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Carleton Connects: Kao Kalia Yang ’03 and the art of finding your voice

29 April 2024

Noted for her mesmerizing and heart-wrenching stories of family, immigration, and community, Kao Kalia Yang ’03 discusses her two newest books: Where Rivers Part, a story of her mother’s life, and The…

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Carleton Connects: Kyle Burkhardt ’10, Eric Nyquist ’94, and the business of sports

7 December 2023

What does it take for a sport to succeed as a business? Join two alumni with nearly four decades of experience in the sports industry for a conversation on the…

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Carleton Connects: Kai Bird ’73 and J. Robert Oppenheimer

29 September 2023

Kai Bird ’73 is one of our nation’s preeminent biographers, and the movie Oppenheimer is based on his Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of the father of the atomic bomb. Join Kai for a…

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Carleton Connects: Larnzell Martin ’72 and the view from the judge’s bench

15 May 2023

We are a nation of laws — but what temperament does it take to apply those laws in the courtroom? Join trial judge Larnzell Martin ’72 for a wide-ranging conversation…


Carleton Connects: Jeff Mow ’81, Therese Picard ’93, and our National Parks

25 January 2023

Two alumni with six decades of National Park System experience between them will offer a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to keep our national parks’ visitors, neighbors, and inhabitants flourishing.

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Carleton Connects: Cindy Blaha, Ryan Terrien ’09, and the Webb Telescope

20 December 2022

Join Carleton professors Cindy Blaha and Ryan Terrien ’09 for an in-depth conversation on NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope.

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Carleton Connects: Seven voices for sustainability

14 November 2022

The global climate crisis demands a variety of responses, and Carls are stepping up. Join the conversation with a panel of Carleton alumni and staff who are making climate and sustainability central to their work through research, advocacy, art, education, and construction.

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Carleton Connects: Chris Purdy ’88 and Elizabeth Master ’17 on global family planning

14 November 2022

Join Chris Purdy ’88 and Elizabeth Master ’17 for a conversation on the challenges and successes of promoting contraceptives, HIV/AIDS prevention, and family planning in more than 90 countries around the world.

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Carleton Connects: Michael Alvarez ’86 on election integrity

29 September 2022

Join prominent elections scholar R. Michael Alvarez ’86 for a conversation on the methods and the realities of our nation’s voting system.

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Carleton Connects: Nancy Braker ’81 on the Arb in spring

28 May 2022

Join Nancy Braker ’81 for a live walking tour of the Arb in all its spring glory.

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