Photographs by David Turner and Duc Bui ’20

A few highlights from the last few weeks included:

  • Modern Dickinson took place in Mairs Concert Hall. Grammy-award winning artists Sonja Tengblad, Eric Neuville, and Michelle Schumann explored Emily Dickinson’s poetry through the works of today’s best living composers of vocal music.
  • McCurdy Distinguished Anthropology Lecture presented Erin R. Vogel, PhD, Henry Rutgers Term Chair Professor and Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology and Center for Human Evolutionary Studies, Graduate Program in Ecology and Evolution, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Her talk was titled, “Nutrition and Health in Wild Bornean Orangutans: Insights into the Evolution of Obesity in Humans.”
  • The Inaugural Lecture of Sarah West as G. Theodore Mitau Professor of Economics took place on March 8.  Professor West has taught at Macalester since 1999. An environmental and public finance economist, she studies the behavioral and equity effects of policies for the reduction of vehicle pollution. West also conducts research on the demand for fuel economy, the value of open space in urban areas, and the effect of public transit on land use and property values.

March 14 2018

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