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  • January 12, 2005

    Carleton to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Several events will be held on campus and in the community to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Andrew Hudgins, award-winning poet and the Humanities Distinguished Professor in English at Ohio State University
    January 11, 2005

    Poet Andrew Hudgins to Present Poetry Reading

    Andrew Hudgins, award-winning poet and the Humanities Distinguished Professor in English at Ohio State University, will present a poetry reading from his works at 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 17 at Carleton College’s Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Spring (detail) (1995) by David Lefkowitz, associate professor of art. Oil on scrap lumber 104" x 72". Used by permission.
    January 8, 2005

    Carleton Art Professor and Alumnus to Lecture on Recent Work

    David Lefkowitz '85, assistant professor of art at Carleton College, will present a lecture titled “More Topics for Further Discussion” at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 20 at Carleton College’s Boliou Hall, Room 104. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Vincent G. Harding, professor emeritus of religion and social transformation at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver.
    January 8, 2005

    Scholar and Activist Vincent Harding to Speak

    Vincent G. Harding, professor emeritus of religion and social transformation at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver, will present a convocation titled “A King for the Twenty-First Century” at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 14 at the Carleton College Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

  • metastasis III (2004) by Stephen Mohring, associate professor of art. Oak, steel, total dimensions variable. Used by permission.
    December 27, 2004

    Carleton Art Gallery Presents ‘Topics for Further Discussion’

    The Carleton College Art Gallery will present “Topics for Further Discussion,” an exhibition of work by Stephen Mohring and David Lefkowitz, both associate professors of art at Carleton, from Friday, Jan. 7 through Saturday, Feb. 5. An opening reception will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 7, with artists’ remarks at 7:15 p.m. The event and exhibition are free and open to the public.
    Art Gallery Web site

  • Marita Wesely-Clough, trends expert at Hallmark and Parent '07
    December 27, 2004

    Marita Wesely-Clough To Speak on Emerging and Evolving Trends at Carleton

    Marita Wesely-Clough, trends expert at Hallmark Cards, Inc., will give a convocation address titled “2005 and Beyond: Emerging and Evolving Trends” at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 7 at Carleton College’s Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

  • December 2, 2004

    Craft and Bake Sale to be Held Friday

    Carleton's annual craft and bake sale will be held Friday, Dec. 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Sayles-Hill Great Space. Craft sale vendors include current and retired Carleton employees and their family members and Carleton alumni. In previous years, items for sale have included quilts, crocheted items, candles, Christmas items, blankets, flower arrangements and wooden furniture.

    The College’s custodians will sell an assortment of baked goods, including lefse, krumkake, kolaches, cookies, bars, cakes, chocolate covered cherries and caramels. All of the money raised by the bake sale goes to the Custodial Scholarship Fund. For more information, please call Loretta at (507) 646-4186.

  • Rob Lamppa is interviewed by WCCO-TV during construction of the wind turbine.
    November 23, 2004

    Carleton Wind Turbine Featured in Chronicle of Higher Education

    Carleton's wind turbine is featured in a story in the November 26 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education titled "Colleges Harness Wind Power to Cut Energy Costs." Rob Lamppa, senior project manager in Carleton's facilities management office, says in the story, "It's a symbol of Carleton's commitment to sustainability, putting its money where its mouth is. Unlike your standard energy-efficiency efforts, like automatic switches and energy-efficient bulbs, you can say, 'Wow, look at that. They're actually doing something.' "

  • November 17, 2004

    Faculty and Staff Speak at Geological Society of America Meeting

    Several members of the faculty and staff from Carleton College gave presentations at the Geological Society of America (GSA) annual meeting from Nov. 7-10 in Denver. This was the 116th annual meeting of the GSA, and approximately 6,200 geoscientists were expected to attend.

  • November 8, 2004

    Political Science Classes to Present Convocation

    Students from three Carleton College political science classes will speak at a convocation titled “Election 2004 – Media and Electoral Politics” at 10:50 on Friday, Nov. 12 in the Carleton College Concert Hall. The students will present the findings of their collaborative research project about the influence of broadcast news and advertising on electoral politics. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Three students wrote election night blogs at the Minnesota Public Radio studios.
    November 8, 2004

    Students Write Election Night Blog for MPR

    Sophomore Jianye Liu, junior Nick Wanka and senior Madeline Gorman, all students in this fall's Politics and Media class, wrote blogs from the Minnesota Public Radio studios on election night. Because first-time voters were predicted to play a larger role in this election, the students were asked to write about the results and what they might mean.

  • November 8, 2004

    Dartmouth Professor Hockley to Present Art Lecture at Carleton College

    Allen Hockley, associate professor of art history at Dartmouth College, will present a Robert Lehman Lecture in the Arts titled “Renegotiating Self and Others: Foreigners in Nineteenth-Century Japanese Prints” at 4:45 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12 in Carleton College’s Boliou Hall, Room 104. The event is free and open to the public.