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  • Undergraduate Journal of Humanistic Studies
    May 29, 2015 at 4:57 pm

    Undergraduate Journal of Humanistic Studies

    The very first issue of the Carleton Undergraduate Journal of Humanistic Studies is officially out! To access the journal, visit We are very excited to present eight pieces of scholarship from across the humanities disciplines. This project was the result of many hours of hard work and collaboration.

  • Sound Design students: Sarah Abdel-Jelil '16, Kayla Becich '16 and Elsa Cristofaro '16
    May 27, 2015 at 2:02 pm

    “Sets, Series, Sounds” brings the noise in new Perlman exhibit

    Professor Jay Beck calls his assignment "acoustic archaeology." So it's no surprise that listeners will unearth plenty of audio gems while "hearing" Carleton's art collection for the first time.

  • Ashanti Soldier '15
    May 26, 2015 at 8:42 am

    Ashanti Soldier ’15 Awarded Prestigious Watson Fellowship

    The cinema and media studies major from Los Angeles has been awarded a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship for his project “Conscious Rap and the Global Cypher.”

  • Hannah Reed serves as Education, College Access Fellow
    May 21, 2015 at 1:38 pm

    Profiles of Engagement: Hannah Reed '15

    Hannah Reed is the Education College Access Fellow. In addition, Hannah has been involved in many programs through the CCCE including TORCH-PSEO, Young Chefs, Tutoring Hotline, and an ACE Course. In this Profile of Engagement, Hannah shares some of her experiences working with Northfield High School students.

  • Empty Bowls 10th anniversary
    May 13, 2015 at 11:48 am

    Empty Bowls fundraiser fills students' hearts and minds

    The 10th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser has introduced plenty of goodwill to campus. But classroom concepts, and the sense of ownership it provides to ceramics students, are also important to art professor Kelly Connole.

  • John Cannon '15
    May 12, 2015 at 11:09 am

    Cannon aims high thanks to passion for neuroscience and research

    Coming to Carleton provided John Cannon '15 with a passion for neuroscience. Now, he's publishing research, speaking at conferences, and set to work with Nobel laureate Richard Axel upon graduation.

  • Anna Guasco's research at the Channel Islands
    April 30, 2015 at 3:29 pm

    Researching the Sublime from Carleton to California

    Junior Anna Guasco's experience in an ACE course inspired her to approach environmental issues from an American Studies perspective and research Channel Islands in a way that had never been done before. 

  • April 28, 2015 at 1:21 pm

    Alternative Spring Break Groups Share Experiences

    Last week, students who participated in Alternative Spring Break (ASB) trips got a chance to share their experiences with the greater Carleton community. One group of students worked with…

  • Nathaniel Van Wienen '15
    April 24, 2015 at 12:26 pm

    Student research profiles: Nathaniel Van Wienen '15

    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 Nathaniel Van Wienen '15 to see what he’s been digging into.

  • Josh Davids ’15
    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.