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  • Raymond McGuire, co-head of global investment banking at Citigroup
    September 1, 2005

    Citigroup’s McGuire to Give Opening Convocation Address

    Raymond McGuire, co-head of global investment banking at Citigroup, will give the opening convocation address on Monday, September 12, at 3 p.m. in Carleton College’s Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Book Cover of "Immoral" by Brian Freeman '84
    September 1, 2005

    Author Freeman '84 to Read from Debut Novel “Immoral”

    Brian Freeman, author of “Immoral” and 1984 Carleton graduate, will hold a reading on Tuesday, September 20, at 4:30 p.m. in the Carleton College Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Book Cover of "Shakespeare by Another Name" by Mark Anderson '89
    September 1, 2005

    Author, Carleton Grad to Discuss 'Shakespeare By Another Name'

    Mark Anderson '89, contributing writer for Wired magazine and the author of “ ‘Shakespeare’ By Another Name,” will hold a reading at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14, at the Carleton College Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Book Cover of "The Year Of Pleasures" by Elizabeth Berg
    August 18, 2005

    Northfield Reads! Series To Feature Bestselling Author Elizabeth Berg

    Elizabeth Berg, the author of fourteen bestselling novels, will hold a reading sponsored by River City Books on Saturday, September 24, at 7 p.m. at the Northfield Arts Guild, located at 304 Division Street. Berg will read passages from several of her novels and field questions from the audience. The event, part of the Northfield Reads! Series, is free and open to the public.

  • 2006 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges
    August 18, 2005

    Carleton College Ranked Fifth Among Best Liberal Arts Colleges by U.S. News & World Report

    Carleton College placed fifth overall in U.S. News & World Report magazine's annual rankings of the best national liberal arts colleges. The College also ranked first in alumni giving, a measure of alumni satisfaction with the school, for the fourth consecutive year.

  • August 12, 2005

    Susan Singer (biology) quoted in AP article on the state of high school science labs

    Susan Singer, professor of biology, is the chair of a National Research Council committee that has released a report pointing out weaknesses in U.S. high school science laboratories.

  • July 26, 2005

    Members Appointed to Carleton College Board of Trustees

    The Carleton College Board of Trustees recently announced the appointment of two new members and the appointment of four former trustees to emeriti status: Robert Fayne and Robert Nelson are new appointments, and Kenneth Baum, Bob Gale, Tom Morgan and Art Schulze have been named trustees emeriti.

  • July 12, 2005

    Carleton Receives Mellon Grant for Environmental Studies

    The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Carleton College a grant of almost $300,000 in support of new initiatives in the Environmental and Technology Studies (ENTS) program.

  • July 7, 2005

    Update on Students Studying Abroad

    We are relieved to report that none of our summer off-campus study students in England and Ireland were harmed in today's bombing attacks in London.

  • June 30, 2005

    Local Organizations Create Northfield Community Investment Fund

    Four Northfield institutions, Community National Bank, First National Bank of Northfield, St. Olaf College and Carleton College, have contributed capital to establish the Northfield Community Investment Fund. The fund, currently $1.5 million, will be administered by the Northfield Enterprise Center.

  • June 29, 2005

    Student Receives Harriman Foreign Service Fellowship

    David Peloquin, a senior at Carleton College, has been selected to serve as the 2005 Harriman Foreign Service Fellow at the United States Embassy in Paris. Peloquin is one of three students serving as Harriman Fellows. The others serve in Washington, D.C., and London. The Pamela Harriman Foreign Service Fellowships are co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the College of William and Mary, and include a summer internship and a $5,000 award.

  • June 27, 2005

    Posse Program Featured in Sun-Times

    Carleton's participation in the Posse foundation's programs was featured in the June 26 issue of the Chicago Sun-Times. The program assists disadvantaged students in preparing for and attending top colleges. Carleton's first group of 10 Posse students, all from the Chicago area, graduated this spring.