Through published commentaries, Mac faculty members speak up about complex issues.
Intro to Your First Course
Take a peek inside the classrooms of Macalester’s distinctive first-year courses.
Macalester receives $800,000 grant from Mellon Foundation: Grant will facilitate innovative approaches to curriculum development
Macalester Theater and Dance Dept. presents its 2018 Fall Dance Concert, Breath Bound, Nov. 9–10
Breath Bound includes works by faculty members Jill Lile and Patricia Brown as well as student works.
Campus Desk, Global Work
Kaitlyn Lindaman got to intern with both USAID and the State Department—without having to leave St. Paul.
Mahmoud El-Kati Distinguished Lectureship with Dr. Marc Lamont Hill
This year's speaker is Dr. Marc Lamont Hill.
Engaging the Cities
Each summer, 12 Chuck Green Fellows partner with local organizations throughout the Twin Cities to study civic engagement and get involved.
Macalester Launches $100 Million Fundraising Campaign to Invest in Access and Excellence
The campaign priorities reflect the college’s strategic plan and include: The Macalester Fund, Financial Aid, Faculty and Academic Support, and Program Support.
The Macalester Moment
This targeted fundraising campaign builds on the access and excellence that define Macalester’s foundation.
Beyond Blood and Skin
Macalester students lead many panels at the International Roundtable. This year, that includes one on what it means to be Native in 2018.
“U.S.-Cuban Relations, Past, Present and Desired Future”–October 22
Miguel Fraga, the first Secretary of the Cuban Embassy in Washington, D.C., will talk on Monday, October 22, in Olin-Rice 250.
Standing up to Sexual Violence
This fall Ethan Levin '20 was honored nationally for launching a program that teaches consent and sexual violence prevention techniques to high school student-athletes.
“Minding the Wild: An Evening of Poetry and Discussion” with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gary Snyder
The 2018 Engel-Morgan-Jardetzky Distinguished Lecture on Science, Culture and Ethics – Wednesday October 17
The 2018 International Roundtable: October 11–13
Macalester College presents its 25th annual International Roundtable with the theme, “Beyond Blood and Skin: The Global Production and Consequences of Race and Racisms”
Start-up Life: Meet Four MacNest Interns
These entrepreneurial MacNest interns spent their summer embedded at fast-paced start-ups and nonprofits across the Twin Cities.
Inaugural Lecture of R. Brooke Lea as DeWitt Wallace Professor of Psychology
The talk is titled, “The Red Wheelbarrow: An English Major’s Trip from Poetry to Psycholinguistics and Back.”
Nine tenure-track professors join Macalester faculty this fall
The new tenure-track faculty members are: Matthew Burgess, English, Brianna Heggeseth, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, Mary Heskel, Biology, Morgan Jerald, Psychology, Abigail Marsh, Lauren Milne, and Leslie Myint, all Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, Robin Shields-Cutler, Biology, and Morgan Sleeper ‘11,
Claudia Rankine to speak at First Thursday
First Thursday is 11:30 a.m., September 6, 2018, in the Leonard Center’s Alumni Gymnasium.
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.