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.
Macalester receives three Presidents’ Awards from Minnesota Campus Compact
Macalester College has received three Presidents’ Awards from Minnesota Campus Compact for 2017.
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
Macalester Receives Clare Boothe Luce Program Grant for Undergraduate Women in Computer Science
The award will support Clare Boothe Luce Undergraduate Research Awards for women who are majoring in computer science.
Macalester receives grant from Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation for Entrepreneurial Internships
The project, entitled “Into Action: Entrepreneurship at Macalester College,” will be overseen by Kate Ryan Reiling ’00, Entrepreneur in Residence, and Michael Porter, Director of the Internship Program.
Macalester Grants Tenure to Seven Faculty Members
Macalester College has granted tenure status to the following seven faculty members: Zeynep Devrim Gürsel, Rivi Handler-Spitz, William Hart, Andrea Kaston Tange, Mark Mandarano, J. Ernesto Ortiz-Díaz, and Karin Vélez
Seven Juniors Receive Gilman Scholarship
They represent seven of over 850 American undergraduate students from 359 colleges and universities across the U.S.
Macalester Alumna Hawi Tilahune Wins Prestigious Rangel Fellowship
The Rangel Fellowship will provide Tilahune with approximately $95,000 in benefits over a two year period, and give her the opportunity to represent her country overseas.
2015 Alumna named Schwarzman Scholar for 2018
Anne Gavin '15, a summa cum laude Anthropology major from Mendota Heights, Minn., has been selected as one of 129 Schwarzman Scholars for 2018.
Macalester professor named 2016 Fellow in AAAS
Eric P. Wiertelak, DeWitt Wallace Professor of Psychology and Director of Neuroscience Studies, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Marlon James Named Macalester’s First Writer-in-Residence
Marlon James, Macalester English professor and winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize for his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings, has been named Macalester’s first ever writer-in-residence. His appointment begins January 1, 2017.
Two Macalester rising seniors receive scholarships from the Harold S. Geneen Charitable Trust
Political Science major Emilie McGuire '17 from Park Ridge, Ill., and Economics major Forest Redlin '17, of Tempe, Ariz., have received $25,000 scholarships.
2016 Macalester alumna receives undergraduate essay award from the Association of Africanist Anthropology and an Honorable Mention for the Sylvia Forman Prize
Six tenure-track professors join Macalester faculty this fall
They are: Amy Elkins (English), Bret Jackson (Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science), Crystal Moten (History), Jessica Pearson-Patel (History), Katrina Phillips (History), and Leah Witus (Chemistry).
Four students awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to Study Abroad
All rising juniors, they have received scholarships to study abroad this summer in Chile, Nepal, Morocco, and the United Kingdom respectively.