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Five Macalester students receive State Dept. Critical Language Scholarships

Helen Radovic ‘22, Marley Prichard ‘24, Carter Rutherford ‘23, Alexander Hamann ‘22, and Sarah Acheson-Field ‘24 are among the nearly 700 American college and university students who received a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) for the 2021 summer. 

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Record number of Macalester students awarded State Dept. scholarship to study abroad

The 20-person cohort is the largest number of Macalester students ever to receive the prestigious and highly competitive scholarship in one application cycle since the award’s inception in 2001. 

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Maccolades for May 2021: painting for Pride, food security fellowship, and remembering 100 years of subversion

Maccolades is a monthly round-up of the most recent accolades and accomplishments earned by members of the Macalester community.

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Two seniors, alum receive 2021 Fulbright awards

Kayla Togneri ’21, Anisha RajBhandary ’21, and Essie Schlotterbeck ’13 were awarded scholarships.

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Sounds of Blackness to perform at 2021 Billboard Music Awards

The Grammy-award winning group, which was formed at Macalester 50 years ago this year, will appear remotely from Prince’s Paisley Park.

Dr. Lisa Anderson-Levy, Macalester's new Executive VP and Provost

Macalester College Names Dr. Lisa Anderson-Levy Executive Vice President and Provost

Dr. Lisa Anderson-Levy will become the college’s Executive Vice President and Provost. She will begin her new role on July 6.

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Macalester earns top ranking in zero waste competition

The results of the National Wildlife Federation’s 2021 Campus Race to Zero Waste competition are in, and Macalester emerged as one of the top-performing higher education institutions in the nation.

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Professor, alum named 2021 Bush Fellows

Dr. Brian Lozenski, associate professor of urban and multicultural education, and Dr. Dziwe Willard Ntaba ‘95, a physician and assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School, have been selected as 2021 Bush Fellows.

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Recent Mac graduate, professor publish study on children’s movies and morality

Rachel Gehman '19 and psychology professor Steve Guglielmo recently published two peer-reviewed studies in PLOS ONE.