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Mathematics Professor Tom Halverson receives Thomas Jefferson Award

Dr. Halverson "embodies all the attributes that make Macalester special: He is a distinguished scholar and teacher, a beloved mentor, and a devoted campus citizen."

Six tenure-track professors join Macalester this fall

The faculty members represent a broad range of disciplines.

Two Macalester faculty members awarded grants to develop community partnerships through civic engagement courses

Macalester College faculty members Teresa Mesa and Joëlle Vitiello have been selected as Mellon Periclean Faculty Leaders (PFLs) in the Humanities.

2020 Commencement Address by Marlon James

Read and watch video of the full Macalester Commencement 2020 speech by Marlon James.

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Geology professor’s rare fossil discovery in Madagascar featured in scientific journal Nature

The paper details the discovery of a new mammalian fossil in the Mahajanga Basin in Madagascar.

Macalester Senior Awarded Watson Fellowship

Each of the 47 recipients from this year’s class of Watson Fellows receives a one-year grant of $36,000 to pursue original projects outside the United States.

Erik Larson, Sociology, Receives Jack and Marty Rossmann Excellence in Teaching Award

Afifa Benwahoud Receives the Staff Outstanding Service Award

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Macalester College adopts test-optional admissions policy

Macalester College will no longer require prospective students to submit SAT or ACT scores to be considered for admission.