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New Year, New Book with the Carleton Alumni Book Club8 December 2021
The Carleton Alumni Book Club will begin reading Mine!: How the Hidden Rules of Ownership Control Our Lives, by Michael Heller and James Salzman.
Norco, Calif., will be taken over by Carls at the Division I and Division III USA Ultimate College Championships on Dec. 17–20, 2021. Carleton is the only college or university in the country sending four teams, totaling about 5% of the student body, to the West Coast competition.
Supporting First-Generation Students at Carleton24 November 2021
On November 8, Carleton launched the First Generation @ Carleton website, bringing visibility to faculty, staff, and students who identify as first generation scholars. This resource serves as an introduction of fellow first-gen scholars to the 13% of incoming Carleton students who are in the first generation of their families to attend college.
22nd Annual Nationwide Trivia: Feb. 12 Outside link22 November 2021
Join us online on Feb. 12, 2022 for our 22nd Annual Nationwide Trivia! Our event host this year will again be Noah Tarnow ’97. In addition to being a past Jeopardy! contestant and a karaoke superstar, Noah is the creator, writer, and senior quizmaster of The Big Quiz Thing.
Giving Tuesday! November 30, 202116 November 2021
The Alumni Annual Fund has something special in store for Giving Tuesday on November 30. Keep an eye on your email and Carleton’s social media for more information as the date approaches. Questions about how to get involved in this global day of giving? Email email@example.com to learn more!
Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Update Outside link2 November 2021
The IDE Strategic Plan Steering Group is pleased to provide an update on the first phase of Carleton’s Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Strategic Plan. We encourage community members to read more about the Five Working Groups that have been charged with developing specific recommendations for accomplishing the goals and objectives Carleton has set.
Physics Prof Marty Baylor Receives $200,000 Grant and is Leading the Charge on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in STEM Outside link26 October 2021
Marty Baylor, Chair and Professor of Physics and Astronomy, is quickly becoming a national leader in promoting IDE in physics and STEM as a whole. The recipient of a $200,000 grant from the American Physical Society (APS), Baylor will run a national program which will improve physics teachers’ ability to address IDE projects in the classroom.
Carleton Connects: President Alison Byerly and the first hundred days | Nov. 8, 7pm Outside link26 October 2021
November 8 marks President Alison Byerly’s one hundredth day in office. Join our online conversation to hear her thoughts about Carleton today, and how we might think about the Carleton of the future. She’ll take questions from the audience as well.
Courageous Conversations: Nov. 4, 7pm Outside link20 October 2021
This program is intended to provide time and opportunity for self-reflection and community building among alumni. The Multicultural Alumni Network (MCAN) led the implementation of this series in the fall of 2020.
Profs Rika Anderson ’06 and Layla Oesper together receive $1M in NSF Awards Outside link4 October 2021
Two Carleton professors, Rika Anderson ’06 and Layla Oesper, were awarded National Science Foundation CAREER Awards. The awards are the two largest grants to individual faculty in Carleton’s history, together totaling almost $1 million.