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Winter 2023
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Voice cover image: photo illustration of a bird in a cage with a poem superimposed over it
Winter 2023
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Aerial view of the Carleton campus on a perfect autumn day

Carleton Board Takes Action on Divestment

The college will immediately reduce exposure to fossil fuel investments in its endowment.

Deborah Appleman

The Lock & The Key

Through her work as a mentor to men behind bars in Minnesota’s prisons, Carleton professor Deborah Appleman shows that teaching is a radical act.

U.S. ambassador to Denmark, Eugenie Moore Anderson ’31 visits a Danish farm in 1950

The Liberal Art of Diplomacy

Carleton prepares students for foreign service by teaching empathetic communication, limber problem solving, and creative thinking.

Thomas Hughes ’47

Soft Power and Hard Truths

A recent book celebrates Thomas Hughes ’47, who counseled the Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon administrations against the war in Vietnam.

Coach Pete Sickle kneels on the grass of a rugby field

Integrity, Passion, Solidarity, Discipline, Respect

Pete Sickle ’89, CEO of Israel’s first professional rugby team, embodies the sport’s governing principles.

Architectural rendering of new campus housing

At Home on Campus

In April, Carleton breaks ground on a student life and housing project that combines environmentally conscious living options with multicultural community spaces.

An image taken by the Webb Telescope

Webb Wonders

Carleton’s Cindy Blaha joins fellow astronomy professor Eric Jensen ’87 in an animated discussion about the James Webb Space Telescope.

Bald Spot: News from Around & Beyond Campus

Students sift items from an archaeological dig

Archaeology in the Arb
Students in an archeological methods and lab course researched documents and conducted field excavations to learn about the Olin Farm site

Hasenstab Hall on a snowy day

A Political Move
Thanks to a generous gift from Michael Hasenstab ’95 and his wife, Mary Ann, Old Music Hall was refurbished into the new home to the department of political science and international relations.

Four members of the Carleton Board of Trustees

On Board
Five new members joined the Carleton Board of Trustees in 2022 and attended their second in-person meeting on campus in February.

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Class Notes

A group of friends pose for a photo with balloons and confetti, holding a sign reading: Nashville

Winter ’23 Class Notes
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