- May 3, 2013 at 3:24 pm
David Williams ’14 (Chicago), a philosophy major, has won the esteemed Beinecke Scholarship. Each Beinecke scholar receives $4,000 immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 while attending graduate school. There are no geographic restrictions on the use of the scholarship, and recipients are allowed to supplement the award with other scholarships, assistantships and research grants.
- April 25, 2013 at 12:52 pm
This weekend Carleton’s cooking club, FireBellies, hosted a “foodgressive,” teaming up with a range of clubs on campus to showcase cuisines from around the world. Scandinavian Club, Chinese Club, Multicultural Cooking Club, Food Truth, and MOSAIC each hosted stops around campus featuring everything from Scandinavian Chocolate Balls to Indian Cabbage Bajjis. Attendees munched, mingled, and enjoyed a bona fide culinary adventure. Stay tuned for more FireBellies events this term!
- April 24, 2013 at 2:43 pm
Carleton student Courtney Dufford ‘14 (Stockton, Ill.) has been selected as one of 50 Udall Scholarship winners. Dufford, a political science and environmental studies major, was selected by a 14-member independent review committee who picked this year's group of Udall Scholars on the basis of commitment to careers in the environment, Native American health care, or tribal public policy; leadership potential; academic achievement; and record of public service.
- 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.