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All Spring classes to be graded on S/Cr/Nc scale

All Spring term courses will be graded on a Satisfactory/Credit /No Credit (S/Cr/Nc) basis in light of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a campus-wide email from Dean of the College Beverly Nagel on Friday, April 3. This means that only S/Cr/NC grades will be recorded on student transcripts for the…

Faculty members express logistical concerns, heightened workload in the move to remote teaching

In a YouTube video to incoming students of Psychology 220: Sensation and Perception, Assistant Professor of Psychology Julia Strand said, “this class is definitely going to be different than it would be if I were teaching it in person, but I think if we work together, we can still make…

International students grapple with uncertainty in light of COVID-19 measures

Carleton College’s shift to online classes for the first half of Spring term and request that students leave campus by Wednesday, March 18, has left students scrambling to pack their belongings and adjust travel plans. For many international students, the announcement has bred uncertainty and frustration about potential travel bans,…

College tells students to pack belongings, not contact professors regarding teaching in COVID-19 update

Following the morning announcement about COVID-19 prevention measures that see Carleton relying on remote teaching for the first half of Spring term, Dean of Students Carolyn Livingston presented an FAQ page with updates on the situation in a campus-wide email on Thursday afternoon. Notably, the College is now asking that…

Health services external assessment to be released soon

Over the course of spring and fall terms of 2019, Carleton’s health services were reviewed in order to assess their scope. Keeling & Associates (K&A), a higher education consulting firm, met with students, faculty and staff to discuss the health services that the College currently provides. Dean of Students Carolyn…

Carls participate in DFL caucus for Rice County Precinct 1

On Tuesday, February 25, a precinct caucus for the Democratic Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) was hosted at the Weitz Center for Creativity for Ward 1. Precinct 1 includes the Carleton campus and its adjacent streets. This was the most highly attended of the 31 precinct caucuses in Rice County, with 71…

Carleton students cast their votes on Super Tuesday

On Tuesday, March 3, Carleton students headed to the polls to vote in the Minnesota presidential primary election. The Super Tuesday elections, including Minnesota’s, included a narrowed field of Democratic Party candidates after Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar suspended their campaigns earlier in the week. The national race tightened to…