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Media Alert - Closing the Achievement Gap - Panel Discussion
October 27, 2010

What are the most important things to be done to close performance gaps linked to race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status, while still promoting overall progress? Panelists include: Carlos Mariani, Valeria Silva, Mary Cathryn Ricker and Bill Wilson. 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 3, Kagin Commons, Alexander G. Hill Ballroom.

The Kids are All Right: Few Negative Associations With Moms' Return to Work Soon After Having Children
October 15, 2010

Children whose mothers return to work before their offspring turn 3 are no more likely to have academic or behavioral problems than kids whose mothers stay at home, according to a review of 50 years of research.

Media Alert - Macalester alum Alex Lemon to read from his best-selling book, Happy: A Memoir
October 14, 2010

Alex Lemon will read from his best-selling book, Happy: A Memoir at 7 p.m., Monday, October 25, in Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel.

Macalester College Theatre and Dance and Music Departments Present "Cabaret" November 5-6 and November 11-13
October 11, 2010

The exciting 1960s musical “Cabaret” will be performed Nov. 5–6 and Nov. 11–13 by Macalester College’s Theatre and Dance and Music Departments in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, Main Stage Theater, 1600 Grand Ave., St. Paul, Minn.

Mark Mazullo to Present Lecture-Recital on Dmitri Shostakovich
October 11, 2010

A lecture–recital about Dmitri Shostakovich’s Preludes and Fugues, Opus 87 will be presented by Macalester music professor Mark Mazullo at Macalester College on Friday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center Concert Hall.

Marshall Griffith to Headline Macalester Jazz Concert
October 8, 2010

A jazz concert featuring noted pianist Marshall Griffith will be performed at Macalester College on Monday, October 18 at 8 p.m. in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center Concert Hall.

Macalester Names Mansco Perry III Chief Investment Officer
October 6, 2010

Mansco Perry III will become Macalester's Chief Investment Officer, effective November 1. As CIO, Perry will oversee the college’s $587 million endowment, which ranks 14th among U.S. liberal arts colleges. The endowment supports financial aid for students, and academic and co-curricular programs, among other college priorities.

Macalester Moves Forward on $33.8 Million Arts Center Expansion and Renovation
October 4, 2010

Macalester College has secured funding and board approval to move forward with the first phase of a comprehensive renovation and expansion of the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center.  The project will begin in January 2011.

Carleton Macy Music Retrospective Concert To Be Held
October 4, 2010

A retrospective of music composed by Professor Emeritus Carleton Macy will be performed at Macalester College on Friday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center Concert Hall. Macy will play tenor recorder at the concert. Other performers are John Jensen, pianist; Zeitgeist (Heather Barringer, Patti Cudd, Pat O’Keefe, Shannon Wettstein); Emma Lynn, soprano; and Rose Rinder, flute.