Mac student wins first-ever award for aspiring paleontologists of color
Sun Tun '22 is the first student in the nation to receive the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology’s (SVP) inaugural Futures Award and the $5,000 summer research stipend and professional mentorship that come with it.
Students create first-ever online guide for Twin Cities’ Russian-speaking community
Students in Prof. Julia Chadaga's Advanced Russian class produced the map to connect the Twin Cities Russian-speaking community.
Five Macalester students receive State Dept. Critical Language Scholarships
Helen Radovic ‘22, Marley Prichard ‘24, Carter Rutherford ‘23, Alexander Hamann ‘22, and Sarah Acheson-Field ‘24 are among the nearly 700 American college and university students who received a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) for the 2021 summer.
Record number of Macalester students awarded State Dept. scholarship to study abroad
The 20-person cohort is the largest number of Macalester students ever to receive the prestigious and highly competitive scholarship in one application cycle since the award’s inception in 2001.
Maccolades for May 2021: painting for Pride, food security fellowship, and remembering 100 years of subversion
Maccolades is a monthly round-up of the most recent accolades and accomplishments earned by members of the Macalester community.
Two seniors, alum receive 2021 Fulbright awards
Kayla Togneri ’21, Anisha RajBhandary ’21, and Essie Schlotterbeck ’13 were awarded scholarships.
Sounds of Blackness to perform at 2021 Billboard Music Awards
The Grammy-award winning group, which was formed at Macalester 50 years ago this year, will appear remotely from Prince’s Paisley Park.
Macalester College Names Dr. Lisa Anderson-Levy Executive Vice President and Provost
Dr. Lisa Anderson-Levy will become the college’s Executive Vice President and Provost. She will begin her new role on July 6.
Macalester earns top ranking in zero waste competition
The results of the National Wildlife Federation’s 2021 Campus Race to Zero Waste competition are in, and Macalester emerged as one of the top-performing higher education institutions in the nation.
Professor, alum named 2021 Bush Fellows
Dr. Brian Lozenski, associate professor of urban and multicultural education, and Dr. Dziwe Willard Ntaba ‘95, a physician and assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School, have been selected as 2021 Bush Fellows.
Recent Mac graduate, professor publish study on children’s movies and morality
Rachel Gehman '19 and psychology professor Steve Guglielmo recently published two peer-reviewed studies in PLOS ONE.
Tips on how to find that first job after college
Mindy Deardurff, dean of Career Exploration, offers some advice and reassurance, plus a helpful reminder that one of the many perks of being a Macalester alum is a lifetime of career support.
Maccolades for April 2021: Fulbright to France, NEA grant, and new books on salvage tourism and Shakespeare
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.