- September 15, 2003
Dana Friis-Hansen, the Dr. and Mrs. Ernest C. Butler Executive Director of the Austin Museum of Art in Austin, Texas, will present two lectures at Carleton on Wednesday, Sept. 24 and Thursday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. in Boliou Hall, Room 104. The lectures are part of the Robert Lehman Art Lecture series presented by the department of art and art history at Carleton.
- September 15, 2003Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty will give the opening convocation address at 3 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 15 in Skinner Memorial Chapel.
- September 11, 2003Today marks the second day of New Student Week on campus, but it also is a day of remembering for Carleton students, faculty and staff. Two Carleton alumni, Joe McDonald '79 and Ann Nelson '93, died in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. A memorial is in place today in Skinner Memorial Chapel; anyone is invited to light a candle and read or write in a book of remembrances. Obituaries for McDonald and Nelson | memories of Joe McDonald | Ann Nelson memorial
- September 9, 2003
The exhibition "Successions: Prints by African American Artists from the Jean and Robert Steele Collection" will open at the Carleton Art Gallery on Friday, Sept. 19. Organized by The Art Gallery at the University of Maryland, College Park, the exhibition features 62 works of traditional and non-traditional printmaking techniques such as etching, monoprint, lithography, linocut and silkscreen by 45 African American artists.
- September 5, 2003Carleton has joined the Independent 529 Plan, the first national prepaid tuition program that enables families to save for private higher education.
- September 1, 2003
Carleton will welcome 492 members of the class of 2007 with the start of New Student Week on Wednesday, Sept. 10. The 248 men and 244 women were selected from a pool of 4,734 applicants. They represent 44 states and 21 countries, with 124 students coming from Minnesota, followed by Illinois (40), California (34) and Wisconsin (32).
- August 25, 2003
Carleton placed fourth overall in U.S. News & World Report magazine’s annual rankings of the best national liberal arts colleges, up from fifth place last year. The College also ranked first in alumni giving, a measure of alumni satisfaction with the school, for the second consecutive year.
- August 25, 2003
The 2004 Kaplan/Newsweek "How to Get Into College" Guide has named Carleton one of this year's 12 hottest schools. Carleton was named "most fun-loving" out of the 12, and was singled out for its interest houses and study abroad programs.
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- July 30, 2003
While the rest of the Carleton campus is treated to another humid Minnesota summer day, Lawrence McKinley Gould library is air-conditioned and cool—the perfect atmosphere for participants in the Summer Writing Program to meet with Carleton student rhetoric assistants about their latest essays.
- July 22, 2003Eric Ferch, a 1998 Carleton graduate, was a contestant on the NBC reality show "For Love or Money 2." Ferch competed against 15 men for the affection of one woman and a $1 million prize, but he was eliminated from the show on August 18. 'For Love or Money 2' Web site.
- July 14, 2003For a week in July, eighth, ninth and tenth graders come to Carleton to participate in the Summer Science Program.
- June 30, 2003
A memorial service for Mike Ewers '04 will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 18.