Macalester Geography Award for Excellence of Scholarship
The Award for Excellence of Scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding senior majoring in geography. Criteria used in identifying nominees include: academic performance, GTU membership and participation, departmental service, dedication, and enthusiasm. Prior to 2021, the award was known as the NCGE/AAG Award for Excellence of Scholarship. It was awarded annually to an outstanding senior majoring in geography.
Congratulations 2021 Recipient: Anisha RajBhandary
Hildegard Binder Johnson Award in Geography
The Hildegard Binder Johnson award, named after the founder of the department, is presented annually to academically outstanding junior geography majors.
Congratulations 2021 Recipients: Karson Hegrenes, Gabrielle Isaac-Herzog, Grace Jones, Marley Kehew
David A. Lanegran Award in Geography
The David A. Lanegran Award (formerly the Geography Department Merit Award), named after the department’s longest serving faculty member, is presented annually to senior geography majors in recognition of their significant contributions to the community life of the department.
Congratulations 2021 Recipients: Margaret Jaenicke , Finn Odum, Anisha RajBhandary, Jane Servin , Jim Smith