College Newswire

Recent News

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lowe Lecture with Martha Nussbaum
September 28, 2010

Prof. Martha Nussbaum’s talk, "Creating Capabilities: The Human Development Approach," will investigate a new theoretical approach: the "capabilities" or "human development" method, discussing reasons for preferring it to standard approaches and looking at debates it has engendered about cultural pluralism and universality. The Lowe Lectureship at at Macalester College was established in honor of Arnold H. Lowe, former pastor of the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis former President of the Macalester Board of Trustees.

Professors Moe and Aanonsen Named to Endowed Chairs
September 24, 2010

President Brian Rosenberg and Provost Kathleen Murray are pleased to announce that Professor Karine Moe will hold the F.R. Bigelow Endowed Chair in Economics and Professor Lin Aanonsen will hold the O.T. Walter Endowed Professorship in Biology. Please join us in congratulating Professor Moe and Professor Aanonsen.