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  • Beverlee DeCoux (controller) and Barbara Johnson (treasurer) recognized in CACUBO newsletter.

    1 June 2003

    Beverlee DeCoux, controller, was acknowledged in the June 2003 newsletter of the Central Association of College and University Business Officers (CACUBO) for her leadership in a recent Higher Education Accounting Workshop in Chicago. Barbara Johnson, vice president and treasurer, was also mentioned for her work with the CACUBO committees.

  • Carleton’s ITS mentioned in Syllabus article.

    1 June 2003

    Carleton’s ITS department was noted in an interview with human computer interaction (HCI) expert Brenda Laurelin the June 1 issue of Syllabus: Technology for Higher Education. Laurel cited Carleton’s “discipline-focus technology” approach and the Ohio State University Advanced Computer Center for Arts and Design as programs exemplifying the principles of HIC. Laurel said Carleton’s approach “fosters curriculum innovation” and has “proven that IT professionals can be successful collaborators with educators in the disciplines…”

  • Rolf Peters ’86 featured in Pioneer Press case study.

    1 June 2003

    Rolf Peters ’86 was featured in the June 1 issue of the Saint Paul Pioneer Press. He and business partner Tim Carlson were part of a profile about their commodity trading and software company, AgMotion Inc. Peters said the company is built on lessons learned from the mistakes of dot-com companies. Peters majored in Latin at Carleton.

  • Twigonometry sculpture featured in County Gardens.

    1 June 2003

    Artist Patrick Dougherty’s sculpture at Carleton, “Twigonometry,” was featured in the Summer 2003 issue of Country Home’s Country Gardens magazine.

  • Mark Kanazawa (economics) and Jonas Funk ’97 mentioned in The Village Voice.

    28 May 2003

    Mark Kanazawa, professor of economics, was mentioned in a May 28 article in The Village Voice titled “The Foreign Invasion of the American Game.” The article reported on the changing face of NBA basketball and pointed to a 2001 study by Kanazawa and Jonas Funk ’97 published in Economic Inquiry that examined the effect of white players on Nielsen television ratings.Funk majored in economics at Carleton.

  • Paul Thiboutot (admissions) quoted in Star Tribune.

    25 May 2003

    Paul Thiboutot, dean of admissions, was quoted in a May 25 Star Tribune article about the demise of Minnesota’s Profile of Learning. Minnesota higher education institutions were asked about their use of the Profile in admissions decisions. “We didn’t pay any attention to it,” said Thiboutot.

  • Carleton is annual destination for Twin Cities orthodox church.

    24 May 2003

    Carleton was mentioned in the May 24 Seeker’s Dairy column in the Star Tribune. The College is an annual destination for the Holy Trinity Orthodox Church from Saint Paul. The congregation visits the campus and holds a vespers service explaining the denomination’s rich heritage.

  • Beverlee DeCoux (controller) interviewed in Faribault paper.

    21 May 2003

    Beverlee DeCoux, controller, was featured in a May 21 Faribault Daily News (Minn.) article titled “Heritage Celebration just four weeks away.” DeCoux is chair of the 2003 Faribault Heritage Celebration. “When the community started, there was quite a diversity with native Americans, French Canadians and European settlers. Today, Faribault’s even more diverse with people from Asia, Latin America, Mexico, Africa as well as from many European countries,” said DeCoux.

  • Nature Center inspired by former Carleton president Laurence Gould.

    20 May 2003

    The late Laurence McKinley Gould, former Carleton College president, was mentioned in a May 20 Rochester (Minn.) Post-Bulletin article titled “It began with a spark.” Gould visited Rochester in 1965 to give a talk abut the environment and environmental education. His message inspired a group of local teachers to found the Quarry Hill Nature Center.

  • Alison (Ludwick) Hatcher ’81 featured in Pantagraph article about art.

    18 May 2003

    Alison (Ludwick) Hatcher ’81 was the subject of a May 19 article in The Pantagraph (Central Ill.) titled “Putting art in its place.” The article highlighted Hatcher’s career as an arts administrator and her current position as curator at the McLean County Art Center in Bloomington, Ill. “We want to present to the public art that challenges them to see themselves differently,” said Hatcher, who majored in English at Carleton.