- August 25, 2004
Mary Moore Easter, the Rae Schupack Nathan Professor of Dance and the Performing Arts, was one of the honorees at the 2004 Black Arts Ball. The event celebrates the history and vitality of the Twin Cities black arts community and honors African Americans who have made significant contributions.
- August 24, 2004
Michael David Cohen '02 published an article titled "Bartlett's Familiar Quotations: 'A Glancing Bird's Eye View' by a 'Morbid Scholiast,' " in the Harvard Library Bulletin Fall 2004 issue. The article began as an assignment for "Writing in the 1850s", a Carleton English course taught by Sarah Wadsworth. Cohen was a history/mathematics major at Carleton and is now a Ph.D. student in history at Harvard.
- August 18, 2004
Dan Rustad, development officer, published an article titled "On the Cutting Edge: Researchers as Advisors to the Front-Line Fund Raiser" in the Summer 2004 issue of Connections, the quarterly journal of the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement.
- August 18, 2004
Mija Van Der Wege, assistant professor of psychology, chaired a session on conversation at the meeting of The Society for Text and Discourse and presented a poster titled "Learning to be fluently disfluent" at the Cognitive Science Society annual meeting.
- August 16, 2004
George Soule, professor emeritus of English, published reviews of "Making Things Better" by Anita Brookner and "Zelda Fitzgerald: Her Voice in Paradise" by Sally Cline in Magill's 2004 Literary Annual.
- August 10, 2004
Carleton's Office of Publications received three awards in the University & College Designers Association annual design competition. They received awards in the admissions category for Carleton's admissions viewbook, in special events for a brochure for last year's film colloquium, and in internal publications for the office's style guide brochure.
- August 5, 2004
Nelson Christensen, associate professor of physics, is among the co-authors of a paper titled "Nuclear transparency in 90 c.m. degree quasielastic A(p,2p) reactions" in Physical Review C 70.
- July 30, 2004
Carleton's Office of Media Relations was the recipient of a 2004 Circle of Excellence Gold Medal Award for Crisis Management from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). Carleton's was the sole award given in this category, which recognized the office's response to events in connection with the return of Carleton's off-campus study group from China during the height of the SARS crisis.
- July 15, 2004
Carl E. Pray '69 has been selected to receive the Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development's (AIARD) 2004 Special Service Award. The award honors his career-long commitment to international agriculture and rural development initiatives and his contributions to rural development through research, teaching, practice, service and leadership. Pray heads the graduate program in agricultural economics at Rutgers University's Cook College. He majored in history at Carleton.
- July 9, 2004
Joshua Ess '03 had a full-length play, "Dealt," selected for performance at the Last Frontier Theatre Conference, founded by Pulitzer-prize winning playwright Edward Albee. Ess wrote the play during fall 2003 at the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center. The play is a series of two-minute unrelated scenes about love and relationships performed in random order by dealing a deck of cards. Ess was a special major in theater arts major at Carleton.
- July 6, 2004
Nelson Christensen, associate professor of physics, and Carl Ebeling '03 are among the co-authors of a LIGO Scientific Collaboration paper titled "Analysis of LIGO data for gravitational waves from binary neutron stars" in Physical Review D 69. Christensen also is a co-author of an article titled "Metropolis-Hastings algorithm for extracting periodic gravitational wave signals from laser interferometric detector data" in Physical Review D 70.
- June 21, 2004
Tou Ger Xiong '96 has been named one of the recipients of the St. Paul Indianhead Scouting BSA 2004 Spurgeon Award. A 25-year tradition, the award is presented annually to men and women who are outstanding role models for youth because they have made significant strides in their careers and have rendered exceptional community service, either personally or through their company/organization affiliations. Xiong is a diversity consultant and comedian who majored in political science at Carleton.