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  • September 20, 2004

    Lawrence Archbold to Give Organ Recital at Carleton College

    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.

  • Japanese-American artist Masami Teraoka’s work. Used by permission.
    September 19, 2004

    Carleton Presents Exhibition of Japanese-American Artist’s Work

    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 Announces New Board of Trustees Chair, Members

    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.

  • Author Carol DeBoer-Langworthy
    September 11, 2004

    Carol DeBoer-Langworthy to Give Reading at Carleton

    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.

  • Gast Cabinet by Jody Williams '78. Used by permission.
    Photo: Jody Williams '78
    September 10, 2004

    Carleton to Dedicate New Work by Alumni Artist

    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.

  • St. Paul Police Chief John Harrington
    September 7, 2004

    St. Paul Police Chief John Harrington to Give Opening Convocation Address

    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 College Welcomes Class of 2008: 491 Students Hail From 46 States and 23 Countries

    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).

  • 2005 U.S. News and World Report rankings logo. Used by permission.
    August 19, 2004

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

    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.

  • President Oden discusses trout fishing with Minnesota Bound.
    Photo: Tom Roster
    July 22, 2004

    President Rob Oden Featured on Minnesota Bound

    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.

  • Laura Girod, a Muscogee (Creek) Indian from Jenks, Oklahoma, will be a senior at Jenks High School.
    July 1, 2004

    College Horizons Gives American Indian Students an Admissions Boost

    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.

  • Beverlee DeCoux, treasurer of the Board of Trustees and interim vice president.
    June 30, 2004

    Carleton Names Beverlee DeCoux Treasurer of Board and Interim Vice President and Treasurer

    The Executive Committee of the Carleton College Board of Trustees recently named Beverlee DeCoux to the position of treasurer of the Board and interim vice president and treasurer, effective July 1, 2004. DeCoux will succeed Barbara L. Johnson, who served as vice president and treasurer from June 2000 to June 2004. DeCoux will serve in this position until a permanent successor is named.