- January 15, 2004 at 9:35 am
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a January 15 Christian Science Monitor article titled "Caucus quandary: Iowans like them all." Schier commented, "Iowans are having a real tough time making a choice among these candidates."
- January 14, 2004 at 9:17 am
William Woerhlin, the Laird Bell Professor Emeritus of History, was interviewed for a January 14 Star Tribune article titled "Classes keep senior minds active" about Northfield's Elder Collegium. "For older people, there's a sense that you've got to use your mind or you'll lose it," he said. Woehrlin is chair of the program's governing board. "
- January 11, 2004 at 10:25 am
Gao Hong, performance activities coordinator in music and adjunct instructor in Chinese musical instruments, was featured in a January 11 story in the Los Angeles Times titled "Natural Soundscapes." "I've played with a jazz group or with Indian sitar or [Japanese] shakuhachi, sometimes even with an early music group," she said in the story. "I've tried everything, because I want people to get to know the pipa [Chinese lute]. You have to be open to other audiences."
- January 10, 2004 at 11:31 am
Rachel Sterling '02 was featured in a January 10 article in the Lafayette (Ind.) Journal and Courier titled "New to the spotlight." The article highlighted Sterling's solo exhibition, titled "Conditional Measurements," of her prints, paintings and drawings at the local Tippacanoe Arts Federation. "The opportunity that TAF offers by trying to exhibit up-and-coming artists is really positive," said Sterling. Sterling was a studio art major at Carleton.
- January 7, 2004 at 11:03 am
A series of documentary films about Northfield were featured in a January 7 Star Tribune article titled "Films put Northfield in focus." Carleton and St. Olaf were highlighted as among the Northfield businesses that are supporting the film project.
- January 6, 2004 at 11:33 am
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a January 6 Mississippi Sun Herald article titled "Federal panel upholds GOP-led redistricting in Texas." "The goal here is to make one party the permanent majority party and the other the permanent minority party," said Schier. The article was picked up by The Miami Herald, Tulsa (Okla.) World, and the Knight Ridder Washington Bureau.
- January 3, 2004 at 10:03 am
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a January 3 Saint Paul Pioneer Press article titled "The great partisan divide," that analyzed Minnesota Sen. Norm Coleman's voting record. "Clearly, Norm Coleman is not going to upset his partisan base with a 98 percent presidential support rating," Schier said, "What he has to be concerned about is not being seen as a marionette."
- January 2, 2004 at 11:49 am
Pamela Sukhum '93 was featured in a January 2 St. Cloud (Minn.) Times article titled "Big Apple is calling artist" that highlighted Sukhum's transition from being a medical researcher to becoming an artist. "The first time my paintbrush touched the canvas, I knew," said Sukhum about the transition. "It just felt so organic." Sukhum has been selected to show her work at the International Artexpo in New York. The article also was picked up by the Associate Press. Sukhum majored in biology at Carleton.
- January 1, 2004 at 3:32 pm
Michael Eng '07 was quoted in a January 1 Career World article titled "Don't shy away from public speaking class," about the benefits associated with being a good public speaker. "Public speaking is not really a difficult skill to acquire, but it opens up so much," Eng said.
- January 1, 2004 at 2:39 pm
Heather Tomkins, librarian and humanities specialist, was featured in an article titled "Librarian trading cards" in the January 1 issue of American Library. The article profiled the Carleton library reference staff's used of trading cards identifying each librarian's subject specialities and contact information. Tomkins said that so far none of the cards have turned up on eBay.
- January 1, 2004 at 11:24 am
Carleton was among the Minnesota colleges featured in the January 2004 issue of Mpls./St. Paul Magazine in an article titled "The Perfect College for the Perfect Kid." Dean of admissions Paul Thiboutot commented on Carleton's attractiveness to prospective students, "We have students from all 50 states and from all corners of the world, but you can be on trails in two minutes and see the stars at night. Some students think that's pretty neat."
- December 29, 2003 at 10:42 am
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a December 29 article in the Star Tribune titled "Both parties focusing on, rather than taking for granted, their bases." Schier commented skeptically, "I think this talk about the base is overstated and simplistic...Any campaign concentrates both on the party's base and the swing voters. The idea you'd ignore one or the other is ridiculous."