- May 6, 2011 at 12:24 pm
This winter, Carleton and St. Olaf jointly received a $25,000 grant to work with local schools and community partners to promote good nutrition and healthy eating. The grant, which comes from the Corporation for National and Community Service and the National Science Foundation’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) program, has sparked a variety of interconnected projects coming out of the ACE office.
- April 29, 2011 at 1:14 pm
Be a part of the Weitz Center's opening this Fall! Submit your pictures on the theme of learning and action. Winners will be selected for the Civic Engagement Exhibition at the Weitz Center for Creativity. Show us why and how you care about creating change!
Please submit up to 6 digital photographs or photo collages of your own work at http://go.carleton.edu/acephoto by May 15th 2011.
- April 8, 2011 at 3:28 pm
“My students would write wonderful research papers,” remembers Biology professor Debby Walser-Kuntz. “But the problem was, I was their only audience.” As an undergraduate student, Prof. Walser-Kuntz...
- April 8, 2011 at 12:00 am
On March 24, Anna Fure-Slocum ’12 and Nick Welna ’12 traveled to Pace University in New York City, taking home top honors and receiving a $3000 grant at the Debating for Democracy (D4D) competition for their presentation on proposed education reforms.
- March 25, 2011 at 2:07 pm
For the second year in a row, a team of Carleton College students has moved to the final round in the national Debating for Democracy competition.
- March 21, 2011 at 1:10 pm
- March 21, 2011 at 11:46 am
Perhaps we could put a link to that in to our website to demonstrate the work that ACE folks are doing in their courses
- March 18, 2011 at 2:27 pm
- March 10, 2011 at 6:03 pm
Kate Adkins's work on public health projects started in an unexpected way: tutoring. "I really wanted to be in the community," the senior Biology major recalls...
- February 12, 2011 at 1:36 pm
Monday, February 14th
Liz Kuoppala and Mike Thorsteinson, two leaders on housing issues in Minnesota, will be featured in the 2011 Civic Engagement Series through an event entitled “Housing and Inequality: Issues and Next Steps from Leaders in the Field.”
- February 9, 2011 at 12:38 pm
“At first, I was skeptical of how tutoring would work,” says Ned Heckman ’13, remembering when he started his Educational Psychology course last fall. “But I realized that a lot of what we talk about our classes can be futile if we don’t try to experience it.” As part of the course’s academic civic engagement component...
- February 4, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Professor Abdi Kusow of Iowa State University delivered a talk entitled “Somali Immigrants in the United States: Conceptualizing Transnational Migration in a Stateless Global Context.”