- Jan 27 Matt Burgess's Book Launch
- Jan 30 Opening conversation for "The Soul Selects her own Society: Women Artists from the Miller Meigs Collection"
- Feb 3 Taste of Service
- Feb 3 Macalester New Music Series presents INTERSECTION: Jazz Meets Classical Song
- Feb 4 'Moving Beyond Minnesota Nice:' Engaging Diversity in the Classroom
- Feb 12 Mitau Lecture
- Feb 17 Black History Month Keynote: Dr. Joy DeGruy - "Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome"
- Feb 18 Mental Health Awareness Film & Speaker
- Feb 19 The Inaugural Lecture of James Dawes as DeWitt Wallace Professor of English
- Feb 19 Chamber Music at Macalester: Brahms Clarinet Quintet with Osmo Vanska
This March Adelante!, Macalester's latino/a student organization, celebrated Latina@ Week 2012 with six days of on campus events focusing on the DREAM Act and immigrant rights. Events included a DREAM Act photo mural, a talk with Keynote Speaker Gaby Pacheco on the history and faces of the DREAM Act and the role that Macalester students can play in its future, a silent demonstration in support of the DREAM Act on Bateman Plaza, and a showcase of student performers and local Ketzal Coatlicue Atzec dancers.