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Macalester College Board of Trustees Announces Policies That Reduce Oil and Gas Investments

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Pres. Rivera named to national advisory board for college-access non-profit

Macalester College President Suzanne Rivera will be joining other university presidents, CEOs, a former state secretary of education, and nonprofit leaders from across the country as a founding member of a National Advisory Board that will help a Delaware-based college-access organization expand the reach of its work to empower Black, Latino, and low-income students.

New Minn. Art Exhibition Includes Work By Four Macalester Professors

When the Minnesota Museum of American Art’s new exhibition Many Waters: A Minnesota Biennial opens on July 24, it will include work produced by Macalester professors Ruthann Godollei, Megan Vossler, Tia-Simone Gardner, and John Kim. 

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Mac student wins first-ever award for aspiring paleontologists of color

Sun Tun '22 is the first student in the nation to receive the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology’s (SVP) inaugural Futures Award and the $5,000 summer research stipend and professional mentorship that come with it. 

Students create first-ever online guide for Twin Cities’ Russian-speaking community

Students in Prof. Julia Chadaga's Advanced Russian class produced the map to connect the Twin Cities Russian-speaking community.

Sariya Stowers ‘23

Mac student selected for inaugural economics program at U of Chicago

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.