Macalester student receives Boren Scholarship
Gianna Brassil ’20 will be studying Azerbaijani at the Azerbaijan Language University in Baku, Azerbaijan, next year for six months on a full government scholarship.
Nine alumni to be honored at Macalester Reunion in June
Reunion 2018 will be held on campus June 8-10
Five seniors receive 2018 Fulbright Awards
Russell Fillmore-Brady and Carsten Haas both received an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Fulbright to Germany, Jennifer Chung received an English Teaching Assistant Fulbright to Brazil, Andrea Kvietok received a Research Fulbright Grant to Senegal, and Caroline Peters received an English Teaching Assistant Fulbright to Colombia.
Fred Swaniker, Founder of African Leadership University, to speak at Macalester Commencement
Commencement will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 12, at the college.
Macalester Community Members Receive Awards from Minnesota Campus Compact and Campus Compact
Macalester community members have received three Presidents' Awards from Minnesota Campus Compact.
Brad Belbas, Academic Information Associate for Social Sciences, Receives the Staff Outstanding Service Award
In celebration of the ways your work has shaped Macalester’s classrooms and supported departments, faculty members, and students across campus, we are proud to offer you the 2018 Staff Outstanding Service Award.
Anthropology Professor Olga González Receives Jack and Marty Rossmann Excellence in Teaching Award
The award recognizes “a faculty member who has been identified by colleagues and students as exemplifying the teaching goals of Macalester College.”
Spanish & Portuguese Professor Galo F. González Receives Thomas Jefferson Award
The award was established in 1961 by the Robert Earll McConnell Foundation to honor faculty members who exemplify the principles and ideals of Thomas Jefferson.
Macalester Theatre and Dance Department presents its 2018 Spring Dance Concert, Perennial, April 27 and 28
All performances will take place in the Frey Theatre at St. Catherine University, 2004 Randolph Ave, St Paul, Minn. 55105.
The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department presents Dirk (and others still with us)
There are only two performances, Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24, both at 7:30 p.m. Performance is off campus at: Dreamland Arts LLC, 677 Hamline Ave. No., St. Paul, Minn.
Macalester Professor Discovers Parasites Plagued Dinosaur-Dominated Ecosystems
Fossils collected from the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument in Montana provided a rare opportunity to track parasite infestation.
The Inaugural Lecture of Sarah West as the G. Theodore Mitau Professor of Economics
An award-winning teacher, West has supervised many prize-winning honors theses and has co-authored publications with Macalester undergraduates.
Macalester College Among Peace Corps’ 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges & Universities
Since 1961, 381 alumni from Macalester have traveled abroad to serve as volunteers.
Macalester alumnus Kofi Annan returns to Macalester for Institute renaming in his honor
Annan, a member of the Macalester class of 1961, will be visiting the campus in May.
The 19th Annual American Studies Conference with Associate Professor Yuichiro Onishi
The conference will take place at 7 p.m., Thursday, February 22, in the Campus Center's John B. Davis Lecture Hall
Three Macalester Faculty Members Receive Tenure
Macalester College has granted tenure status to the following three faculty members: Lesley Lavery, Political Science, Michael McGaghie, Music, and Kari Shepherdson-Scott, Art History.
The 37th Annual G. Theodore Mitau Endowed Lecture with Prof. Jill Locke
The lecture, at 4:45 p.m., Thursday, February 8, in the John B. Davis Lecture Hall, is free and open to the public.
Brahms’ Viola Quintet: Macalester Faculty Chamber Music Concert
The Macalester Music Department presents its second faculty chamber music series featuring masterworks for strings by Mozart, Dvorak and Brahms at 7 pm, Sunday, January 21, in Mairs Concert Hall.
MAA Honored Macalester Math Professor
The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) will honor Professor David Bressoud for meritorious service and exemplary writing.
Macalester names Timothy J. Dunn Title IX and Bias Harassment Coordinator
Dunn will be a key member of the President's team, and play a vital role to lead efforts across all divisions of the college to ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements as it relates to Title IX and bias-related harassment laws and regulations.