- September 23, 2014 at 4:14 pm
On Friday, Sept. 26, Carleton alumna Maya Warren '07 steps into the national spotlight as she'll compete on the CBS reality television show "Amazing Race" with her UW-Madison lab partner, Amy DeJong. We caught with Warren to ask her a few questions about why she tried out for the show and her time at Carleton.
- September 17, 2014 at 11:40 am
You've heard about the class of 2018, now see some of the different skills and talents they bring to Carleton through this handy infographic.
- September 15, 2014 at 2:40 pm
Hudlin Wagner, vice president for student development and dean of students at Carleton College, has announced her retirement, effective at the end of the 2014-15 school year.
Wagner, who arrived at Carleton as associate dean of students in 1990, has served in her current role since 2005.
- July 14, 2014 at 4:29 pm
Carleton's annual Lighten Up! Garage Sale raised a whopping $31,923 over the weekend, with proceeds of approximately $10,600 being given to each the Northfield Special Olympics, Project Friendship, and the Northfield Union of Youth (The Key). "We had a record year...despite our challenging circumstances," noted Kelly Scheuerman, Program Director for Civic Engagement Pathways. The popular annual sale typically takes place during Carleton's reunion weekend, but this year's event was postponed due to campus flooding caused by the Cannon River.
- June 19, 2014 at 11:41 am
As the waters on the nearby Cannon River continue to rise following several days of heavy rain, the City of Northfield has declared a flood emergency. In response, Carleton officials have enacted the campus flood plan, created following significant flooding experienced in 2010.
- June 4, 2014 at 7:42 pm
The Carleton College Board of Trustees recently approved the promotion of five faculty members, from Professor to Professor Emeritus, effective September 1, 2014.
- May 24, 2014 at 4:58 pm
The American Composers Forum has announced the recipients of this year’s McKnight Composition Fellowship, funded by the McKnight Foundation. Among the four fellows named, chosen from a pool of 63 applicants, is Alex Freeman, Carleton College assistant professor of music. The award, which includes $25,000 in unrestricted funds, is meant to acknowledge excellence in the field of music composition.
- April 21, 2014 at 3:03 pm
Carleton students Carolyn Raithel ’15 (Cincinnati, Ohio) and Vayu Rekdal ‘15 (Los Angeles) have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year. Raithel, a physics major, hopes to earn a PhD in astrophysics and one day conduct research at a national observatory. Rekdal, a biology major originally from Sweden, plans to pursue a PhD in nutritional biochemistry, and then focus his research in biochemistry with an eye towards problems in public health and nutrition.The two Carleton Goldwater Scholars were selected on the basis of academic merit from a field of 1,166 mathematics, science, and engineering students who were nominated by the faculties of colleges and universities nationwide. The one- and two-year scholarships cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, and room and board up to a maximum of $7,500 per year.
- April 13, 2014 at 9:42 pm
V-Day is a global movement to end violence against women and girls that raises funds and awareness through benefit productions of Playwright/Founder Eve Ensler's award-winning play, The Vagina Monologues. Carleton presented its annual performance of The Vagina Monologues on Saturday to a full audience. It contained many powerful narratives--some funny, some heartbreaking. Student photographer, Maria Kjellstrand '15, was on hand to capture the event.
- March 12, 2014 at 2:47 pm
Seven members of the Carleton College faculty have been awarded tenure by the Board of Trustees, effective September 1, 2014.
- March 12, 2014 at 12:45 pm
Carleton College announces a Community Open House on Wednesday, March 19, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Weitz Center for Creativity, Larson Meeting Room 236, to share emerging plans for the long-term layout of the campus, including desired locations for future academic, administrative, and residential functions. The public is invited to attend; light refreshments will be served.
- February 28, 2014 at 9:50 pm
This afternoon, the Minnesota State Patrol and Dakota County Sheriff’s office notified Carleton College officials that three of its students had been fatally injured in an automobile accident in Dakota County, less than three miles from the Carleton campus. The three students who died as a result of their injuries sustained in the accident: James Adams ’15, Michael Goodgame ’15, Paxton Harvieux ’15. Two other students were injured and transported from the scene. They are both hospitalized but are in stable condition: Conor Eckert ’17, William Sparks ’15.