Professor Duchess Harris is this year’s Thomas Jefferson Award winner
American Studies and Political Science Professor Duchess Harris is the recipient of the 2021 Thomas Jefferson Award.
New study on efficacy of vaccine education reveals information, gender matter
The study examines two versions of an educational video about COVID-19 mRNA vaccines, one narrated by a man and the other by a woman.
Groundbreaking Native American activist will be 2021 commencement speaker
Elona Street-Stewart will be the 2021 commencement speaker at Macalester College’s spring graduation ceremony.
Maccolades for March 2021: Poetry and public history prizes, Fulbright excellence
Maccolades is a new monthly round-up of the most recent accolades and accomplishments earned by members of the Macalester community.
Macalester senior awarded 2021 Watson Fellowship
Each of the 42 recipients from this year’s class of Watson Fellows receives a one-year stipend of $36,000 to pursue original projects outside the United States.
Five new tenure-track professors join Macalester’s faculty
Five new tenure-track faculty members representing a broad range of disciplines will be joining Macalester in the coming months.
Chemistry professor’s Cottrell Scholar Award will create new student research jobs
As a new Cottrell Scholar, Prof. Witus has big plans for her students, her lab, and her classroom.
Macalester student chasing Olympic dream in the Netherlands
Conor McDermott-Mostowy '22 is competing in this year's condensed long track speedskating season in Heerenveen, Netherlands.
Career Exploration team featured in new book by New York Times columnist
The Price You Pay for College by Ron Lieber features a conversation with Career Exploration Dean Mindy Deardurff.
Macalester English professor receives Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship
The fellowships are awarded annually by the Jerome Foundation to early-career artists based in Minnesota and New York City.
Macalester professor named to board of The Kamala Harris Project
The project consists of a collective of scholars across disciplines who will track all aspects of Kamala Harris’ tenure as the nation’s first woman of color to serve as vice president.
Governor’s Office selects President Rivera to help guide Young Women’s Initiative
Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan have named Macalester College President Suzanne Rivera to the Executive Council for the Young Women’s Initiative of Minnesota (YWI).
What Makes Some Advocacy Groups More Attractive Than Others?
After years of researching protest movements in Africa, assistant professor of political science Lisa Mueller had some hypotheses that she wanted to test here in the United States.
Two Macalester students awarded the Harold S. Geneen Charitable Trust scholarship
Dana Gustafson ’22, from Arlington, Mass. and Frank Marquette ‘21, from Little Falls, Minn. are this year’s recipients of the Harold S. Geneen Charitable Trust Scholarship.
Four Students Awarded HASTAC Scholarships
Paul Gabriel L. Cosme '22, Osmar Del Rio '21, Kira Schukar '22, and Matthew Wilkinson '22 will join an exclusive, multidisciplinary community of graduate and undergraduate students passionate about using technology and media to communicate their research and challenge the traditional boundaries of academia.
Macalester professor receives 2021 Creative Capital Award
Jenny Lion, visiting assistant professor of media and cultural studies, is one of 42 artists from across the nation to receive this year's award.
Saint Paul mayor taps President Rivera, first-year student to help rethink city’s emergency response
President Suzanne Rivera and Sami Banat ‘24 have been named to the City of Saint Paul’s Community-First Public Safety Commission.
Macalester Senior Selected as Schwarzman Scholar
Emma Verges ’21 will pursue a master’s degree in global affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.
German Studies Professor David Martyn Receives Mercator Fellowship
Prof. Martyn will spend a semester in residence at the University of Bonn in Germany.
With rare fossil bird discovery, geology professor closer to solving ancient mystery
Geology professor Raymond Rogers worked with an international team of researchers.