The Carls for Choice club headed into Minneapolis on March 31 to participate in the “Bowling for Choice” tournament to fund local reproductive justice organization Pro-Choice Resources.
Seattle-based hip-hop duo Blue Scholars will headline this year’s Spring Concert, as announced by Thursday morning’s all-campus email. The rest of the line-up will be announced later, the email said. The beloved spring term event will be held Saturday, May 21.
On Feb. 28, Beverly Nagel, the Dean of the College announced that four Carleton faculty members have been awarded tenure by the Board of Trustees. The four are Kelly Connole, Melissa Eblen-Zayas, Jessica Leiman, and David Liben-Nowell. Photos courtsey of www.carleton.edu.
Mike Kim, founder of Crossing Borders, an NGO providing aid to North Koreans, read an excerpt from his book “Escaping North Korea,” which details the dangerous challenge of smuggling North Korean refugees to political asylum.
Nearly two years after losing their main source of funding, the “opt-out” student fee, the leaders of the Minnesota Public Interest Research Group are once again attempting to restore their funds.
Representative Rush D. Holt of New Jersey, a 1970 graduate of Carleton, recently beat out “Watson,” the IBM supercomputer that cleaned up on television’s “Jeopardy!,” in a heated battle of wits recently held in Washington, D.C.
Carleton students registered for spring classes during the last week and a half. The process of registration was smooth sailing, according to Roger Lasley ‘72, Carleton’s registrar.
Renowned Turkish musicians Ahmet Erdoğdular (vocals) and Münir Beken (ud) visited Carleton College for a three-day residency Feb. 17 – 19, conducting a lecture-demonstration, class visits and a music workshop that culminated in a concert on Saturday, Feb. 19.
As part of Carleton College’s Visualizing Japanese Theater, an interdisciplinary celebration of Japanese traditions in visual art, drama and dance, there will be a Subbody Butoh dance workshop and performance led by Kats D. Fukasawa at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 5 in the Carleton Art Gallery.
- Enticing students with naan and Kurry Kabab, Carleton’s Community Equity and Diversity Initiative (CEDI) held a town hall meeting in the Great Hall this past Tuesday to discuss discrimination, bias, and harassment on campus.
Carleton made a newsworthy appearance in the Feb. 16 issue of the Star Tribune. They did a feature on the new wind turbine that has been made possible by 1976 graduates Richard and Laurie Kracum of Chicago. It began as a 30th anniversary gift from Richard to Laurie, in lieu of jewelry or a vacation. The Kracums are the latest huge donation from the vastly generous network of Carleton alums.
In an effort to encourage students to better understand what is in their meals, Real Food Challenge recently took their mission on the road to St. Olaf on Feb. 9 and 10.