- April 27, 2006 at 3:10 pm
Eiler Henrickson, Charles L. Denison Professor of Geology, Emeritus, was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame for Lifetime Service Honorees (Minnesota Chapter) at the group's induction banquet, held April 22 in Owatonna.
- April 27, 2006 at 3:07 pm
Dave Appleyard, Lloyd P. Johnson Norwest Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and the Liberal Arts, recently received the 2006 Mathematical Association of America North Central Section Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching at a ceremony held at Mankato State University.
- April 27, 2006 at 3:05 pm
History professor Harry Williams and students William Morrison ’09 and Zoe Schwartz ’08 have been selected to represent Carleton at this year's Technos International Week in Japan, which wil be held June 3-17.
- April 17, 2006 at 4:04 pm
Joel Weisberg, Stark Professor of Physics and Astronomy and the Natural Sciences, was scientific tour leader on a public expedition to Turkey for the March 29 total solar eclipse.
- March 30, 2006 at 2:16 pm
Carly Born, academic computing coordinator for foreign languages and literature, presented a talk called "Experiential Learning in Japan: A Personal Journey" at the conference on Experiential Learning in East Asia, hosted by St. Olaf College.
- March 30, 2006 at 1:39 pm
Neil Lutsky, professor of psychology, recently gave the keynote address at the University of Wisconsin System Conference on Quantitative Reasoning, held at UW-River Falls. His talk was called "Got Numbers? Strengthening Quantitative Reasoning Across the Curriculum." He also published "Teaching Quantitative Reasoning: How to Make Psychology Statistically Significant" in the March issue of the Association for Psychological Science Observer.
- March 30, 2006 at 1:32 pm
Guy Kalland, head men's basketball coach, has been named the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division III west region's coach of the year, after leading the Knights to the MIAC title and the school's first NCAA tournament appearance in 2005-06.
- March 30, 2006 at 1:29 pm
John Schott, the James Woodward Strong Professor of Liberal Arts, was recently in a program at the Walker Art Center discussing "The Spectacle of Death: The Role of Disaster and Tragedy in Shaping Community." Using Andy Warhol's work as a springboard, this forum explored ways that human-caused and natural disasters shape culture. The event was associated with the Walker's exhibition "Andy Warhol/Supernova: Stars, Deaths and Disasters, 1962-64."
- March 30, 2006 at 11:25 am
Susan Singer, professor of biology and lead author of the book America's Lab Report, recently made the bestseller list at National Academy Press.
- March 30, 2006 at 11:23 am
Rob Hardy, visiting assistant professor of classical languages, was invited by professor emeritus of English Emilio DeGrazia of Winona State University to give a poetry reading from his book The Collecting Jar at the Jon Hassler Theater in Plainview, Minnesota.
- March 30, 2006 at 11:19 am
Roger Jackson, the Stephen R. Lewis, Jr. Professor of Religion and the Liberal Arts, recently presented a paper entitled "What Good is Meditation?" at a Columbia University conference entitled "Mind and Reality: An Interdisciplinary Symposium." He also published a review-article on Pema Chodron's No Time to Lose in the spring 2006 issue of Buddhadharma, and his article "Ambiguous Sexuality: Imagery and Interpretation in Tantric Buddhism" was reprinted in volume 6 of Paul Williams's eight-volume colelction Buddhism: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies (Routledge, 2005).
- March 30, 2006 at 11:15 am
George Shuffleton, assistant professor of English, gave a talk in late March at Yale for the British Studies Colloquium. The talk was entitled "John Carpenter's Copy of the Philobiblon and the Management of Oblivion in Fifteenth-Century London."