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  • Professor Stephen M. Walt
    September 24, 2014

    Lecture by Harvard Professor Uncovers Failures in U.S. Foreign Policies

    Harvard Kennedy School professor of political science Stephen Walt will present a public lecture entitled “Follies & Fiascos: Why Does U.S. Foreign Policy Keep Failing?” on Monday, Sept. 29 at 4:30 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity, Room 236, on the Carleton College campus. A reception with light refreshments will follow Walt’s lecture.

  • National Theatre Live's production of "MEDEA"
    September 24, 2014

    Weitz Center for Creativity hosts National Theatre Live Screening of “MEDEA”

    Carleton College is pleased to present a public screening of the National Theatre Live’s production of MEDEA on Wednesday, Oct. 1 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity Cinema. This event is free and open to the public; no reservations are necessary.

  • September 24, 2014

    Bookstore’s October Madness Inventory Reduction Sale Slashes Prices on All In-Stock General Reading Books

    Readers Rejoice! As the Carleton College Bookstore prepares to transfer its operations management to Barnes & Noble College Stores, it will hold a massive inventory reduction sale offering half-off all in-stock general reading books. The “October Madness! Inventory Reduction Sale!” will take place daily Monday, Sept. 29 through Saturday, Oct. 4. All sales are final and 50% off discounts are offered in-store only (orders, online sales, and additional discounts are excluded).

  • Passenger Pigeon Portrait by L. A. Fuertes
    September 24, 2014

    Cowling Arboretum Hosts Passenger Pigeon Commemoration

    Carleton’s Cowling Arboretum invites the public to a Passenger Pigeon Commemoration on Sunday, Sept. 28 beginning at 4 p.m. The event, taking place on the north lawn of Olin Hall on the Carleton campus, will feature history, readings, and treats.

  • Award-winning poet and musician Stephen Kampa '05
    September 16, 2014

    Award-winning Poet and Musician Stephen Kampa ’05 to Appear

    Award-winning poet and musician Stephen Kampa, a member of the Carleton Class of 2005, will appear at the College on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 4 p.m. in the Gould Library Athenaeum. Kampa will read from and sign copies of his poetry collections, which will be available for purchase at the event.

  • Professor of Economics, Stephen Strand
    September 16, 2014

    Economics Professor Stephen Strand to Present Annual Argument and Inquiry Seminar Convocation

    Designed to stimulate student reflection on the nature of liberal arts and a liberal arts approach to learning, this year’s annual Argument and Inquiry Seminar Convocation will be presented by Carleton College professor of economics, Stephen Strand. Entitled “Either Appear As You Are, Or Be As You Appear,” Strand’s presentation will highlight the ways which scholars ask questions, discover and evaluation information, and effectively and ethically construct arguments.

    This event takes places Friday, Sept. 26 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel and is free and open to the public. His presentation will also be recorded and archived for listening online atgo.carleton.edu/convo/.

  • Carleton College Dean of Students, Hudlin Wagner
    Photo: Sara Rubinstein
    September 15, 2014

    Carleton Dean of Students Wagner Announces Retirement

    Hudlin Wagner, vice president for student development and dean of students at Carleton College, has announced her retirement, effective at the end of the 2014-15 school year.

    Wagner, who arrived at Carleton as associate dean of students in 1990, has served in her current role since 2005.

  • September 12, 2014

    Carleton presents Weekly International Film Forum

    Area film aficionados mark your calendars: Carleton College is pleased to host a weekly International Film Forum, with screenings held Monday evenings at 7 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity Cinema. Featuring films from all around the world, the series premieres September 22 and screenings are free and open to the public.

  • Christina Seely MUTO, Defluo Glacies 2012, Archival inkjet print
    September 11, 2014

    New Carleton Art Exhibits Address Climate Change Through Photography and New Media

    Two new exhibitions in the Carleton College Perlman Teaching Museum will address the impact of climate change through photography and other new media. Featuring the work of two Carleton alumni, Christina Seely ’98 and Ken Tape ’99, both exhibits explore time, space, and evidence of climate change in the Arctic landscape.

  • Constitution Day
    September 8, 2014

    Carleton College Constitution Day Event Kicks Off Community-Wide Conversation

    This fall, join a community-wide conversation about the U.S. Constitution through a special event series organized by Carleton College and its community partners. The Constitution turns 227 years old this month, yet it remains the focus of fierce national debate. Politicians invoke it in their campaigns. Court decisions hinge upon its interpretation. Issues as vital as immigration reform, free speech, and freedom of religion prompt us to examine not only its words, but the intentions of its authors.

  • Former Minneapolis mayor and education advocate R.T. Rybak
    September 3, 2014

    Former Minneapolis mayor and education advocate R.T. Rybak to present Carleton’s Opening Convocation Address

    Former Minneapolis mayor R.T. Rybak will be the featured speaker at Carleton College’s annual all-college assembly celebrating the beginning of the 2014-15 academic year. Opening Convocation will be held Monday, September 15 at 3 p.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel, and will be preceded by the College’s traditional Academic Procession, including all current and emeriti faculty. This event is free and open to the public. Convocation will also be streamed live and can be viewed online at go.carleton.edu/convo/.

  • August 25, 2014

    Carleton Welcomes Class of 2018; 526 Students Hail From 47 States and 19 Countries

    On Tuesday, September 9, Carleton College welcomes the Class of 2018 to campus. There are 526 students in the class, selected from a pool of 6,296 applicants. The students represent 47 states and 19 countries, with 70 students coming from Minnesota, followed by California (62), New York (38), Illinois (36), Washington (26), Massachusetts (25), Texas (19), and Wisconsin (18). Twenty-nine students hail from China.