Elsewhere

  • Paula (Engelhart) Hart '77 was mentioned in a March 11 Twin Cities Business "People" column. Hart has been named president and CEO of the Eagan-based Dakota Communities, Inc., a nonprofit that provided residential,in-home and support coordination services to people with physical and cognitive disabilities and their families. Hart majored in philosophy at Carleton.

  • Chérif Keïta, professor of French, was quoted in a March 10 New York Times article titled "Africa Makes Fine Films, Of Course, Projector May Fail." The article highlighted the development of Fespaco, Africa's premier film festival, held in Burkina Faso, while pointing out the logistical challenges of bringing African cinema to African audiences. Keïta directed a film about African National Congress founder John Dube that was set to be screened at the festival.

  • Stephen Mohring, assistant professor of art, was quoted in a March 10 article titled "Minneapolis arts group looks to clean up its home in former soap factory" that appeared in both Finance & Commerce and The Legal Ledger. The nonprofit group No Name Exhibitions is considering adaptations to its current building, which includes one of the largest art gallery spaces in the Twin Cities, in order to respond to the changes in its neighborhood.

  • Marie Marsman '05 was featured in a March 8 NCAASports.com article titled "Marsman's Tenacity Pays Dividends." The Carleton senior political science/IR major is one of the most successful swimmers in Division III history, recently setting a new division record in the 50-yard freestyle at the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference meet and receiving "Swimmer of the Meet" honors for the third time in her career.

  • Kelly Conlin '82, President and CEO of Primedia, Carleton College Trustee

    Kelly Conlin '82 was featured in the March 7 issue of Business Week magazine in an article titled "The Next Generation." Conlin is the President and CEO of Primedia and was singled out as one of the 25 up-and-coming leaders in the media industry. Conlin majored in political science at Carleton.

  • Meredith "Meri" A. Tanner '98 was featued in a March 6 St. Paul Pioneer Press article titled "Computer sleuths bring crime to light." Tanner is one of two members of the Dakota County (Minn.) Sheriff Department's computer forensics team. Tanner majored in psychology at Carleton.

  • Aminah Ricks '94 featured in Essence.

    March 1, 2005 at 1:35 pm

    Aminah Ricks '94 was one of five African American female entrepeneurs featured in the March issue of Essence magazine in an article titled "Leaps of Faith." Ricks is owner of Il Regalo, a company based in Spoleto, Italy, that exports handmade products. Ricks majored in English at Carleton.

  • Carleton featured in Audubon Magazine.

    March 1, 2005 at 10:29 am

    Carleton's wind turbine was featured in the Fieldnotes column of the Audubon magazine's March-April issue, highlighting student involvement and the turbine's immediate production of energy. Richard Strong, director of facilities, and Emily LeVine '05 were quoted in the brief article.

  • Carleton's chapter of Sigma Xi, the international honor society of research scientists and engineers, was mentioned in a March 1 American Scientist article titled "Sigma Xi Today: Chapters honored at annual meeting." The Carleton chapter won a national Chapter Program Award, presented in recognition of a single, outstanding program during the past year, for sponsoring a panel discussion at which panelists with diverse science backgrounds and career paths described their experiences.

  • Dean of Admissions Paul Thiboutot wrote an opinion piece for the February 25 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education titled "Students are Individuals, So Admit Them That Way." "A random system of selection among students who are 'good enough' strikes me as leading as much to indifference in a student's long-term motivation for study as to elimination of harmful competition in credentialing," Thiboutot wrote. "If the final choice of college is not important, what sustains motivation once the applicant has passed the initial golden line of 'good enough?' "

  • A February 25 Birmingham News (Ala.) article titled "What will the U in ESPNU really stand for?", reported that Mike Hall, the University of Missouri journalism student who was the first winner of the ESPN television network reality show "Dream Job," has stated that his dream event to cover as a sports journalist would be Carleton College vs. the University of Missouri . . . in Ultimate Frisbee.

  • Onzie Horne Jr. '69 was featured in a February 24 Memphis Whitehaven (Tenn.) Commercial Appeal articled titled "Black History Month - Horne launched restaurants, refinery" that highlighted Horne's career. Horne was business manager for performer Isaac Hayes from 1973-78 and 1986-2002. He also founded and operated Hope Oil Co., the nation's first minority-owned petroleum refinery. Horne attended Carleton and Rhodes College.