Kudos

  • David Musicant, assistant professor of computer science, and Deborah Gross, associate professor of chemistry, recently presented their paper titled "Adapting K-Medians to Generate Normalized Cluster Centers" at the 2006 SIAM Conference on Data Mining.

  • Lance McCready awarded fellowship

    May 15, 2006 at 12:44 pm

    Lance McCready, assistant professor in educational studies, was awarded a 2006 Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Diversity Fellowship.

  • Roy Elveton papers published

    May 15, 2006 at 12:17 pm

    Roy Elveton, Maxine H. and Winston R. Wallin Professor of Philosophy & Cognitive Studies, has edited a collection of papers from an international conference on globalization held in Guatemala that has just been published by Hampton Press. The collection is titled "Educating for Participatory Democracy: Paradoxes in the Logic of Globalization."

  • Noboru Tomonari article published

    May 15, 2006 at 12:12 pm

    Noboru Tomonari, assistant professor of Japanese, recently published an article titled "Configuing Bodies: Self-Identity in the Works of Kaneshiro Kazuki and Yan Sogiru" in Japanese Studies, Vol. 25, No. 3 (December 2005). He also will be receiving this summer an Individual Japan Travel Grant from the Japan Study for the project "Minorities in Japanese Literature and Cinema."

  • Charles Priore article published

    May 15, 2006 at 12:04 pm

    Charles Priore, Gould librarian and liaison to the sciences, has published an article titled "My Romance With An Old Krag" in the 27th ed. of the Blue Book of Gun Values (edited by S.P. Fjestad), Blue Book Publications, Inc., Minneapolis. The article can be read by going to the new Digital Commons at http://digitalcommons.carleton.edu/libpapers/11/

  • Amy Csizmar Dalal presented talk

    May 15, 2006 at 11:56 am

    Amy Csizmar Dalal, assistant professor of computer science, presented a talk titled "Formal, Informal, Stealth? Mentoring Strategies for Women in Computer Science" at the ACM FaCE Women in Science Networking Seminar, which was held in March at Coe College.

  • Carly Born review published

    May 15, 2006 at 11:50 am

    Carly Born, academic computing coordinator for languages and literature, has published a review on the usability and curricular value of the LingvoSoft Talking English/Japanese Dictonary Palm OS software in the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO) Review.

  • Andrew Fisher article published

    May 15, 2006 at 11:40 am

    Andrew Fisher, assistant professor of history, recently wrote an article titled "Creating and Contesting Community: Indians and Afromestizos in the Late-Colonial Terra Caliente of Guerrero, Mexico," which was included in a special issue of ethnicity in colonial Latin American history for the Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History.

  • Nancy C. Wilkie, the William H. Laird Professor of Classics, Anthropology and the Liberal Arts, recently spoke at meetings of the Knoxville, Nashville, Huntsville and Oxford (Mississippi) Societies of the Archaeological Institute of America. Wilkie spoke about her work with the Grevena Project in Greece and on the state of archaeological research in Nepal.

  • Sarah Schillaci ’06 (Ridgewood, N.J.), an English major at Carleton, has been named winner of the 34th annual Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) Nick Adams Short Story Contest. Schillaci's story, "Rolande Quits Her Job," was selected from among 39 stories submitted by students from ACM colleges. The winner receives a $1,000 prize.

  • Jason Perkins ’08 (Muncie, Ind.) was recently named a 2006 Gilder Lehrman History Scholar. He is one of 15 students selected from more than 300 undergraduate applicants nationwide. This summer the scholars will study in New York for six weeks in a program that combines historical research, seminars with eminent historians and behind-the-scenes tours of rare archives. Scholars will have the chance to produce original research resulting from their work. This year's class will research the unique—and often unpublished—correspondence of 19th century abolitionist Frederick Douglass in the Gilder Lehrman Collection. Amelia Hintzen ’07 (Roseville, Minn.) was one of 45 finalists chosen to take part in a one-week compressed version of the program.

  • Eiler Henrickson

    April 27, 2006 at 3:10 pm

    Eiler Henrickson, Charles L. Denison Professor of Geology, Emeritus, was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame for Lifetime Service Honorees (Minnesota Chapter) at the group's induction banquet, held April 22 in Owatonna.