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  • Parker Palmer '61, Philosophy major
    May 17, 2005

    Carleton Announces Honorary Degree Recipients

    Carleton College will award honorary degrees at Commencement Exercises on June 11 to Jewelnel Davis, chaplain at Columbia University and former Carleton chaplain; Parker Palmer '61, author and educational activist; and Stephen Stigler '63, statistics professor at the University of Chicago.

  • Photo by Terry Gydesen "Mee Moua at State Capital"
    May 17, 2005

    Art Critic to Host Discussion on Library Exhibit

    Patricia Briggs, an art historian and critic at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, will host a discussion with photographers Terry Gydesen and Ann Mardsen titled “Portraits of Women Changing America: A Conversation About Politics and Art” at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24 at Carleton College’s Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public.

  • May 16, 2005

    Minority Students Pre-Health Coalition to Host Talk

    The students of the Minority Students Pre-Health Coalition will host
    "Minority Men in Medicine: An Endangered Species?" This event, part of the group's Dropping Awareness program, will be held on Tuesday, May 24. The presentation and discussion will be given by junior Love Anani,
    in Leighton Hall, Room 305, from 5 to 6 p.m.

  • May 13, 2005

    Professor Dana Strand to Present Honors Convocation

    Dana Strand, the David and Marion Adams Bryn-Jones Distinguished Teaching Professor of French and Humanities, will present a convocation address titled “On Being [Perfectly] at Home” at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 27 at the Carleton College Skinner Memorial Chapel. This convocation will honor faculty and students for their personal and academic excellence over the past academic year. The event is free and open to the public.

  • May 13, 2005

    Carleton Players to Present ‘Vrooommm! A NAScomedy’

    The Carleton Players will present “Vrooommm! A NAScomedy” at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7, and Friday and Saturday, May 13 and 14, at Carleton College’s Arena Theater. The event is free and open to the public, but reservations are recommended.

  • May 12, 2005

    Carleton Seniors to Show Artwork

    Art majors from the Carleton College Class of 2005 will open this year’s Senior Art Show, titled “Better Living Through Art,” on Friday, May 13. Receptions will be held at the three locations where the works will be on display beginning at Carleton’s Boliou Hall at 7 p.m., followed by receptions in Hulings Hall at 7:30 p.m. and the Carleton College Art Gallery at 8 p.m. The entire exhibit will be on display until June 11. The events are free and open to the public.

  • International Festival poster
    Photo: Gillian Yeoh '05
    May 12, 2005

    Students to Host International Festival

    On Saturday, May 14, from 2-4 p.m. in Sayles-Hill Great Space, Carleton students will hold the 8th Annual International Festival. Last year's celebration brought together approximately 400 Carleton students, faculty and staff, as they sampled food, learned about the cultures of different nations and enjoyed displays of traditional dress and cultural exhibits representing many geographic regions.

  • Carleton College’s Japanese garden, named Jo Ryo En or “The Garen of Quiet Listening."
    May 12, 2005

    Carleton Japanese Garden Named One of Country’s Best

    The Journal of Japanese Gardening (JOJG) recently recognized Carleton College’s Japanese garden as one of the best public Japanese gardens in the country.

  • May 10, 2005

    Professor James McDonnell to Speak on Irish Writer

    James McDonnell, the Class of 1941 Professor of English and the Liberal Arts, will present a speech on the Irish writer William Trevor at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10 at Carleton College’s Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Heather Dubrow, the Tighe-Evans Professor and John Bascom Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and who was a Carleton faculty member from 1980 to 1990
    May 9, 2005

    Poet Heather Dubrow to Present Reading

    Heather Dubrow, the Tighe-Evans Professor and John Bascom Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and a Carleton faculty member from 1980 to 1990, will present a poetry reading at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, at Carleton College’s Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Alex Wellen, author
    May 7, 2005

    Writer Alex Wellen to give Convocation Address

    Alex Wellen, author of “Barman: Ping-Pong, Pathos & Passing the Bar,” will give a convocation address titled “What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?” at 10:50 on Friday, May 13 at the Carleton College Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Madrigal Feast
    May 7, 2005

    Music Department to Present Spring Madrigal Feast

    A Spring Madrigal Feast, directed by Lawrence Burnett, professor of music and choral director, will be presented at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, and Saturday, May 21, at Carleton College’s Severance Great Hall. The doors will open at 6:10 p.m. and guests are encouraged to arrive early. Tickets are $20 and must be purchased in advance no later than Monday, May 16. Tickets are available for purchase in person with cash or check at Carleton’s Office of Campus Activities, located in Sayles-Hill, Room 150. The office is open on weekdays from 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tickets are also available by mail with an order form available from the Carleton music department office or web site. Phone orders are not available.