April 10 – Winter term ends

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



Mar. 21 – Media Training Workshop

Mar. 26 Library:  Citation Management Drop-In session



Mar. 22 – Deadline Extended for Stats Can Post-Doctoral Program

April 2 – Extended deadline to apply for OPIRG-Carleton grad student bursaries

April 5Deadline to enter the It’s Your Job Competition.

April 15 – Deadline to apply for a Dobbin Scholarship.

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

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



Mar. 20 – Celebrate the 9-time Canadian Men’s CIS Basketball champs – our own Carleton Ravens.

Mar. 21 – An evening with Roméo Dallaire

Mar. 22 – Guest Lecture: Cross-Disciplinary Action to Address the Challenge of Global Maternal Health

Mar. 22 – Free writing workshop for Grad Students

Mar. 22 – Colloquium Graduate Student Panel

Mar. 27 – Graduate Research Forum

Mar. 27 Three Minute Thesis Competition

Mar. 28Guest Lecture – Science Fiction of Henrietta Lacks and Other Tales

Mar. 28Guest Lecture – Bioslavery in the Moment of biotechnology


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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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