Academics News

Art history professor’s book illuminates curators of Tate Modern exhibit

Dr. Joanna Inglot, an expert on 20th century Polish artist Magdalena Abakanowicz, is a special guest at a Tate Modern opening about an exhibit of her work.

Intriguing Titles, Intriguing Courses

There's no shortage of courses with eye-catching titles. This fall, we looked into three of them.

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Why the Black Panther multiverse is more than entertainment

Dr. Walter Greason developed the “Wakanda Syllabus," a bibliography exploring the artistic and cultural context of Marvel’s Black Panther comics and the fictional world of Wakanda.

Macathon is a wrap

Twenty-four hours, 20 teams, and lots of snacks at this year's Macathon.

Mac students, professor publish research on redlining and air pollution

Biology Professor Mary Heskel, Elizabeth Hrycyna ‘21, Jennings Mergenthal ‘21, and Saiido Noor ‘23 recently published their original research on redlining and air pollution.

International Roundtable and student research

Seven student-led sessions are being held this year.

Community Fellows

Students work with community partners through a Macalester program

Study away in the Galápagos

English major Anna Šverclová dives into an environmental science study away experience on Isla San Cristóbal.

Summer at a Startup

Learning the ropes of a startup through a Macalester grant

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Maccolades for October 2022: A Broadway star, a new book on autonomous vehicles, student academic awards and more

Maccolades is a monthly round-up of the most recent accolades and accomplishments earned by members of the Macalester community. Below are highlights from October 2022.

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Maccolades for September 2022: Writing center innovation, a presidential nomination, theater honors, and more

Maccolades is a monthly round-up of the most recent accolades and accomplishments earned by members of the Macalester community. Below are highlights from September 2022. 

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US News, others rank Macalester College among nation’s top liberal arts colleges

Macalester's rankings include 9th for most innovative and 11th in undergraduate teaching by U.S. News and World Report, among others.

New study examines how social bonds contributed to pandemic resilience in Argentina

Dr. Eric Carter, Edens Professor of Geography and Global Health, co-wrote a paper about social capital and cohesion during the COVID-19 pandemic in northwest Argentina

Native American economist, activist, and author Winona LaDuke addressing the crowd at the Macalester Opening Convocation event

Macalester presents honorary degree to activist, author Winona LaDuke

The renowned activist, author, environmentalist and parent of a Mac alum was on campus to receive the award and deliver the keynote address for the college’s annual First Thursday celebration.

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Maccolades for Summer 2022: Brainy athletes, a Hollywood adaptation, and more

Maccolades is a monthly round-up of the most recent accolades and accomplishments earned by members of the Macalester community. Below are highlights from Summer 2022. 

Twelve athletic teams recognized for academic excellence

Scots score high GPAs

Field named in honor of Coach John Leaney

Athletic field to be renamed in honor of John Leaney

Geography Professor Sponsors Local Fishing Contest

On St. Paul's Hmoob (Hmong) Day, Dan Trudeau co-sponsored a fishing contest at the city’s Lake Phalen Park to build trust among the diverse people who frequent the park.