Posts tagged with “Academic Life” (All posts)
- February 17, 2009 at 1:35 pm
In my time here at Carleton, I’ve picked up many valuable pieces of advice from others, some not-so-valuable pieces of advice, and above all have forged through the trenches to come up with a few nuggets of wisdom of my own. Amazingly, I’ve been working with the Web Services Group for four years, long enough to remember the inception of this here blog back in the winter of ’05, when Tim Blaha '06 published his piece “Ten Things I Wish I Had Known as a Freshman.” With my time at this institution drawing to a close, here’s my take on the ten things I wish I had known as a freshman.
- March 26, 2007 at 6:03 am
Carls took a much-needed break from studying Saturday night and participated in Late Night Trivia mayhem.
- February 27, 2007 at 10:28 am
Ninth week got you down? Campus Activities's solution to late-term student stress was a relaxation event in the Great Hall last Wednesday, including aromatherapy, massage, and coloring books.
- February 22, 2007 at 3:40 pm
As part of their comps project, four Carleton computer science majors are building a 3D, interactive computer model of campus.
- February 11, 2007 at 3:13 pm
Yes, winter term... 'tis the season to moan and groan about comps projects. Jaime Olson '07, as a double major in cognitive science and computer science, has two comps to contend with this term! The first, his cognitive science project, involves a modified version of the Prisoner's Dilemma...
- November 19, 2006 at 6:45 pm
Inside: the craziness that is finals week.
- November 1, 2006 at 1:00 pm
Last week Carleton held its annual majors fair. Dozens of academic departments prepared booths where senior representatives for each major could talk to curious underclassmen.
We picked a random selection of departments and asked them to give us their sales pitch for the major.
- October 10, 2006 at 5:27 pm
Recently seen on the Bald Spot: This art installation by Signe Swenson '07, who created it for an Advanced Sculpture course.
"Professor Stephen Mohring assigned the task of finding a space that doesn't exist but make it exist without touching it or describing it," Swenson said. "I started thinking about personal space, and how it really only exists when it is being violated."
- May 30, 2006 at 8:54 pm
The 2006 Senior Art Show Is That Art In Your Pocket? is currently on display in the Art Gallery. This year's collection includes an intriguing mix of media and styles.
- May 23, 2006 at 10:27 am
Hungry? Then we recommend you eat before viewing our latest Shout submission, "Delicious and Educational," lest you drool on the keyboard (very bad for electronics, you know).
"This video features my lovely roommate, Elizabeth," says Carleton filmmaker Karina Hill '06. "As an Environmental and Technology Studies concentrator, she is required to design a final project related to environmental studies. Because she is talented in the culinary arts, she decided to combine this talent with her passion for the environment by teaching three cooking classes using local and organic foods. Watch this video to learn more about the importance of place in sustainability."
- May 17, 2006 at 9:07 am
by Nathan Kennedy '07
One might say they go to look at rocks. But for geology students at Carleton, these semi-annual trips are much more than that. They’re about seeing firsthand what goes on beneath our feet.
- February 10, 2006 at 9:01 am
by Ana Lagunez '08 and Emily Schwing '06
Ample and glaring windows, a prominent steel framework, and an unmistakably dry echo. Sterility ensues at the Math Skills Center (MSC) in Carleton's Center for Mathematics and Computing. Even so, the MSC is one of the busiest locations on campus to a) get math help and b) congregate with other Carls who, likewise, are drowning in cosines and tangent lines.
In this virtual time-lapse tour, we highlight the space and the people during a typical day in the Math Skills Center.