Posts tagged with “Elsewhere” (All posts)

  • Steven Schier comments on approval rating poll

    26 February 2003

    Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a February 26 Associated Press story titled “Poll shows respectable approval ratings for Governor, Senators.” The story was picked up by a number of statewide new sources including Finance & Commerce and WCCO. Schier commented on the personalities and styles of the current Minnesota governor and senators when compared to their predecessors.

  • Edgar Husted ’59 featured in Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    24 February 2003

    Edgar (Ed) Husted ’59 was featured in a February 24 article in the Fairbanks (Alaska) Daily News-Miner titled “A lifelong dedication to music.” Husted majored in geology at Carleton and became a lawyer, but the article emphasizes Husted’s 20 years of service as organist for Fairbanks’ Sacred Heart Cathedral and his work as director of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks Paralegal Studies Program.

  • Greg Marfleet (political science) quoted in Star Tribune

    23 February 2003

    Greg Marfleet, assistant professor of political science, was quoted in a story in the February 23 issue of the Star Tribune titled “Is Bush describing threat to U.N. or is he causing it?” In the article, Marfleet commented on the relevance of United Nations resolutions.

  • Robert Dobrow (mathematics) quoted in St. Petersburg Times

    4 February 2003

    Robert Dobrow, assistant professor of mathematics, was quoted in a February 4 story in the St. Petersburg Times about the chances of a person being hit by a piece from the space shuttle Columbia.

  • Carleton buildings mentioned in Architecture Minnesota

    1 February 2003

    Carleton was mentioned in two articles in the January/February issue of Architecture Minnesota. In the first, titled “The Sustainable Quest,” Richard Strong, director of facilities management and planning, commented on how sustainable architectural designs are incorporated into new buildings on Carleton’s campus. Bardwell Smith, the John W. Nason Professor Emeritus of Religion and Asian Studies, was quoted in the second article, “Downtown Commercial District,” which discussed the fate of Northfield’s small town character as the suburbs encroach on it.

  • Carleton’s PERC program highlighted in Star Tribune.

    1 February 2003

    The Program for Ethical Reflection at Carleton (PERC) was highlighted in a February 1 story in the Faith and Values section of the Star Tribune. Titled “Cheating—Where opportunity, consequence and values intersect,” the story quoted chaplain Carolyn Fure-Slocum, PERC coordinator Zach Pruitt and Kate Heineman ’03. In the article, Pruitt said, “We’re all part of a community, and when you cheat you’re violating the trust of the community you’re a part of. I think every person struggles with ethical issues and dilemmas. Certainly Carleton students are no different, but I’d consider Carleton a very ethical place and the students certainly as well.” Heineman is biology major at Carleton.

  • Thomas Mack ’57 writes in New England Journal of Medicine.

    30 January 2003

    Thomas Mack ’57 wrote an editorial in the January 30 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) titled “Sounding Board: A Different View of Smallpox and Vaccination.” The editorial was among five articles released early by the NEJM and was cited in a number of national publications and Web sites, including the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Mack, a professor at the University of Southern California and a former smallpox officer with the CDC, writes in the journal, “The key to smallpox control is surveillance and isolation and keeping cases out of the hospital.” Mack majored in chemistry and zoology at Carleton.

  • Carleton mentioned in Star Tribune travel story.

    26 January 2003

    Carleton was highlighted in a travel story about Northfield in the January 26 issue of the Star Tribune.

  • Robert Packer (political science) quoted in Star Tribune.

    26 January 2003

    Robert Packer, associate professor of political science, was quoted in a January 26 Star Tribune story about a potential U.S.-led attack on Iraq. He spoke on the same topic on January 27 on WCCO Radio.

  • Tammy Metcalf-Filzen (athletics) and women’s basketball team featured in several news outlets.

    23 January 2003

    Women’s basketball coach Tammy Metcalf-Filzen was a guest on the Mike Max Show on WCCO Radio on January 23. The women’s basketball team was featured in stories in the Star Tribune on January 10, the Star Tribune and Saint Paul Pioneer Press on January 11, and on Fox Sports “MIAC Magazine Show” on January 24.