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Professor Duchess Harris is this year’s Thomas Jefferson Award winner

American Studies and Political Science Professor Duchess Harris is the recipient of the 2021 Thomas Jefferson Award.

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New study on efficacy of vaccine education reveals information, gender matter

The study examines two versions of an educational video about COVID-19 mRNA vaccines, one narrated by a man and the other by a woman.

Groundbreaking Native American activist will be 2021 commencement speaker

Elona Street-Stewart will be the 2021 commencement speaker at Macalester College’s spring graduation ceremony.

Maccolades for March 2021: Poetry and public history prizes, Fulbright excellence

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

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Macalester senior awarded 2021 Watson Fellowship

Each of the 42 recipients from this year’s class of Watson Fellows receives a one-year stipend of $36,000 to pursue original projects outside the United States.

Five new tenure-track professors join Macalester’s faculty

Five new tenure-track faculty members representing a broad range of disciplines will be joining Macalester in the coming months.

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Chemistry professor’s Cottrell Scholar Award will create new student research jobs

As a new Cottrell Scholar, Prof. Witus has big plans for her students, her lab, and her classroom.

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Macalester student chasing Olympic dream in the Netherlands

Conor McDermott-Mostowy '22 is competing in this year's condensed long track speedskating season in Heerenveen, Netherlands.

Career Exploration team featured in new book by New York Times columnist

The Price You Pay for College by Ron Lieber features a conversation with Career Exploration Dean Mindy Deardurff.