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  • Carleton wind turbine featured in media.

    September 23, 2004 at 8:10 am

    Carleton College's new wind turbine was featured in September 23 WCCO-TV (Minn.) and Keloland Television (South Dakota) news stories titled "Minnesota Schools Embrace Wind Energy." The stories focused on the dedication of Carleton's new wind turbine. The turbine can produce the equivalent of up to 40 percent of the energy the college consumes annually. St. Olaf and Gustavus Adolphus colleges also have plans for wind energy projects. The turbine was also featured the same day in a Star Tribune article titled "School Power" that was picked up by AP and ran in papers across the nation.

  • Schier quoted in The Hill (D.C.).

    September 21, 2004 at 2:28 pm

    Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 21 The Hill (D.C.) article titled "It ain't looking too good for Kerry," regarding polls showing Bush gaining support in Minnesota. "I think it will be close. It's impossible to call Minnesota," said Schier.

  • Steven Schier quoted in Times Dispatch (VA)

    September 19, 2004 at 9:40 am

    Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 19 Times Dispatch (Va.) article titled "Nader run loses momentum," about low predicted votes for independent presidential candidate Nader. "I doubt this election will be as tight as 2000. I just don't think it will be that type of an election," said Schier.

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 19 Star Tribune article titled "Fired-up Keillor not shying away from raising money for DFLers," about Garrison Keillor's active fundraising for Democratic candidates. "It's unusual to see one of Keillor's stature involved so intensely in so many individual campaigns. I really do think it's a unique situation, though the political impact remains to be identified," said Schier. The story was picked up by the Associated Press State & Local Wire and a brief version appeared in the National Journal's House Race Hotline.

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 17 Star Tribune article titled "Combative Nader aims his wrath at Democrats," concerning Nader's support base in Minnesota. "I think he thinks that he has one of his better opportunities in Minnesota," said Schier. Schier alsowas quoted in a September 19 article about Nader titled "Nader run loses momentum," in the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch.

  • Steven Schier quoted in The Hotline

    September 17, 2004 at 8:33 am

    Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 17 The Hotline article titled "Nader: Sunshine State Memories," about Nader's campaigns in various states. "I think he thinks that he has one of his better opportunities in Minnesota. I suspect we will see a lot of him between now and November," said Schier.

  • Steve Schier quoted in Star Tribune

    September 16, 2004 at 3:32 pm

    Steve Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 16 Star Tribune article about this year's Minnesota Congressional race. Patty Wetterling, first-time candidate for congress running against Republican Mark Kennedy, has already raised $800,000 in four months. Schier believes that Wetterling's fundraising is extraordinary, and that it bodes well for her success come election time.

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 16 San Francisco Chronicle article titled "Dems ask: Where's Edwards?" about the low national media profile of Democratic vice presidential nominee John Edwards. Schier said that the Kerry campaign is "not necessarily making a dumb call" by focusing Edwards' efforts in smaller markets in swing states.

  • Carleton was mentioned in a September 16 Saint Paul Pioneer Press article titled "The perfect accessory," about Carleton's selection as one of the 50 best colleges for girls by CosmoGirl! magazine. Colleges on the list were selected on the basis of six key factors including small class size, prominent female faculty members, strong women's sports programs, a career center that facilitates internship opportunities, opportunities to hold leadership positions in clubs and activities and an active alumni network.

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 16 Star Tribune article titled "Wetterling proves a successful fundraiser." Patty Wetterling, the Democrat running in the Minnesota Sixth District congressional race, has received donations from groups such as MoveOn, Emily's List and NARAL. "The extent that these organizations' support for Wetterling becomes widely known in the socially conservative Sixth District, the more of a political problem it is for her," said Schier. A brief version also appeared in the National Journal's House Race Hotline.

  • Steven Schier quoted in Star Tribune

    September 14, 2004 at 9:14 am

    Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 14 Star Tribune article titled "Politics: We're buying into the negative," about Kerry's and Bush's political campaigns. "What we've got in this race is the Wild West of political expression," said Schier.

  • Carleton was mentioned in a September 13 Duluth News Tribune article listing various scholarships given to Duluth high school seniors for college enrollment. The James Wright Hunt Scholarships of $5,500 are awarded to graduating seniors of Duluth public high schools for attendance at Carleton, University of Michigan and University of Minnesota. Many students received the award.