May, 2016

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 eight 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 is Udall Foundation 2016 Scholar

The Udall Foundation has selected Henry Kellison ’17 (Austin, Texas) as one of 60 students from 49 schools.

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.

April, 2016

March, 2016

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 professor receives Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Scholars

His project is titled, Equator Imagined: Commemorating Geodesic Science in the Andes.

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

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