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."
Macalester Student Receives Honorable Mention for Goldwater Scholarship
Theodore Jacobson ’18 from San Diego, Calif., He is a double major in Physics and Mathematics.
For second year in a row, two Macalester seniors have received the Watson Fellowship
Kava Garcia Vasquez, from The Bronx, N.Y., and Ngan (Jasmine) Nguyen from Hanoi, Vietnam, have each been awarded a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship
The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department presents Acute Care: Performing Emotional Labors
Performances are April 6-8 at 7:30 pm, April 8 at 8 am and 11:30 pm, and April 9 at 2 pm in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center
Macalester Sociology major receives Honorable Mention in international student paper competition
She will be recognized during the international meeting of the Law and Society Association this June in Mexico City.
Wilhelmina Wright, United States District Judge and former Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court, to speak at Macalester Commencement
Commencement will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 13, at the college.
Macalester students to document Rondo community’s treasures
Macalester College and Rondo Avenue, Inc. have partnered to produce the second Remembering Rondo History Harvest project on Saturday, April 1.
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.