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Carleton College is an independent non-sectarian, coeducational, liberal arts college in Northfield, Minnesota. The college enrolls 1,958 undergraduate students, and employs 198 full-time faculty members.

In 2012 U.S. News and World Report ranked Carleton College the 8th best liberal arts college in the United States and ranked Carleton number two for undergraduate teaching at a national liberal arts college.

In 2012 Forbes magazine named Carleton the 31st best college or university in the United States.

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Carleton College will hold its annual Craft and Custodial Bake Sale on Friday, Dec. 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Class of 1980 Commons of the Weitz Center for Creativity. A wide variety of hand-crafted items and baked goods will be available for purchase, including wool mittens, birdhouses, garden art, glass ornaments, rugs, quilts, jewelry, Kenyan products, wooden bowls and toys, baskets, outerwear, candles, and much more. This popular annual event is free and open to the public.

 

Fri, 14 Nov 2014

Carleton College’s renowned Chinese Music Ensemble will perform in concert on Sunday, November 9 at 3 p.m. in the Concert Hall. 

Established ten years ago, the ensemble plays traditional Chinese instruments. Comprised primarily of Carleton students, the performance will also feature a Northfield High School student and two students from neighboring St. Olaf College. Under the direction of world-class pipa artist, Gao Hong, the Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble has performed to much acclaim at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Mall of America, the University of Minnesota, and at numerous conferences and Chinese celebrations through the region. 

Fri, 07 Nov 2014

The Carleton College Orchestra will present their fall concert on Friday, November 14 from 8 to 9:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall. Directed by Hector Valdivia, the program will feature Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No. 3, Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished,” and Hindesmith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis. This event is free and open to the public.

Fri, 07 Nov 2014

Aboriginal advocate and Canadian Olympic athlete Waneek Horn-Miller will present the Carleton College convocation address on Friday, Nov. 7 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. An activist who works to mend the relationship between Native and non-Native communities in Canada, Horn-Miller will present “First Nations Rights.” Convocations are free and open to the public; they are also recorded and archived online at go.carleton.edu/convo/.

Fri, 31 Oct 2014

Carleton College is pleased to host the 33rd International Conference of the Haskins Society, a three-day gathering focused on all dimensions of medieval history. Featuring panels and lectures on medieval archaeology, manuscript studies, art history, history and literation, the conference will take place Friday, Nov. 7 (12-5:30 p.m.), Saturday, Nov. 8 (9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.), and Sunday, Nov. 9 (8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) in the Weitz Center for Creativity Larson Family Meeting Room (Room 236). This event is free and open to the public.

Thu, 30 Oct 2014

A new exhibit in the Carleton College Laurence McKinley Gould Library explores medieval manuscripts and how medieval peoples produced and derived meaning from word and image. The “Process of Illumination: Word, Image and the Scribal Imagination in the Middle Ages” investigates the relationship between word and image in the Middle Ages by critically examining a variety of medieval manuscripts in facsimile. The exhibit opens Wednesday, Nov. 5 and will be on display through Jan. 5, 2015. An opening reception with light refreshments will be held at 11 a.m. on Nov. 5. This event is free and open to the public.

Thu, 30 Oct 2014