- The Carleton College track and field programs opened their indoor seasons with matching team victories at the Carleton Triangular last Friday. The trio of seniors Colby Seyferth and Evan McNeil along with junior Ruth Steinke started off the year with ... more
- Steve Schier, Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted by USA Today in its analysis of President Obama's January 2015 State of the Union address. "He may be in a situation where he has a ... more
- 1952 Photos from Peg and Pete Weaver album..
With the passing of my brother John Eicher Weaver, this past year, I am finding it important to label the photos my parents preserved in their family album and share some ... more
Thomas Glessner Weaver '69: 1981 Pelican Lake Weaver Family Connections - Another privotal year for the family MobileAs I look back, 1981 is a pivotal year for the Weaver family mobile, at the evolving Pelican Lake Cabins. Looking back from 2015 - 34 years later, how precious are the images for those who continue to return ... more
- Chinese President Xi tells local officials what he expects of them. Does he really mean rule of law? Or might he mean loyalty or ideological purity? Or does he mean that he expects them to be popular?
(Obscure Marxist reference: ... more
- Springville + Gillette Loop. 53 minutes. 8 miles.
Chilly (35 degrees) and wet. Easy 3 miles 21:50, then 4 miles steady in 25:11 (6:16, 6:25, 6:19, 6:11), then 1 mile easy. Overall felt pretty good.
Carleton News: Carleton hosts public lecture on identifying—and battling—emerging infectious diseasesOn Monday, Jan. 26, Carleton College will present Dr. Christine Petersen, Director of the Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases and associate professor of epidemiology at the University of Iowa College of Public Health, in a lecture focused on zoonotic and ... more
Since 2006, I've posted links here to 3,400 articles that I thought were related to teaching and learning about comparative politics. Whew!
And those articles have been seen 400,248 times by you, the readers. Whew! again.
Keep on looking ... more
- The headline says one thing. Later paragraphs say another. Which takes priority?
Xi asks party organs to support independent judicial system
President Xi Jinping ordered party departments on Tuesday to support judges and prosecutors to exercise their duties independently.
Xi, ... more
- Country Lisbon + Town. 66 minutes. 9 miles.
Chilly (32 degrees) and a little icy. Slow and easy run plus 4x100 strides.
- Shane McSparron and Tianen Chen each tallied a game-high 14 points as the Carleton College men’s basketball team prevailed in another close conference contest, this one a 61-57 decision at Saint Mary’s University.
Carleton News: Carleton convocation goes behind the scenes with a Minnesota medical examiner in “CSI Minnesota”As part of its ongoing public convocation series, Carleton College is pleased to present Dr. Lindsey Thomas, assistant Hennepin County Medical Examiner, on Friday, Jan. 23. Entitled “CSI Minnesota: The True Story of Death Investigation,” Thomas’ presentation will take listeners ... more