- May 14, 2012 at 3:02 pm
Though rain poured outside, Sayles was bustling with students watching and participating in music-making and dances from around the world, while eating homemade food from numerous countries.
- May 11, 2012 at 10:04 am
Whether it's been hitching a ride with President Bill Clinton or appearing on "The Colbert Report," Carleton's favorite deceased German poet, Johann Friedrich von Schiller, has maintained the same, stoic gaze. Now, fans of the ABC hit series "Desperate Housewives" will witness that steely look when Schiller makes his appearance on the series finale Sunday night, courtesy of the show's executive producer and Carleton graduate Bob Daily '82.
- May 9, 2012 at 9:32 am
Carleton College has announced the purchase of the building at 200 Division Street, formerly known as the Medical Arts Building, in Northfield. The College has been a major tenant in the building since 2005 when the Science Education Resource Center (SERC) relocated there. The acquisition will allow Carleton to use a portion of the building to expand much-needed space for SERC operations, as well as move some additional administrative functions out of core academic buildings on campus.
- May 2, 2012 at 3:35 pm
The Carleton synchronized swimming team presented a dazzling show in West Gym with guest performances from the Carleton men's swimming team.
- May 2, 2012 at 3:19 pm
Students, professors, and Northfield residents gathered in a peaceful protest against racial profiling, specifically focusing on the recent Trayvon Martin case.
- April 21, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Carleton's ever-popular Ebony II dance performance was staged in West Gym to sold-out crowds in April, and our student photographers were on hand to capture the fun and freedom of the event.
- April 18, 2012 at 9:33 pm
Student videographer Dan McAllister '13 talked to Carleton physics students about their projects and experiences in the physics fair.
- April 18, 2012 at 3:08 pm
The Jewish holiday, Purim, and the Hindu festival of colors, Holi, were celebrated in the Great Hall in a joint event filled with music, skits, dancing, and good food.
- April 13, 2012 at 2:06 pm
Carleton juniors Milan Cvitkovic ’13 (Seattle) and Thomas Callister (Walla Walla, Wash.) have each earned a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. A chemistry major with a concentration in biochemistry, Cvitkovic has researched Organocatalysis with professor of chemistry David Alberg and associate professor of chemistry Gretchen Hofmeister. Callister, a physics major, has conducted research in astrophysics, specifically in pulsar astronomy, with professor of physics Joel Weisberg. This past summer he accompanied Weisberg to Australia, where they worked at the Parkes Radio Telescope and collaborated with researchers at the Australia Telescope National Facility in Sydney. Each student earns a scholarship that will cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, and room and board up to a maximum of $7,500 per year for 2012-13.
- April 10, 2012 at 10:29 am
Michael Hemesath, professor of economics and current president of the faculty at Carleton College, has been appointed the 13th president of Saint John’s University (SJU) by the University’s Board of Regents. He will begin his official duties on July 1, 2012. A 1981 SJU graduate, Hemesath is the first lay president in the 155-year history of the private, liberal arts university. “This is incredibly exciting and good news for Saint John’s University and for Mike. And although we will miss our treasured colleague and friend very much, we know this is an exceptional opportunity for him,” Carleton President Steven G. Poskanzer said.
- April 7, 2012 at 1:56 pm
The male dance troupe Halau Kiawekupono O Ka Ua presented an evening of authentic traditional Hula dance and music in the Carleton College Weitz Center for Creativity Auditorium on Saturday, April 7. Our student photographers were on hand to capture this unique and exciting event.
- March 31, 2012 at 2:04 pm
As part of Carleton's spring term exhibit, “Our Treasures: Highlights from the Minnesota Museum of American Art,” the College sponsored a reception and community open house that includes a presentation by the exhibit curator along with a special “Family Day at the Weitz Center,” featuring hands-on art projects, including a museum treasure hunt, and tours specifically designed for elementary age children. “Our Treasures,” is on display in the Braucher Gallery of the Perlman Teaching Museum until May 8, 2012.