Macalester student awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to Study Abroad
Marie Crane ’20, from Tunis, Tunisia, is one of 835 American undergraduate students from 310 colleges and universities across the United States selected to receive the scholarship to study or intern abroad during the fall of 2018 or the 2018-2019 academic year.
Five Macalester alumni and one student receive U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships (CLS)
"Critical" languages are those that are less commonly taught in U.S. schools, but are essential for America’s engagement with the world.
Macalester student receives Boren Scholarship
Gianna Brassil ’20 will be studying Azerbaijani at the Azerbaijan Language University in Baku, Azerbaijan, next year for six months on a full government scholarship.
Five seniors receive 2018 Fulbright Awards
Russell Fillmore-Brady and Carsten Haas both received an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Fulbright to Germany, Jennifer Chung received an English Teaching Assistant Fulbright to Brazil, Andrea Kvietok received a Research Fulbright Grant to Senegal, and Caroline Peters received an English Teaching Assistant Fulbright to Colombia.
Macalester College Among Peace Corps’ 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges & Universities
Since 1961, 381 alumni from Macalester have traveled abroad to serve as volunteers.
Three Macalester Faculty Members Receive Tenure
Macalester College has granted tenure status to the following three faculty members: Lesley Lavery, Political Science, Michael McGaghie, Music, and Kari Shepherdson-Scott, Art History.
MAA Honored Macalester Math Professor
The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) will honor Professor David Bressoud for meritorious service and exemplary writing.
Macalester names Timothy J. Dunn Title IX and Bias Harassment Coordinator
Dunn will be a key member of the President's team, and play a vital role to lead efforts across all divisions of the college to ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements as it relates to Title IX and bias-related harassment laws and regulations.
Two Macalester students receive scholarships from the Harold S. Geneen Charitable Trust
Each received a $30,000 scholarship.
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.
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.
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.
A Voice on Community Desires and Sustainable Technology
Environmental studies professor Roopali Phadke has become a local and national voice on community engagement and sustainable energy technology.
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.
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.
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.