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.
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.