Fulbright Canada sets partnership record at Carleton

A new collaboration between Carleton and Fulbright Canada has set a new record for the most Fulbright research chairs established at a single Canadian university. According to Fulbright’s website, it is a not-for-profit organization that works to foster strong relationships between Canadian and American universities through international student exchange programs. Scheduled to start in 2018 and last for 25 years, the creation of four new visiting chair positions will include chairs in entrepreneurship, environmental science, public affairs, and arts and social sciences. The program is estimated to cost $16 million and will be budgeted equally between Carleton and Fulbright Canada, according to Ryan Davies, the director of advancement communications at Carleton. According to a Carleton press release, the commitment marks […]

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Two slates run for CASG executive

The Carleton Academic Student Government (CASG) is hosting elections for executive positions, and two slates are competing for the positions. Investing in Students First and United for CASG are the two slates running in the election. According to CASG’s website, the organization acts as an intermediary between undergraduate students, faculty and administration, dealing with issues around student academics on the university Senate. Only CASG council members—about 80 representatives for Carleton’s academic departments—are eligible to vote in the election, according to Chloe Miller, the president of CASG. The Charlatan sat down with each slate’s presidential candidate to learn about their platforms and plans for the association. INVESTING IN STUDENTS FIRST, EMILY GRANT, PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE Emily Grant, a second-year global and international […]

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Q+A: SnB director Emily Grant

With Sock ‘n’ Buskin’s production of Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) set to premiere on Thursday, The Charlatan sat down with director Emily Grant to learn all about the play, talking Shakespeare, feminism, and turtles. The Charlatan (TC): Let’s start with why Goodnight Desdemona? What drew you to the play? Emily Grant (EG): I actually first read the play in my Grade 11 English class, and as I was reading through it the first time I kind of started staging it myself as I was reading through it. It’s so full of different kinds of scenes and scenarios that you don’t find in many other plays. I love that it parodies Shakespeare shows not necessarily in a reflective way. It […]

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