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  • Portrait of Jessica Makori '19, a senior from Bloomington, Minn.
    December 3, 2018 at 10:46 am

    Student/Faculty Research: Jessica Makori ’19

    Jessica Makori ’19 has collaborated with chemistry professor Joe Chihade to do meaningful research as an undergraduate. 

  • Hannah Aylward ’19
    November 14, 2018 at 3:40 pm

    Comps Insider: Interpersonal Experiences of People With Physical Disabilities

    Hannah Aylward ’19 (Minneapolis) is majoring in sociology/anthropology (SOAN). She is a member of the Carleton Swim and Dive team, and is one of the Student Departmental Advisers for the SOAN department. She works as a researcher for an educational consulting company and enjoys traveling, eating, and playing with her two pet rats. 

  • Megan Sarno, Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
    November 13, 2018 at 2:04 pm

    Songs of Love, State, and Self

    In her course Songs of Love, State, and Self, Dr. Megan Sarno invites students to share their musical knowledge and creativity through public-facing podcasts. Dr. Sarno has built her course around traditional music analysis and academic research, while also integrating digital tools and a web platform for students to share their work, making this class a good example of Digital Humanities across campus. Through research, reflection, and experimentation, students in this course will produce thoughtful and entertaining podcasts about music.

  • Nora Brown
    November 8, 2018 at 2:30 pm

    Comps Insider: The Ethics of Photography

    Nora Brown ’19 is a philosophy major and Spanish minor from Brooklyn, New York.

    We recently spoke to Brown about her Comps project, which focuses on the ethical implications of photography.

  • Joel Weisberg
    November 2, 2018 at 10:24 am

    “JoelFest” Celebrates Professor Weisberg’s Outstanding Career in Physics

    After 35 years of teaching, mentoring, and researching at Carleton, renowned Physics and Astronomy Professor Joel Weisberg is retiring in June 2019. Over the weekend of October 27, Weisberg’s current and former students, colleagues, mentors, and friends gathered at Carleton to celebrate his extraordinary career.

  • Mark Roth
    September 28, 2018 at 4:10 pm

    #MyCarletonSummer: Mark Roth ’19

    How did Carls spend their summers? We chat with Mark Roth, a senior computer science major from Evanston, Illinois.

  • Kait Libbey
    September 19, 2018 at 3:12 pm

    #MyCarletonSummer: Kait Libbey ’19

    How did Carls spend their summers? We chat with Kait Libbey, a senior biology major from San Francisco.

  • SRA Justine in the printmaking studio
    September 17, 2018 at 12:05 pm

    Summer with Public Works

    The end of a school year marked the beginning of multiple summer projects for Carleton’s Public Works initiative. Three faculty grantees used this summer to dive into their projects, which cover a variety of work such as planning a participatory video experience for local communities, printmaking and book publishing, workshop planning and attendance, leading student research, and more.

  • Sarah Goldman '17, co-founder of Heart of the Heartland.
    September 12, 2018 at 4:42 pm

    CCCE at the Heart of Life After Carleton

    Sarah Goldman '17, co-founder of Heart of the Heartland, credits her experience in the CCCE with giving her a new perspective on learning and a foundation for her career.

  • Insight STEM award
    August 16, 2018 at 3:33 pm

    FOCUS Program Receives Diversity Magazine Award

    Carleton’s FOCUS Program has been awarded a 2018 “Inspiring Programs in STEM” Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The national recognition honors programs that are making a difference for all under-represented groups in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).