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  • Time Map on "The Last Pictures"
    Photo: Joel Weisberg
    December 19, 2012

    Carleton Astronomer Designs Time Map To Be Sent Into Perpetual Orbit

    A Carleton College professor’s project has been launched into an orbit that may last for billions of years. Joel Weisberg, the Herman and Gertrude Mosier Stark Professor of Physics and Astronomy and the Natural Sciences, created a time map that is attached to EchoStar XVI, which launched from a pad in Kazakhstan on Tuesday, Nov. 20 into outer space. The artifact will remain in the Earth’s geosynchronous orbit in virtual perpetuity.

  • Semaphore
    Photo: Nina Shapiro
    November 13, 2012

    Photo Feature: Semaphore Fall Performance

    Carleton's Semaphore Dance Company had a spectacular performance this term! See photos here by student photographer, Nina Shapiro.

  • Diwali
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand
    November 13, 2012

    Photo Feature: Diwali

    On Friday, students, faculty, and Northfield residents celebrated Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, with dancing, skits, musical performance, and more! See photos by Maria Kjellstrand here.

  • November 10, 2012

    Hath Not a Cow Eyes? Philosophy Students Tackle Animal Ethics in Public Presentation

    Culminating a trimester’s worth of intensive study, eleven Carleton College philosophy students led a public presentation last Wednesday, Nov. 7 at Northfield’s Just Food Coop highlighting their findings on the humane treatment of farm animals. The students have been taking a course entitled “Animal Ethics: The Moral Status of Animals,” taught by visiting professor Sarah Jansen, which examines different ethical theories when pondering whether humans have a moral obligation toward non-human animals.

  • Convocation
    Photo: Nina Shapiro
    November 5, 2012

    Photo Feature: Convocation features Baoting Li and Miao Song and Dance Troupe

    Convocation on the 19th featured Baoting Li and Miao Song and Dance Troupe. See photos of the performance by student photographer, Nina Shapiro here!

  • October 26, 2012

    Video Feature: Firebellies Cooking 101-Sushi Making

    Carleton's student cooking club, Firebellies, partnered with Bon Appétit to teach Carleton students to make sushi over mid-term break. Student videographer Andy Rodgers '16 captured footage from the event--ever had peanut butter and jelly sushi?

  • Ebony II
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand '15
    October 22, 2012

    Photo Feature: Ebony II, Fall 2012

    The popular Ebony II dance show was as flashy and exciting as ever this fall with sparkles and spandex galore! Most of all, it was filled with impressive moves choreographed and danced entirely by students. Student photographer, Maria Kjellstrand was on hand to capture the event.

  • Homecoming Concert
    Photo: Nina Shapiro
    October 11, 2012

    Photo Feature: Homecoming Concert at The Grand

    This year, homecoming weekend meant not only a plethora of athletic events, but also music, dancing, and great fun. Despite being under construction as a part of the Evans renovation, The Cave still provided great music, kicking off the weekend with a concert at the Grand in downtown Northfield. The concert featured the band, Javelin. Photographer, Nina Shapiro was on site to capture the event.

  • Arb Cleanup
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand '15
    September 18, 2012

    Photo Feature: Arboretum Cleanup, Fall 2012

    Volunteers gathered Saturday morning to pick up litter along the shores of Spring Creek and the Cannon River. It was a beautiful morning to be out in the arb. See photos by student photographer, Maria Kjellstrand '15 here.

  • The Class of 2016 kicks-off the new year with the annual Frisbee Toss.
    Photo: Niko Duffy '13
    September 12, 2012

    Storify: Carleton New Student Week

    Using Storify, a new social media platform that allows other social media elements to be used in a story, follow along as the class of 2016 moves to Carleton and participates in New Student Week. The story includes tweets from New Student Week leaders, incoming students, photos of the week, as well as a YouTube video of move-in day.

  • IdeaLab
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand '15
    June 8, 2012

    Photo Feature: Weitz Center for Creativity's First Year

    We've gathered some of our top images from all the wonderful activity in the first year of the Weitz Center for Creativity to share at the end of the academic year. Enjoy the great photography by our students: Jeff Berg '14, Abigail Han '12, Maria Kjellstrand '15, and Nina Shapiro '14.

  • Senior Art Show 2012
    Photo: Abigail Han
    May 30, 2012

    Photo Feature: Senior Art Show

    Studio art majors presented their comprehensive exercise work in an exhibition in the Perlman Teaching Museum in the Weitz Center for Creativity. The show celebrated 19 students' works created in sculpture, painting, drawing, printmaking, ceramics, metals, photography, and installation. Student photographer, Abigail Han was on hand to capture the event.