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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Fulbright panel discusses post-secondary education challenges

A panel hosted by Fulbright Canada Sept. 6 focused on the challenges facing Canadian post-secondary education as its landscape continues to change. The panel was made up of Adam Radwanski, Ontario politics columnist at The Globe and Mail, Karen McBride, president and CEO of the Canadian Bureau for International Education, Brent Herbert-Copley, vice-president (research capacity) for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and Suzanne Corbeil, executive director of The Group of Canadian Research Universities (U15). Fulbright Canada CEO Michael Hawes, a professor of international relations at Queen’s University, hosted and moderated the discussion. Each panelist addressed a specific challenge relating to his or her field. Although the dialogue focused largely on broad challenges, such as interuniversity competition, […]

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