- January 5, 2004
The Carleton Art Gallery will host an ongoing exhibition, “Kettles: Japanese Artistry and American Artists,” Jan. 16 through March 10. The exhibition honors Timothy Lloyd, Carleton’s Class of 1941 Professor of Art and the Liberal Arts, who will retire at the end of the academic year. Throughout the term a series of demonstrations and events will accompany the exhibit. All events are free and open to the public.
- January 4, 2004
Jenn Macalady, assistant professor of geology at Carleton, has received a National Science Foundation Grant for her proposal titled “Microbial Community Controls on Sulfide Oxidation Rates and Cave Formation in a Subsurface Biogeochemical System.” The total award is $179,935 for three years.
- December 31, 2003
Two of America’s most famous architects, Bruce Goff and Frank Lloyd Wright, will each be the subject of lectures by Sidney Robinson, AIA, at Carleton on Wednesday, January 7. The lectures are free and open to the public.
- December 29, 2003
Richard Alley, a geology professor from Pennsylvania State University, will present a lecture titled “Back to Our Future: A Paleoclimatic View of What May Happen” at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 8 at Carleton’s Olin Hall, Room 141. The event is free and open to the public.
- December 28, 2003
William Lindesay, an expert on the Great Wall of China, will present a convocation address at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 9 at the Carleton College Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.
- December 27, 2003
Lawrence Archbold, professor of music, will present an organ concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 11 in the Carleton Concert Hall. The recital is titled “Organ Music of Four Twentieth-Century Composers and Johann Sebastian Bach” and is the 10th in a continuing series, “Exploring Organ Music.” The event is free and open to the public.
- December 1, 2003
Carleton's custodial staff was featured in a December 1 front page story in the Star Tribune highlighting their student scholarship fund. On Friday, December 5, several custodians were interviewed by KARE-TV (the Minneapolis NBC affiliate) at their annual bake sale. More than half of the custodians contribute from their paychecks to a fund that awards a scholarship to one student each year. Read the story on the Star Tribune Web site.
- November 13, 2003
John Kinsella, professor of English at Kenyon College, will present a poetry reading at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 18 in the Gould Library Athenaeum at Carleton College. The reading is sponsored by Carleton’s English department and is free and open to the public.
- November 10, 2003Two teams of computer science students placed at the ACM North Central Regional Programming Contest, held Saturday, Nov. 8, at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.
- November 10, 2003
The Carleton College Orchestra, under the direction of Hector Valdivia, the S. Eugene Bailey Director of the Carleton Orchestra and associate professor of music, will perform its first concert of the 2003-2004 season at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14, at the Carleton Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
- November 10, 2003
Choral groups from Carleton and Macalester Colleges, joined by Northfield community members, will collaborate with the St. Paul Civic Symphony to present two concerts titled “Glorious Glorias.” The concert will be presented first at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15 in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center Concert Hall at Macalester, and will be repeated at the Carleton Concert Hall at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 16.
- November 6, 2003
Carleton sophomore Lee Tucker will appear on College “Jeopardy!” at 4:30 p.m. (CST) on Wednesday, Nov.12 on Minnesota’s KARE-TV (Channel 11).