- September 26, 2008
While the crispness in the air and the start of school signals the end of the summer, it also marks the beginning of numerous and varied free events for Northfield area citizens to enjoy on the Carleton College campus. The fall calendar is filled with athletic events, art exhibits, concerts and theatre productions.
- September 26, 2008
Carleton College recently welcomed the Class of 2012 to campus. There are 493 students in the class, selected from a pool of 4,968 applicants. The students represent 41 states and 22 countries, with 102 students coming from Minnesota, followed by Illinois (52), New York (40) and California (33).
- September 26, 2008
Diana Dargen, Carleton's Off-Campus Community Work Study Coordinator talks about her position and how it relates to the Northfield community, focusing on the Northfield Reads and Counts tutoring program that matches Carleton students with Northfield K-12 students.
- August 29, 2008
Work continues on the design of the Arts Union, Carleton’s spectacular new facility on the site of the old Northfield Middle School. The project’s architects have proposed a design that ties the building to the other portions of the Middle School, relates to the campus as a whole, and is sensitive to its placement next to Central Park. Current renderings of the exterior have been posted on the Arts Union web site and public comments are welcome through our online feedback form.
Carleton’s Art Gallery Partners with Minneapolis’ Northern Clay Center to Present International Pottery ExhibitAugust 29, 2008
In partnership with Minneapolis’ Northern Clay Center, Carleton College will present a collaborative new exhibit entitled World Ceramics: Transforming Women’s Traditions, opening September 19, with a special reception and lecture on Saturday, September 20 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The exhibit, opening reception, and related lectures are free and open to the public.
- August 28, 2008
While the new residence hall construction goes on full steam ahead and will provide 230 Carleton students with brand new living accommodations in September 2009, Carls are hardly the only ones benefiting from this project.
- August 22, 2008
Updates from Carleton’s Facilites Management office on the current status of the New Residence Halls, Arts Union, and landscape improvements at the Second and Division Street campus entrance.
- August 18, 2008
The Carleton College Cowling Arboretum will host “An Evening on the Prairie,” Tuesday, August 26, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Led by Nancy Braker, director of the Cowling Arboretum, the event is free and open to the public.
- August 13, 2008
Carleton has been named one of the 25 “greenest” colleges in the United States, according to the recent edition Kaplan College Guide 2009. The Kaplan Guide features 25 green private and public colleges from across the nation. The section provides students with a look inside the classroom, around campus, and at student life, while shining a spotlight on what's good for the globe at each college.
- August 8, 2008
For their comps project, three math majors designed Challenge Math, a supplementary math curriculum for fifth-graders with advanced math skills....
- July 11, 2008
Carleton's Acting in the Community Together (ACT) service program has been named to the second annual President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The President’s Community Service Honor Roll is the highest federal recognition a school can receive for its commitment to service and civic engagement, according to ACT Director Laura Riehle-Merrill. The ACT Center currently supports 40 volunteer programs and sponsors numerous special events and speakers throughout the year. During the 2007-08 school year, 594 Carleton students volunteered through the ACT Center.
- June 12, 2008
The end of the school year at Carleton brings the expected celebrations, farewells and reconnections of graduation and alumni reunion. This time of year is also a major income boost for Northfield downtown businesses, which benefit from the influx of parents, family and friends during graduation and Carleton alumni during the College’s Reunion Weekend.