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Carleton in the Media

  • June 8, 2003

    Rick Kahn '73 reflects on Wellstone eulogy for MPR.

    Rick Kahn '73 reflected on his eulogy at the memorial service for Senator and former Carleton faculty member Paul Wellstone and the subsequent election results in a June 8 piece on Minnesota Public Radio. Kahn says he spoke from the heart and has no regrets. Kahn majored in urban studies at Carleton.

  • June 4, 2003

    Junior swimmer Marie Marsman featured in Star Tribune

    Junior swimmer Marie Marsman was featured on the front page of the June 4 Star Tribune in a story titled "Big fish in a small-college pool." Marsman has qualified for the 2004 Olympic trials and will take next year off to train. "I realized I have this chance. How can I not try and make the most of it?" she said. Star Tribune

  • June 4, 2003

    Dacie Moses House featured in People magazine.

    The Dacie Moses House was featured in the June 9 issue of People magazine as part of a larger story about interesting and unusual bequests. Dacie Moses left her house to the College for use as a community space and as a place for baking chocolate chip cookies.

  • June 3, 2003

    Steven Schier and Bertram Johnson (political science) write Pioneer Press guest column

    Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, and Bertram Johnson, visiting instructor in political science, were featured in the June 3 issue of the Saint Paul Pioneer Press as guest writers for the Viewpoint column. Their article was titled "Does the GOP's triumph in Minnesota signal a fluke or a new era?"

  • June 3, 2003

    Paul Thiboutot (admissions) quoted in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

    Paul Thiboutot, dean of admissions, was quoted in a June 3 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article titled "Schools pull student rankings" that reported how some high schools are no longer ranking students by GPA because they believe it negatively affects the college admissions process. Carleton makes decisions without ranking as long as the high school provides other contextual information, such as a school profile. However, cautioned Thiboutot, "If they are telling us Garrison Keillor's Lake Wobegone message that all of their kids are above average, then we are going to yawn."

  • June 2, 2003

    Ben Basile '02 mentioned in Bozeman Daily Chronicle

    Ben Basile '02 was mentioned in a June 2 Bozeman Daily Chronicle (Mont.) article titled "Mind games: Students explain psychological experiments." The article featured the experiments of 100 students at Bozeman High School's annual psychology fair, from which Basile graduated. Basile majored in psychology and media studies at Carleton.

  • June 1, 2003

    Steven Schier (political science) quoted in Minnesota Law and Politics

    Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in the June 2003 issue of Minnesota Law and Politics in an article titled "The Day the Strippers Tried to Take Over City Hall." Schier's comments were on the nature of small-town politics.

  • June 1, 2003

    Carleton's ITS mentioned in Syllabus article.

    Carleton's ITS department was noted in an interview with human computer interaction (HCI) expert Brenda Laurelin the June 1 issue of Syllabus: Technology for Higher Education. Laurel cited Carleton's "discipline-focus technology" approach and the Ohio State University Advanced Computer Center for Arts and Design as programs exemplifying the principles of HIC. Laurel said Carleton's approach "fosters curriculum innovation" and has "proven that IT professionals can be successful collaborators with educators in the disciplines..."

  • June 1, 2003

    Twigonometry sculpture featured in County Gardens.

    Artist Patrick Dougherty's sculpture at Carleton, "Twigonometry," was featured in the Summer 2003 issue of Country Home's Country Gardens magazine.

  • June 1, 2003

    Rolf Peters '86 featured in Pioneer Press case study.

    Rolf Peters '86 was featured in the June 1 issue of the Saint Paul Pioneer Press. He and business partner Tim Carlson were part of a profile about their commodity trading and software company, AgMotion Inc. Peters said the company is built on lessons learned from the mistakes of dot-com companies. Peters majored in Latin at Carleton.

  • June 1, 2003

    Beverlee DeCoux (controller) and Barbara Johnson (treasurer) recognized in CACUBO newsletter.

    Beverlee DeCoux, controller, was acknowledged in the June 2003 newsletter of the Central Association of College and University Business Officers (CACUBO) for her leadership in a recent Higher Education Accounting Workshop in Chicago. Barbara Johnson, vice president and treasurer, was also mentioned for her work with the CACUBO committees.

  • May 28, 2003

    Mark Kanazawa (economics) and Jonas Funk '97 mentioned in The Village Voice.

    Mark Kanazawa, professor of economics, was mentioned in a May 28 article in The Village Voice titled "The Foreign Invasion of the American Game." The article reported on the changing face of NBA basketball and pointed to a 2001 study by Kanazawa and Jonas Funk '97 published in Economic Inquiry that examined the effect of white players on Nielsen television ratings.Funk majored in economics at Carleton.