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  • An Iliad - poster by Grace Black '16
    April 15, 2015 at 12:30 am

    Josh Davids '15 presents: An Iliad

    Before graduation, all students at Carleton are required to complete a Comprehensive Project, otherwise known as COMPS. As part of their COMPS projects, theater majors have the unique opportunity to direct and act in their own presentations of famous plays. An interview with Josh Davids '15 details the hard work that senior theater majors put into their final projects. Josh will be performing An Iliad, a theatrical rendition of the Greek classic.

  • Olgaby Martinez ’16
    April 3, 2015 at 9:20 am

    Student research profiles: Olgaby Martinez '16

    Carleton students routinely engage in fascinating research projects that allow them to pursue their intellectual and creative interests off campus. Lauren Kempton ’18 chats with Olgaby Martinez '16 to see what she’s been digging into.

  • Laura Biester '16 and Adam Canady '16
    March 27, 2015 at 2:52 pm

    Carleton students land prestigious summer tech fellowships in San Francisco

    Computer science majors Laura Biester '16 and Adam Canady '16 are California bound after landing fellowships through venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers.

  • Skylarks: The Jukebox Recital
    March 6, 2015 at 3:18 pm

    Debut of "Skylarks: The Jukebox Recital"

    Nora Katz ’16 will be presenting a self-written musical play for her junior music recital on March 9–10 in the Weitz Center Theater. For the past two years, Katz has been working with her peers and mentors to prepare “Skylarks: The Jukebox Recital.” If you would like to learn more about what goes into writing and producing a play at Carleton, follow this article to read Nora's first hand account of the play writing process.

  • N55 pods
    February 16, 2015 at 2:26 pm

    N55 at Carleton: artistic residency and class become an exhibition

    A hectic design lab, connecting a Danish art collective N55 and Carleton students, was transformed on February 6 into a polished exhibition featuring the proposal for a hypothetical new Arboretum Center. On view in Perlman Teaching Museum through March 11, the exhibition reveals the design process incorporating research regarding the Arboretum’s history, Northfield community perspectives on “the Arb”, and experimental structural models. ...

  • Turing Morocco: Matt Cotter '15, Marielle Foster '16 and Ken Schiller '15
    February 16, 2015 at 10:58 am

    Computer science trio advances to programming finals in Morocco

    As three of Carleton's computer science standouts head to Morocco for a prestigious programming tournament, their achievement reflects a growing number of students—especially women—exploring the major.

  • February 14, 2015 at 4:30 pm

    Arabic Cultural Events

    This week there were several events outside of the classroom that gave me a greater appreciation for Arabic and the language's corresponding culture. 

  • Students on the Ghana program in Amsterdam
    February 12, 2015 at 12:40 pm

    Ghana Program in Amsterdam

    Over last winter break (2014), Carleton students enrolled in the U.S. Relations with Ghana program were relocated to Amsterdam. This article describes the program experience in Amsterdam and why it was relocated from Ghana to Amsterdam.

  • February 9, 2015 at 11:01 am

    Carleton Students Experience & Study Myanmar’s Social Changes by Living in Villages

    Democratic Voice of Burma broadcast on Carleton's off-campus study program Political Economy of Southeast Asia--the first of its kind by an American university since Myanmar’s independence.

  • February 9, 2015 at 9:14 am

    ACM Photo Contest - Carleton Students Win Honors

    Congratulations to Julia Reich, Cole Frank, Jordan Palacios, Meg Hine, and Libby McKenna. All were winners or honorable mentions in the 2014 ACM Photo Contest.

  • Madison McBride
    February 3, 2015 at 12:03 pm

    New Major Spotlight: Madison McBride

    The Historian sat down with new junior history major Madison McBride for her thoughts about history.