- April 16, 2013 at 3:48 pm
Danielle Smogard '13 (Southlake, Texas) has earned a prestigious Carnegie Endowment junior fellowship, and will be working next year on peace issues related to South Asia with a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Smogard, a political science and international relations double major, is one of approximately ten seniors chosen nationwide from applicants from over 400 institutions.
- April 3, 2013 at 3:13 pm
Carleton College’s Weitz Center for Creativity has earned LEED® Gold certification, as established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. Opened in September 2011, is Carleton’s third building to earn LEED certification. Cassat Hall and James Hall (formerly Memorial Hall), residence halls completed in August 2009, also received LEED® Gold certification.
- April 2, 2013 at 10:57 am
Carleton College will be recognized twice this month as one of 20 colleges and universities nationwide that exemplify the mission of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) to re-stabilize the earth’s climate through education, research, and community engagement. The “Celebrating Sustainability” series highlights the sustainability initiatives of finalists for the 2013 Second Nature Climate Leadership Awards. In tandem with the series, Carleton is vying for the top spot in a public video voting competition.
- March 17, 2013 at 2:05 pm
The end of winter term brought a plethora of musical performances by several different student ensembles including the Carleton Orchestra, the Jazz Ensemble, the Chinese Music Ensemble, and more! Here are a few images by student photographers Nina Shapiro and Maria Kjellstrand from the end of term concerts.
- March 13, 2013 at 11:40 am
Carleton students Emily Lamberty ‘14 (Lincoln, Neb.) and Gabriela Arteaga ‘14 (Miami, Fla.) have been named finalists in Project Pericles’ “Debating for Democracy (D4D)” competition. Arteaga is an art history and sociology/anthropology double major while Lamberty is a Latin American Studies and sociology/anthropology double major. Project Pericles, a not-for-profit organization that encourages and facilitates commitments by colleges and universities to include social responsibility and participatory citizenship as essential elements of its educational programs, sponsors the “Debating for Democracy” competition.
- March 4, 2013 at 6:43 pm
As a part of the V-Day global movement to end violence against women, Carleton presented "Vagina Monologues," a benefit performance to raise awareness and funds for the movement. The performance featured a mix of humorous and moving monologues presented by student performers. Student photographer Nina Shapiro '14 captured the event.
- March 3, 2013 at 9:45 pm
On Saturday, the Carleton Choir and the Minnesota Baroque Orchestra presented highlights from Handel's "Messiah" to a full audience of students, parents, and Northfield residents. Prior to the concert, professors Richard Crouter and Stephen Kelly gave lectures about the piece and its history. The program included several student soloists including Caroline Bolster, Lilian Ferris, Hannah Telegen, Anthony Harb, Julian Pozniak, Ethan Sagin, and Patrick Stephen.
- February 26, 2013 at 12:36 pm
On Sunday, Carleton celebrated the chilly weather and newly fallen snow with an array of winter activities including ice-sculpting, sledding on Bell hill, a sled dog demonstration, and more! Student photographers, Nina Shapiro and Maria Kjellstrand were on hand to capture the wintry fun.
- February 25, 2013 at 12:20 pm
In this short video feature by Andy Rodgers '16, we give you an inside look at the Evans Hall renovation, which took place from June-December 2012. The new-look Evans demolished the old column-style layout of the building, added additional capacity to the residence hall and put new kitchens on every floor.
- February 8, 2013 at 2:32 pm
For the second consecutive year, Carleton College is a finalist in the Second Nature 2013 Climate Leadership Awards, an annual competition among U.S. colleges and universities that are signatories of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC). Carleton, as part of its ACUPCC agreement and its own Climate Action Plan, has an institutional goal of net zero carbon by 2050. The College has incorporated sustainability as a baseline assumption in its Strategic Plan, released this past fall after an 18-month planning process.
- February 7, 2013 at 11:04 am
Carls take full advantage of the plethora of wintry activities available when the bald spot and Lyman Lakes freeze over and campus is blanketed in snow. Here's a peek at the skating, sledding, and more that students enjoy when the Minnesota winter hits!
- February 6, 2013 at 2:49 pm
Carleton College has once again earned a top 10 ranking on the Peace Corps list of “Top Peace Corps Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities.” This year, the College ranks eighth among small colleges and universities.