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FPA Research Month shines spotlight on a range of issues

Karim Karim spends much of his time out of the public eye – teaching, researching and writing. But like many of his colleagues at Carleton University’s Faculty of Public Affairs, his research is deeply relevant to society’s top concerns and discussions – namely, the rise of insurgencies in Muslim and western societies. “We’re supposed to be smarter in the 21st century,” insists Karim. “Why are we using bombs to address these … Continue 

Syrian students make the most

In November 2011, siblings Sara and Modar Saleh received their international student visas at the Canadian Embassy in Damascus. Soon after, the embassy was closed and never reopened. This year, Sara is graduating from Carleton with a BA in Continue 

International affairs degree leads grad to Global Affairs Canada

In 2012, Katie Durvin was working as a volunteer in Dzaleka Refugee Camp in Malawi, helping refugee students who had been chosen to immigrate to Canada and Continue 

FPA Connects: Youth Leader Series Explores Youth Civic Engagement

When an unarmed 18-year-old black man was fatally shot by police in Ferguson, Mo. in August 2014, student Maalik Shakoor joined the crowds in the streets. Continue 

Career and Skills Building at the Centre of FPA Workshops

Professionals looking to enhance their skills are invited to take part in this year’s Faculty of Public Affairs Professional Institute, which features six courses during May and June. The intensive two or three-day workshops will focus on Continue 

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