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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • Daihui Meng '18
    June 5, 2018 at 9:20 am

    Senior reflections: Meng ’18 maximizes his student happiness

    The day he stepped off a plane in Minnesota and moved into his Carleton dorm was the first time Daihui Meng ’18 saw campus.

  • Natalie Jacobson '18
    June 4, 2018 at 9:24 am

    Senior reflections: Jacobson ’18 pushes for purpose beyond Carleton

    You’d be hard-pressed to find someone at Carleton who loves talking about other people — and not herself — as much as Natalie Jacobson ’18.

  • Carinna Nikkel
    May 11, 2018 at 12:58 pm

    Carleton announces eight Fulbright grant winners

    Meet the Carls who will spend a year abroad on prestigious Fulbright grants.

  • Alex Adamczyk ’18
    May 7, 2018 at 10:52 am

    Comps Insider: Revolution, Art and Resurgence

    We recently spoke to Alex Adamczyk, a senior Political Science major from Dover, MA about his Comps project, focused on Revolutions and Art!

  • Alexandra Pozniak
    April 16, 2018 at 10:26 am

    COMPS Insider: Devised Theater

    We recently spoke to Alexandra Pozniak, a senior theater and English major from Waunakee, Wisconsin about her Comps project, or thesis, which focused on devised theater.

  • Alexa Botehlo
    April 3, 2018 at 10:29 am

    Comps Insider: Volcanoes, Canary Islands, and More

    We recently spoke to Alexa Botelho, a senior Geology major from New Hope, Pennsylvania, about her comps project, which focused on accessible volcano monitoring results in the Canary Islands.

  • Christina Farhart
    April 3, 2018 at 10:28 am

    Anatomy of a Class: Conspiracy course shines light on rumors, misinformation

    Carleton students are eager to learn about the political psychology behind conspiracy theories. That’s a fact.