Maccolades for November 2022: Mongolia’s highest honor, think tank appointment, chemistry award, 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 November 2022.
Unfiltered: Fall 2022
Senior year has arrived for the students in “Unfiltered,” a series that asks five simple questions—over and over, each semester until they graduate.
The Power of Storytelling in Mental Health Spaces
How one alum’s creative advocacy took her from Mac to the White House to Pinterest
Volunteer Spotlight: Anna Graziano ’13
Meet the enterprise success manager at DeepScribe and Macathon alumni judge.
Work Wisdom: Jennifer “Jo” Opdyke Wilhelm ’96
The ecologist and project manager shares lessons she's learned in the field and elsewhere.
Lecture Notes: How College Works
Visiting sociology professor Alisha Kirchoff explores how college shapes who students are and who they become.
Forecasting a Better Future
Epidemiologist Omar Mansour ’16 helped communities hold Big Pharma accountable for the opioid crisis.
Shelley Carthen Watson Pays It Forward
Her long career spans law, to human rights, to working to eliminate racism and empower women.
The Next Big Idea
We asked professors: If you had all the necessary time, resources, and political will, what is an idea you’d like to see fully implemented in the world today?
Reflections on Fifty Years of Title IX
After Title IX, women’s teams, with budgets and other resources, gradually began to compete and, finally, thrive.
Benjamin Dille ’82 received awards for heroism and constructive dissent for his work in Afghanistan.
Blue and Orange on the Green
Macalester’s women’s golf team shot a two-round score of 641 to break the school record for 36 holes at the Division III Classic.
Hello from Oxford!
Julian Applebaum ’23 (Wellesley Hills, Mass.), a political science major, spent spring semester studying at Oxford University in England.
Shelf Conscious: Coral Lumbley
Ever wonder about all those books lining professors’ offices? We’re with you.
You May Say I’m a Dreamer
President Rivera reflects on the strategic planning process and the dreams it inspires.
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.
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.