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Macalester Mourns the Passing of Joan Adams Mondale '52
February 3, 2014

Macalester College and the Macalester community mourn the passing of Joan Adams Mondale, wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale '50, and alumna who graduated from Macalester in 1952.

Filling the Big Office
January 31, 2014

Macalester College New Music Series Presents Lorelei Ensemble
January 27, 2014

Dedicated to the performance of new and early music for women’s voices, the Lorelei Ensemble consists of nine professional musicians whose expertise ranges from early to contemporary repertoire. They’ll perform at 8 p.m. on Friday, February 14, 2014, in Mairs Concert Hall, in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center & Gallery, 1600 Grand Ave, St. Paul, Minn.  They are part of Macalester’s New Music Series, sponsored by the Rivendell Foundation.

Peter Happel Christian Exhibition “Sword of the Sun” in Macalester’s Law Warschaw Gallery
January 23, 2014

Peter Happel Christian makes art about the experience of nature, time, and perception at the intersection of photography, sculpture, and performance. His exhibition, “Sword of the Sun,” opens Friday, February 7, with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Law Warschaw Gallery, 130 Macalester Street, St. Paul, Minn. The exhibition runs from February 7 - March 14. Gallery hours: Monday - Friday, 10 am - 4 pm; Thursdays 10 am - 8 pm; Saturday and Sunday, Noon - 4 pm.

President Rosenberg one of two appointed to Teagle Foundation Board
January 16, 2014

The Teagle Foundation has appointed Brian Rosenberg and Elizabeth Boylan to its Board of Directors.  They join 14 other directors on a board chaired by Walter C. Teagle, III.

Minnesota State Arts Board Awards Grant to Art and Art History Professor for 2014
January 16, 2014

The Minnesota State Arts Board has awarded a grant to Art and Art History Professor Chris Willcox for 2014.

Three Macalester alums’ video about N.D. oil boom featured on New York Times website
January 14, 2014

An excerpt of a documentary by three Macalester alumni is being featured on the New York Times website.

Macalester Completes $20.5M Studio Art Phase of JWFAC Expansion and Renovation
January 7, 2014

Macalester College has completed construction on a comprehensive renovation and expansion of the Studio Art building, part of the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center.  Construction began in January 2013 and was completed in January 2014.

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet to speak at Macalester
December 17, 2013

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet will speak to the Macalester College community on Sunday, March 2, 2014. His talk is titled, “The Nature of Happiness, Fulfillment, and Embodiment.” Seating for the event will be limited and tickets will not be available to the general public. The event will be free for the campus community but tickets will be required.  More information will be shared with the campus community when tickets are available.