• McKone authors paper on grassland birds

    October 20, 2016 at 10:40 am

    Mark McKone, Towsley Professor of Biology, co-authored a recent paper in the Natural Areas Journal titled "Edge effects and avian community structure in a restored tallgrass prairie." The paper documents the grassland bird species that have colonized restored prairies in the Cowling Arboretum, and demonstrates how these species avoid forest edges. Carleton alums Jared Beck '14 and Owen McMurtrey '12 carried out the field surveys and are co-authors on the paper. 

  • Juliane Schicker, Assistant Professor of German, presented her talk, "Konzerthäuser und die Gesellschaft - Können Sinfonieorchester sich sozial engagieren?," at the quarterly "Lunch auf Deutsch" Series at the Germanic American Institute on October 7.

  • Janet Scannell, Chief Technology Officer, recently co-presented "Cybersecurity Fraud" on the latest risks impacting higher education institutions at the Central Association of College and University Business Officers (CACUBO) in San Francisco, California.   

  • Shaohua Guo

    October 17, 2016 at 10:32 am

    Shaohua Guo, Assistant Professor of Chinese, published an article titled, "Acting through the Camera Lens: The Global Imaginary and Middle Class Aspirations in Chinese Urban Cinema," in Journal of Contemporary China

  • Rich Graves appears on online privacy panel

    October 17, 2016 at 10:30 am

    Rich Graves, Information Security Officer, joined Ken Klingenstein (Internet2), Keith Wessel (UIUC), and Rob Carter (Duke) for the Update on Consent (for online private information sharing) panel at Internet2 Tech Exchange in Miami, Florida. He also presented a Lightning Talk on 1.5 factor authentication


    Andrew Flory, Assistant professor of music, was recently interviewed on the BBC program "Up All Night" about the tourism at Prince's former recording studio complex in Chanhassen.

  • Swann presents on college readiness

    October 10, 2016 at 11:11 am

    Brian Swann, Assistant Dean of Admissions and Coordinator of Outreach Programs, co-presented "College Readiness, Access and Success for Low-Income and First-Generation Students" at the annual National Association for College Admission Counseling conference.

  • Juliane Schicker, Assistant Professor of German, presented her talk "Sieben Sommersprossen—A GDR Cult Movie as Site of Memory and Criticism" at the German Studies Association Conference in San Diego on September 30.

  • Carol Ormand presents on spacial thinking

    October 10, 2016 at 11:05 am

    Carol Ormand, Science Education and Resource Associate at the Science Education Resource Center, gave a talk titled "Ten Years of SILC Research on Spatial Thinking and Learning in Geoscience: What We've Learned and Produced" and presented a poster titled "The Spatial Thinking Workbook: Developing Students' Spatial Thinking Skills in Upper-level Undergraduate Geology Courses Through Curricular Materials Based on Cognitive Science Research" at the recent Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado. 

  • Sarah Meerts, Assistant Professor of Psychology, gave an invited talk titled "Experience and sensory input interact to affect mating behavior in female rats" at St. Thomas University on September 23. 

  • McNally presents in Switzerland

    October 10, 2016 at 11:02 am

    Frank McNally, Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, recently gave an invited talk on behalf of the IceCube Collaboration titled, "Anisotropy in Cosmic-Ray Arrival Directions with Six Years of Data from the IceCube Detector," at the TeV Particle Astrophysics Conference at CERN in Meyrin, Switzerland.

  • McFadden presents at geology conference

    October 10, 2016 at 10:48 am

    Rory McFadden, Content Specialist and Evaluation Associate at the Science Education Resource Center, gave a talk titled "Broadening Adoption of Teaching about the Earth in a Societal Context with the InTeGrate Webinar Series" and presented a poster titled "Teach the Earth's Decentralized Model for Centralized Educational Resource Discovery" at the recent Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado.