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Volume 19, Issue 30 (June 3, 2013)

    • If you would like to have lunch with Physics students, faculty, and staff, during which you might discuss some physics, we have an app for that!

      June 4th (Tuesday) Noon-1pm, LDC Class of '51 Dining Room is when and where you should be.  Meet on 3rd Olin at 11:50 to enjoy a companionable walk over or just meet us there.


    • FOCUS students:  You are Invited to the FOCUS End-of-Year Ice Cream Social!

      Please join all of the FOCUS students in celebrating the end of another successful year and congratulate the seniors on their upcoming graduation from 3:30-4:30 pm on the last day of classes, Wednesday, June 5.  We will gather in the amphitheater area between Hulings, Olin, and Mudd if the weather is good.  In case of poor weather, we will move inside the link on the ground floor of Olin/Mudd.  Ice cream and good conversation will be plentiful, and we hope to see you there!

      Cindy Blaha, Eric Egge, Deborah Gross and Debby Walser-Kuntz

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      • Plans are in place for the 139th Commencement in the proud history of Carleton College. Commencement festivities will begin on Friday, June 14, with a variety of receptions and celebratory events. Details about the weekend can be found online.

        The Commencement ceremony will take place Saturday morning, June 15, at 9:30 a.m. on the lawn west of Hulings Hall with seating to accommodate all guests. The academic procession will assemble on the sidewalk alongside of Laird Hall at 9 a.m. and will begin marching in pairs toward Music Hall at 9:20 a.m. Diagrams for processional and recessional routes for faculty can be found here. Complimentary box lunches will be provided following the ceremony.

        In case of bad weather, the ceremony will be held in the Recreation Center.

        Kerry Raadt, College Relations

    • All Physics and Astronomy majors are invited to this reception to celebrate the completion of your Carleton studies. It will be held on Friday, June 14th from 2:30-3:30pm on the patio between Boliou and the CMC.  Parents and other family members are also invited to attend.  We will serve a variety of small desserts along with water, lemonade, and iced tea.  Come join us for this social hour, relax, and enjoy the company of your classmates, families, faculty, and staff.

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