Macalester Today Winter 2011

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  • Global Wunder

    Luisa ParedesLuisa Parades '11 was a volunteer supervisor with Amigo de las Americas, an organization led by young people.

  • Trading Spaces

    trading spacesMost of the Music Department has temporarily moved to new venues to accommodate the renovation and expansion of the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center.

  • To Serengeti

    Amy DamonWhat’s the connection between an upstate New York dairy farm and a $3 million study of sustainable development in the Serengeti?

  • Into Space

    John AllanBuilding on his Macalester research, senior John Allan probed galaxies with ASTRON.

  • Fierce & Fast

    fierce and fastWith her first novel, Nightshade, History Professor Andrea Cremer introduces a new fantasy female, and earns a spot on the New York Times bestseller list.

  • Family Feuds

    family feudsRachel Lucas-Thompson's research has tapped into two of the most controversial subjects in her discipline: maternal employment and marital conflict.

  • Macites Splash

    make a splashTwo members of Macalester’s swimming and diving teams were real standouts this year.

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Mac Around the World
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Above: Curt Brown ’82 and Adele Brown ’82 met up with Karla Leon ’10 (center) recently in Karla’s hometown of Quito, Ecuador, where they went to the top of the city’s Basilica together. The Browns were Karla’s international host parents for three years.

  • Brian Rosenberg

    Household Words

    On Planning and Prudence

    Brian Rosenberg, the president of Macalester College, writes a regular column for Macalester Today. He can be reached at

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    From Religion to Restaurants.
    A few years after graduating from college, I discovered that I’d become embarrassed to tell people I’d majored in religious studies.

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