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    • Blood Drive at Great Hall on October 19 and 20

      There will be a Red Cross Blood Drive from noon to 6 p.m. in Great Hall on October 19 and 20 (Tuesday and Wednesday). To sign up, please go to and type 55057 for the zip code. There will be a list of drives and you can schedule an appointment for your desired date. Thank you for donating!

      Athena Brooks '22, Center for Community and Civic Engagement
    • Metaphysics of Notation Performances

      Join us on Friday, October 22 for an evening of interdisciplinary performance, with artists interpreting Mark Applebaum’s experimental 72-foot long score 'The Metaphysics of Notation' through the lens of dance, instrumental music, choral music, drawing, and poetry. Performances will take place in various rooms throughout the Weitz Center for Creativity and attendees will be guided from room to room. Reserve your free place here

      • 6:30 p.m.: Check-in at the Perlman Teaching Museum, see the Metaphysics of Notation exhibition, and enjoy a short welcome from Mark Applebaum and event organizers.
      • 7 to 8:15 p.m.: Attendees will rotate through a series of five rooms and performers will stay in the same spaces throughout. Each performance will last approximately 10 minutes, with 5 minutes for transition in between each. Open to the public.

      Anyone attending a campus event must wear a mask and is expected to either be fully vaccinated or to have received a negative COVID test within 72 hours of attending the event.  

      Farrah Pribyl, Perlman Teaching Museum
    • Reopening of Affiliate OneCard Access

      As of October 1, spouses, domestic partners, and dependents of current faculty and staff; retired faculty and staff; and alumni are welcome to reapply for a new OneCard. Approved affiliates are granted access to the Recreation Center, Sayles Hill, Anderson Hall, and the Weitz Center for Creativity. Applications and details can be found here on the Campus Services website. Please email onecard with questions.

      Locke Perkins, Campus Services
    • Zulu Softphone

      With anticipation of the new FlexWork policy, the ITS telecom staff has programmed a Zulu softphone account for all faculty and staff to accommodate working from home. The Zulu softphone software allows you to make and receive calls from your computer or laptop using your Carleton extension. To get started you need to download and install the Zulu software. You need to be connected to the VPN if you are not on campus. Here are instructions for recording a new voicemail and general instructions for how to use the software.

      Jeanne Blair, ITS
    • Jorge Brioso

      Professor of Spanish, participated in the "Creating Connections Between the Unconnected" colloquium on October 7, at the LnS Gallery in Miami. His presentation was entitled "La desolación en la obra de Gustavo Acosta." On October 3, his article "Las nuevas cartografías urbanas de Gustavo Acosta" was printed in the newspaper El Nuevo Herald. Finally, his interview-article "Plaga, ira, revuelta y poesía" appeared in Claves de la razón práctica (Number 278. Sept/Oct. 2021).

    • Scott Carpenter

      Majorie Crabb Garbisch Professor of French and the Liberal Arts, was listed as a coup de coeur for the American Library in Paris Book Award. The honorable mention was for his book, French Like Moi: A Midwesterner in Paris, an irreverent look at the City of Light.

    • Amna Khalid and Jeff Snyder

      Amna Khalid, Associate Professor of History, and Jeff Snyder, Associate Professor of Educational Studies, appear on a new episode of the So To Speak podcast where they discuss diversity statements for faculty hiring and promotion as well as trigger warnings. They also recently released an animated explainer video about the use of trigger warnings in higher education. 

    • Paula Lackie

      Academic Technologist for Data, has joined the IASSIST Quarterly Editorial Board. The IASSIST Quarterly is a peer-reviewed, indexed, international, open access quarterly publication of articles dealing with social science information and data services, including relevant technical, societal, legal, and ethical issues. Online ISSN: 2331-4141.

    • Tun Myint

      Associate Professor of Political Science, published an article titled "How to be a patriot and democrat and stay alive within the Burmese military!" in Mizzima News Magazine, a Myanmar-based news magazine. The article was co-authored by James C. Scott, Yale University, and was published in Burmese and English. The article was discussed on an educational talk show elaborating the crisis of Myanmar military. The show was broadcasted live on Facebook by Learn & Share Education Media, a San Francisco-based Burmese education media.