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.
On January 27, Christina Esposito, a phonetician and Assistant Professor of Linguistics at Macalaster College, participated in the Carleton Linguistics Colloquium of Series to discuss her specialty in “Unwrapping the Zapotec Voicebox: A Study in Acoustic and Glottographic Phonation.”
It is time. Time to dig through your closet, drawers, shelves, and under your bed for the classiest attire that you brought to Carleton (aka the one dress/one button-up shirt you packed at the last minute). It is time for Carleton's 31st Annual Mid-Winter Ball.
Professor Abdi Kusow of Iowa State University delivered a talk entitled “Somali Immigrants in the United States: Conceptualizing Transnational Migration in a Stateless Global Context.”
Yet another Carleton alumnus is being recognized in the world. Wallace “Wally” R. Weitz ‘70, will be one of six individuals inducted into the Omaha Business Hall of Fame on April 12.
The hype surrounding Spring Concert has started early this year, thanks to Facebook and creative uses of the Internet.
There is a certain preconception about dance. Invigorating, brisk movement and forceful flair is often expected. Eiko and Koma, acclaimed experimental performance duo, escape those notions and draw more weighty expression in their art. Their dance breaks free from any one brand. The duo is known for their unconventional approach to movement. They reach out to their audience through penetrating but slow visual poetry.
If there was ever any doubt about Carleton’s love for Dacie Moses, let her 128th birthday anniversary stand testament to the devoted appreciation and support of students, faculty, staff, alums, and community members alike.
A group of Carleton College faculty and students had a lively book group discussion about education in Headley house. Their own interpretations and sharing of anecdotes were inspired by Why Students Don't Like School: A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom, a book written by Daniel Willingham.
Al Montero, professor of Political Scienceand Director of Latin American Studies at Carleton, gave a lecture on Jan. 20 concerning his recent two-week trip to Cuba.
Francis Bonahon, the Headley Distinguished Visitor-in-Residence, delivered his talk "Curvature: Mountain Passes and Summits, Soap Films, and the Internet" this Wednesday. Bonahon is the recipient of multiple degrees from the University of Paris 11 (Orsay) and previously served as a researcher at the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique.