2017 International Roundtable: “Empathy and Its Discontents”
Every October since 1994, Macalester’s International Roundtable has brought diverse communities together to dialogue around a single theme.
Four tenure-track professors and one tenured professor join Macalester faculty this fall
Cláudia Tatinge Nascimento (Theatre and Dance Department), Erika Busse-Cárdenas (Sociology), Felix Friedt (Economics), Getiria Onsongo (Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science), and Serdar Yalcin (Art and Art History).
Macalester Names Julie Hurbanis AVP for Marketing and Communications
She comes to Macalester with 20 years of public relations and integrated marketing leadership experience, working with corporate and nonprofit clients.
Two Macalester alumni receive Princeton in Asia Fellowships for 2017-2018
Stephanie Martinez-Fernandez '17 and Jake Speirs '16 have received the fellowships.
Macalester Theatre and Dance Department presents “Venus in Fur”
Performances are Friday, September 8 and Saturday, September 9 at 7:30 pm in the Black Box Theatre, in the basement of the Theatre Building.
Gloria Perez ’88, president/CEO of Jeremiah Program, is First Thursday – Opening Convocation speaker
First Thursday - Opening Convocation is 11:30 a.m., Thursday, September 7, 2017, in the Leonard Center’s Alumni Gymnasium.
Macalester professor receives NEH grant as one of 245 humanities projects totaling $39.3M nationwide
German Studies professor Brigetta (Britt) Abell is also Director of Writing for the Jan Serie Center for Scholarship and Teaching.
Sociology Graduate Receives National Paper Award
The American Sociological Association's Section on Racial & Ethnic Minorities has awarded recent grad Mahala Miller the 2017 Joe Feagin Distinguished Undergraduate Student Paper Award.
Macalester receives $800,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
The grant is to expand multicultural, international, and transnational perspectives across campus.
Macalester president signs “We Are Still In” statement supporting Paris Climate Accord
President Brian Rosenberg has joined many college and university presidents in signing the “We Are Still In” statement, declaring their continued support of the Paris Climate Accord.
Three Macalester students receive U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships
Gianna Brassil ’20, from San Francisco, Calif., Grey Micah ’17, from Gillsburg, Mississippi, and Angelo Bautista Perez ’19, from Chicago, Ill., have been awarded the scholarships.
Nine alumni to be honored at Macalester Reunion in June
Two medical doctors, a former pharmaceutical executive, an activist, and an artist, are five of nine alumni to be honored
Two Macalester students undertake projects to promote peace in Senegal and Mozambique
The students’ grants are from the Davis Projects for Peace initiative funded by the late philanthropist Kathryn Wasserman Davis, who launched Projects for Peace on the occasion of her 100th birthday in 2007.
Nancy Bostrom, Assistant Director of Assessment, Receives the 2017 Staff Outstanding Service Award
In celebration of the ways in which her work has shaped Macalester and strengthened departments and programs all over campus.
Physics Professor James Heyman Receives Jack and Marty Rossmann Excellence in Teaching Award
For superb work in front of the classroom and in the lab, inspiring countless students and colleagues.
Four seniors and one alumna receive 2017 Fulbright Awards
Seniors Gretchen Greene received a Research/Study Fulbright to Switzerland, Jonah Lazarus, an Arts Fulbright to Brazil, Catriona Leckie and Christina Moore, English Teaching Assistant Fulbrights to Germany, and Rachel Rostad '15, an English Teaching Assistant Fulbright to Korea.
The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department presents Eclipsed, the 2017 Spring Dance Concert
Performances are April 28 and 29 at 7:30 pm and April 29 at 2 pm in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, Main Stage Theater.
Macalester receives three Presidents’ Awards from Minnesota Campus Compact
Macalester College has received three Presidents’ Awards from Minnesota Campus Compact for 2017.
Religious Studies Professor James W. Laine Receives Thomas Jefferson Award
James W. Laine, the Arnold H. Lowe Professor of Religious Studies, has been awarded the 2017 Thomas Jefferson Award.
Macalester professor receives NEH grant as part of larger humanities projects and programs nationwide
Andrew Latham’s grant, called a summer stipend, is intended to "support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both."