Macalester holds fifth Macathon and second Funkathon ~ Feb. 24 – 25
One hundred fifty-four (154) Macalester students making up 33 teams will work more than 24 hours non-stop during Macalester’s fifth Macathon and its second Funkathon
Pianist Jeffrey Jacob: “A Century of the Pianistic Cutting Edge” at Macalester Feb. 22
Jacob has appeared as piano soloist with over 25 orchestras internationally and is a noted proponent of contemporary music.
Macalester Receives Clare Boothe Luce Program Grant for Undergraduate Women in Computer Science
The award will support Clare Boothe Luce Undergraduate Research Awards for women who are majoring in computer science.
Macalester receives grant from Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation for Entrepreneurial Internships
The project, entitled “Into Action: Entrepreneurship at Macalester College,” will be overseen by Kate Ryan Reiling ’00, Entrepreneur in Residence, and Michael Porter, Director of the Internship Program.
Macalester Grants Tenure to Seven Faculty Members
Macalester College has granted tenure status to the following seven faculty members: Zeynep Devrim Gürsel, Rivi Handler-Spitz, William Hart, Andrea Kaston Tange, Mark Mandarano, J. Ernesto Ortiz-Díaz, and Karin Vélez
Macalester Theatre and Dance and Music Departments co-present an interdisciplinary production of Medea
Performances are February 17 and 18, at 8 p.m.
Seven Juniors Receive Gilman Scholarship
They represent seven of over 850 American undergraduate students from 359 colleges and universities across the U.S.
Macalester Alumna Hawi Tilahune Wins Prestigious Rangel Fellowship
The Rangel Fellowship will provide Tilahune with approximately $95,000 in benefits over a two year period, and give her the opportunity to represent her country overseas.
2015 Alumna named Schwarzman Scholar for 2018
Anne Gavin '15, a summa cum laude Anthropology major from Mendota Heights, Minn., has been selected as one of 129 Schwarzman Scholars for 2018.
Macalester professor named 2016 Fellow in AAAS
Eric P. Wiertelak, DeWitt Wallace Professor of Psychology and Director of Neuroscience Studies, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Marlon James Named Macalester’s First Writer-in-Residence
Marlon James, Macalester English professor and winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize for his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings, has been named Macalester’s first ever writer-in-residence. His appointment begins January 1, 2017.
The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department presents Bodies in the Balance, the 2016 Fall Dance Concert
Performances are December 2 at 7:30 pm and December 3 at 2 pm and 7:30 pm in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, Main Stage Theater
The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department presents Urinetown: The Musical
Performances are 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, November 4 - 5, Thursday – Saturday, Nov. 10 – 12, and 2 p.m. Sunday, November 6.
Two Macalester rising seniors receive scholarships from the Harold S. Geneen Charitable Trust
Political Science major Emilie McGuire '17 from Park Ridge, Ill., and Economics major Forest Redlin '17, of Tempe, Ariz., have received $25,000 scholarships.
2016 Macalester alumna receives undergraduate essay award from the Association of Africanist Anthropology and an Honorable Mention for the Sylvia Forman Prize
Sylvia Forman Prize Awarded to Recent Macalester Graduate
Katherine Brown ‘16, of Denver, Colo., has been awarded the Sylvia Forman Prize from the Association for Feminist Anthropology