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2012 Winter Issue 4 (February 3, 2012)

News Briefs

February 3, 2012

Carleton Receives Grant from The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is awarding $189,902 to Carleton College in support of the Summer Connections project, which will provide need-based scholarships for high-achieving, low-income high-school students to attend Carleton summer academic programs. In summer 2012, the grant will provide scholarship funding for 41 eligible students.

Lecture to Focus on the Significance of Gender in Japanese Kabuki
Maki Isaka, a professor at the University of Minnesota, will deliver a lecture on Friday, Feb. 3 from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. in the Gould Library Athenaeum. Isaka’s talk, “Why Can’t Women Do the Job? The Art of Femininity in the Kabuki Theater,” will discuss the significance of femininity in traditional Japanese Kabuki theater. 

Dr. Jane Nofer Poskanzer to Present Discussion on Autism Spectrum Disorders
Dr. Jane Nofer Poskanzer, of  the Fraser Child & Family Center, will present “Autism Spectrum Disorders: What Should A Liberally Educated Person Know?” on Thursday, Feb. 2 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Gould Library Athenaeum. This event is free and open to the public.

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