- February 16, 2015 at 12:50 pm
Gary Iseminger, Stephen R. Lewis, Jr. Professor of Philosophy and Liberal Learning, Emeritus, was elected to a second term on the Board of Trustees of the American Society of Aesthetics, which met during the Annual Meeting of the Society in San Antonio in late October. He also spoke on the topic "What is an Aesthetician?" at a celebration of UNESCO World Philosophy Day in November at Hamline University.
- February 11, 2015 at 10:07 am
Carleton College has earned a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, one of only 27 national liberal arts colleges to earn the designation. This marks the fifth consecutive four-star rating for Carleton. Only four percent of the charities rated by Charity Navigator have received at least five consecutive four-star evaluations, indicating that Carleton outperforms most other charities in America.
- February 9, 2015 at 12:27 am
Dan Bruggeman, Senior Lecturer in Art, was featured on MN Original on February 6, 2015. The 8-minute video focused on Bruggeman's interest in the intersection of man-made objects and nature, and showed several of his works from his series, Landmark.
- February 6, 2015 at 2:42 pm
Carleton College’s Mock Trial team has won a number of team and individual awards recently, capped off by their regional competition this past weekend.
- January 28, 2015 at 2:29 pm
Teaching and research appointment for 2015-16 to Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA)
- January 26, 2015 at 1:18 am
- January 26, 2015 at 1:15 am
Chérif Keïta, Professor of French, had his research on Nokutela Mdima Dube, the forgotten heroine of South Africa's Liberation movement, acknowledged in a recent book, Journey Through Johannesburg's Parks, Cemeteries and Zoo by Lucille Davie. A chapter titled "United In Death" shows the headstone Keïta helped raise for Nokutela in 2013, almost a century after her death, with an overview of her pioneering life and work in the U.S. and South Africa in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
- January 26, 2015 at 1:11 am
Kelly Connole, Associate Professor of Art, and Kip O’Krongly '01, both Minnesota-based ceramic artists, were awarded by the NCC with the 2014 McKnight Artist Fellowship. Each artist offered a presentation about her work and development as an artist, and then shared two hours of studio time, showing her techniques and skills. This program is supported by the McKnight Foundation.
- January 19, 2015 at 1:08 am
Linda Rossi, Professor of Art, has received a Minnesota State Arts Board 2015 Artist Initiative Grant to create a complex sculptural and photographic installation at the historic Valley Grove Chapel in Nerstrand which will illuminate the natural and cultural history of Rice County. The mixed media installation is influenced by Matisse’s Chapelle du Rosaire de Vence. The installation will be open to the public in September 2015.
- January 19, 2015 at 1:05 am
Alex Knodell, Assistant Professor of Classical Languages, recently presented a paper at the 116th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America. The paper, entitled "The Mazi Archaeological Project: Regional Survey on the Borders of Attica," was a report on the first field season (2014) of a new archaeological research project in Greece, a multi-disciplinary collaboration between Greek, Swiss, and American researchers. This report will be published this spring in the journal of the Swiss School of Archaeology in Greece, Antike Kunst. More information can be found on the new Web site of the Mazi Archaeological Project.
- January 19, 2015 at 12:55 am
Stacy Beckwith, Professor of Hebrew, taught two sessions on 'Israeli Society in Israeli Cinema' at 'Engage!' an evening of Jewish learning held at the Talmud Torah school in St. Paul on January 10. Her first class was on Arab-Jewish relations in recent Israeli film, and the second was on portrayals of Ultra-Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem.
- January 13, 2015 at 3:53 pm
Joel Weisberg, the Herman and Gertrude Mosier Stark Professor of Physics and Astronomy and the Natural Sciences, is part of a team that calculated the mass of a neutron star and its binary companion, using Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity, and recently published the findings in The Astrophysical Journal. Weisberg was included in the team due to his expertise in binary pulsars, which he has intensively studied for more than 35 years.