Kudos

  • Palmar Alvarez-Blanco Co-Edits Book

    August 15, 2007 at 11:44 am

    Assistant professor of Spanish Palmar Alvarez-Blanco co-edited a volume with Professor Toni Dorca of Macalester College on the topic of contemporary narrative written in Spanish. She has published an article in the same volume entitled "Instrucciones para sincronizar el reloj: Contranostalgia para un Peter Pan desublicado."

  • Cathy Manduca Appointed as NAGT Director

    August 15, 2007 at 11:40 am

    Cathy Manduca, director of the Science Education Resource Center (SERC), was recently appointed as the Executive Director of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT). Manduca replaces Dr. Ian McGregor; she begins her five-year term effective September 1. The NAGT welcomes Manduca's vision, enthusiasm and experience, and is confident she will prove to be an excellent addition to NAGT in this important leadership role.

  • Arjendu Pattanayak Gives Talk

    August 15, 2007 at 11:37 am

    Associate professor of physics Arjendu Pattanayak gave a talk entitled "Hunting quantum butterflies: The quantum-classical transition for chaotic systems" at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics in Santa Barbara, Calif.

  • Amy Csizmar Dalal Presents Paper

    August 15, 2007 at 11:34 am

    Amy Csizmar Dalal, assistant professor of computer science, presented a paper entitled "Feature selection for Prediction of User-Perceived Streaming Media Quality" at the 2007 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS) in July in San Diego, Calif. The paper, also published in the conference proceedings, was co-authored by Jamie Olson '07.

  • Julie Neiworth Presents Work in Scotland

    August 15, 2007 at 11:26 am

    Professor of psychology Julie Neiworth presented research entitled "Tamarins exhibit perceptual constraints similar to autistic humans" at the annual meeting of the Experimental Psychology Society in Edinburgh, Scotland, in July. Co-authors of the paper and research include Katie Willock '08, Julia Greenberg '08, Jason Weaver '07, Aisha Kudura '06, and Elizabeth Gray '08.

  • Carleton's new Director of the Career Center, Richard Berman, will have an essay entitled "Setting Sail: A New Rudder for Career Development" published in LiberalArtsOnline, a bimonthly publication that provides an online forum to promote inquiry and reflection on liberal arts education. Berman started his new post at Carleton on July 23 after serving as a dean at Kalamazoo College (Mich.) since 1996.

  • Arjendu Pattanayak gives talk

    August 1, 2007 at 1:19 pm

    Arjendu Pattanayak, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, recently gave a talk entitled "Hunting quantum butterflies: The quantum-classical transition for chaotic systems'" at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics in Santa Barbara, Calif.

  • George Soule reviews book

    July 30, 2007 at 12:03 pm

    George Soule, Professor of English Emeritus, recently reviewed A.N. Wilson's biography of Sir John Betjeman entitled "Betjeman." The review was published in Magill's Literary Annual 2007.

  • Julie Neiworth presents research talk

    July 30, 2007 at 11:59 am

    Julie Neiworth, professor of psychology, recently presented a research talk entitled "Tamarins exhibit perceptual constraints similar to autistic humans" at the annual meeting of the Experimental Psychology Society in Edinburgh, Scotland. Co-authors of the paper and research include Carleton students Katie Whillock ('08), Julia Greenberg ('08), Jason Weaver ('07), Aisha Kudura ('06), and Elizabeth Gray ('08).

  • Eric Egge Gives Talk

    July 20, 2007 at 1:40 pm

    Eric Egge, assistant professor of mathematics, recently gave a talk at the 5th annual International Conference on Permutation Patterns in St. Andrews, Scotland. His talk, entitled "Restricted Symmetric Permutations," introduced a new avenue of research on patterns in permutations, and included a number of initial results in this direction.

  • Arjendu Pattannayak gives talk

    July 20, 2007 at 1:34 pm

    Arjendu Pattanayak, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, along with students Leigh Norris ('07) and Parin Sripakdeevong ('08), recently attended the annual meeting of the American Physical Society's division of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, in Calgary, Alberta. Professor Pattanayak gave a talk on "Non-monotonicity in the quantum-classical transition: Chaos induced by quantum effects" on work done with his collaborator Arie Kapulkin. Leigh gave a talk on "Chaos and entanglement with Two Coupled Spins" on work done with Parin, Professor Pattanayak, and colleagues at the University of New Mexico and Wilfrid Laurier University. Parin's travel was supported by the HHMI grant.

  • Chérif Keïta, professor of French, was the subject of an article entitled “7ème Art: Un Malien porte à l’écran l’histoire de l’ANC,” which appeared in the Malian daily newspaper LES ECHOS (June 6, 07). Also, a review of Professor Keïta’s documentary film “Oberlin-Inanda” has recently appeared in the London-based internet news service, Pambazuka News.