Bald Spot: News from around campus

  • Badges of Honor

    Badges of Honor

    For 44 years, Ed Buchwald has introduced a troop of Northfield Boy Scouts to the great outdoors: hiking with them up mountains in Montana and Wyoming, canoeing rivers, exploring caves, and walking the length of Isle Royale National Park.

  • Keeping it Green

    Keeping it Green

    Martha Larson, Carleton’s manager of campus energy and sustainability, and her team of student assistants support a variety of green initiatives on campus.

  • Open House

    Open House

    Everything old is new again in Margaret Evans Hall, which reopened in January following an extensive renovation.

  • Writing the World

    Writing the World

    Shantrice King ’13 taught a course called The Courage to Write to 20 Faribault High School students over the summer.

  • Art to the People

    Art to the People

    Student art assistants hold “office hours” to expose some of their favorite finds to a wider audience.

  • "If you could design a Carleton course, what would it be?"

    We asked alumni on Facebook to design their dream Carleton courses.

  • Helping Hand

    Helping Hand

    A little mendicant has taken up residence in a niche outside the cinema in the Weitz Center for Creativity.

  • Convo Quote

    Convo Quote

    Sherry Turkle, the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, gave a convocation address on October 26, 2012.

  • Noteworthy

    Noteworthy

    Carleton students win Fulbrights, an alumnus establishes a scholarship, Carleton teams up with St. Olaf, and faculty members take on new responsibilities.