Kudos

  • Last Friday, Associate Professor of Physics Arjendu Pattanayak delivered the Macalester College Physics Colloquium entitled "Collapsing landscapes and quantum butterflies: The quantum to classical transition for chaotic systems."

  • Class of 2000 English major Chris Martin will publish his first book of poems entitled American Music this month. The book has already won the 2006 Hayden Carruth Award, and will be published by Copper Canyon Press.

  • Carleton College web services staff members Mark Heiman, Matt Ryan, and Nate White were honored with coveted ‘Red Stapler’ awards at the HighEdWeb National Conference held last month in Rochester, N.Y. An annual gathering of higher education web professionals from over 200 colleges and universities from around the world, HighEdWeb is committed to “advancing web professionals, technologies, and standards in higher education.”

  • David Lefkowitz Presents Solo Art Exhibition

    October 29, 2007 at 11:41 am

    Assistant professor of art David Lefkowitz has a solo exhibition at the Cheekwood Museum of Art in his hometown, Nashville, Tenn. His exhibition entitled "Oblivious to Place" opened on Friday October 5 and continues through December 30.

  • Visiting assistant professor of German Kai Harklotz presented a paper entitled " 'They cannot tell me whom I have to love:' Fantasizing German/Jewish Romantic Relationships in East German Film" at the German Studies Association conference earlier this month. He also organized and chaired the panel "Gendered Pasts - Gendered Memories?" at the recent Women in German conference.

  • Visiting assistant professor of physics Marty Baylor presented a paper entitled "Holographic Blind Source Separation at Radio Frequencies" at the Optical Society of America's topical meeting on Controlling Light with Light.

  • Rob Lamppa, Director of Energy Management & Senior Project Manager for Facilities, recently led a web conference sponsored by Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) and Academic Impressions. The online presentation, titled "Financing Renewable Energy and Interconnection with the Utility," was presented in two parts on Oct. 9 and 11, 2007. Lamppa presented with Michael Philips from Energy Ventures International, a Maryland-based energy consultant and co-author of The Business Case for Renewable Energy: A guide for Colleges and Universities.


  • Professor of art history, emeritus Lauren Soth published a review in Apollo (London) of the exhibition "Biedermeier: The Invention of Simplicity." The exhibition opens at the Louvre this month after previous stops in Vienna, Berlin, and Milwaukee.
  • Susan Singer Awarded Grant

    October 15, 2007 at 1:37 pm
    Laurence McKinley Gould Professor of the Natural Sciences Susan Singer was recently awarded a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation in support of her project entitled "SGER: Big Science at Small Schools Collaboration: Genomics of Chamaecrista fasciculata, a native prairie plant with potential for mixed prairie biomass."
  • David Liben Nowell Receives Grant

    October 15, 2007 at 1:31 pm
    Assistant professor of computer science David Liben Nowell was recently awarded a $220,156 grant from the National Science Foundation in support of his project entitled "Algorithms for Social Networks."
  • Nathan Grawe Presents Paper

    October 15, 2007 at 1:29 pm
    Associate professor of economics Nathan Grawe presented a paper entitled "Primary and Secondary School Class Size and Intergenerational Earnings Mobility" at a conference hosted by the Institute for the Study of Labor.
  • Associate Professor of Physics Arjendu Pattanayak gave the Macalester College Physics Department Colloquium earlier this month entitled "Collapsing landscapes and quantum butterflies: The quantum to classical transition for chaotic systems".