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Alum Leads Men’s Hoops

Now the youngest head coach in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC), Abe Woldeslassie ’08 will hit the recruiting trail this summer to build his first class of student-athletes.

Alumni Award Winners

Around the world, Mac alumni reach out, speak up, build bridges, and solve challenges. Alumni Awards—presented each year at Reunion by Mac’s Alumni Board—honor those who exemplify that spirit.

Lecture Notes: Philosophy of Technology

Philosophy professor Diane Michelfelder considers how we shape technology—and how technology shapes us.

Intergenerational Learning

Anthropology professor Dianna Shandy asked her students to partner up for a semester-long assignment—not with one another, but with women 80–95 years old.

Global Citizens

Three seniors—Kevin Xiong, Tasneem Issa, and Miranda Harris— received the college’s Global Citizenship Student Award this spring

Kofi Annan and Brian Rosenberg in Conversation

During his recent campus visit, Kofi Annan ’61 reflected on current global challenges, leadership, and his own journey.

A Slice of Olin-Rice

All summer, Mac’s science center bustles as professors and students dig into collaborative research.

Coming of Age in the Great Depression

After publishing 10 books as an internationally respected scholar, professor emeritus Calvin Roetzel just wrapped up a new project: his first memoir.

First Jobs

That initial post-college job is an unforgettable part of forging a work life. Eight alumni share their stories.

Study Abroad News

Civic Engagement News

College Newswire

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.

Alumni to be honored at Macalester Reunion in June

Reunion 2018 will be held on campus June 8-10

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.

Fred Swaniker, Founder of African Leadership University, to speak at Macalester Commencement

Commencement will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 12, at the college.

Macalester Community Members Receive Awards from Minnesota Campus Compact and Campus Compact

Macalester community members have received three Presidents' Awards from Minnesota Campus Compact.

Brad Belbas, Academic Information Associate for Social Sciences, Receives the Staff Outstanding Service Award

In celebration of the ways your work has shaped Macalester’s classrooms and supported departments, faculty members, and students across campus, we are proud to offer you the 2018 Staff Outstanding Service Award.

Anthropology Professor Olga González Receives Jack and Marty Rossmann Excellence in Teaching Award

The award recognizes “a faculty member who has been identified by colleagues and students as exemplifying the teaching goals of Macalester College.”