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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. 

Collage of Bill Moseley, a painting, and Michael Griffin

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.