- 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 Robert Blanchette on "Tombs, sunken ships and historic huts: studying ancient wood reveals secrets from the past"
- Feb 19 Chamber Music at Macalester: Brahms Clarinet Quintet with Osmo Vanska
The semester is almost over and events will soon be winding down: The Spring Dance Concert, choreographed and performed by students, was held last weekend in the Main Stage Theatre of the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center; The annual student art exhibition "Marks" is in the Law Warschaw Gallery; Animal Behavior class members traveled to western Minnesota and South Dakota over the weekend for birdwatching; The Urban Politics of Latin America Colloquium was held in the college's library last week; Students with a concentration in Community and Global Health showed off their research in a poster session; The Hispanic Studies Department had a chilly day for their end-of-year picnic; Students forgot about finals while making jewelry last Wednesday night; Portuguese language students learned Brazilian samba as part of the cultural component of their classwork; The students of Dirt and Development (ENVI 194) explored the soil at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve; The Staff and Faculty Appreciation Luncheon took place on Thursday; Friendly canines of all sizes were on campus Saturday to soothe frazzled pre-finals nerves; The Macalester Orchestra held its spring concert last weekend.