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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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Carleton news

  • Syzygybeat Tufts 15-13 in the Prequarters of Division 1 Women's Ultimate Championships. Then they lost 9-15 to Ohio State in the Quarters. Lucia Childs-Walker was named to the All-Tournament Starting Seven
  • Dr. Carolyn H. Livingston was named vice president for student life and dean of students, replacing Hudlin Wagner, who is retiring in June.
  • The Counterfactuals, an "indie-pop" group of Carleton (Daniel Groll and Jason Decker,philosophy and Andy Flory, music) and St. Olaf (Mike Fuerstein, philosophy) faculty have been chosen to play at the 2015 Minnesota Music Summit. The performance will be April 10 at the Amsterdam Bar and Hall in St. Paul.
  • Emeriti faculty Diet Prowe (March 7), Wayne Carver (March 15), and Roger Kirchner '58 (March 31) died recently. In addition, Professor Qiguang Zhao died on March 13th.
  • Maya Warren '07 and her UW-Madison grad school lab partner, Amy DeJong, won the million dollar first prize in CBS TV's Amazing Race Interview: Host Madison
  • Barnes and Noble took over management of the Carleton Bookstore on October 20.
  • Hudlin Wagner, has announced her retirement, effective in June 2015.


Coming up on campus

  • Friday, May 15, Convocation: Chude Allen, a Freedom Summer participan in 1964, 10:50am, Skinner Memorial Chapel
  • Saturday, May 16, Annual Spring Bird Count, 6:00am, Arboretum Office
  • Saturday, May 16, Spring Swing!, 9:00pm, Great Hall
  • Friday, May 22, Convocation: Asian American Heritage Convocation, 10:50am, Skinner Memorial Chapel
  • Saturdau, May 23, Spring Concert, 3:00 - 10:00pm, Behind the Rec Center
  • Friday, May 29, Convocation: Honors Convo, 10:50am, Skinner Memorial Chapel
  • Wednesday, June 3, Classes end
  • Thursday - Friday, June 4 - 5, Reading Days
  • Saturday - Monday, June 6 - 8, Exam Days
  • Saturday, June 13, Commencement


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