- September 21, 2004
Carleton College will be presenting a Sustainable Campus Conference in correspondence with the dedication of the new 1.65 megawatt wind turbine starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 25 at various locations on the Carleton campus. The event is free and open to the public.
- September 20, 2004
Lawrence Archbold, the Enid and Henry Woodward College Organist and professor of music, will present the 12th recital in his continuing series “Exploring Organ Music” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 26 in the Carleton Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
- September 19, 2004
An exhibition of the distinguished Japanese-American artist Masami Teraoka’s work will open Friday, September 17 at the Carleton Art Gallery. The exhibition, titled “Perils and Pleasures: Tales from Masami Teraoka 1976-2003,” is free and open to the public. An opening reception will be held from 8:30 to 10 p.m. on Friday, September 24, in the Gallery.
- September 17, 2004
Carleton Awarded U.S. Department of Education Grant to Strengthen Training in Quantitative Reasoning
The U. S. Department of Education Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education (FIPSE) has awarded Carleton College $301,801 in support of a three-year project on education in quantitative reasoning.
- September 16, 2004
Carleton has announced the appointment of Michael Armacost, a 1958 Carleton graduate, as chair of the Board of Trustees. In addition, Howard Kushlan, a 2000 graduate, Polly Nason McCrea, a 1962 graduate, Heidi A. Schneider, a 1979 graduate, and Justin B. Wender, a 1991 graduate, have been appointed to the Board.
- September 11, 2004
Carol DeBoer-Langworthy will read from her book titled “The Modern World of Neith Boyce: Autobiography and Diaries” at 4:30 p.m on Friday, Sept. 17 at the Carleton Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public.
- September 10, 2004
A new work of art by Jody Williams, member of the Carleton class of 1978, will be dedicated Saturday, September 18, at 4 p.m. in the Laurence McKinley Gould Library at Carleton College. The work is titled “Observing, Thinking, Breathing: The Nancy Gast Riss ’77 Carleton Cabinet of Wonders,” and is a reinterpretation of the Renaissance cabinet of wonders. The event is free and open to the public.
- September 7, 2004
John Harrington, the chief of the St. Paul Police Department, will give the opening convocation address at 3 p.m. on Monday, September 13, at Skinner Memorial Chapel at Carleton. The title of his address is "Acting with Audacity." The event is free and open to the public.
- August 31, 2004
Carleton welcomes the Class of 2008 with the start of New Student Week on Wednesday, Sept. 8. There are 491 students in the class, selected from a pool of 4,899 applicants. They represent 46 states and 23 countries, with 127 students coming from Minnesota, followed by Illinois (41), Wisconsin (30) and California (27).
- August 19, 2004
Carleton 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 third consecutive year.
- July 22, 2004
Carleton President Robert A. Oden Jr. was featured in a segment on the television program Minnesota Bound on Sunday, August 1, at 10:30 p.m. on KARE-TV (Channel 11 in the Twin Cities). The show will be rebroadcast later on Call of the Wild, a program on the Outdoor Channel. Oden, an avid fly-fisherman, taught a Rec Center class on fly-fishing this spring to about 30 students and staff. A crew from Minnesota Bound attended the class and took Oden fishing at one of southeast Minnesota's best trout streams.
- July 1, 2004
About 50 high-achieving American Indian students got a crash course in getting into college as part of the College Horizons program hosted by Carleton College. The five-day workshop held at the end of June gave a select group of rising juniors and seniors a chance to learn the intricacies of interviewing, applying, and getting financial aid at top institutions across the nation.