Making College Possible
An internship with College Possible inspired Lillian Hexter ’16 to pursue a career that combines fundraising and social justice.
Breaking Down Barriers
As an intern with Harriet Tubman Chrysalis Center, Alexa Peters Posner ’16 supports clients in need of safe shelter, legal services, and counseling.
Thanks to the Winter Mann-Hill Fellowships, every winter break there are students out in the world exploring career interests in health care or medicine.
Portuguese and Spanish speaker Anne Huber ’14 will spend a year teaching English in Brazil.
Grad School Prep
Michelle Lee ’14 won a summer internship that helps students prepare for graduate school.
Halfway through his college years, Patrick Snyder ’13 found his true academic passions.
Muñoz receives Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship
Alicia Muñoz, an assistant professor in Hispanic Studies, has received the Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship for junior faculty.
Maggie Hutchinson '12 studied abroad in Peru and then brought her research back to Macalester and did an honors project on bilingual education.
Global citizenship on two wheels
This year’s Live It grants take students into neighborhoods ranging from the Twin Cities to Ghana, all in the name of putting global citizenship into action.
Herself a Russian immigrant, Marina Test ’10 now helps first-generation college students with financial literacy.
Adelante! Latin@ Week 2012
¡Adelante! is a campus-wide student organization deeply engaged with Latin@ history, culture and politics. This year ¡Adelante! concentrated its efforts on the D.R.E.A.M. Act
How Emily Howland ’09 turned a Hispanic studies and English major into an international adventure trip job.
Marissa Bianco ’13 waded right into the publishing world with an internship at Minneapolis’s Milkweed Editions.
Día de los Muertos
Student organization Adelante celebrated Día de los Muertos, a latin american holiday to honor loved ones and they pass onto the next world.
Every fall our department welcomes their campus family back with an ice cream sundae extravaganza. Student and faculty catch up on what they've done over the summer, reignite friendships, and meet new people.
Macalester Names Tenure-Track Professor in Hispanic and Latin American Studies
Jesús Ernesto Ortiz-Diaz has joined the Macalester College Hispanic and Latin American Studies Department as a tenure-track assistant professor.
Four Tenure-Track Professors join Macalester
Four new tenure-track faculty members have joined Macalester this fall. They are Victoria Malawey (Music), Jesús Ernesto Ortiz-Diaz (Hispanic and Latin American Studies), Mario Solis-Garcia (Economics) and Karin Vélez (History).
Mac DNA - Jamila Humphrie
Jamila Humphrie '11 (Seattle, Wash.) has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to Brazil. more
Seven Macalester students spent a week in New Orleans under the direction of Professor Molly Olsen for a seminar on cultural survival. See the trip through their eyes, as documented by Catherine Reagan '11. more
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