Carleton in the Media
- July 8, 2003
Phil and Kathy Dahl-Bredine '63 were featured in a July 8 Columbus (Ohio) Telegram article titled "For Lay Missioners, it's all in a day's work." The article highlighted the Dahl-Bredine's work in Mexico with the Catholic Maryknoll missionaries. Phil works with native farmers, showing them proper techniques for working with their soils. Kathy works with teenagers on leadership skills and preventative health. At Carleton, Phil was a philosophy major and Kathy majored in French.
- July 6, 2003
Jack Thurnblad, professor emeritus of physical education was quoted in a July 6 Star Tribune story titled "Mayo studies troubled golfers for mystery of the yips." Thurnblad is a volunteer for a Mayo Clinic study to determine the cause of this nervous condition. "I don't think I'm cursed with a bad case," said Thurnblad. "I was fascinated by the fact that Mayo was going to do this kind of study." His personal antidote? He takes vitamin B—and sings a love song under his breath as he putts.
- July 4, 2003
Carleton was featured in a July 4 short subject in the Chronicle of Higher Education titled "Where the Faculty Brats Go to College." Two Vanderbilt University economists studied the college choices of the children of professors at Northeastern institutions over a 10 year period. Those students were most likely to choose selective liberal arts institutions. Carleton was ranked number two, preceeded by Oberlin College and followed by Stanford University.
- June 30, 2003
Jimmy Chin '96 was named one of People Magazine's "25 Hottest Bachelors" in the June 30 issue. A colleague said, "Everything Jimmy says and does is 100 percent genuine." Chin is a freelance photographer for publications such as National Geographic, Outside and Men's Journal. He is also a North Face-sponsored mountain climber. Chin majored in Asian studies at Carleton.
- June 29, 2003
Jenny Wahl, professor of economics, was a guest columnist in the June 29 issue of the Star Tribune. Her column, titled "Tax cut threatens economics foundations" addressed her concerns about the proposed national tax plan.
- June 18, 2003
Beverlee DeCoux, controller, was featured in a June 18 Faribault (Minn.) Daily News titled "Happy Birthday, dear Faribault!" DeCoux was chair of the 2003 festival celebrating the 150th anniversary of the town. "It was so great to see [the event] so well-attended," said DeCoux.
- June 18, 2003
Gregory Hewett, assistant professor of English, was quoted in the June 18 issue of the City Pages in an article titled "Brother from Another Planet" about the closure of Minnesota's first gay and lesbian bookstore. Hewitt commented on the difference the bookstore made in the gay community. "In the old days you would go to the library and furtively find things," he said. "I feel sad about [the store's closing].
- June 15, 2003
Tripp Ryder, bookstore trade book manager, was quoted in a June 15 Pioneer Press article titled "The wizard the world awaited" about the upcoming release of the fifth book in the Harry Potter series. The Carleton Bookstore will have a special release party as part of reunion weekend.
- June 14, 2003
Barrie Osborne '66 was interviewed for the June 14 issue of The Business Times Singapore regarding his past and future projects. "The guy who brings coffee basically has access to all parts of set." Osborne said, commenting on getting started in the film business. "He's invisible, people reveal themselves, talk, share their views in his presence. You also get to learn how a set works. To come up from the bottom is useful." Osborne majored in sociology at Carleton.
- June 14, 2003
Carleton was mentioned in a June 14 article in The New York Times titled "Gritty Chicago Memories Come to Life on Stage." The article focused on the work of the Albany Park Theater Project, an improvisational troupe from the north side of Chicago. The Project founders, David Feiner and Laura Wiley, also provide college counseling to the participants, 90 percent of whom are the first in their families to go to college.
- June 12, 2003
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a June 12 Star Tribune article titled "Votes are in: Kline's conservative" about Minnesota U.S. Representative John Kline. "It's not going to be easy to knock him off," said Schier, commenting on Kline's chances for reelection. "I doubt it's going to be a target seat for Democrats next year."
- June 10, 2003
Timothy "T.J." Stiles '86 was featured in a June 10 article in the Jefferson City (Mo.) News Tribune titled "Jesse James biographer to speak." Stiles gave a presentation on his book "Jeese James: Last Rebel of the Civil War" that depicts James as a political terrorist instead of an outlaw. Stiles majored in history at Carleton.