Photographs by Michael Wood ’19, Mark Mandarano, Ziwei Zhu, and Kevin Morrison, Kate Larson, Tess Brow, and David Turner

  • On Friday night (Nov. 4), the Macalester Orchestra went to Orchestra Hall to hear the Minnesota Orchestra play Dvorak’s New World Symphony. The group also participated in a post-concert Q&A with conductor Osmo Vänskä and soloist Esther Yoo.
  • Students played Mahjong at Chinese House.
  • Senior anthropology major Kate Rhodes gave a presentation to area study abroad professionals at the University of St. Thomas about the research project she conducted while studying away in Argentina.  The event was hosted by the Institute for Study Abroad at Butler University, which has nominated Kate for the Forum on Education Abroad’s undergraduate research award. Kate is seen here with IFSA Butler president Heather Barclay-Hamir and Center for Study Away director Kevin Morrison.
  • This year’s El Kati Distinguished Lectureship Series keynote speaker address was given by Jelani Cobb. Jelani Cobb is an associate professor of history and director of the Africana Studies Institute. He specializes in post-Civil War African American history, 20th century American politics, and the history of the Cold War.
  • Mellon and Bonner scholars participated in a mock interview night hosted by the Career Development Center.
  • Residents of the George Draper Dayton (GDD) hall celebrated the arrival and first birthday of the Wellness Lounge’s printer, George.
  • Mac’s Habitat for Humanity chapter held a build day late last month at a local build site.
  • On Election Day, President Brian Rosenberg led the first of several campus parades throughout the day. These fun events celebrated the importance of the election and encouraged all eligible voters to exercise that right.

November 7 2016

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