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Recent News

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.

Macalester College Presents Theo Bleckmann
September 7, 2011

Grammy-nominated jazz singer and composer Theo Bleckmann will perform for Macalester College students, staff, and friends on Friday, Sept. 23 at 8 p.m. at Macalester Plymouth United Church, 1658 Lincoln Ave., St. Paul.

Macalester alumnus named Acting Director of ATF
September 1, 2011

Macalester alumnus and Minnesota U.S. Attorney B. Todd Jones has been named Acting Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.  Jones graduated from Macalester in 1979.

Macalester no longer offering bottled water
August 24, 2011

Beginning September 1, 2011, Macalester College will no longer be offering bottled water. 

Christopher MacDonald-Dennis Named Dean of Macalester's Multicultural Life Department
August 4, 2011

Christopher MacDonald-Dennis has been named Dean of Macalester College’s Multicultural Life Department.

Macalester Receives STARS Silver Rating for Sustainability
July 25, 2011

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) has awarded Macalester College a STARS Silver Rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements.  STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System, is a new program that measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education.