Carleton in the Media
- April 4, 2003
Nancy Wilkie, the William H. Laird Professor of Classics, Anthropology, and the Liberal Arts, was quoted in an April 4 Chronicle of Higher Education in an article titled "Overseas Research Becomes Casualty of War." Wilkie's comments were about how insurance issues have become a major concern for institutions and researchers.
- April 3, 2003
Asa Swain '03 was mentioned in an April 3 Boston Globe article about the television series "People, Places & Plants" (PPP). Swain's father, Roger Swain, hosts the show and his mother, Elisabeth, is a PPP producer. At the time of the article, Swain was on spring break and helping with location shooting. Swain was a computer science major with a concentration in environmental and technical studies.
- April 3, 2003
Doug Grow's April 3 column in the Star Tribune titled "Banned from the pulpit, but still a believer" featured Mel White, the Pride Month speaker at Carleton that day.
- April 1, 2003
Richard Strong, director of facilities management and planning, was quoted in the April 2003 issue of American School & University in an article titled "Peak Performance." The article highlighted Carleton's efforts to make the campus environmentally friendly and develop sustainable, high-performance buildings. "It started out as student-driven," said Strong, "but everybody seems to think it's a very good thing to be involved with."
- March 31, 2003
John Schott, the James Woodward Strong Professor of Liberal Arts and director of media studies, was quoted in a story in the March 28 issue of the Saint Paul Pioneer Press titled "Pictures from Iraq show two different wars." "The issue is the unwillingness of editors and publishers to put themselves on 'the wrong side' of a war," he said in the story. "It's not government censorship but censorship all up and down the line, for fear of retaliation from readers or viewers."
- March 26, 2003
Tou Ger Xiong '96 was featured in a March 26 article in the Woodbury (MN) Bulletin. The article highlights Xiong's work as chairman of the Hmong American Partnership, one of the largst Hmong refugee agencies in the country. Xiong also works with the Hmong National Development and is chairing a $4.2 million campaign for the new Hmong American Center. Xiong also performs nationwide with his work, "Project Respectism," which uses comedy, storytelling and rap music to encourage respect for each other. Xiong majored in political science at Carleton.
- March 19, 2003
Roy Grow, the Frank B. Kellogg Professor of International Relations, was quoted in the March 16 Star Tribune. In a story titled "A world safe for democracy, or perpetual war?" Grow said that the North Koreans have certainly interpreted the 'axis' language, the U.S. refusal to negotiate with them and other U.S. moves as evidence that Washington is contemplating an attack.
- March 18, 2003
The Carleton DVD Fest 2003 was featured in the March 18 Web news releases of MacCentral and The Mac Observer. Over 75 percent of Carleton students participated in the event with almost 40 teams contributing entries. The finalists can be viewed at http://www.dvdfest.org.
- March 7, 2003Carleton's David K. Hildebrand Endowed Fund for Ice and Snow Removal, also known as the "slush fund," was highlighted in a March 4 front page story in the Star Tribune. The story also appeared in the Christian Science Monitor, the Chronicle of Higher Education, on ABC's "Nightline," and on CNN.
- March 4, 2003
Helen Rubin '90 wrote a "My Perspective" column for the March 4 issue of The Advocate featuring the reactions of Rubin and partner Joanna Bare '89 to the press interest resulting from the birth of their daughter, Linane Rubin Bare, as Washington, D.C.'s first newborn of 2003. Rubin and Bare both majored in physics at Carleton.
- March 1, 2003Carleton's Wellstone Symposium, held Feb. 28-March 1 in honor of the late Paul and Sheila Wellstone, was covered in the Star Tribune and the Saint Paul Pioneer Press.
- March 1, 2003
An article in the March 2003 issue of Minnesota Medicine featured Robert "Bob" Meiches '76 upon his recent selection as CEO of the Minnesota Medical Association. Meiches majored in biology at Carleton.