- May 9, 2016
Commencement is the pinnacle event for Carleton College, a celebration of student achievement and recognition of why the college exists. A variety of celebratory festivities are being planned for the graduates and their families on Friday, June 10. The commencement ceremony will take place Saturday, June 11 at 9:30 a.m. on the lawn west of Hulings Hall. The ceremony will include remarks from President Steven Poskanzer and two members of the graduating class.
In addition, Carleton College will confer an honorary doctorate degree upon former Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page, who will give a brief response. The entire ceremony will be streamed live and then archived for later viewing.
More information about Commencement Weekend at Carleton College can be found online at go.carleton.edu/commencement.
- April 29, 2016
Article that details the history of biking in Northfield. Published in May 2014 by the Entertainment Guide and written by Susan Hvistendahl.
Have you ever wanted to walk for days and weeks in a beautiful place, finding your own rhythm and pace, and staying overnight in interesting places? In his talk Gimme Shelter: Care and Feeding of Long Distance Walkers, Sam Demas will share stories about joys and lessons from his own walks.
- April 21, 2016
On Friday, April 1, the exhibitions Crossings: Harriet Bart and Yu-Wen Wu and Passages: Walking in Contemporary Art opened at the Perlman Teaching Museum as part of the WALK! festival happening on- and off-campus this term.
- April 19, 2016
Carleton College is about to begin construction on an expansion of the Weitz Center for Creativity that will provide new teaching, rehearsal, and performance space primarily for the College’s Music department. As with almost all College events, performances in the new spaces will be open to the entire community, as we welcome the opportunity to share work by student artists and guest artists with our neighbors.
- April 6, 2016
On Thursday, April 7th, 2016 at 7:00 pm in Weitz 236, Bardwell Smith, Asian Studies and Religion Professor Emeritus at Carleton College, will share stories about his experiences walking the Shikoku pilgrimage route in sections on seven occasions between 1983 and 2002.
- April 5, 2016
A new App for phone or browser that provides a technology for getting lost on foot.
A spring festival dedicated to walking and walking art grew out of the simplest of curiosities—thinking creatively about a commonplace physical act.
- March 11, 2016
Hannah Nayowith ’16 is one of about 36 students at Carleton who participates in a community-based work-study program, which she says has been “the highlight of my time at Carleton.”
- March 3, 2016
On Thursday, April 7 the Northfield community will gather at St. John’s Lutheran Church to discuss $2 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America, by Kathryn J. Edin and H. Luke Shaefer. This evening will be the culminating event of Northfield Reads, a collective initiative that brings people together to discuss the diversity within the community.
- February 24, 2016
The Weitz Cinema is currently screening a series of broadcasts of National Theater Live and other London-produced performances of classic tales, including Jane Eyre, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, and Winter's Tale.
Convocation presented by psychiatrist Henry Emmons, author of best-selling books “The Chemistry of Joy” and “The Chemistry of Calm”February 19, 2016
Acclaimed psychiatrist and best-selling author Henry Emmons will present “Restoring Resilience: Blending Science and Wisdom to Sustain a Healthy Mind, Mood and Heart.”