Maccolades for September 2022: Writing center innovation, a presidential nomination, theater honors, 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 September 2022.
US News, others rank Macalester College among nation’s top liberal arts colleges
Macalester's rankings include 9th for most innovative and 11th in undergraduate teaching by U.S. News and World Report, among others.
New study examines how social bonds contributed to pandemic resilience in Argentina
Dr. Eric Carter, Edens Professor of Geography and Global Health, co-wrote a paper about social capital and cohesion during the COVID-19 pandemic in northwest Argentina
Macalester presents honorary degree to activist, author Winona LaDuke
The renowned activist, author, environmentalist and parent of a Mac alum was on campus to receive the award and deliver the keynote address for the college’s annual First Thursday celebration.
Maccolades for Summer 2022: Brainy athletes, a Hollywood adaptation, 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 Summer 2022.
Geography Professor Sponsors Local Fishing Contest
On St. Paul's Hmoob (Hmong) Day, Dan Trudeau co-sponsored a fishing contest at the city’s Lake Phalen Park to build trust among the diverse people who frequent the park.
Art professor receives 2022 McKnight Visual Artist Fellowship
Wallace Professor of Art Ruthann Godollei is one of six Minnesota artists to receive a 2022 McKnight Visual Artist Fellowship.
Three Macalester Students Selected for U of Chicago’s Summer Economics Program
Ghaicha Aboubacar Ahe ‘24, Minh (Michael) Nguyen ‘25, and Giovanny Martínez Rodríguez ‘25 for the 2022 Expanding Diversity in Economics Summer Institute (EDE) cohort.
May 2022 Maccolades: Model UN Champs, Faculty-Student Research, Accelerating Accessibility, and More
Nine new tenure-track professors join Macalester’s faculty
Eight new tenure-track faculty members representing a broad range of disciplines will be joining Macalester in the coming months.
Paul Overvoorde receives President’s Award for Meritorious Service
The new award was created for the express purpose of celebrating the unique and exemplary work of a member of the Macalester community.
Sara Suelflow receives 2022 Staff Outstanding Service Award
Sara Suelflow, director of digital engagement and public affairs, has been awarded the 2022 Staff Outstanding Service Award.
Nanette Goldman receives Jack and Marty Rossmann Excellence in Teaching Award
The 2022 Jack and Marty Rossmann Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes “a faculty member who has been identified by colleagues and students as exemplifying the teaching goals of Macalester College.”
Mac professor receives grant from Charles Koch Foundation for book project
The Charles Koch Foundation recently awarded Dr. Latham $12,800 in support of his book project, “China's Grand Strategy: A History, 1950-2050.”
Macalester student receives $30,000 Truman Scholarship
Julian Applebaum ‘23, a junior from Wellesley, Massachusetts has been named one of 58 Truman Scholars for 2022.
Professor Bill Moseley is the 2022 Jefferson Award winner
DeWitt Wallace Professor of Geography Bill Moseley is the recipient of the 2022 Thomas Jefferson Award.