front cover, spring 2017

Bald Spot: News from around campus

  • Damali Britton ’18

    On the Right Track

    Track and field star Damali Britton ’18 holds the Carleton records for indoor triple jump (11.07 meters) and outdoor triple jump (11.50 meters).

  • expressive art therapy

    Art Heals

    Student Health and Counseling is launching new group therapy options this year, including an expressive arts group that debuted in the fall.

  • Morgan Mayer ’20 and sous chef Vale Riggs

    Taste of Home

    To give students a taste of home, dining services manager Katie McKenna e-mailed parents last fall to request family recipes.

  • Around the Bald Spot

    A Minor Change

    Beginning in the 2017–18 academic year and for the first time since 1929, Carleton will offer minors.

  • Willis Hall

    Beauty in the Storm

    "I pulled out my phone, got down low, and snapped a few pictures.”

  • Around the Bald Spot

    Public Poetry

    Rob Hardy, a research associate in Carleton's classics department, was named Carleton's first poet laureate.

  • Andy Clark, 2017 MIAC Coach of the Year

    Coach of the Year

    Professor Andy Clark was named MIAC Women's Swimming Coach of the Year.

  • installing energy monitors

    Physics in Action

    Physics professor Arjendu Pattanayak led students through a two-course sequence on sustainable energy combining interdisciplinary study with hands-on experience.

  • Liz Mernagh, 2006, inkjet print

    Post-Picturesque: Photographing Ireland

    The Perlman Teaching Museum’s spring exhibit showcased the work of nine Irish photographers.

  • Picture This: S/Cr/NC

    Picture This: S/Cr/NC

    Staff illustrator Jon Reese reimagines familiar Carleton words.

  • A Very Short Book Excerpt

    A Very Short Book Excerpt

    From The Song Poet: A Memoir of My Father

  • Convo Quote

    Convo Quote

    Michael Tubbs, the first black mayor of Stockton, California, and, at age 26, one of the youngest elected officials in the nation, delivered the convocation address on January 20.

  • Staff Writer: Thomas Rozwadowski
  • Print Design: Aldrich Design
  • Web Design: Steve Bentley ’00