Astronomer Sydney Wolff ‘62 started her talk by discussing recent advances in astronomy. She recently gave a talk at her fiftieth reunion about the past fifty years in astronomical research.
KRLX began broadcasting at 5 pm on January 18th this term, eight days after show applications were due and five days after the station had hoped to be up and running. Why the delay?
In early December 2013, Carleton and St. Olaf were awarded a $1.4 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The money will support increased institutional collaboration between the two colleges.
In an effort to better serve students, the SHAC will begin its contract with ProtoCall, a 24/7 telephone counseling service, this term.
In 1889, the first copies of Carleton’s yearbook, the Algol, rolled off the presses at Heatwole’s Steam Printing House in Northfield. Named for the “demon star” (famed for its rapid fluctuations in brightness), the Algol tracked student life at Carleton with characteristic quirkiness.
When you read the phrase “chronicling the everyday”, what comes to mind? I thought of diary entry, daily selfie and blog. I did not consider the impact technology and digital arts have had when I first thought about this question.
With a swath of Carleton Fellowship deadlines rapidly approaching, you might be asking yourself, “Which should I apply for?”
Meaningful international and national reactions to climate change have been hard fought, few, and far between. Earth can only warm two more degrees Celsius before we begin to see sci-fi level changes in our ecosystems.
It is that time of the year again, when frantic high school students pull through the last stretch in their college application process by scrambling to submit those polished pieces of writing that will represent them to their dream schools.
It’s winter: people are sick of the cold and sick with the flu; it is a time of negative temperatures and negative attitudes.
Don’t worry about one or two “S” grades, said Collins Byrd, Assistant Dean of Admissions at the University of Iowa College of Law. But don’t go past three--that would call into question your accountability.
Scholar Lewis Hyde started his talk by discussing the definition of property. One prominent definition, voiced by Antonin Scalia, is “the right to exclude others.” A person owns a car, because the person can exclude other people from using it.