Maccolades for February 2022: New books and poems, a music composition, COVID drawings and more.
Maccolades is a monthly round-up of the most recent accolades and accomplishments earned by members of the Macalester community. Below are highlights from February 2022.
Macalester receives Beckman Scholars Program award to support student research
Macalester College is one of 14 colleges and universities to receive a 2022 Beckman Scholars Program award, which is dedicated to supporting undergraduate research in chemistry and life sciences.
Macalester joins group of top colleges dedicated to expanding access to higher education
Macalester College is one of four institutions that has been invited to join The Consortium on Financing Higher Education (COFHE).
New chair of history department has bold ideas and big plans
Dr. Walter Greason isn’t your typical history professor. With his first semester as the new chair of Macalester’s History Department under his belt, the East Coast-transplant and former professor at Monmouth University shares his vision for the department and what drives him as a scholar and teacher.
Maccolades for January 2022: Teaching awards, newly tenured faculty, and nearly $2.5 million in grants
Maccolades is a monthly round-up of the most recent accolades and accomplishments earned by members of the Macalester community.
Micro internships, macro experiences
Students solve a problems presented by their community partners with help from alumni volunteers
Project to develop humanities curriculum around Mississippi River receives $1.49 million grant from Mellon Foundation
Shelf Conscious: Ernesto Capello
Ever wonder about all those books lining professors’ offices? We’re with you.
Global Health Pro Goes Local
The COVID-19 crisis drove disaster responder Mark Jackson ’07 back to lead Ramsey County testing and vaccine efforts
Lessons from Changemakers
Dr. Crystal Marie Moten delivered the eighth annual El-Kati Distinguished Lectureship in American Studies.
The Professor Who Changed My Life
Macalester alumni share stories of faculty members who transformed them
Work Wisdom: Laura Rasmussen ’85
Rasmussen shares lessons she's learned as co-owner of yarn and needlepoint shop 3 Kittens Needle Arts.
Finding Common Ground
The September 11 terror attacks brought US trial lawyer Tyler Robinson ’93 onto a new path in international dispute resolution.