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Award-winning Poet and Musician Stephen Kampa ’05 to Appear

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 3:37pm
Award-winning poet and musician Stephen Kampa, a member of the Carleton Class of 2005, will appear at the College on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 4 p.m. in the Gould Library Athenaeum. Kampa will read from and sign copies of his poetry collections, which will be available for purchase at the event.
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Economics Professor Stephen Strand to Present Annual Argument and Inquiry Seminar Convocation

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 3:34pm
Designed to stimulate student reflection on the nature of liberal arts and a liberal arts approach to learning, this year’s annual Argument and Inquiry Seminar Convocation will be presented by Carleton College professor of economics, Stephen Strand. Entitled “Either Appear As You Are, Or Be As You Appear,” Strand’s presentation will highlight the ways which scholars ask questions, discover and evaluation information, and effectively and ethically construct arguments. This event takes places Friday, Sept. 26 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel and is free and open to the public. His presentation will also be recorded and archived for listening online atgo.carleton.edu/convo/.
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Carleton Dean of Students Wagner Announces Retirement

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 2:40pm
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.
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Carleton presents Weekly International Film Forum

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 5:54pm
Area film aficionados mark your calendars: Carleton College is pleased to host a weekly International Film Forum, with screenings held Monday evenings at 7 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity Cinema. Featuring films from all around the world, the series premieres September 22 and screenings are free and open to the public.
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New Carleton Art Exhibits Address Climate Change Through Photography and New Media

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 9:48am
Two new exhibitions in the Carleton College Perlman Teaching Museum will address the impact of climate change through photography and other new media. Featuring the work of two Carleton alumni, Christina Seely ’98 and Ken Tape ’99, both exhibits explore time, space, and evidence of climate change in the Arctic landscape.
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Carleton College Constitution Day Event Kicks Off Community-Wide Conversation

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 11:31am
This fall, join a community-wide conversation about the U.S. Constitution through a special event series organized by Carleton College and its community partners. The Constitution turns 227 years old this month, yet it remains the focus of fierce national debate. Politicians invoke it in their campaigns. Court decisions hinge upon its interpretation. Issues as vital as immigration reform, free speech, and freedom of religion prompt us to examine not only its words, but the intentions of its authors.
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Former Minneapolis mayor and education advocate R.T. Rybak to present Carleton’s Opening Convocation Address

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:46pm
Former Minneapolis mayor R.T. Rybak will be the featured speaker at Carleton College’s annual all-college assembly celebrating the beginning of the 2014-15 academic year. Opening Convocation will be held Monday, September 15 at 3 p.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel, and will be preceded by the College’s traditional Academic Procession, including all current and emeriti faculty. This event is free and open to the public. Convocation will also be streamed live and can be viewed online at go.carleton.edu/convo/.
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Carleton Welcomes Class of 2018; 526 Students Hail From 47 States and 19 Countries

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 3:10pm
On Tuesday, September 9, Carleton College welcomes the Class of 2018 to campus. There are 526 students in the class, selected from a pool of 6,296 applicants. The students represent 47 states and 19 countries, with 70 students coming from Minnesota, followed by California (62), New York (38), Illinois (36), Washington (26), Massachusetts (25), Texas (19), and Wisconsin (18). Twenty-nine students hail from China.
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