The Carleton College Players will present the world premiere of playwright Naomi Iizuka’s “The Last Firefly” on Fridays and Saturdays, Feb. 18, 19, 25 and 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Arena Theater.
For the next few weeks, we will be exploring academic dishonesty at Carleton. The purpose of this feature is to engage the community in a dialogue about the issue and allow people to voice their opinions. We welcome submissions of any kind on the subject, and we challenge the Carleton community to push ourselves to talk.
On Thursday Feb. 10, Professor Maureen Jackson gave a presentation, titled “Dervishes and Cantors: Muslim-Jewish Musical Encounters, Empire to Nation,” that focused on the forging of cultural bonds between the Jews and the Muslims from the time of the Ottoman Empire to modern-day Turkey.
On Feb. 8, Assistant Professor of Linguistics at University of Southern California Ania Lubowicz spoke on Polish phonology as part of the Carleton’s Linguistics Colloquium series. Lubowicz will be a Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguistics at Carleton this spring, teaching Topics in Phonology.
The Carleton Mission Statement and Statement on Diversity speak of academic excellence, mutual respect, a welcoming environment, supporting each other, and being active learners, among other things. How are we as community members meeting these expectations?
Integrity is a core value for all academic institutions. Whatever other educational goals we embrace, whatever intellectual skills we teach, however successful we may be in preparing students for careers, we will have failed in our mission if we do not impart a commitment to honesty.
This past week U.S. News and World Report named Carleton one of the top 10 “most loved schools” in the country. Of the 1,283 colleges surveyed, Carleton ranks second in the percentage of alumni who donate. Alumni donations “are a hugely important source of revenue for the college that lets us be strong... and we absolutely depend on the passion of alumni to generate those dollars," remarked Steve Poskanzer, Carleton's first-year president.
While Northfield is not a town generally associated with criminal activities, police reports show that incidents of crime, while not common, do take place here.
New changes are coming to the Student Wellness Advisory program related to a shift in philosophy and structural set up. The modifications stem from the SWA’s dynamic mindset after a reevaluation of what works best for Carleton students.
Dr. R. L’Heureux Lewis, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Black Studies at City College of New York, opened Carleton’s African American History Month convocation with a common statement – that the shortest month is chosen for remembrance of the events in black history.
Amy Domini, founder and CEO of Domini Social Investments, opened her convocation speech with a focus on how to invest with social responsibility in our current world. The mission of Domini's investment management company is to provide investment vehicles socially responsible investors.
On Saturday over 80 participants converged on the Great Hall for the Debating for Democracy leadership workshop.