Intersections: April 2010
Carleton College updates and events for the Northfield Community
In this issue:
The Carleton Board of Trustees voted in February to move ahead with a new $42 million design for the Arts Union. Asbestos abatement will begin in April. Grounds and maintenance staff will also tackle a number of smaller spring and summer projects, including the razing of two College-owned houses on Union and Maple Streets. Read more about the upcoming projects.
Science Education Resource Center has been awarded the Science Prize for Online Resources in Education for their website creation, On the Cutting Edge, which fosters the sharing of ideas about the geosciences, both in terms of teaching and education throughout the field. Read the full story.
The builders of Carletons newest dormitoriesCassat and Memorial Hallswere honored with the two top awards at the 2010 Minnesota Construction Association Awards of Excellence Gala for their work on the two campus buildings. Read the full story.
In February, Carleton announced that the family of Wally and Barbara Weitz pledged $15 million towards the completion of the Colleges Arts Union project, located at the site of the former Northfield middle school. Read more about the largest single family donation in College history.
Read the full story.
Carleton Vice President and Treasurer Fred Rogers and St. Olaf Vice President and Treasurer Alan Norton present their annual contributions to the City of Northfield. The $73,000 given by each school is the largest annual contribution from any college to a local government in the State of Minnesota.
Other Public Events
ArtArtists Books: Radical Messages, Revolutionary Means
April 2May 9
MusicNicola Melville, Jill Dawe, pianists; Dave Hagedorn and Matt Barber, percussionists
Friday, April 9, 8-9:30 p.m.
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Sunday, April 18, 2-3:30 p.m.
Lisa Moore, piano
Friday, April 23, 8-9 p.m.
Nicholas Collins, composer
Friday, May 7, 8-9:30 p.m.
TheaterCarleton Players production of Independent People
May 14-16, Arena Theater
ConvocationsDaniel Seddiqui, career adventurer
Friday, April 2, 10:50 a.m.
Norma Ramos, social justice activist
Friday, April 9, 10:50 a.m.
Ronald Heifetz, author and leadership expert
Friday, April 16, 10:50 a.m.
Cheryl Klein '00, senior editor at Arthur A. Levine Books
Friday, April 23, 10:50 a.m.
Richard Moss '77, climate scientist
Friday, April 30, 10:50 a.m.
Many More...Full Campus Events Calendar
Varsity Athletics Calendar