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Macalester Provost named President at Whitman College
November 13, 2014

Kathleen M. Murray, who has been Macalester's Provost since July 2008, has been named the 14th President of Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash.

Macalester names new Vice President for Advancement
November 5, 2014

D. Andrew Brown, Assistant Vice President for Development at the University of Minnesota Foundation, has been named Macalester College's Vice President for Advancement beginning January 1, 2015. President Brian Rosenberg made the announcement today.

Macalester professor and undergraduate helped collect important new Cretaceous mammal skull in Madagascar
November 5, 2014

Geology Professor Ray Rogers and alumna Madeline Marshall ‘12, a current University of Chicago graduate student studying paleontology, were part of a small team exploring 68 million-year-old rocks in northwestern Madagascar in 2010.

The Theatre and Dance Department presents Timepieces, the 2014 Fall Dance Concert
October 30, 2014

The 2014 Fall Dance Concert features new choreographic works by students, faculty, and guest artist Karen Charles.

Theatre and Dance and Music Departments Present “The Cradle Will Rock” November 6-8
October 13, 2014

"The Cradle Will Rock" is a collaboration between the Theatre and Dance Department and the Music Department; its cast of 28 makes it one of the largest Mainstage productions of recent years.

Macalester awarded Career Ready Internship grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corp.
October 3, 2014

The Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation has awarded Macalester College a Career Ready Internship grant for the 2014-2015 academic year in the amount of $60,022. The corporation awarded a total of $5.2 million in new grants to Macalester and 39 other colleges and universities in Iowa, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin allowing students with financial need to reap the educational and career-boosting benefits of paid internships.

New Music Series Presents Music from Copland House
September 22, 2014

The acclaimed resident ensemble at Aaron Copland’s National Historic Landmark home in New York, has come to occupy a special place on the U.S. musical scene as perhaps this country’s only wide-ranging American repertory ensemble.