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Carleton College is a private liberal arts college located in Northfield, Minnesota. It has about 2,000 students and is consistently ranked in the top 10 U.S. News and World Report Best Liberal Arts Colleges. Named for benefactor William Carleton shortly after its founding in 1866, it has risen from the small congregational school that Thorstein Veblen attended to become what the Chicago Daily Tribune described in 1961 as a "little Harvard."

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  • Maya Warren '07 and her UW-Madison grad school lab partner, Amy DeJong, compete in CBS TV's Amazing Race
  • Barnes and Noble will take over management of the Carleton Bookstore on October 20.
  • Hudlin Wagner, has announced her retirement, effective in June 2015.
  • Kelly Connole, Associate Professor of Art, won a 2014 McKnight Artist Fellowships for Ceramic Artists. Connole teaches ceramics and metalsmithing. Her work has been exhibited nationally and she has received numerous awards including a McKnight Residency and a Jerome Foundation Project Grant.
  • Eclipse finished 2nd at the D-III Women's Nationals and GOP finished 3rd at Division III Nationals.
  • Carleton alumni and other Northfielders gave every student a flower for Friday Flowers in the early morning. In the afternoon, the St. Olaf student organization delivered another flower for each student with a hand-written note attached. Northfield News
  • Three members of the class of 2015 were killed in an automobile crash on the north edge of Northfield on Friday, 28 February. James Adams, Michael Goodgame, and Paxton Harvieux died in the accident. William Sparks ('15) and Conor Eckert ('17) were injured. The five were members of the Carleton Ultimate Team and on the way to catch a plane for California, where CUT was to participate in the Stanford Invitational. Minneapolis Star Tribune


Coming up on campus

  • Monday, October 20, Mid-Term Break
  • Friday, October 24, Convocation: Charles Kernaghan, a leader in the promotion and defense of internationally recognized worker rights in the global economy, 10:50am, Skinner Memorial Chapel
  • Saturday, October 25, Master Dance Class - Halau Kiawekupono O Ka Ua, 5:30pm, Weitz Center
  • Saturday, October 25, 9th Annual Northfield Harvest Stomp Contra Dance, 7:00pm, Northfield Armory (519 Division Street)
  • Thursday, October 30 - Sunday, November 1, The Winter's Tale (Fall Players' Production) 7:30pm, Weitz Center Theater
  • Friday, October 31, Convocation: Actress Elizabeth Liang explores her multicultural background, 10:50am, Skinner Memorial Chapel

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