Carleton College

Academic Tier 1 Member |
Member since 1998
27 Weitz Center for Creativity
One North College Street
Northfield , MN 55057
507-222-4537 (fax)

Founded in 1866, Carleton College is a small, private liberal arts college in the historic river town of Northfield, Minnesota. Best known for its academic excellence and warm, welcoming campus community, Carleton offers 36 majors and 15 concentrations in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.

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The IdeaLab

the IdeaLab is a highly collaborative workspace that offers integrated curricular support for students and faculty as you work on projects, particularly those that involve visualizations, visual representations and audio.

Staffed with experts in working with media, presentations, fine art printing, video production and  presentations, its equipment and resources include:

  • Audio and video editing stations
  • Lending library of digital cameras and video production equipment
  • Regularly scheduled how-to workshops
  • Computer lab with linked workstations
  • “Project Due Date” events in which experts are available at busy points of the term
  • High-end scanners
  • Large-format printers capable of fine-art printing
  • Office space and work areas for Presentation, Events, and Production Support (PEPS) staff

The IdeaLab is a suite of collaborative work spaces and labs specifically designed for consultations and small group work.  Come learn, experiment, create, and have fun with the best toys on campus!



This organization has participated in the following NMC Events:
2015 NMC Summer Conference