- March 11, 2015 at 1:28 pm
The Counterfactuals, an indie pop band comprised of Carleton professors Daniel Groll (philosophy), Jason Decker (philosophy), and Andy Flory (music)—along with St. Olaf College philosophy professor Mike Fuerstein—have been selected to appear as part of the 2015 Minnesota Music Summit, sponsored annually by the Minnesota Music Coalition. The Counterfactuals will perform along with nationally-acclaimed musical artists Fathom Lane and Chastity Brown on Friday, April 10 at the Amsterdam Bar and Hall in St. Paul, Minn.
- March 2, 2015 at 9:14 am
- February 18, 2015 at 1:24 pm
Carleton College moved up to the No. 2 position on Peace Corps’ annual list of the top volunteer-producing small colleges and universities across the country. With 17 alumni currently serving overseas as Peace Corps volunteers, the school made its fourth consecutive appearance on the list. Carleton ranked second behind Gonzaga University (Wash.) and its 20 alumni among schools and universities of 5,000 or less undergraduate students. Since the agency was created in 1961, 496 Carleton graduates have made a difference as Peace Corps volunteers.
- February 16, 2015 at 10:58 am
As three of Carleton's computer science standouts head to Morocco for a prestigious programming tournament, their achievement reflects a growing number of students—especially women—exploring the major.
Firebellies/Young Chefs Receives Large Alumni Donation to Establish Cookbook Library for Carleton CommunityFebruary 9, 2015 at 2:04 pm
Members of the Firebellies Culinary Club, along with the Young Chefs program, are pleased to announce the creation of a cookbook library for the Carleton community, thanks to a generous donation from Annie Katata '78 and her husband, Eric Randolph. Passionate food activists and culinary enthusiasts, the two have decided to donate over 150 cookbooks and culinary publications to Carleton to further the mission of both Firebellies and the Young Chefs program.
- February 9, 2015 at 8:10 am
The final weekend of January, Firebellies and Young Chefs co-founder Vayu Maini Rekdal '15 (Los Angeles) left frigid Minnesota for tropical New York City to present his work with Young Chefs at the New York Times Travel Show. Invited by Bill Yosses, former White House Pastry Chef, Rekdal had the opportunity to collaborate with NASA scientist Steve Howell and present fun, edible experiments to people of all ages.
- February 8, 2015 at 12:06 pm
“Like many second-generation Japanese, he felt enormous pressure to succeed. He would wake up in the middle of the night and begin drawing because he’d just had a dream about how a building should look.”
- February 7, 2015 at 4:16 pm
- February 4, 2015 at 10:53 am
Former Knight standout is a big part of University of Minnesota's football success; see what a typical game day is like for the Gophers’ head strength and conditioning coach.
- February 1, 2015 at 9:59 am
Images from the Experimental Dance Board's showing from Winter Term 2015.
- January 28, 2015 at 2:53 pm
At the annual Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championships of 2014, the Carleton Chess Club came away with a flourish of three awards, having competed against the top schools in the nation. The tournament was held December 27-30, at the Hilton Garden Inn in South Padre Island, Texas.
- January 23, 2015 at 4:12 pm
Upon returning to campus for winter term, many visitors to the Weitz Center for Creativity’s Perlman Teaching Museum showed signs of confusion when they first walked into the Braucher Gallery. Instead of the standard exhibit of photographs or drawings, they encountered a group of students and two artists in matching black outfits, ardently working at a huge table occupying nearly half of the space.
It is, in fact, not an exhibit but a studio art class called “Critical Studies in Public Space with N55 in action.” For the first five weeks of the term, eighteen Carleton students will be working with Danish art and design collective N55 to come up with a proposal for a hypothetical building in the Cowling Arboretum, commonly referred to as “the Arb”.