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    March 25, 2014

    Convocation Focuses on Eliminating the Gender Wage Gap

    Carleton will kick-off its spring term convocation series with a presentation by Annie Houle, national director of campus and communities initiatives for The WAGE Project, Inc., on Friday, April 4 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. Entitled “Eliminating the Gender Wage Gap,” Houle’s presentation  focuses on wage discrimination against American women in the workplace, offering constructive solutions to eliminate this gap. Convocations are free and open to the public.

  • March 25, 2014

    Carleton Hosts Lecture and Exhibit on Russian Colonial Central Asia

    Russian Colonial Central Asia is the focus of a photography exhibit at Carleton College featuring a series of prints from the oeuvre of the photographer known as Orden, who traveled in Central Asia in 1888. The exhibit was curated by Dr. Heather Sonntag of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who will appear at Carleton to speak about the exhibit on Wednesday, April 2 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity, Room 236. Entitled, “Historical Photography of Russian Colonial Central Asia, 1858-1918,” Sonntag’s presentation is free and open to the public.

  • March 12, 2014

    Carleton College Awards Tenure to Seven Faculty Members

    Seven members of the Carleton College faculty have been awarded tenure by the Board of Trustees, effective September 1, 2014.

  • March 12, 2014

    Carleton to Host Community Open House on Facilities Planning

    Carleton College announces a Community Open House on Wednesday, March 19, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Weitz Center for Creativity, Larson Meeting Room 236, to share emerging plans for the long-term layout of the campus, including desired locations for future academic, administrative, and residential functions.  The public is invited to attend; light refreshments will be served.

  • February 28, 2014

    Carleton Mourns Loss of Three Students in Auto Accident

    This afternoon, the Minnesota State Patrol and Dakota County Sheriff’s office notified Carleton College officials that three of its students had been fatally injured in an automobile accident in Dakota County, less than three miles from the Carleton campus. The three students who died as a result of their injuries sustained in the accident: James Adams ’15, Michael Goodgame ’15, Paxton Harvieux ’15. Two other students were injured and transported from the scene. They are both hospitalized but are in stable condition: Conor Eckert ’17, William Sparks ’15.

  • Trio Da Kali
    February 27, 2014

    Carleton Celebrates the Musical Heritage of Mali with a Performance by Trio Da Kali

    Carleton College invites the public to celebrate the musical heritage of Mali with a performance by Trio Da Kali on Monday, March 3 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Great Hall. These three acclaimed musicians hail from the Mande culture of Mali, descended from a long time of distinguished ‘griots,’ or specialist hereditary musical artisans. This performance is free and open to the public.

  • The Sax Section of The International Sweethearts of Rhythm
    February 27, 2014

    Carleton presents special screening of the acclaimed documentary film, “The Girls In The Band”

    Carleton College will host a special screening of the acclaimed documentary film, “The Girls In The Band,” on Tuesday, March 4 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity. The film tells the fascinating and inspiring stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their groundbreaking journeys from the 1930s to present day. This event is free and open to the public.

  • February 27, 2014

    Public Invited to Winter Performance by the Carleton Orchestra

    The Carleton College Orchestra will present their winter concert on Friday, March 7 from 8 to 9:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall. Directed by Hector Valdivia, the program will feature Britten’s Four Sea Interludes and Sibelius’ Symphony No. 5 in E flat. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Andrew Flory
    February 27, 2014

    Flory Weighs In on Best Documentary Nominee, "20 Feet From Stardom"

    With the 86th Academy Awards just around the corner (Sunday, March 2), Musicology Now recently published an essay by associate professor of music Andrew Flory about Best Documentary nominee, "20 Feet From Stardom." An audience favorite around the globe, the film, directed by veteran filmmaker Morgan Neville, tells  the "untold story of the backup singers behind some of the greatest musical legends of the 21st century." Flory's essay, "20 Feet From Stardom: Entertainment or History?," offers an insightful and balanced view of the film, questioning the fine line between history and entertainment in modern day depictions of popular music history.

  • February 25, 2014

    Carleton’s Renowned Chinese Music Ensemble presents their Winter Performance

    *THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED*

    Carleton College’s renowned Chinese Music Ensemble will perform on Sunday, March 2 at 2 p.m. in the Concert Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

     

  • Stewart Ramsey, founder and art director of KKi
    February 21, 2014

    Convocation Underscores How Consumers Can Make Differences and Change Lives

    Stewart Ramsey, a successful social entrepreneur and the founder of Krochet Kids intl., will present Carleton College’s weekly convocation on Friday, Feb. 28 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. Entitled “Sustainable Social Entrepreneurship: Creating a Cycle of Success,” his presentation will highlight the power of engaged consumerism, and how consumers can really make a difference and change lives thanks to their purchasing decisions. Convocations are free and open to the public; they are also streamed live and can be viewed online at go.carleton.edu/convo/.

  • February 20, 2014

    The Carleton Choir and Carleton Singers Commemorate Black History Month

    The public is invited to a worship service commemorating Black History Month, featuring performances by the Carleton College Choir and Carleton Singers, on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 5 p.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. The program will include a Gospel Mass by Robert Ray and other works by Keith Hampton, Anthony Leach, Richard Smallwood, Moses Hogan, and Josephine Poelintz. This event is free and open to the public.