To celebrate Earth Day next Wednesday, Bon Appetit will be serving foods that are considered part of a “lowcarbon diet.”
Award-winning baseball authors Stew Thornley and Dan Levitt will read from, discuss and sign copies of their books at 4 p.m., Monday, April 20, in the Gould Library Athenaeum on the Carleton College campus.
Lee Clark, Carleton’s new Director of Campus Activities, has not had long to adjust to Carleton life, this being his second Tuesday on campus, but already he said, “the students are all so engaging. They are passionate students. They really care about their experience in and outside of the class room."
Prior to coming to Carleton, Clark’s interest in working in student life began as an undergraduate at the University of Maryland College where he worked in student activities, Res Life, and student government. He continued on to graduate from Frostburg State University, where he received a degree in communications. He then attended graduate school at Indiana University of Pennsylvania for a degree in student affairs and higher education. He is currently a doctoral student at the University of Montana working on an educational leadership and law degree.
Precipitous drops in the stock markets in the US have caused extreme decreases in college and university endowments that allow those schools to operate.
Last Thursday, Dr. Nate S. Lewis, George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry from the California Institute of Technology, lectured to the Carleton community on the pressing needs and challenges of renewable energy technologies.
The Political Science Department is hosting two events featuring Dr. Clifford Orwin, Professor of Political Science, Fellow of St. Michael’s College, and Director of the Program in Political Philosophy and International Affairs, University of Toronto.
Spring term registration for courses has not been a fun affair for many students at Carleton. Numerous students faced difficulty in getting into courses of their choice and the waitlists for many classes were enormous.
Currently serving as one of three Associate Deans, Beverly Nagel will officially become Carleton’s Dean of the College on July 1st of this year.
The results are in and Musser dorm saved the most energy during the month of February. Musser residents used 33% less energy than the average energy use per student, calculated from 2004 to 2008.
Carleton professor Mary Easter will present “SKIN: solo in a crowd,” a new dance production, at The Ritz Theater in Minneapolis. Choreographed, written and performed by Easter, performances will be held Friday, March 6 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, March 7 and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. The production is directed by Ruth Weiner, chair of theater and dance and professor of English.
The Rice/Le Sueur Chapter of the American Red Cross has responded to 8 fires since July 1, 2008. In order to meet the needs of the victims of these incidents and replenish the Local Disaster Relief Fund, the Rice/Le Sueur Chapter is launching an emergency effort drive to raise $17,000 by April 1st.
Here are a few things to note, courtesy of a Feb. 20 U.S. Department of State Travel Alert:
-Crime and Violence Throughout Mexico
-Violence Along the U.S.-Mexico Border