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A staple of a Carleton education since the 1970s, off-campus studies programs give students a global perspective.
It happens every year, but each time is special for the class members who leave the Carleton bubble and join the far-flung community of Carleton alumni. Congratulations! And don’t forget to write.
Students submitted more than 200 photos for this year’s 25th annual off-campus studies photo contest. Here are some of our favorites.
The thrills and spills of skateboarders captured the attention of Linnea Bullion ’13 while she was on an off-campus studies program in Europe last year. She shares some photographs from her trip with Voice readers.
Student photographer Niko Duffy ’13 has taken photos of fast-moving athletes for three years. He says it requires skill, awareness, timing—and a lot of luck. Here are some of his best serendipitous shots from Carleton sports contests.
Although Carleton staff and faculty members have long served as advisers and mentors to their students, the college is expanding and formalizing ways for them to help students connect the dots between classes and careers.
Carleton’s Center for Community and Civic Engagement offers students real-world experience through partnerships with individuals, schools, and corporations. Often tied to the curriculum, these opportunities both enhance students’ classroom experience and build their résumés.
Martha Wohlfeil ’13 and a team of student research assistants are working with biology professor Matt Rand to identify the genes that affect snake pigmentation.
Following a tragic car accident that claimed the lives of three students and seriously injured two others, the Carleton community comes together to grieve our loss and to celebrate the lives of three extraordinary young men: James Adams ’15, Michael Goodgame ’15, and Paxton Harvieux ’15.
Inspired by the popular blog Humans of New York, first-year student Thomas Hiura launches Humans of Carleton on Facebook and reminds us that what we love most about this place is the people who live, work, and study here.
They come. They charm us for four years with their wit and intellect. And then they leave. It’s a four-year cycle we celebrate, but never quite get used to. This year 484 seniors joined the ranks of esteemed Carleton alumni.
“The north wind is blowing my destiny forward. I don’t know what’s in store for me, but I know it’s time to move on, and I’m ready.”
“We can’t be the great equalizers, but we can close some of the gaps. Above all, we have to talk about the implications of socioeconomic diversity at Carleton.”
“College is just the beginning of a joyful mission. One can always go on learning. And it seems to me that Carleton faculty members have kept that joy present at Carleton.”
“Did I mention that the tunnels are still featured in Carleton’s recruiting brochure? They sold me on tunnels, and now there are no tunnels. Just saying.”
150 years at a glance.
Members of the Classes of 1966 and 2016 compare notes about their college experiences.
In the days before Facebook and Instagram, Carleton students preserved and shared their memories in scrapbooks.
“We look forward to a student body that changes every day.”
A Selection of Alumni News from Past Issues of the Voice
“When we talk about how best to serve students, we want to consider as many facets as we can.”
Field Day: Carleton dancers in unlikely places
“Dancers bring to life what we feel but what most of us, lacking their artistry and athleticism, are unable to express physically.”
"No matter the sometimes-nefarious dealings of these métis capitalists, Gus was probably the most capable defender against the reservation’s antagonists, like the Indian agent."
“It wasn’t meant to be a format where students learn a set of information from someone at the front of a class, get tested at the end, and, ‘Oh, okay, I got a B.’ ”
There is no shortage of exceptional Carleton students on campus in any given year, but we were especially happy to meet Joe Brown ’14 before he graduated. Here’s some of what he learned in the past four years.
Best wishes to Carleton’s newest graduates!
Research assistant Mari Ortiz ’13 paired up with Carleton American studies professor Adriana Estill on a project that examines perceptions of Latina beauty and cultural identity.
Thirty years ago, economics professor Martha Paas founded Carleton’s Cambridge Economics Seminar. Here, Paas and her former students share their memories of the groundbreaking off-campus studies program.
No one ever said operating a dairy farm would be easy.
“The object of a campus newspaper is to make people mad.”
“It’s a fun game that anybody can play, even if you’re not into sports. And, as far as team sports go, it’s something students can rally around.”
“That first taste of performing in front of other students was a big reason we decided to commit ourselves to music.”
“KRLX gave me the opportunity to have my own show and play the music I wanted to hear on the radio.”
10 academic hallmarks that have contributed to Carleton’s outstanding reputation.
Carleton’s first formal intercollegiate athletic contest took place on May 14, 1887. Here are 10 highlights from the following 129 years.
Carleton student traditions from Dacie Moses House to the Rotblatt softball field.