Intersections: November 2009
Carleton College updates and events for the Northfield Community
In this issue:
Dog walkers in the Carleton College Arboretum may have noticed new signs and increased vigilance regarding off-leash dogs in the Arboretum. Cowling Arboretum policy has long been that all dogs must be leashed, but several dog-related incidents over the past few months have encouraged us to be more forceful with educating dog walkers. Read the full story.
On August 26, Carleton College invited the Northfield area community to an open house celebrating the completion of the Colleges two new residence halls, Cassat Hall and Memorial Hall. View the photos.
Over the last few months, Carleton College has asked itself: How can we move forward with the extraordinary ideas and energy of the Arts Union planning process in a significantly changed financial environment? Read more about the current plans and timeline.
Robert A. Oden Jr., Carleton College president since 2002, has announced his retirement at the end of the current academic year. My wife, Teresa, and I have devoted a great many hours to considering this decision over recent months and reached the conclusion that the time to retire is this coming June, said Oden. Read more about President Oden's retirement.
Read more about Nova Roma.
Carleton first year student Jon Kittaka captured this frosty scene on a mid-November morning. You'll find more pictures and observations on student life from Jon and other students at the Admissions Office's Student Blogs page.
Other Public Events
ArtLatin American Posters: Public Aesthetics and Mass Politics
January 8March 9
Mary Horozaniecki, violin, Sally Dorer, cello, Nicola Melville, piano
Sunday, January 17, 3:00 p.m.
Ronald Rodman, trombone Nicola Melville, piano
Friday, January 29, 8:00 p.m.
Laura Caviani, piano
Sunday, January 31, 3:00 p.m.
ConvocationsSusan Douglas, author and media critic
Friday, January 8, 10:50 a.m.
Lowell Bergman, New York Times investigative reporter
Friday, January 15, 10:50 a.m.
Stephanie Kinnunen, NEED magazine CEO and Co-Founder
Friday, January 22, 10:50 a.m.
Alexandra Jamieson, author and holistic health counselor
Friday, January 29, 10:50 a.m.
Skinner Memorial Chapel
Many More...Full Campus Events Calendar
Varsity Athletics Calendar
Other Key DatesDec. 1: Bookstore Community Celebration