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18th Annual International Roundtable "Children of the World: The Dialectic of Promise and Vulnerability"
September 23, 2011

Macalester College presents its 18th annual International Roundtable with the theme, “Children of the World: The Dialectic of Promise and Vulnerability,” Thu. - Sat., Oct. 13 - 15, 2011, in the John B. Davis Lecture Hall, Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center, 1600 Grand Ave., St. Paul, Minn.  The Roundtable is free and open to the public.

Macalester co-hosts national Imagining America conference Sept. 22-24
September 19, 2011

Macalester College is co-hosting the 11th annual Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life (IA), national conference Sept. 22-24 in Minneapolis and St. Paul. The conference will have more than 400 attendees including faculty, administrators, and students from IA colleges and universities across the country, as well as leaders of local and national arts and cultural organizations.

Leonards establish endowed professorship in math and science
September 15, 2011

Mark G. Leonard ’65 and Candace Hewitt Leonard ’67 of Los Altos, Calif., have established a $2 million endowed professorship at Macalester College. It will be named the Mark G. Leonard and Candace Hewitt Leonard Endowed Professorship in Mathematics and the Natural Sciences.

Macalester Names Tenure-Track Professor in Economics
September 9, 2011

Mario Solis-Garcia has joined the Macalester College Economics Department as a tenure-track assistant professor.

Macalester Names Tenure-Track Professor in Hispanic and Latin American Studies
September 9, 2011

Jesús Ernesto Ortiz-Diaz has joined the Macalester College Hispanic and Latin American Studies Department as a tenure-track assistant professor.

Macalester Names Tenure-Track Professor in History
September 9, 2011

Karin Vélez has joined the Macalester College History Department as a tenure-track assistant professor.

Macalester Names Tenure-Track Professor in Music
September 9, 2011

Victoria Malawey has joined the Macalester College Music Department as a tenure-track assistant professor.

Four Tenure-Track Professors join Macalester
September 9, 2011

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).

Warch named Macalester Communications Director
September 8, 2011

David Warch has been named Director of Communications at the college, following two years as client services director for the Communications and Public Relations Department. He had served as interim director since April.