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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From CarlWiki's newest articles:
- Don Rawitsch, '72 was "interviewed" on Reddit about his role in creating the famous "Oregon Trail" computer game
- Syzygy beat 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
- Saturday, Jan 30, Ebony II, 8:00pm, Sayles Hill
- Friday, Feb 5, Convocation: Political organizer Kevin Powell, 10:50am, Skinner Memorial Chapel
- Saturday, Feb 6, Board of Trustees Meetings
- Saturday, Feb 6, Midwinter Ball, 9:30pm, Sayles-Hill Great Space & Severance Hall
- Friday, Feb 12, Convocation: Karen Murphy '88, director of Facing History and Ourselves, 10:50am, Skinner Memorial Chapel
- Friday, Feb 12, DIY Valentine Printing Workshop, 7:00-8:30pm, Weitz Commons
- Saturday, Feb 13, Laser Tag!, 8:00 - 11:00pm, Cowling
- Thursday, Feb 18, Lenny Dee, 8:00pm, Nourse Theater
- Friday, Feb 19, Convocation: Jessica Bacal '92, 10:50am, Skinner Memorial Chapel
- Friday, Feb 19, Harlem Nocturne, 7:30 - 10:00pm, Weitz Center Theater
- Friday, Feb 20, Lenny Dee, 8:00pm, Nourse Theater
- Saturday, Feb 19, Harlem Nocturne, 7:30 - 10:00pm, Weitz Center Theater
- Saturday, Feb 20, Lenny Dee, 8:00pm, Nourse Theater
- Friday, Feb 26, Convocation: Henry Emmons on mind-body integration, 10:50am, Skinner Memorial Chapel
- Friday, Feb 26, Harlem Nocturne, 7:30 - 10:00pm, Weitz Center Theater
- Saturday, Feb 27, Harlem Nocturne, 7:30 - 10:00pm, Weitz Center Theater
- Sunday, Feb 28, Harlem Nocturne, 2:00 - 4:30pm, Weitz Center Theater
- Monday, Mar 7, Faculty Meeting, 4:30- - 6:00pm, Boliou
- Wednesday, Mar 9, Classes End
- Thursday - Friday, Mar 10 -11, Reading Days
- Saturday - Monday, Mar 12 - 14, Exam Days
- Tuesday, Mar 15, Spring Break Begins
- Monday, Mar 28, Spring Term Classes Begin
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