Alumni Board Meeting
Alumni Board members come to campus to meet. E-mail the Alumni Office for more information.
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M-Club Hall of Fame Dinner
M-Club, a club for Macalester's former athletes, will honor the inductees to its Hall of Fame for 2007. By invite only.
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NPR's Martin Kaste presents Luckless Argentines and their American Cousins
Kagin Commons Hill Ballroom, Macalester College
NPR reporter Martin Kaste will speak at Macalester as part of Minnesota Public Radio’s Broadcast Journalist Series. Kaste will compare his five years reporting in South America to his new assignment in the Pacific Northwest. Many of Kaste's assumptions about the political and economic differences between South America and the United States have been tested in the wake of corruption scandals in Washington, D.C., and turmoil in the U.S. economy. Kaste is a graduate of Carleton College and began his broadcast career at Minnesota Public Radio. Free and open to the public, but tickets are required and can be picked up at The Bibelot Shops.
How to Use Your Liberal Arts Degree to Land or Create an Interesting Job
Alumni House, On Campus
The first of a three-part 'how to' career series for young alumni in the Twin Cities, this informative, career-networking evening begins with a panel of Macalester alumni sharing their personal stories about navigating and shaping their own careers. Following the panel, which will include the panelists' personal tips on networking do's and don'ts, will be a cocktail reception for young alumni to put their new knowledge to work. $10 per person. Questions? Email Stephen Sporer or call him at 651-696-6997.
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At the home of Carmen Doom ’98, Portland, Ore.
MacReads Portland will read and discuss A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini. Their November book is Animal, Plant, Miracle by Barbara Kingslover. Email the Alumni Office for more information.
Seattle Happy Hour at Spitfire
Spitfire, 2219 4th Ave., Seattle, Wash.
Meet up with other Seattle-area alumni at Spitfire in Belltown. Karen Hanson ’95 and Lyungai Mbilinji ’95 are hosts. Questions: Email Carol Polk.
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Dessert and Coffee Reception at Geology Society meeting
Grand Hyatt Hotel, Blanca Peak Room, 1750 Welton Street, Denver
Alumni are invited to special Macalester gathering at the annual Geological Society of America (GSA) meeting in Denver. Mix and mingle with local Denver alumni, Geology faculty and Geology majors from across the U.S. A short Program featuring the latest news from the Macalester College Geology Department will begin at 7:30 p.m. RSVP by emailing Andi Wulff.
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Alumni College Faculty Lecture: Laura Smith ’94 (Geography) on Foreclosures
Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel
As part of the Macalester Alumni College Faculty Lectures program, Geography Professor Laura Smith ’94 will present Mortgage Foreclosure Patterns in the Twin Cities. Smith teaches courses on urban economic geography, North America and quantitative methods. She also teaches an urban GIS seminar in which students ask a question about community issues and answer them using geography techniques. Her recent research projects have focused on mortgage foreclosure patterns in the Twin Cities, transportation and development and American Indian land ownership. Free, no registration required
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Reunion 2008 Planning Meeting
Members of Reunion Committees for Reunion 2008 will meet to plan for the big weekend happening June 6-8, 2008. Committee members for the Class of 1958 are not required to attend. Further details to be announced.
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Professor Dianna Shandy's Road Scholar talk in Chicago
Union League Club of Chicago, 65 West Jackson Blvd., Room 700
As part of the Alumni College's Road Scholars program, Anthropology Professor Dianna Shandy gives a talk titled Refugees in America: Sudanese migration, cultural identity and traditions in Chicago. Participants will enjoy a Road Scholars continental breakfast prior to the talk. $20 per person.
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Right on Lake Street at the Minnesota History Center
345 Kellogg Blvd W., St. Paul
Join Professor David Lanegran ’63 and Macalester alumni and their families in celebrating student research, design and media projects featured in the Right on Lake Street exhibit at the Minnesota History Center. Right on Lake Street is a colorful, interactive exhibit developed by the Minnesota Historical Society, Macalester College and the Heart of the Beast Puppet Theater. Lanegran will talk about the evolution of Lake Street. Tickets $7 for adults; $5 for children, ages 4-17.
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Save These December Dates:
Handel's 'Messiah' Community Sing Along
Ridgewood Church, 4420 Highway 101 S., Minnetonka, Minn.
Bring your friends and sing Handel's ‘Messiah’
in the 28th annual community sing-along sponsored by The Music Association of Minnetonka. Or, just sit back and enjoy the music. Free and open to the public. To RSVP, email Andi Wulff.
See The Nutcracker Performed by the Orlando Ballet
Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre, 401 W. Livingston St., Orlando, Fla.
Join Macalester alumni and guests to see The Nutcracker performed by the Orlando Ballet accompanied by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. Hosted by Russell P. Allen ’74, executive director of the Orlando Ballet. A light buffet supper begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by the performance and backstage reception with the artists. $58 per person, including dinner, ballet and reception. For questions or to reserve tickets, email Russell Allen.