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Carleton in the Media

  • July 9, 2003

    Roy Grow (political science) in Star Tribune article on Liberia.

    Roy Grow, the Frank B. Kellogg Professor of International Relations, was quoted in a July 9 Star Tribune article titled "Liberians in Minnesota hope U.S. will assist, but they also worry." Grow was commenting on the need for the U.S. to assist Liberia and other "arc of crisis" African nations. "The humanitarian disasters going on there is something no civilized westerner could ignore." said Grow, who maintains that reforms must come from within and that humanitarian, not military, aid is an appropriate response.

  • July 8, 2003

    Phil and Kathy Dahl-Bredine '63 featured in Columbus Telegram.

    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 (PEAR) quoted in Star Tribune.

    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 is top choice of Northeastern faculty kids.

    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 named to People Magazine's "25 Hottest Bachelors"

    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 (economics) writes guest column in Star Tribune.

    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) heads Faribault celebration.

    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 (English) quoted in City Pages.

    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

    Harry Potter party at Carleton featured in Pioneer Press

    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 interviewed in The Business Times Singapore.

    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 mentioned in New York Times.

    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 (political science) quoted in Star Tribune.

    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."