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“People having been coming up to me saying how great the Olympics were and they enjoyed watching Canada do as well as they did. I also think there is a greater appreciation for hockey!”

Read about what 2009-10 Fulbright and eco-leader, Dr. Chris Lemieux thinks of the United States, the Winter Olympics and his Fulbright experience in this article for the University of Waterloo Daily Bulletin.

This past weekend, experts from across North America got together at Carleton University to attend the “Re-imagining the Canada-U.S. Border” hosted by the Network on North American Studies in Canada (NNASC).  Held just weeks after a security breach on a Detroit-bound flight, resulting in tighter airport security around the world, the conference evaluated current border relations’ successes and shortcomings, while developing creative new strategies to respond to the changing political climate. read more

Congratulations to Killam Alumni, Sue Humphrey, who will head to England’s University of Oxford in the fall of 2010 to pursue her Master’s of Philosophy in Comparative Politics, with a Rhodes Scholarship valued at more than $100,000.

“It still feels very unreal, and a little overwhelming. This is certainly a defining moment in charting the course of my life. So many doors have just opened up for me, and I am thrilled to be able to learn from some of the world’s most renowned professors and to study alongside students whose interests fall in line with my own,” says Humphrey, who received news of her award on her 21st birthday and is the University’s 48th Rhodes Scholar. read more

Are you ready to start your journey?