Elsewhere

  • Australian poet John Kinsella's visit to Carleton was featured in a November 26 Star Tribune article titled "Bard experiments with verse."

  • Akio Suda '74 has been named the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. Suda majored in government at Carleton.

  • The Terry Gydensen photo exhibit, "Twelve years and thirteen days," honoring the late Senator and former political science professor Paul Wellstone and his wife, Sheila, was featured in a November 23 Star Tribune article titled "Wellstone photo exhibition blends history, art and memories." Carleton community members quoted in the story included Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science,, Renny Seidel '73 and Kai Bird '73.

  • Lee Tucker '06 with Jeopardy host Alex Trebek

    Lee Tucker '06 featured in Ithaca Journal.

    November 13, 2003 at 11:32 am

    Lee Tucker '06 was interviewed in a November 13 Ithaca (N.Y.) Journal article titled " 'Jeopardy!' a thrill for Lansing High grad." Tucker appeared on the Jeopardy! College Championship and placed third in a quarterfinal episode. "It was all really exciting," Tucker said, "It was a really good experience."

  • An article in the November 13 Faribault (Minn.) Daily News titled "School board eyes wind energy project" reported on cooperation between Carleton and the Northfield School Board on possible wind energy projects.

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a November 9 Star Tribune article titled "Minnesota: Pawlenty sets new agenda." Schier commented that he thought Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty had stolen some issues from the Democratic party while keeping his conservative base happy.

  • Burdett Loomis '67 quoted in Star Tribune.

    November 8, 2003 at 9:49 am

    Burdette Loomis '67 was quoted in a November 8 Faith and Values column in the Star Tribune titled "Politics is a dirty word; does it have to be that way?" In the article, Loomis commented on public perceptions of politicians. Loomis was a government/ international relations major at Carleton. He is the chair of the political science department at University of Kansas and was the interim director at KU's Robert J. Dole Institute for Public Service and Public Policy.

  • Elizabeth (Lizzy) Erickson '04 was featured as Athlete of the Week in the November 6 issue of the Faribault (Minn.) Daily News. She is Carleton's all-time leader in volleyball kills and blocks and was selected for this year's first team All-MIAC. "It's nice," Erickson said about the recognition. "It definitely makes you feel like you've accomplished something." Erickson is a biology major at Carleton.

  • Laura Bloedorn '03 was featured in three New York articles. On November 3, she was mentioned in a New York Times article titled "New York City Marathon: Aiming for Olympics" and a Rochester (N.Y.) Democrat and Chronicle article titled "N.Y.C. no jog in park for Bloedorn." She also was featured in a November 6 Democrat and Chronicle article titled "Running: Cross country honors stars tonight." Bloedorn, a former sprinter, led all Rochester-area women in the recent New York Marathon and was the ninth American in a field of 35,000 finishers. Bloedorn was a biology major and two-time All-American at Carleton.

  • Khullani Abdullahi '06 was featured in a November 2 St. Paul Pioneer Press article titled "College bound" about the work of the non-profit Admission Possible. Jim McCorkell '90 is founder and executive director of the organization, whose mission is to help make college admission possible for talented, motivated and economically disadvantaged students in Minnesota. Abdullahi is an Admission Possible graduate and a sophomore philosophy major at Carleton. Information on the program can be found at http://www.admissionpossible.org/.

  • A letter to the editor by Rabbi Joan Friedman, associate chaplain for Jewish and interfaith life and lecturer in history, was chosen for the November 1 issue of Christian Century. The letter commented on an article titled "Arguing about Israel" published in the September 20 issue of the magazine.

  • Kenneth Huber, lecturer in piano, was featured in a November Eden Prairie (Minn.) Magazine article titled "The Weight of Water," which highlighted how Huber's lakeside home inspires his work. Huber was also featured in an October 9 article in the Kearney (Neb.) Hub titled "Concerts-On-The-Platte show returns pianist to beginnings" about Huber's return to central Nebraska as part of his seven state fall recital tour.