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  • June 4, 2004

    Carleton's Annual Fund in Full Swing

    Carleton is heading down the homestretch of its annual fund drive and once again the College hopes to remain first in the country in alumni giving.

  • June 4, 2004

    Carleton Ultimate Frisbee Teams Place at Nationals

    The Carleton women's Ultimate Frisbee team, Syzygy, placed second at the national tournament held in Seattle last weekend. The men's team, CUT, tied for ninth. Senior Miranda Roth was named the recipient of the Callahan award, which goes to the most valuable player in Ultimate competition. Full results and recaps are now available.

  • Shelby Boardman, Rob Oden and Mark Govoni
    May 28, 2004

    Carleton Stages Annual Triathlon

    Carleton’s annual triathlon will occur on Thursday, June 3. Organized by Carleton’s Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC), the triathlon will include swimming in Carleton’s West Gym, bicycling through Rice and Goodhue counties, and running through Carleton’s Arboretum. The first event will begin at approximately 7 a.m. and the triathlon is expected to last through mid-afternoon.

  • May 27, 2004

    Carleton College Announces Faculty Promotions

    The Carleton College Board of Trustees recently approved the promotion of 20 faculty members and the appointment of seven faculty members to emeritus ranking.

  • May 24, 2004

    Citizens' Debate Commission Selects Carleton to Serve as Site for Proposed Presidential Debate

    Carleton has been selected as the site for a proposed 2004 televised general election presidential debate sponsored by the Citizens’ Debate Commission, as announced at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Monday, May 24.

  • Writer and sociologist Azouz Begag
    May 20, 2004

    Algerian-French Author Azouz Begag to Give Lecture

    Writer and sociologist Azouz Begag will give a lecture titled “The French Model of Integration, Myth and Reality: Lessons from the American Experience” at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 20 in the Gould Library Athenaeum at Carleton College. A part of Carleton’s Christopher U. Light Lecture Series in the Arts and Literature, the event is free and open to the public.

  • May 20, 2004

    Carleton Orchestra to Perform Spring Concert

    The Carleton College Orchestra will perform its annual spring concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 28, in the Carleton Concert Hall. The concert program will feature the winner of the Concerto Competition, Carleton senior Hale Jacob, performing Mozart’s final piano concerto. The concert is free and open to the public.

  • May 20, 2004

    Professor Perry Mason to Present Carleton's Annual Honors Convocation

    Perry Mason, the John Sawyer Professor of Philosophy and Liberal Learning, will present a convocation address titled “In Praise of Honor” at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 28 in the Carleton College Skinner Memorial Chapel. This convocation will honor faculty and students for their personal and academic excellence over the past academic year. The event is free and open to the public.

  • May 20, 2004

    Carleton Dance Companies To Perform

    The Carleton Semaphore Repertory Dance Company and the winter dance class will present their spring performances at 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 20 and Friday, May 21 in Carleton's Arena Theater. The performances are free and open to the public.

  • David Wee, professor of English at St. Olaf College
    May 19, 2004

    David Wee to Speak at Carleton College

    David Wee, professor of English at St. Olaf College, will present a convocation address titled “Sport (Mostly Baseball) in Culture and the Curriculum: Seabiscuit and the Babe, Corked Bats and Teddy Ballgame, Dr. Strangelove and a Little Chin Music” at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, May 21 in the Carleton College Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

  • May 19, 2004

    Choral Groups to Present Concert

    The Carleton Singers, Bella Cantemus and Cantatores Exquisiti choral groups, directed by Gerald Rubino, will give a concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 21 at the Carleton College Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

  • May 18, 2004

    Carleton Receives Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grant

    Carleton has been named the recipient of an $800,000 grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to fund student research, course development and laboratory equipment. HHMI press release