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First graduates of Indigenous diploma program prize what they’ve learned

Way back in the early 1970s, Viviane Gray was the first university graduate from the Listuguj Mi’gmaq First Nation located in southeast Quebec. She graduated from Carleton. Now, her nephew Darcy Gray will be one of the first two students to graduate from the Graduate Diploma in Indigenous Policy and Administration (IPA) program. Gray and fellow student Marcie Portelance-Beaudry will walk across the stage on June 8 during spring Convocation ceremonies. … Continue 

Double Diploma: First Cotutelle Student Graduates

Imagine waking to the smell of fresh bread wafting in your window from a downstairs bakery. Enjoying tantalizing French cuisine while sipping delicious Belgian beer. Admiring a cobblestone market across the street in Lille, France and then taking a 50-minute train ride to the heart of Paris. These are just some of the images that surface for PhD student Jason Crann as he remembers from his year at the Lille … Continue 

One step closer to unlocking the universe’s secrets

The quest to understand the mysteries of the universe took another step forward last month as the final piece of the ATLAS detector was lowered into place in Geneva at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, commonly known as CERN. ATLAS is one of the largest collaborative efforts in the physical sciences and includes a team of Carleton University physicists, research fellows and graduate students. It is a particle physics … Continue 

Grad Student Studying Impact of Having a Sibling with Mental Illness

In childhood, Lisa Emberley shared a close relationship with her brother. But when he was 18, he was diagnosed with a mental illness. “Our relationship Continue 

The Quirks about Quarks: Grad Research

Imagine being part of a group of 3,000 people worldwide, all working on the same project. That’s what Carleton PhD student Thomas McCarthy is doing. He is part of a team of scientists working on the ATLAS experiment. Over time, a number of Continue 

Convocation: Two Years in Colombia + PhD from Carleton = Postdoc at Yale

As part of his PhD in anthropology with a specialization in political economy, Daniel Tubb spent more than two years in Colombia conducting fieldwork for his Continue 

Convocation: First students graduate in Master of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership Program

Saturday, Nov. 15 is National Philanthropy Day. It’s fitting that, on that day, at Carleton’s convocation ceremony, Jenna Richards and André Continue 

Convocation: Twins graduate with identical degrees

Julie Kingston will be the first person in her immediate family to graduate with a master’s degree – by 10 seconds. Her identical twin Natalie will also be graduating on June 11 with the same degree, a Master of Arts in Public Administration Continue 

Carleton part of Students on Ice expedition

Three Carleton grad students will be going to Antarctica in late December as part of a an international team participating in Students On Ice. Environmental Engineering PhD student Matthew Russell has already backpacked around Europe and Asia and Continue 

Meet some of Carleton’s new faculty members

There are many new faces in Carleton’s faculty this year. Below are some of the new professors joining the university. Melanie Adrian is a new professor with Carleton’s law department. Her research focuses on the question of rights of Continue 

Carleton University helps Batawa create a whole new world

Until a few months ago, the Bata shoe factory stood empty, silent, solitary — a five-storey monument to the glory days when more than 1,200 Bata employees carefully crafted thousands of shoes to be shipped worldwide. Lately, the factory has been Continue 

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