Macalester professor named 2016 Fellow in AAAS
Eric P. Wiertelak, DeWitt Wallace Professor of Psychology and Director of Neuroscience Studies, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Marlon James Named Macalester's First Writer-in-Residence
Marlon James, Macalester English professor and winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize for his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings, has been named Macalester’s first ever writer-in-residence. His appointment begins January 1, 2017.
The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department presents Bodies in the Balance, the 2016 Fall Dance Concert
Performances are December 2 at 7:30 pm and December 3 at 2 pm and 7:30 pm in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, Main Stage Theater
The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department presents Urinetown: The Musical
Performances are 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, November 4 - 5, Thursday – Saturday, Nov. 10 – 12, and 2 p.m. Sunday, November 6.
Three Macalester alumni become Trustees
Mac alumnus receives Fulbright scholarship to study in the United States
Diego Melo, from Bogotá, Colombia, has received a four-year Fulbright Foreign Student Program award to pursue graduate study.
Two Macalester rising seniors receive scholarships from the Harold S. Geneen Charitable Trust
Political Science major Emilie McGuire '17 from Park Ridge, Ill., and Economics major Forest Redlin '17, of Tempe, Ariz., have received $25,000 scholarships.
2016 Macalester alumna receives undergraduate essay award from the Association of Africanist Anthropology and an Honorable Mention for the Sylvia Forman Prize
Anthropology major Nana C E Adubea (Dubie) Toa-Kwapong '16 received awards
Sylvia Forman Prize Awarded to Recent Macalester Graduate
Katherine Brown ‘16 has been awarded the Sylvia Forman Prize from the Association for Feminist Anthropology
Macalester’s 23rd Annual International Roundtable -“Sustainable Cities: Sharing Habitat, Building Resiliency”
Thursday through Saturday, September 29 through October 1, 2016, at Macalester College, in varying campus locations and times.
Auspicious Notes, New Music concert from composer Randy Bauer conducted by Mark Mandarano
A 13-piece chamber orchestra comprised of leading Twin Cities musicians will perform the world premiere
Six tenure-track professors join Macalester faculty this fall
They are: Amy Elkins (English), Bret Jackson (Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science), Crystal Moten (History), Jessica Pearson-Patel (History), Katrina Phillips (History), and Leah Witus (Chemistry).
Marlon James to speak at First Thursday
Opening Convocation speaker this year is Marlon James, Macalester English professor and Man Booker Prize winner.
Four students awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to Study Abroad
All rising juniors, they have received scholarships to study abroad this summer in Chile, Nepal, Morocco, and the United Kingdom respectively.
Macalester Student Selected as College Debate 2016 Delegate
The delegates are turning to social media to post, tweet, share, and snap the issues that matter most to young voters.
Three Macalester Alumnae Receive Fulbrights
Three Macalester alumnae from the class of 2015 have received Fulbright scholarships.
Macalester Partners with QuestBridge to Enroll Exceptional Low-Income Students
Macalester College has joined QuestBridge, a national non-profit that connects the nation’s most exceptional, low-income youth with leading institutions of higher education.
Macalester mourns the loss of Art Professor Gary Erickson
Gary Erickson, a visiting assistant professor of Art and Art History who came to Macalester in 1995, has passed away at the age of 60.
Two professors, a retired Foreign Service officer, a pastor, and an artist and entrepreneur, are five of nine to be honored at Macalester Reunion in June
Macalester Reunion 2016, June 3-5.
Three Macalester students receive U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships
Three students have been awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships (CLS) to study Indonesian, Arabic, and Korean this summer.
Graduating senior named 2016 American Humanity in Action Fellow
Gage Garretson ’16, has been named a 2016 American Humanity in Action Fellow, one of 48 recipients this year out of a pool of 513 applicants.
Macalester student receives research award from the American Association of Physical Anthropologists
Senior Anthropology major Cecilia Mayer ’16 (Seattle, Wash.) has been awarded the American Association for Physical Anthropologists 2016 Sherwood Washburn Prize.
Macalester student is Udall Foundation 2016 Scholar
The Udall Foundation has selected Henry Kellison ’17 (Austin, Texas) as one of 60 students from 49 schools.
Macalester named a Green Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education
Creating Diverse Communities
Macalester African Music Ensemble Spring Concert
Join us for a night of traditional African music and dance, featuring Ghanaian dancers Patience Serwoh and Patience Boni, and the Ensemble alumni.
Research Led by Macalester Professor Kristi Curry Rogers Reveals New Insights into the Lives of Baby Dinosaurs
Research led by Macalester College Professor Kristi Curry Rogers published in "Science" sheds the first light on the life of a baby Rapetosaurus, whose 67-million-year-old fossil bones were found in Madagascar.
The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department presents Awake, the 2016 Spring Dance Concert
Chemistry Professor Thomas D. Varberg Receives Thomas Jefferson Award
David L. Blaney Inaugural Lecture as the G. Theodore Mitau Professor of Political Science
Macalester sophomore to receive Congressional Gold Medal this summer in Washington, DC
The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department presents Tennessee Williams’s The Glass Menagerie
Actress and Playwright Danai Gurira ’01 to join Gary Hines ‘74, Sounds of Blackness Music Director and Producer, as Macalester’s Commencement Speakers
Two Macalester Seniors Receive Watson Fellowships
The fellowship, a one-year grant for international exploration, independent study and travel outside of the United States, is awarded annually.
Macalester to host symposium, April 28-30, on the Vietnam Antiwar Movement
In 1970, Macalester College hosted pivotal conference forging People’s Peace Treaty
Stony Brook University professor and artist George Hart to unveil sculpture at Macalester on March 22
Gary Hines ‘74, Sounds of Blackness Music Director and Producer, to speak at Macalester Commencement
Gary D. Hines, Music Director and Producer of the three-time, Grammy Award-Winning Sounds of Blackness and a 1974 Macalester graduate, will be the 2016 commencement speaker.
Macalester to rename Alumni House to honor Mary Kay Briggs
Macalester names Dean of the Career Development Center
Macalester students hosting Power Dialog – A discussion with Minnesota policy makers about the implementation of the Clean Power Plan
The Inaugural Lecture of Daniel J. Hornbach as John S. Holl Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies
Macalester is a top producer of U.S. Fulbright Students and Scholars
Macalester moves to the No. 3 spot on Peace Corps’ annual Top Schools list
Thirty-fifth Annual G. Theodore Mitau Endowed Lecture with Prof. Ian F. Haney López
Macalester holds fourth Macathon and first Funkathon ~ Feb. 19 - 20
Consuelo Gutierrez-Crosby Recognized as National Bonner Fellow by the Bonner Foundation
Macalester Sociology Major Awarded Third Prize in Midwest Sociological Society Paper Competitions
Macalester student selected as a 2016 Frank Karel Fellow
Macalester Student to present at Human Development Conference
Macks' thesis, titled “Adapting to Urbanization: Internal Indigenous Migration in Chapod, Chile,” explores the impacts and pressures of modernization and urbanization on the rural Mapuche community of Chapod in southern Chile.