- April 9, 2004
The Carleton and St. Olaf college libraries will implement a merged integrated library system this fall, enabling patrons to view the collections of both colleges from one online system. The merger is the first project of a new consortium between Carleton’s Gould Library and St. Olaf’s Rolvaag Library and lays the groundwork for future collaborations and interaction. The libraries will hold a contest for naming the combined catalog and the consortium. Library patrons may submit entries at either the Gould or Rolvaag library.
- April 8, 2004
Lawrence Archbold, the Enid and Henry Woodward College Organist, will give a recital titled “Organ Music of Five Twentieth-Century Composers and Johann Sebastian Bach” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 18 in the Carleton College Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
- April 7, 2004
Journalist Juan Williams will give a convocation titled “Brown v. Board of Education: 50 Years Later” at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, April 9 at Carleton’s Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.
- April 5, 2004
Haiping Yan, associate professor of drama and performance studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, will present a lecture titled “ ‘Sphere of Feelings’: Theatricality in Chinese Aesthetics and Beyond” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6 in Carleton’s Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public.
- April 4, 2004
Alex Nathan, a Maori artist, will discuss his artwork at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 12 in Boliou Hall, Room 104, at Carleton College. The event is free and open to the public.
- April 4, 2004
Del Bey will give a talk on her photography exhibit, “The Civil Rights Struggle in Minnesota: Portrait Narratives,” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7, in Carleton’s Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public.
- March 26, 2004
David Montgomery, professor of geomorphology and fluvial geomorphology in the department of earth and space sciences at the University of Washington, will give two lectures at Carleton College. The first lecture, titled “King of Fish: The 1,000 Year Run of Salmon,” will be at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 1 in Olin Hall, Room 141. The second lecture, titled “A Fluvial Tour through Eastern Tibet,” will be at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, April 2 in Mudd Hall, Room 73. Both lectures are free and open to the public.
- March 25, 2004
Chief Arvol Looking Horse will deliver a convocation address titled “All Nations, All Faiths, One Prayer” at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, April 2 in the Carleton College Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.
- March 15, 2004
Wally Weitz, a 1970 Carleton graduate and a member of the Board of Trustees, has been named to USA Today's All-Star Mutual Fund Team. Weitz manages the Weitz Partners Value fund in Omaha. In its February 23 issue, USA Today says: "Wally Weitz sees his fund as a sort of bridge between short-term traders and long-term investors: When traders panic, he gets good stocks cheap."
- March 15, 2004
Carleton seniors Maria Coryell-Martin of Seattle, Lesanna Dobrahner of Northfield and Nathan Senner of Anchorage all have been named Watson Fellows for 2004-2005. A Watson Fellowship is a one-year grant for independent study and travel outside of the United States.
- March 1, 2004
Barrie Osborne, a 1966 Carleton graduate, was the producer of "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," which won a record 11 Oscars February 29, including the Oscar for best picture. Osborne, who has produced the entire "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy, has hosted pre-screening fundraisers for Carleton each of the last three years.
- February 29, 2004
Catherine Ceniza Choy, assistant professor of American studies at the University of Minnesota, will give a lecture titled “Reflections on Race, Gender, and Migration Research for a New Century” at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 4 in the Gould Library Athenaeum at Carleton College. The event is free and open to the public.