Elsewhere

  • Katherine "Katie" Graves '95 and Namaste, the charter school she has co-founded, appeared on the NBC Today Show on September 3. Namaste is a Chicago charter school that takes a holistic approach to education by focusing on physical exercise and diet along with the ABCs. At Carleton, Graves was a sociology/anthropology major with a concentration in French studies.

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 2 Saint Paul Pioneer Press article titled "Republicans' strategy emphasizes 9/11." "I think what the Republicans are doing is putting 9/11 out there all the time, figuring that the more people think about 9/11, the more that voters will consider Bush," Schier said.

  • Carleton's Japanese Garden, Jo Ryo En, was featured in the September 2004 issue of Midwest Home & Garden. The article gives Carleton's garden, located next to Watson Hall, as an example of a garden that could serve as inspiration to people who want to build Japanese Gardens at their homes.

  • David Cameron '99 was featured in an August 29 Cleveland Plain Dealer article about several individuals who have attempted to swim the English channel. Cameron, who coaches masters swimming and triathlon programs, made the crossing in 13 hour, 9 minutes. Cameron majored in physics at Carleton.

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in an August 29 Washington Post article titled "Series of Misjudgements Cost President his Lead." Schier has edited a book on Bush's political style called "High Risk and Big Ambition." "When you take risks, if your premises are wrong, you pay a price," said Schier.

  • Alexis (Lexi) Gelperin '05 was pictured on the front page of the August 29 San Francisco Chronicle Living section. The picture accompanied an article titled "Heyday founder is booked for life" about Malcolm Margolin, the founder of the Berkley, Calif., publishing house Heyday Books. Gelperin was pictured walking with Margolin during a campus tour at University of California, Berkeley.

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in an August 29 Washington Post article titled "Series of Misjudgements Cost President His Lead." Schier commented that President Bush and his team are willing to take "audacious risks" with the voters in the middle as long as the GOP base is secure, a strategy Schier addresses in his edited book on Bush's political styled titled "High Risk and Big Ambition." The Washington Post story was picked up by a number of newspapers across the country.

  • Philip Dunn '93 was featured in an August 28 Saint Paul Pioneer Press article titled "Carleton grad enjoys race-walking camaraderie." Dunn placed 35th in the 50K race walk at the 2004 Athens Olympics. "If there is any event tougher, I don't know about it," said Dunn. "Even the marathoners go fewer miles and are out there for two less hours." The article was picked up by the San Jose Mercury News. Dunn majored in English at Carleton.

  • Mary Moore Easter, the Rae Schupack Nathan Professor of Dance and the Performing Arts, was mentioned in an August 22 Star Tribune article titled "A night to celebrate for black artists." Moore was honored at the Black Arts Ball for her contributions to the Twin Cities arts community. An article also ran in the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder.

  • Jonathan Rodkin '07 was quoted in an August 26 Star Tribune article titled "Minnesotans head to NYC for GOP convention." Rodkin, who is flying to New York on his own, plans to join "March for Women's Lives" sponsored by Planned Parenthood of New York City and several other organizations. "Peaceful and forceful protest is something that's enshrined in the constitution," said Rodkin.

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in an August 25 USA TODAY article titled " 'Daily Show' puts Kerry 'out there,' " about Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry's appearance on the Comedy Central television network's The Daily Show. "There's a very careful strategy here," said Schier, "He's 'out there' but also avoids serious questions."

  • Carleton's off-campus study program in California was featured in an August 10 Los Angeles Times story titled "Golden Rush: Minnesota college students zip through California for a 'study abroad' course." Fourteen students have spent two months this summer on a 6,000 mile odyssey that takes them around the state. The goal is to understand what makes California tick and how it influences the rest of the nation. The course is led by Michael Kowalewski, professor of English. The story was reprinted on August 24 in the Star Tribune.