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What Can You Do With a Degree from the Faculty of Public Affairs?

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The Faculty of Public Affairs brings together diverse academic units that prepare graduates to address regional and global challenges with the aim of building better societies.  Our graduates are leaders in fields such as politics, media and communications, economics, international relations, and law. They are, quite literally, changing the world around them.

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Journalism student preps CNN star for Ottawa shooting coverage

It was a lesson unlike any she will get in the classroom. Just six weeks into the two-year graduate journalism program Kelly Hobson was in the right place when CNN called an hour after the Parliament Hill shootings on Oct. 22. The network needed someone on the ground to help out as it prepared... More

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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Rethink Income-Splitting: Carleton Profs Testify Before Parliament

Income-splitting may not be the best way to help Canadian families save for the future. That’s the message Carleton University professors Jennifer Robson and Frances Woolley delivered to members of the parliamentary finance committee at a pre-budgetary consultation on October 22nd. Robson, an... More

Monday, October 27th, 2014 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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Nature Draws a Hard Line: Govts vs. Climate Change

When it comes to water and the climate, governments face a fundamental problem. They’ve not only promised every drop of river water to corporations and cities, they’ve allocated more water than actually exists. “These decisions were made 50 or 100 years ago,” explains Inger Weibust,... More

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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Every moment has a history behind it.

Register here for Merlyna Lim’s talk on November 6th. Carleton University’s Newest Canada Research Chair Studies the Communication of Revolutions “A moment cannot be created without history. What happened prior to that is much more important than the moment itself.” –Merlyna... More

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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Facts and Fears: How Canadians Perceive the Risk of Ebola

Researchers from the Faculty of Public Affairs are making headlines in light of the recent outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in West Africa, and the arrival of a case to the United States. Josh Greenberg, lead investigator of the Communication, Risk and Public Health Research Group, and... More

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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